ground source heat pump News

  • Ground Source Heat Pump Association

    Check against delivery Good morning. I am delighted to be speaking here today at the Ground Source Heat Pump Association’s fourth technical seminar with so many esteemed representatives from across industry and academia… and not just from the UK! I’m always keen to see the progress that other countries are making on renewable energy so it’s good to see delegates ...

  • Binational Ground Source Heat Pump Standard Introduced

    The binational 2016 edition of the ANSI/CSA C448 standard for the design and installation of ground source heat pump systems for commercial and residential buildings was recently released by CSA Group, in partnership with the Geothermal Exchange Organization and other industry stakeholders from the United States and Canada. While the standard has existed in Canada since 2002, it is new this ...

  • Bioenergy now the Main Heat Source for Swedish Houses

    Bioenergy is now the main source of heat for semi-detached and detached houses in Sweden. In 2008 more than half the energy used for heating and hot water came from bioenergy. In total 31.5 TWh were used to provide heating and hot water in detached and semi-detached houses in Sweden in 2008. 51% of these homes had bioenergy as their primary energy ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Geothermal Heat Pump Installations Represent 1% of Heating and Cooling Market

    Global Information, Inc. presents a new market research report, "Geothermal Heat Pumps and Direct Use" by Pike Research. Direct use of geothermal, primarily heat pumps, is on the rise as demand for electricity expands worldwide and energy prices increase. Geothermal heat pumps provide an efficient and reliable option for residential commercial ...

  • Geothermal heat pumps will surpass $17 billion in annual revenue by 2020

    Geothermal heat pumps will surpass $17 billion in annual revenue by 2020 Geothermal heat pump (GHP) systems – sometimes referred to as ground source heat pumps – are a growing part of the worldwide movement toward using renewable energy sources for building heating and cooling. Harnessing moderate and constant temperatures just below the Earth’s surface, GHP systems play a vital ...

  • Secretary Chu announces nearly US$50m of recovery act funding to accelerate deployment of geothermal heat pumps

    During a visit to Fort Wayne, Indiana, where he toured a manufacturer of geothermal heating pumps (GHPs), U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced nearly $50 million from the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act to advance commercial deployment of the renewable heating and cooling systems, which use energy from below the Earth's surface to move heat either into or away from the home or ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • NGWA and AVANTI sign joint MOU

    The National Ground Water Association signed a memorandum of understanding on October 17 with Avanti System AB (AVANTI), an organization of Swedish water well construction firms, to promote and encourage greater understanding and education of the professional, scientific, and technical aspects of groundwater supply, management, protection, and remediation.  AVANTI’s parent ...

  • Ralph Cadwallader posthumously receives NGWA Special Recognition Award

    The late Ralph Cadwallader, CWD/PI, owner of Loop Tech International and Holly Water Wells in New Waverly, Texas, has received a 2014 Special Recognition Award from the National Ground Water Association. Cadwallader, who passed away on July 11 this year, received the award for his involvement in Texas educating others and creating standards to improve work in closed-loop ground-source heat pump ...

  • Geothermal: The dark horse of renewable energy

    Geothermal energy is clean, quiet, virtually inexhaustible and able meet the world's annual electricity and heating needs many times over with little impact on the climate or the environment. In many jurisdictions, geothermal energy is emerging as a reliable and affordable alternative to fossil fuels. This fourth article in the GLOBE-Net series on renewable energy discusses the dark horse of ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Geothermal: the dark horse of renewable energy

    Geothermal energy is clean, quiet, virtually inexhaustible and able meet the world’s annual electricity and heating needs many times over with little impact on the climate or the environment. In many jurisdictions, geothermal energy is emerging as a reliable and affordable alternative to fossil fuels. This fourth article in the GLOBE-Net series on renewable energy discusses the dark horse of ...

  • enOware GmbH awarded the European Geothermal Innovation Award 2017

    enOware GmbH received the European Geothermal Innovation Award 2017 during the opening session of GeoTHERM exhibition and Congress 2017 in Offenburg, Germany. The award was given for their miniaturised sensor which allows to professionally plan, monitor and measure near-surface geothermal probes. Commenting on the award, Ruggero Bertani, Enel Green Power, President of EGEC and member of the jury ...

  • ECC Renewables Awarded First-of-Its-Kind $7 Billion US Army Geothermal Energy Contract

    ECC Renewables, LLC (ECC) is one of five contractors selected for a $7 billion joint total acquisition value Unrestricted Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) for geothermal energy by the US Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville. Under the 10-year contract, ECC will compete for projects to develop, construct, ...

  • Deep geothermal symposium: Gregory Barker speech

    INTRODUCTION AND CONTEXT Thank you for the opportunity to address the Symposium today. I spoke last year at an event alongside the 1st Symposium to mark the UK’s membership of the IEA’s (International Energy Association) Geothermal Implementing Agreement. An agreement that has the mission to foster learning between countries and support the development of geothermal energy ...

  • Hydropower illuminates a piece of history

    Hydropower is making its return to one of the UK’s grand houses, which almost 140 years ago pioneered the use of water to provide electricity. A modern version of an ancient device, the Archimedes screw, has been installed at the Cragside mansion, in north-east England, to harness the power of a stream in the grounds and provide lighting for the house − which in 1878 became the first ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Up to $1.15 Million Available to Small Businesses for New Products or Technologies that Expand Geothermal Markets

    The Energy Department announced funds targeted to small businesses in two separate geothermal subtopics: a) innovations to develop under-utilized markets and b) a technology transfer opportunity for coproduced geothermal resources. An informative webinar will cover the geothermal topic on Friday, November 7, at 1:30 pm. The first of these categories focuses on innovative products or ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Best Geothermal Energy Presentations of 2013 Announced

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has announced the outstanding presentations from the global geothermal community for 2013. The judging was made in each of the technical sessions held in late September/early October at the 37th GRC Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, the world’s largest annual geothermal energy event. The judging criteria included the technical content, ...


    By Geothermal Resources Council

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