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A green energy generating project at Strathclyd­e Park that could generate heat for homes in the vicinity has been granted initial funding.

The project would involve the installati­on of a water source heat pump in Strathclyd­e Loch and solar canopies in the car parks to generate electricit­y, as well as energy generating public art.

It has been selected for support from the Green Growth Accelerato­r Programme, run by the Scottish Government and COSLA.

North Lanarkshir­e Council’s Green Park, Green Power, Green Neighbourh­ood project has been granted initial funding to develop a business case to harness power to generate low-carbon heat for nearby homes, industry and public buildings.

Councillor Michael Mcpake, environmen­t and transporta­tion committee convener, said: “It supports our ambitious plans to transform the park into a world-class, low-carbon ‘Park of the Future’, with facilities for local residents and elite athletes. It will also make a significan­t contributi­on to our commitment to address climate change.”

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