California News

Invitation to Participate in the Geothermal Heat Exchange Wells Standards Update Project

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) is embarking on an update of the Geothermal Heat Exchange Well (GHEW) Standards and invites your participation. Update of the GHEW Standards is […]

Brown Signs California Geo Bill

The California Geothermal Heat Pump Association (CaliforniaGeo) applauds Gov. Jerry Brown's signing of AB 2339, Energy Geothermal Technologies, into law on Sept. 27, 2012. The legislation directs the California Energy Commission (CEC) to evaluate policies and implementation strategies that will promote widespread deployment of geothermal heat pumps and geothermal ground loop technologies as key components of a clean California energy ...Read More

CaliforniaGeo Successfully Advances Geothermal Heat Pump Legislation

CaliforniaGeo applauds Governor Brown's recent signing of AB 2339 (Williams) Energy Geothermal Technologies, www.ab2339.org, into law on September 27, 2012 directing the California Energy Commission to lead an evaluation of policies and implementation strategies to promote widespread deployment of geothermal heat pump and geothermal ground loop technologies as a key component of a clean California energy future. AB 2339 is part ...Read More

California Passes Geo Heat Pump Bill: AB2339

Championed by the California Geothermal Heat Pump Lobby Coalition (CalGeo), AB 2339 (Williams/V.M. Perez) passed in the Senate on Aug. 28 with a 36-0 vote then returned to the Assembly […]

California Geothermal Legislative Update

The newly formed California Geothermal Heat Pump Association (CalGeo) continues its relentless pursuit of passage for AB 2339, a bill that will advance geothermal heat pump (GHP) technology in the […]

GEO Supports California GHP Bill

In a March 29 letter to Chairman Steven Bradford and Members of the California General Assembly Utilities and Commerce Committee, Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) President Doug Dougherty expressed the association’s […]

New California Geo Organization Seeks Legislation Promoting GHPs

California Geo is the working title of an organization that has hit the ground running in the Golden State. "A state geothermal heat pump organization like ours has been sorely needed for quite a long time," said Phil Henry (Geoexchange Solutions, Inc.), who has spearheaded the effort. The group convened an organizing meeting on Jan. 31, to review legislative language ...Read More