Victory for the Geothermal Heat Pump Industry

Geothermal Heat Pump Tax Credits Reinstated Feb. 9, 2018 – Today the U.S. geothermal heat pump (GHP) industry scored a victory for its workforce and their employers as federal legislation was passed to extend federal tax credits for residential and commercial installations of GHPs. The measure was included in the Continuing Resolution spending bill approved […]

OGA Applauds GreenON Low Carbon Initiative

Dec. 13, 2017 –  The Ontario Geothermal Association (OGA) applauded the announcement by the province’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change Chris Ballard about a new program of financial support for Ontario households interested in improving their energy efficiency and lowering the carbon footprint of their homes. The Low Carbon Technology Incentives program is designed […]

Geothermal Song

Dec. 13 – Michigan Geothermal Energy Association (MGEA) Executive Director Larry Kaufman has made good on his promise to develop a Geothermal Song based on the well-known 1960s tune, “California Dreamin” by The Mamas & The Papas. “It’s a song parody I wrote to support the geothermal industry,” says Kaufman. “During a nationwide conference call […]

Indiana Congressman Hollingsworth Visits Geo-Flo Plant

The following post is courtesy of Jeff Hammond, Director of Business and Product Development, at Geo-Flo Products Corporation in Bedford, Indiana. Geo-Flo’s reception of Congressman Trey Hollingsworth is a case study in effective grassroots advocacy. GEO urges professionals in the geothermal heat pump industry to follow Geo-Flo’s example and invite their elected officials to a […]

What is a Grouted, Geothermal Borehole?

The following blog post is republished courtesy of our friend, Bill Martin, President of the California Geothermal Heat Pump Association.  Visit CaliforniaGeo’s website for more great posts like this and see the original here. What They Are-   When you want to exchange thermal energy with the earth, you must make an underground connection to […]

Reed Bill Will Reinstate Clean Energy Tax Credits

Feb. 15, 2017 – The geothermal heat pump industry and several other clean energy technology industries are a step closer to saving thousands of jobs with the reintroduction of tax credit legislation by Reps. Tom Reed (R-NY), Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA), and 18 more cosponsors (12 Rep. and 6 Dem.). HR 1090 will reinstitute and […]

NY-GEO Cheers Gov. Cuomo’s Program to Rescue Geo Jobs

Feb. 7, 2017 – New York Geothermal Energy Association (NY-GEO) leaders, members and supporters applauded Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s proposed program to rescue geothermal jobs in New York State. The plan provides $15 million for geothermal heating and cooling rebates to stimulate the clean energy economy. According to NY-GEO, over 1,000 New York jobs in […]