Low Temperature Heat Utilisation

Oral Answers to Questions — Electricity – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 7th July 1952.

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Photo of Mr William Shepherd Mr William Shepherd , Cheadle 12:00 am, 7th July 1952

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power what success has attended the experiment in the utilisation of low temperature heat at Battersea Power Station; and what plans are in hand for the further utilisation of such energy now being wasted in other generating stations.

Photo of Mr Geoffrey Lloyd Mr Geoffrey Lloyd , Birmingham King's Norton

This experiment has proved technically successful, but it will take some time to weigh up its economic merits. Discussions are taking place between the British Electricity Authority and other bodies with the intention of promoting other schemes of a similar nature.