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2010-10-27 14:22:00

New Program Puts Federal Recovery Act Funds to Work Creating Jobs, Producing Clean Energy HUMMELSTOWN, Dauphin Co., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania homeowners who want to cut their heating and cooling bills in half now have a new, affordable method for financing clean geothermal heat pump systems, Department of Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger and Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord announced today. The officials said a new Keystone Home Energy Loan Program...

2010-09-23 05:00:00

RANCHO DOMINGUEZ, Calif., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- EnLink Geoenergy, a leading firm in the development and installation of geothermal heat pump heating and cooling systems, has named Mr. Mark Mizrahi as its new president and CEO. Mr. Mizrahi has worked with EnLink for two years, helping the company through a recent period of growth and leading a move to California from Texas. Mr. Mizrahi has an extensive background in developing and implementing corporate strategies in the areas of new...

2010-07-14 08:41:00

BOSTON, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. schools currently spend $6 billion a year on energy costs, more than they spend on textbooks and computers combined. An average of 25 percent of that energy is lost through inefficient technologies and building design. Geothermal heat pump systems, which use the earth's renewable thermal energy for heating and cooling, offer a potential solution. At the upcoming APPA conference, Jim Knutson,...

2010-03-31 09:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania is strengthening its position as a leader in alternative energy innovation with new investments of more than $5 million in six projects, Governor Edward G. Rendell said today. The projects are in six counties across the state and include three geothermal system installations, two biofuel projects, and one study that will examine the feasibility of mixed-income housing in Pittsburgh that would reduce utility consumption by...

2009-12-18 14:58:00

Grants Will Conserve Energy, Save Money in Duquesne Light Service Area HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today announced $1.5 million in investments for six projects that will conserve or generate enough electricity over their lifetimes to power more than 2,000 homes for one year. The grants were awarded through the Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority (PEDA) with funds made available through the settlement of a ratepayer case between...

2009-11-12 11:12:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than $23 million was approved this week for 36 new solar and other alternative and clean energy projects that will help maintain Pennsylvania's status as a national leader in the drive to create a green economy, Governor Edward G. Rendell said. "From a geothermal energy system for the Sisters of St. Joseph in Erie, to a new high-energy-performance, mixed-use building in Lancaster, these are the kinds of investments that are crucial...

2009-11-12 05:20:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Indie Energy Systems Company, LLC announced today that it has been awarded funding by the U.S. Department of Energy for the continued development of the Company's smart geothermal technologies for commercial and public buildings. The $2.45 million grant will contribute to an innovative geothermal conversion of the Local 150 International Union of Operating Engineers office campus in Countryside, Illinois. "This is a very exciting time both for our...

2009-09-24 10:20:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Geothermal Energy Markets: Technologies and Products Worldwide http://www.reportlinker.com/p0116177/Geothermal-Energy-Markets-Technologies-and-Products-Worldwide.html Introduction Cost volatility and depletion of fossil fuels, along with scrutiny into the emissions of fossil fuel burning power plants have driven demand for both cleaner sources of energy and...

2009-09-11 09:02:00

Commonwealth Finance Authority Approves $18 Million in New Investments for 31 Projects HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today announced new state investments that will help keep Pennsylvania at the forefront of the new green economy while creating jobs, spurring private economic development, and supporting local school districts that are struggling with energy costs. The Governor said the Commonwealth Financing Authority approved nearly...

2009-07-21 14:05:00

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore., July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On August 12, the Geothermal Energy Association and the Oregon Institute of Technology's Geo-Heat Center will be holding a workshop focusing on geothermal direct heat uses and small power production. "Recent technology developments, new state and federal tax incentives, and growing public concern about climate change are all working to promote geothermal energy, and direct heating and small power are growth areas," according to Karl...