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A New Year for GEO Success

In 2011, the Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) established itself as the Voice of the Geothermal Heat Pump Industry. We now have a full-time spokes-person, and we’ve renewed and intensified work with our Washington, DC advocacy team. Most importantly, we have begun the work of establishing GEO with numerous contacts at the State level. We had […]

GEO Matters

The Geothermal Exchange Organization matters because it represents the companies that are the backbone of the geothermal heat pump (GHP) industry in the United States. GEO is the political voice in the hallowed halls of Washington, DC for all of the individuals who work for those companies. Yes, we are advocates, but GEO is— and […]

Walking the Walk – An Interview with Doug Dougherty

Describe your prior career involvement with geothermal heat pumps. In 1986, I joined Soyland Power Cooperative, a generation and transmission cooperative in Illinois. My job in marketing development led me to geothermal heat pumps (GHPs). At the time, there was no stocking distributorship in the state for any geothermal manufacturer—no dealer network and no training. […]