|Defense Production Act Heat Pump Program Selections – “Energy Catalyst plans to retrofit a facility that will allow their manufacturing capabilities to meet the current and expected future geothermal heat pump demand. Energy Catalyst (EC) will outlay $10M for a… facility that will contain automated manufacturing equipment, a high accuracy testing lab, (and) an expansive contractor training room. EC will construct an IGSHPA certified training program that will train disadvantaged youth and MBE/WBE/veteran contractors in a variety of geothermal topics. The training center will help fulfill the growing demand for clean energy experts in NYS. EC will hire up to 50 employees over 5 years.” Energy Catalyst’s award is in conjunction with Hydro-Temp, an Arkansas company that “currently manufactures the subassemblies used to build Energy Catalyst heat pumps”. Grant announcement here.