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CaliforniaGeo Webinar February 19

Register today to attend the CaliforniaGeo webinar, Geo101 - Geothermal Heat Pumps. In this 90-minute session, you will learn the basics of geo heat pump systems from a leading expert in the industry. One hour of Continuing Education Credit will be provided to participants by the U.S. Green Building Code Northern California Chapter.

4th Annual Illinois Geothermal Conference

The Geothermal Alliance of Illinois (GAOI) will convene its 4th Annual Illinois Geothermal Conference on March 10-12 at the Doubletree Hotel and Conference Center in Bloomington, IL. The event begins with a preconference seminar on proper HVAC/geo system sizing and duct sizing and design. Jerry Faw of Adtek is the primary instructor. Joining Jerry will be Brian Kumer of Thermal ...Read More

SPEER Second Annual Summit

SPEER is excited to announce its 2nd Annual Summit to be convened in Austin, Texas at the Omni Southpark on Feb. 11-12, 2014. The Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) is a […]

Study Examines a Higher RPS Standard for California

A study jointly sponsored by California’s five largest electric utilities evaluates the operational challenges, potential solutions, and cost consequences of a higher Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) in California by 2030. […]

GEO Supports GHP Associations at MEEA Conference

On Jan. 13-15, the Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) was the primary sponsor of an exhibit at the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance annual Midwest Energy Solutions Conference in Chicago, IL. Joining GEO President Doug Dougherty to man the exhibit were representatives from the Geothermal Alliance of Illinois (GAOI) and the Iowa Geothermal Association. More than 600 people from 13 Midwestern states ...Read More

Chairman’s Message – Creating New Opportunities

January is traditionally a month for review and goal setting. It was a busy year for the Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) as we safeguarded the benefits we’ve won and sought new avenues of opportunity for the industry.GEO was delighted that Congress and the Whitehouse extended bonus depreciation incentives for commercial geothermal heat pump (GHP) installations early in 2013. Taxes remain ...Read More

GEO 2013 – The Year in Review

The Geothermal Exchange Organization’s (GEO) efforts to grow the geothermal heat pump industry continued its focus on both federal and state issues.Extension of Federal Tax Credits for GHPsIn comments filed on April 15, the Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) formally asked the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee to recommend extending federal tax credits for residential and commercial geothermal ...Read More