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GEO on Clean Energy Standard

In response to a White Paper on a potential Clean Energy Standard (CES) bill promoted by the Obama Administration through the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, the Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) provided detailed comments on April 11. Under the President's proposal, electric utilities would have to provide 80 percent of their power from clean sources by 2035, including renewables ...Read More

GEO Endorses National Wildlife Federation Geothermal Study

NWF Says Geothermal Heat Pumps Can Slash Energy Costs at U.S. Campuses Washington, DC (March 18, 2011) The Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) has endorsed a unique new report, Going Underground on Campus: Tapping the Earth for Clean, Efficient Heating and Cooling, by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF).

GEO Welcomes Douglas Dougherty as President

Trade Association for Geothermal Heat Pumps Seeks Industry Growth   Washington, DC (March 21, 2011) Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) Chairman of the Board Daniel Ellis (ClimateMaster, Inc.) recently announced that Douglas A. Dougherty has accepted the position of GEO President, effective March 21.

New York Announces $1.675 Million In GHP Incentives

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announces a program that makes $1.675 Million available to provide incentives for the installation of geothermal heat pump (GHP) systems in multifamily buildings, including $950 per ton of capacity for market rate buildings and $1,200 per ton of capacity in buildings that qualify as affordable […]

Senator Sanders Hosts GHP Town Hall

Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont hosted a roundtable on geothermal energy’s role in moving Vermont to a cleaner, more sustainable and more energy-independent future.  For full details from his website, click here.

Geothermal Heat Pumps in Perspective

To view a comprehensive summary of how geothermal heat pumps (GHPs) work and how they can contribute to our energy and environmental challenges, click on the following link for the presentation made by GEO Chairman Dan Ellis at the recent GHP industry conference in Denver:  Geothermal Heat Pumps: Harnessing On-Site Renewable Energy For additional information […]

Stimulus Bill

STIMULUS BILL Geothermal Heating and Cooling Technology is Poised to Support Economic Recovery and Long-Term Energy goals The stimulus package is intended to create and save 3.6 million jobs and jumpstart the economy with economic recovery tax cuts and targeted investments. In addition to putting money back in the pockets of consumers and businesses, the […]