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How to make geothermal energy more widely accessible for homeowners

Sarah Clark and Sue Hughes-Smith on "Connections."
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WXXI News
Sarah Clark and Sue Hughes-Smith appear on "Connections with Evan Dawson" on Friday, November 11, 2022.
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Have you considered geothermal energy sources for your home? Some people think it's out of reach, but state leaders and local climate activists say that's not the case. We preview a workshop highlighting geothermal energy, tax credits, and more.

Our guests:

  • Sarah Clark, New York State Assemblymember, District 136
  • Sue Hughes-Smith, vice chair of the Monroe County Climate Action Plan Advisory Committee, and Monroe County Legislator, District 14
  • AJ Heiligman, engineer and president of ACES Energy
  • Kristen VanHooreweghe, director of collaborative action for the Climate Solutions Accelerator of the Genesee-Finger Lakes Region
Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.
Emmarae Stein is the production assistant for "Connections with Evan Dawson."