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Over the past year we have discussed many aspects of geothermal energy, heating and cooling, and geothermal heat pump systems. Today, we thought we’d share some of the more interesting facts about geothermal energy with you. These facts are courtesy of National Geographic. The fi
A few years back, the Energy Improvement and Extension Act was established and created federal tax credits for those who are making energy efficient upgrades to their homes. While there have been a few changes to the tax credits for the year of 2011, residential geothermal heat p
A few communities in Alaska are showing greater interesting in generating electricity from geothermal resources, according to a recent report out of Juneau. KCAW-FM reports that these communities are currently making plans for geothermal electricity and learning from geothermal p
We’ve discussed the topic of solar energy a few times here on the CONECO blog and lately there has been a lot of talk about solar energy, as the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon recently wrapped up in Washington, D.C. The Solar Decathlon is a program in which collegiat
Each year in October, the U.S. Department of Energy and the Federal Energy Management Program observes Energy Awareness Month. The month is dedicated to promoting energy-saving practices in federal facilities, as well as in the offices, facilities, and homes of individuals. If yo
According to a recent report from Pike Research, the United States’ total geothermal capacity is expected to reach 4.2 gigawatts in 2020. As reported by the IBTimes UK, that number represents about 30% of the total worldwide geothermal capacity in 2020 and a 36% increase compared
Today our discussion of geothermal heat pump systems brings us to the closed-loop pond system. This type of system is quite different than the others, as it requires a body of water on site. In a closed-loop pond system, the supply pipe line is placed underground and runs from th
Today we’re back to our discussion on geothermal heat pump systems and we’re specifically looking at the open-loop system. You’ll note from our post today that open-loop systems are quite different from closed-loop systems. An open-loop system uses well water or surface body wate
Last Friday, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it is offering aid through loans and grants worth over $27 million for rural renewable and clean energy projects. According to Yahoo! News, the money will come directly from the 2008 Farm Bill initiati
Earlier this week, we began to the various types of geothermal heat pump systems, beginning with the horizontal-closed loop system. Today we’re going to continue with the vertical closed-loop system. A key difference between a vertical closed-loop system and a horizontal one is h
We’ve talked a lot about geothermal heat pump systems here on the CONECO Geothermal blog, but not so much about the various types of geothermal systems, so we thought it would be a good idea to tell you about them. If you’re not already aware, there are closed-loop and open-loop
This time last year CONECO Geothermal was just stepping into the world of blogging. Since that time, we’ve written many posts to help expand your knowledge of geothermal technologies, the industry, and help you understand what we do with explanations of and updates on our project
We’ve often posted information on our blog regarding the use of geothermal around the country and the world, especially information regarding predictions about how geothermal will be used in the future to meet heating, cooling, and other energy needs. Recent predictions have reve
A few weeks ago we discussed net zero structures, which are buildings that have a neutral carbon footprint, use renewable energy, and are net zero in terms of energy, water, and waste, and how geothermal systems are an excellent choice for those structures. Solar photovoltaic (PV
It’s only natural for us to be interested in the growth of geothermal around the world, so we’re always keeping an eye on the latest geothermal news. Earlier this week, Focus Taiwan News Channel reported that experts have said Taiwan’s geothermal energy is worth tapping into. Tai
The Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) held its inaugural National Geothermal Summit last week and many industry experts were on hand to discuss a wide variety of topics related to the geothermal energy industry, including how to move forward with utility scale geothermal energy
How is your energy bill shaping up this summer? Cooling our homes can not only consume a lot of energy, but a good bit of our money, too, and given the current state of the economy, we’re all looking for ways to save. If you’re looking for a few ways to save in the remaining [...
The rise in the construction of home, schools, and other buildings that are “net zero” facilities is on the rise. Net zero buildings are those that have a neutral carbon footprint, use only renewable energy, and are net zero in terms of energy, water, and waste, according to Cons
A new report by Pike Research has revealed that while the use of geothermal heat pumps is on the rise all around the world, they only account for 1% of current installations in the heating and cooling market. While this may be the case currently, industry analyst Mackinnon Lawren
Earlier this year, we installed a solar photovoltaic system on a commercial building in Hanover, Massachusetts. This PV system is the largest installed in Hanover to date, and as we venture into solar power, everyone here at CONECO is keeping up with the latest industry news. Jus
These days it seems that everyone wants to receive the latest news and information on anything and everything instantly. We’re happy to say that if you want to be in the know with everything that’s happening here at CONECO Geothermal, as well as everything else that’s going on th
We always like to keep up with the various institutions turning to geothermal for their heating and cooling needs. In recent months, we’ve told you about Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kansas, and the North Carolina Botanical Garden on the campus of the University of No
As we mentioned a few weeks ago, turning to geothermal for the heating and cooling of your home or business is a long lasting solution. There are suggestions that the indoor components of a geothermal system have a life expectancy of about 25 years, while the underground componen
It’s been a few weeks since we have talked about what’s happening in the geothermal industry around the world. Last time, we discussed the recent reports that Canada has “enormous” geothermal resources. Today, we’re going to take a look at what’s happening in Japan. Monocolumn, a
While we write about the benefits of a geothermal system and what’s happening in the geothermal industry quite often, today we thought we would tell you about CONECO’s Geothermal Systems and how they work to provide heat, air conditioning, ventilation, and hot water to your home.
A bill proposing a federal loan program to support geothermal energy exploration efforts has received support from U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski. The bill, Geothermal Exploration and Technology Act (S. 1142), proposes to expand geothermal energy from the approximately 2.2 gigawatts
We have often discussed the benefits of geothermal heating and cooling systems, but today we’d like to share with you some of the facts about geothermal systems that are pretty important to be aware of. If you are thinking about installing a geothermal heating and cooling system
A research project at the University of Nevada-Reno is expected to give the geothermal industry a big boost. According to Nevada Today, the University’s newspaper, the project is based in the school’s Bureau of Mines and Geology in the College of Science and will characterize geo
A few weeks ago we told you about the Solar Photovoltaic system that CONECO installed in Hanover, Massachusetts on a commercial building. The system is the largest PV system installed in Hanover to date. There are several great benefits of PV systems. One is that they use both di
We love to keep up with what is going on in the geothermal industry around the world, so we were naturally intrigued by a new report from Canada which revealed that the country has “enormous geothermal energy resources. According to CNW, the Geological Survey of Canada and a team
The Geothermal Energy Association is hosting the first ever National Geothermal Summit. This summit will bring together business and policy leaders to discuss the biggest issues for the geothermal industry. The United States is leading the world in geothermal power production as
With energy costs rising and the need to go green with cleaner and more efficient energy sources, now is the time to be switching to geothermal systems. When you compare geothermal systems to traditional systems the answer is clear: geothermal has a clear advantage. Everyone lov
After reading about the various environmental and financial benefits of geothermal and solar photovoltaic systems on our blog, you may find yourself curious for more information, and we are pleased to say that we’ve recently added a new feature to our blog to making contacting th
Using geothermal resources to heat and cool your home is a wonderful, environmentally friendly option to consider. However, the benefits don’t stop there. Utilizing geothermal resources can also offer a multitude of other benefits to consumers, like financial benefits. While the
New reports have emerged, suggesting that the use of geothermal energy for heat and power generation could expand by more than tenfold by 2050. The International Energy Association, or IEA, revealed this prediction recently and says that this growth is expected because of the rol
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