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GEO Leads Effort to Amend Illinois Regulatory Policy for GHPs

The Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO), Geothermal Alliance of Illinois and ComEd are collaborating to amend the Illinois Technical Reference Manual (TRM) used by Illinois’ electric utilities to determine the efficiency […]

GEO Meets with Nevada Energy Officials

Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) Outreach Manager Ted Clutter and GEO Member representative Paul Bony (ClimateMaster) met with Nevada Governor’s Office of Energy Director Paul Thomsen and Energy Efficiency Specialist David […]

CGEC Assessment Tallies GHP Energy Advantages

Recognizing that geothermal energy for heating and cooling homes and buildings has been largely ignored in state policy, the California Energy Commission (CEC) released a major study in late July […]

NY-GEO to Represent Geothermal Heat Pump Interests Across the Empire State

In early August, geothermal heat pump (GHP) stakeholders put the finishing touches on a new trade association that promises to increase market penetration and sales across New York State—the New […]

California Releases Geothermal Heat Pump Evaluation Report

At the end of July, the California Energy Commission (CEC) released its Staff Paper, Geothermal Heat Pump and Ground Loop Technologies. The report provides a brief overview of the technology, […]

Landmark Legislation Promotes Renewable Heating and Cooling in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts House of Representatives passed a comprehensive renewable thermal energy bill that will promote the use of clean renewable fuels and technologies to heat and cool buildings. Passed unanimously […]

GEO at ASHRAE Seattle

The American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) convened its 2014 Annual Conference from June 28 to July 2 at the Sheraton Seattle and the Washington State Convention […]