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Thank You for Attending Geothermal Illinois: Community or District-Level Systems (Renewable Heating and Cooling)

Posted by Avery Maris Maloto on July 20, 2022

The following message was sent to individuals who attended the "Geothermal Illinois: Community - & District-Level Systems" presentation led by Brian Urlaub, Associate Vice President & Director of Geothermal Operations, Salas O'Brien:

Dear Participants,


Many thanks for attending Geothermal Illinois: Community- & district-level systems, presented by Brian Urlaub, Associate Vice President & Director of Geothermal Operations, SALAS O’BRIEN. Many thanks to the University of Illinois Extension Natural Resource, Energy, and Environment educator Jay Solomon, University of Illinois Civil and Environmental Engineering professor Dr. Tugce Baser, and Illinois Geological Survey’s Andrew Stumpf for presenting additional information on efforts, research, technology, and funding opportunities. We also recognize our network of partnering organizations, whose titles with websites are listed below, along with a link to today’s webinar recording, slide decks, and resource links.



Slide Decks: 

Resource Links:

Funding opportunities:


Partner organizations:

Illinois Geothermal Coalition

Midwest Building Decarbonization Coalition (MBDC)

Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment (iSEE)

Illinois Water Resources Center

Geothermal Alliance of Illinois

International Ground Source Heat Pump Association (IGSHPA)

The Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEOEXCHANGE)

Prairie Rivers Network

Citizens Utility Board

Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition


Many thanks for your interest in today’s topic. Our presenters and experts are copied on this email, and you are welcome to reach out to any of us for further conversation and support as you work towards energy independence, resiliency, and sustainability!


Best wishes,