On March 17, 2021 there was a live YouTube broadcast of the US House Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing regarding using Clean Energy for the Future.
Check out the excitement and interest they show regarding using wastewater for their respective cities, including referencing SHARC Customers by name.
Shortlist of key wastewater conversations:
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13:17 – 17:30 – Pat Choate is an economist and policy strategist. He introduces the concept of Sewage Heat recovery to the Subcommittee on Energy & Water Development.
37:06 – Pat Choate references how sewage heat recovery would generate major revenue for the city.
1:16:35 – Pat speaks about the opportunity to cut the cost of heating & cooling up to 70% by retrofitting old buildings
1:17:01 – Pat states “this is a wonderful opportunity”, “I’m convinced this technology is going to be adopted world wide” and “there will need to be tens of thousands of units manufactured”
1:17:37 – Pat references SHARC extracting heat from existing infrastructure, saying “all we need is that connection, this device to pull it out”
1:51:49 – Pat talks about how SHARC gets people to Net Zero
1:52:06 – Pat says “I think this should be a priority”
1:52:08 – Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Colemen states “I do as well” and continues to say about the city of Trenton in her district of New Jersey “I’d like to make sure that my capital city becomes a positive target for reinventing itself in this new clean energy field.”