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Geothermal experts feature in environmental documentary

Local geothermal experts feature in Prime TV’s new environmental documentary

Local geothermal experts Mike Dunstall, Contact Energy General Manager Geothermal Resources and Development and Greg Bignall, GNS Senior Scientist and Head of Department Geothermal Science, feature in Prime TV’s newest documentary, Keeping it Pure, this Sunday 26 January at 8.30pm.

The episode, which is the second in the series, focuses on climate change and features a segment on geothermal energy filmed at Contact Energy’s Wairakei power station.

Featuring interviews with Mike and Greg, the piece looks at the rich geothermal resources in the Taupō region that are used to generate clean, renewable energy.

Keeping it Pure is a six part New Zealand environmental series that canvasses the opinions of leading scientists, environmentalists, farmers and business leaders as it examines the importance to New Zealand of Keeping It Pure.


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