ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, Monday, March 30, 2015: Pursuant to the Geothermal Support Partnership Framework Agreement that was signed in September 2014, between the Governments of Grenada and New Zealand, the following components have now been completed:
- Component one – Pre-field work commenced in December 2014 with desk reviews, technical and logistical planning and was completed in January 2015; and
- Component two – Geological and Geochemical surveys commenced in February and have now been now completed. The survey recorded the location, temperature and chemistry of twelve (12) thermal manifestations and reviewed the geology of Grenada. Samples will be sent back to New Zealand for analysis.
During the second component of the assistance, scouting for suitable sites for geophysics tests was undertaken by scientists from