Policymakers' Guidebook for Geothermal Heating and Cooling Technologies
The Policymakers' Guidebook for Geothermal Heating and Cooling Technologies outlines fives steps for implementing geothermal policy and provides links to helpful resources. Developing policy that reduces barriers and results in market deployment will lead to greater implementation of geothermal heating and cooling technologies such as ground source heat pumps and direct-use geothermal applications.
Increasing technology deployment requires a baseline level of knowledge about the industry and recent market trends in your locality. Learn more.
Identifying the specific barriers associated with geothermal heating and cooling technologies in your area will help you recognize the point in development where policies are likely to be the most effective. Learn more.
A coordinated plan that addresses current policy gaps and leverages existing state and federal policy will enhance your ability to develop effective new policy. Learn more.
New or expanded policy provisions can enhance geothermal heating and cooling technology deployment. See the types of policy options you can consider.
Choosing and implementing the right policies for your area will help it achieve geothermal heating and cooling technology goals. The policies you design should address the most prominent geothermal barriers in your area. Learn more.
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