National Academy of Sciences' cost accounting report reveals hidden costs, says solar and wind are competitive energy sources.
- By Tom Rooney
- May 12, 2010
Kodak, Shearer's Foods, Detroit Diesel, John B. Sanfilippo & Son, and FetterGroup reduced their energy intensity by 10 percent or more in two years or less.
Project reports that superconductor technology would reduce energy loss and lower emissions in Spanish electricity system.
Volkswagen's Chattanooga facility will debut North America's first EcoDryScrubber to lower CO2 and NOx emissions, energy costs, and water usage.
- By Jim Pakkala
- May 06, 2010
Company's manufacturing facility was built to LEED standards
The program will help organizations increase energy savings by pursuing whole building improvements with their business customers.
EPA, DOE, and the Center for Resource Solutions are sponsoring competitive awards that recognize commitment and achievements in green power.
The researchers compared energy use of a conventionally managed corn and soybean system with two low-input systems that used more diverse crops and manure applications.
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has $12 million in grants available; the deadline for application is June 30.
EPA hosts first national building competition to improve energy efficiency
Red dye from purple pokeberries help trap more sunlight in fiber-based solar cells.
Five years after achieving LEED certification, the Fannie Mae facility preserves nearly 13,000 gallons of water per day from consumption and waste.
The North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System has agreed to join EPA programs that will help lower energy and water usage, waste, and air pollution at 12 areas hospitals.
The Princeton Review and the U.S. Green Building Council surveyed hundreds of colleges to find those with commitments to sustainability.
The guidelines will go into effect in January but may be adopted earlier.
Water systems that are portable and self sustaining will be able to bear the System Efficacy through Commercialization, Utilization, Relevance and Evaluation insignia from Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate.
EPA says all new applications will be reviewed and approved individually by the agency.
Twelve entities in 10 states are receiving up to $200,000 each to train people in the cleanup of brownfields while also providing training in green building design, energy efficiency, weatherization, solar installation, green construction, and native plant revegetation.
The agency reviews data and inspects facilities to determine award winners.