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NY-GEO- See You in 11 Days !! – After 3 years of COVID delay, the energy will be INCREDIBLE when more than 350 stakeholders are together live and in-person April 27th and 28th in Albany for NY-GEO 2022. Check out the details here and plan on joining us.
Geothermal Tax Credit Signed by Governor Hochul as Budget is Adopted – New York residential customers are now eligible for a 25% tax credit up to $5,000 on the installation of geothermal systems. Senate and Assembly Lead Sponsors of the Geothermal Tax Credit Bill:
A Geothermal Planned Community Deep in the Heart of Texas – The 200 houses in Whisper Valley, a development in Austin, Texas, are all equipped with geothermal heat pumps and their own solar panels. The homes have a shared GeoGrid that supplements the heating and cooling capacity of the individual homes. The system was designed by EcoSmart Solutions, and it held up beautifully through the infamous 2021 deep freeze that overtook Texas. Thanks to NY-GEO member Michael Helme for this tip to a FreeThink.com article which includes a nice 4 minute video on geothermal using Whisper Valley as an example.
Westchester Geopossibilities Tool – “Sustainable Westchester is continuously working to make clean energy more approachable and accessible for properties in Westchester. Our partner, NYSERDA, offers a free, online tool – “Westchester GeoPossibilities,” geopossibil