Predator rig granted letter of export from Kenya Revenue Authority

7th February 2023

Cluff Geothermal’s Predator rig package has been granted a letter of export from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA). The letter, dated 27th January 2023 releas...

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9th African Rift Geothermal Conference, Djibouti

14th November 2022

A welcome return to in-person attendance saw Head Office and Regional Office staff travel to Djibouti for the 9th African Rift Geothermal Conference (ARGeo), 1-...

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Hotspur Geothermal attends WGC 2020+1

8th November 2021

Following significant delays and postponements as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Hotspur Geothermal were delighted to attend the World Geothermal Congress (...

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Cluff Geothermal release Fantale 150 MW Phase 1 development video

15th June 2020

Cluff Geothermal, together with Seequent, have produced a visualisation of the Fantale Geothermal Development Project’s 150 MW Phase 1 development strateg...

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Cluff Geothermal awarded $7.6m grant from GRMF for exploration drilling campaign

28th January 2020

Cluff Geothermal has been awarded a US$7.6m grant from the Geothermal Risk Mitigation Facility (GRMF) to support the exploration drilling campaign at Fantale, E...

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Professor Paul Younger memorial walk

12th April 2019

Seven members of our office team are walking the length of Hadrian’s Wall in May, 84 miles in three and a half days, to remember our much loved co-founder of ...

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Professor Paul Younger

2nd May 2018

The company regrets to announce that Professor Paul Younger, Hotspur Geothermal’s Technical Director, has died peacefully after an illness at the age of 55. P...

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Cluff Geothermal gets the go ahead for Power Purchase Agreement kick-off meeting with Ethiopian Electric Power for its Fantale Licence in Ethiopia

26th June 2017

Following a positive meeting between Cluff Geothermal and the state power company, Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP), in Addis Ababa in June 2017, arranged by the ...

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Cluff Geothermal complete resource assessment at Fantale, Ethiopia

18th April 2017

Cluff Geothermal Limited (CG), a subsidiary of Hotspur Geothermal Limited, has completed a pre-drilling resource assessment within the Fantale Geothermal Licenc...

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Cluff Geothermal announces its annual results

3rd August 2016

Cluff Geothermal, a geothermal development company with an exploration license in Ethiopia, is pleased to announce the release of its annual results for the yea...

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Cluff Geothermal join with Richard Benyon MP to build UK-Ethiopian trade links

28th June 2016

Over the course of three days, Mr Benyon and the delegates were honoured to meet Deputy Prime Minister Debretsion Gebremichael, along with Ministers and their s...

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Cluff Geothermal plays key role in ground-breaking Scottish geothermal study

25th March 2016

The Aberdeenshire Town of Banchory could soon be using low carbon geothermal heat. Just north of the town stands the Hill of Fare, a huge mass of granite extend...

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Cluff Geothermal complete major geophysical survey at Fantale, Ethiopia

16th February 2016

Cluff Geothermal have successfully completed a major geophysical survey at their flagship Ethiopian geothermal energy project, at Mount Fantale, Oromia Region. ...

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Cluff Geothermal and African Union sign GRMF surface studies grant contract

27th January 2016

On 21 January at the African Union Commission (AUC) Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Cluff Geothermal Ltd signed a grant contract with the AUC for financial support...

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Cluff Geothermal wins approval for GRMF funding at Fantale, Ethiopia

24th December 2015

Cluff Geothermal has qualified for support of just over US$3.8 million from the Geothermal Risk Mitigation Facility (GRMF). This will be in the form of a non-re...

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Cluff Geothermal approved for GRMF funding at Butajira, Ethiopia

24th December 2015

Cluff Geothermal have been approved for Geothermal Risk Mitigation Facility (GRMF) funding at Butajira in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Reg...

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Cluff Geothermal welcome the continuation of the Renewable Heat Incentive

16th November 2015

Cluff Geothermal welcomes the confirmation, made as part of the Chancellor’s Comprehensive Spending Review, that the renewable heat incentive (RHI) will conti...

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Cluff Geothermal to benefit from US$10 million facility

16th September 2015

Cluff Geothermal will benefit from a US$10 million facility secured on 17 September 2015 by Hotspur Geothermal, a related company. The facility will support Clu...

