We are tapping into a traditional resource for the benefit of the people of Stoke-on-Trent and indeed methane from coal mines has powered industry in the city for decades, so this is nothing new.....
.....The methane here is contained in unused coal mines which contain natural fissures so there is no need to fracture the rocks to get it out. This use of energy provides a stable, local source and it uses less energy than importing gas too....
.....This is only one of a number of technologies we are looking at.
More top news
Patchy rain and cloudy skies but staying rather mild.
Intelligence led operation concerning thefts of over 10,000 litres of Diesel from several sites in Burton has led to two arrests.
The Attorney General has suggested the law could be changed to give greater protection to alleged rape victims.