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How networked geothermal can help get Minnesota off fossil gas

September 21, 2022 @ 12:00 pm 1:00 pm

Networked geothermal for heating and cooling has been making waves recently among clean energy advocates, researchers, and utilities as the “next big thing” in the energy transition. On September 21, the Energy We Can’t Afford Coalition and special guests from Minnesota to Massachusetts to dug into this new technology.

Given its potential for support across a wide range of stakeholders, geothermal microgrids and district systems could play a key role in decarbonization of cold climates and provide an opportunity for larger scale implementation of geothermal by utilities. And the good news is that geothermal systems are already up and running right here in Minnesota!

Meet the panelists:

  • Moderator: John Farrell, Institute for Local Self-Reliance
  • Joe Dammel, Fresh Energy
  • Zeyneb Magavi, HEET
  • Audrey Schulman, HEET

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