GEO Comments on Connecticut Comprehensive Energy Strategy

Nov. 3 – The Geothermal Exchange Organization  (GEO) provided comments to the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Bureau of Energy and Technology Policy for a meeting of stakeholders who discussed the role of renewable thermal energy technologies under the state’s Comprehensive Energy Strategy. “GEO believes that with the right level of encouragement from […]

Losing Energy Tax Credit Hurts Cleaner Technologies

Geothermal, other sources deserve same consideration from Congress as wind and solar Editor’s Note: The following editorial was posted Oct. 26 to the Roll Call website here. By Doug Dougherty – President and CEO GEO – The Geothermal Exchange Organization Congress’ most consequential responsibility involves making decisions about our tax code. Everything flows from tax […]

It Is Past Time to Renew Geothermal Tax Credits

Industry continues to suffer while government drags its feet Editor’s Note: The following editorial by Air Conditioning, Refrigeration & Heating News (ACHR – The News) Editor-in-Chief Kyle Gargaro is reproduced by permission. October 24, 2016          By Kyle Gargaro The U.S. government has been Lucy while the HVAC geothermal industry has played the role of Charlie […]

H.R. 5167 Grassroots Advocacy Materials

Thanks for your support of GEO’s effort to extend the federal tax credits for installations of residential and commercial geothermal heat pumps through 2021. Below we have provided a sample letter for your Congressman that you can use with your letterhead and signature in support of Representative Tom Reed’s (R-NY) geothermal heat pump tax credit […]

Angie’s List Urges Homeowners to Act Now

The following article by Senior Writer Brent Glasgow appeared Sep. 27 on the Angie’s List website. According to Glasgow, the story was sent as an email blast to more than two million Angie’s List members on Oct. 2. The article attracted 39,000 readers on its first day of distribution. “It’s gaining really good traction,” said […]

GEO Fly-In Seeks Parity with Solar

Geothermal Heat Pump Advocates Want Extension of Expiring Residential and Commercial Tax Credits Sept. 26 (Springfield, IL)   On Sept. 21/22, the Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) led a coalition of national associations during a “Fly-In” to Washington DC. Their purpose was to encourage members of Congress to extend the federal tax credits for commercial and residential […]

GEO and HRAI Sign MOU

Aug. 26 – The Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) and the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that establishes a framework for cooperation in the ongoing development and improvement of the geothermal heating and cooling industry in Canada and the United States. HRAI Chair Peter Steffes […]