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Cluff Geothermal attend the World Geothermal Congress, Melbourne

30th April 2015

The world’s leading geothermal businesses and academics came together for their five-yearly world congress in Melbourne, Australia in April 2015 and Cluff...

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Cluff Geothermal’s North East projects in the spotlight

17th December 2014

On 17 December the Journal, the respected Newcastle-based newspaper, ran an article focussing on Cluff Geothermal’s projects in the North East of England. Bas...

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Cluff Geothermal helping to bring deep geothermal energy to Bishop Auckland

19th September 2014

Cluff Geothermal are working with Auckland Castle Trust on a flagship deep geothermal project in Bishop Auckland, County Durham. This will potentially give the ...

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April 2014 Algy and Blondel Cluff step down as directors

30th April 2014

We wish to announce the resignation of our Chairman, Algy Cluff, and his wife, Blondel Cluff, from the Board of Cluff Geothermal. Mr Cluff has written to Managi...

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Cluff Geothermal received Water Abstraction Licence for North Tyneside borehole

12th September 2013

The Environment Agency has awarded Cluff Geothermal a Water Abstraction Licence that grants the company permission to utilise deep geothermal waters for energy ...

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Dr Michael Feliks elected Chair of Deep Geothermal Sector Group at the Renewable Energy Association

11th July 2013

Dr Michael Feliks, UK Operations Manager at Cluff Geothermal, has been elected chair of the deep geothermal sector group at the Renewable Energy Association. Ta...

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Cluff Geothermal congratulates Uhuru Kenyatta on his swearing in as President of Kenya

10th April 2013

On March 4th Kenya held its 5th multiparty general election, which saw 86% of the 14 million registered voters turn out to vote. Like many others Cluff Geotherm...

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Cluff Geothermal join Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg MP on a trade mission to Ethiopia.

21st February 2013

George Percy and George Delacherois Day from Cluff Geothermal joined Nick Clegg on a trade mission to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia last week. The Deputy Prime Minister...

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Cluff Geothermal take part in successful DECC Low Carbon Trade Mission to East Africa

17th October 2012

Cluff Geothermal played a prominent role in the recent DECC low carbon Trade Mission to Kenya, Ethiopia and Tanzania led by Greg Barker MP. With other Mission d...

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Cluff Geothermal welcome positive changes to Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)

21st September 2012

The Government’s decision to introduce a dedicated RHI tariff for deep geothermal heat is warmly welcomed by Cluff Geothermal. The announcement was made a...

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Landmark Report on UK Geothermal Potential

1st June 2012

A report released this week by the Renewable Energy Association reveals the huge potential for deep geothermal energy in the UK. Produced by independent geother...

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George Percy meets with President Museveni in Uganda

30th May 2012

President Yoweri Museveni met with George Percy, Managing Director of Cluff Geothermal, at Kisozi in Uganda’s central region on 24th May to discuss Uganda’...

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X Will Mark the Spot For Cluff Geothermal Borehole

11th April 2012

Cluff Geothermal have commissioned research to identify the ideal location for their geothermal borehole at Shiremoor, North Tyneside. This will produce a model...

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Cluff Applauds Greg Barker’s Backing for Geothermal Energy.

12th March 2012

Cluff Geothermal Managing Director George Percy welcomed DECC Minister Greg Barker’s support for deep geothermal energy in an interview in REA News. Mr Barker...

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Cluff Geothermal Welcomes the Renewable Heat Incentive

11th January 2012

Cluff Geothermal Managing Director George Percy welcomed the deployment of the Renewable Heat Incentive, and predicted that it will drive a rapid expansion of g...

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Cluff Geothermal Shortlisted for Bogoria Silali Power Plant development

1st November 2011

Cluff Geothermal Ltd (‘CGL’) can confirm that they have been shortlisted as part of a consortium made up of Mitsubishi, Mannvitt and TransCentury for a powe...

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Cluff Geothermal Shortlisted for Menegai Power Plant Development

1st August 2011

Cluff Geothermal Ltd (‘CGL’) advises that, as part of a consortium, it has been shortlisted from 26 groups who submitted an Expression of Interest to develo...

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Cluff Geothermal and Lafarge Agreement Set To Establish ‘UK First’ At Eastgate

14th March 2011

Cluff Geothermal Limited has entered into an exclusive agreement with Lafarge Cement UK to explore the potential of the geothermal energy source at the site of ...

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