29 Apr '13, 2pm

NYC Mayor Signs Legislation to Study Geothermal Feasibility

An April 23 release includes Bloomberg’s remarks at a public hearing — “Introductory Number 694-A requires a study to be undertaken by the Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability that explores the feasibility of developing geothermal energy resources in the City. Geothermal energy is stored thermal energy of the Earth that is recovered to heat or cool buildings or [to] generate electricity. Installing a geothermal energy system can significantly the carbon foot print of a building or home. "The study will include a summary of building characteristics that would be suitable for a retrofit installation of a geothermal system, a summary of federal, State, and City regulations for the installation and operation of a geothermal system, and a map that identifies areas of the City that would be appropriate for geothermal energy systems. The study will also make recommenda...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2013...

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