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Gas utility company to launch geothermal energy project to reduce reliance on fossil fuels

A drilling crew bores a geothermal well for Eversource's networked geothermal project in Framingham. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A drilling crew bores a geothermal well for Eversource's networked geothermal project in Framingham. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

A utility company is trying to wean itself off fossil fuels and provide cleaner energy to its customers. Eversource is the first utility company to build a so-called “networked geothermal system” to deliver climate-friendly heating and cooling for residential and commercial buildings.

WBUR’s Miriam Wasser reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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