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Current Geothermal Users Can Win Free Heat for an Entire Winter! - Winners Announced

Current Geothermal Users Can Win Free Heat for an Entire Winter! – Winners Announced

GeothermalGenius announced today the winner of the Free Heat Beneath Your Feet Sweepstakes. Dale and Linda Binkley of Landenberg, PA are the lucky recipients of electric bill compensation for the entire winter. The Sweepstakes gave current homeowners who utilize a GeoExchange system an incentive to share their experiences with the alternative heating and cooling technology. Homeowners who submitted a testimonial to GeothermalGenius.org were entered to win electric bill compensation for the en ...

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Greenpeace Co-founder Voices His Support for Geothermal

Greenpeace Co-founder Voices His Support for Geothermal

Patrick Moore, the co-founder of Greenpeace made a compelling case for increased use of geothermal heat pumps in Canada as the keynote speaker at a geothermal symposium in Regina, Saskatchewan on Wednesday. Canada has the highest greenhouse gas emissions per capita in the world but replacing natural gas furnaces with geothermal heat pumps could drastically reduce Canada’s carbon footprint. Canada has seen a dramatic increase in the number of geothermal heat pump installations in rece ...

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A Minnesota County Saves Big with Geothermal Heat Pumps

A Minnesota County Saves Big with Geothermal Heat Pumps

A recent article in Finance and Commerce, Minnesota's business journal discussed the green initiatives one Minnesota County is implementing to save big bucks.  Dakota County was recognized by the Sierra Club for its leadership in renewable energy programs. In a number of the environmentally friendly projects, a key resource was the use of geothermal heat pumps. In West St. Paul plans for a $7 million dollar maintenance facility will utilize ground source energy for the heating and cooling ne ...

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President Obama Summons a

President Obama Summons a “National Mission” for Alternative Energy Solutions

On Tuesday, President Obama made his first presidential speech from the Oval Office and addressed the need for a new energy policy. In light of the ongoing tragedy in the Gulf of Mexico, the President made an even stronger push for a reduction in the U.S.'s reliance on foreign oil. Since his campaign began, President Obama has been adamant about passing new legislation that would set higher efficiency standards for buildings, cars, and trucks. During his speech he addressed the fact that "oil ...

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Western Colorado Leads the Way in GeoExchange

Western Colorado Leads the Way in GeoExchange

The Western Slope region of Colorado has been at the forefront of geothermal heat pump installation for over 10 years and the movement towards green energy solutions has not lost momentum. In 1997 the Delta-Montrose Electric Association began offering financing, economic incentives, education and installation packages for consumers who chose geothermal heat pump systems. The Western Slope has been one of the best places in the state and across the country for implementing those systems, sa ...

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