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Massachusetts Offers Geothermal Heat Pump Incentives

As rulemaking for the state’s new thermal renewable energy law proceeds (see previous article), the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) recently added another round of incentives for homeowners interested in […]

Oregon Allows Open-Loop Geothermal

The Oregon Department of Energy has filed permanent rules for the state’s Residential Energy Tax Credit program. The rule amendments go into effect on Jan. 1, 2015. Among other things, […]

GEO at IGSHPA 2014 Conference & Expo

More than 500 attendees enjoyed the International Ground Source Heat Pump Association (IGSHPA) 2014 Technical Conference & Expo at the Balti-more Convention Center and Hilton Hotel in Baltimore, MD on […]

IGSHPA 2014 – Smooth Sailing for GeoExchange’s Future?

Special to GEO, by Scott Emery, Maevelle Energy Will future winds put the geoexchange industry in irons, running or somewhere in between? You can’t come to the Chesapeake region without […]

NY-GEO Comments on Empire State’s REV Clean Energy Plan

The New York Department of Public Service first proposed its Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) initiative in April to head off aging electric infrastructure, low load growth, and new peak […]

USDA Funds Renewable and Energy Efficiency Projects

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $68 million in 540 renewable energy and energy efficiency projects nationwide. The funding is provided through the agency’s Rural Energy for America […]

GEO Champions Loop Leasing in New Home Developments

Geothermal heat pumps are efficient and last 100 years or more, but home-builders are hesitant to install the systems for a number of reasons. That’s changing, however, as large-scale housing […]