Oregon News

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 OREGON Energy Efficiency and GHP Events

The Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) will exhibit at the 2013 Efficiency Exchange conference, on May 14-16 at the Doubletree Hilton in Portland. For more information about the joint Bonneville Power […]

Thermal Energy Study Bill Introduced in Oregon

A bill that would direct the Oregon Department of Energy to perform a study and convene an advisory group on renewable thermal energy and renewable gas has been introduced in the state's House of Representatives. Oregon House Bill 3036 is sponsored by Representatives Alissa Keny-Guyer (D-46), Daborah Boone (D-32), Lew Frederick (D-43), David Gomberg (D-10), Mitch Greenlick (D-33), Jenifer Williamson ...Read More

GEO Weighs in on Oregon RETC Program

The Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) provided comments to the Oregon Department of Energy on its proposed changes to the state's Residential Energy Tax Credit (RETC) Program. GEO President and CEO Doug Dougherty thanked the state and department for their longstanding support of energy efficiency and for geothermal heat pumps through the financial incentives offered by your RETC Program.

GEO Presents GHPs in Oregon

Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) Manager of Communications and Outreach Ted Clutter presented “The Status of the Geothermal Heat Pump Industry” at a meeting in Bend, OR sponsored by the Oregon […]