The organization will award $70,000 in cash and in-kind services for the plans that promise the greatest breakthroughs in the efficient use and supply of water.
More than 500 schools have already taken the challenge and are using 30 percent less energy.
Delft, Rutgers and Columbia university students took the top places in the New Generation Competition, which will be celebrated Sept. 9 and 10 at H209 in Jersey City, N.J.
OASIS, IBM, Microsoft, Cisco, CPower, EnerNOC, Google, Grid Net, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology, TIBCO, and others collaborate on open standards for energy providers and consumers.
DOE funds will help build a facility dedicated to the commercial-scale production of the electrode material, which is an essential part of ultracapacitors.
Shelton Group surveys more than 1,000 U.S. consumers who at least occasionally buy green products and discovers there is no "typical" green consumer.
EPA and local agencies celebrated the groundbreaking of the $46.3-million Moreno Valley Regional Water Reclamation Facility Preliminary Treatment and Acid Phase Anaerobic Digestion Project on Monday.
The Coolerado H-80 tests indicate almost 80 percent energy-use savings and over 60 percent peak-demand reduction.
Detroit Edison is working toward compliance with the Michigan law that requires electric utilities to serve 10 percent of their retail sales using renewable energy resources by 2015.
Newly confirmed assistant administrator for water encourages consumers to reduce their water use.
Puget Sound Energy's Integrated Resource Plan focuses on energy efficiency, wind, and natural gas.
Water use efficiency improvements will help sustain the future of California agriculture, according to a Pacific Institute study.
EPA says that number is an increase of 12% over 2007.
July 30 is last day to turn in an application to present at the 10th annual Renewable Energy Roundup & Green Living Fair in Fredericksburg.
Effective 2012, the new minimum energy efficiency requirements will call for T12 lamps to replace T8 lamps in fluorescent applications and the use of highly efficiency halogen infrared technology in reflector lamps.
The union provides training for jobs in solar, wind, biomass, nuclear, and clean coal, while firefighters are discussing how to work around solar panels, wind turbines, and other renewable energy systems.
July 21 is the date of a free Webinar on IT power management for utility program managers from Climate Savers Computing Initiative and EPA.