In a ceremony on campus yesterday, Arizona State University’s Sustainable Cities Network was recognized by the EPA’s Regional Administrator, Jared Blumenfeld. The Pacific Southwest Region’s 2012 Green Government Award was presented to Anne Reichman, program manager for the Sustainable Cities Network at ASU’s Global Institute of Sustainability.
The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s Office of Energy Programs are now accepting applications for the 2013 Energy Camps, which provides K-12 teachers with the resources needed to teach students about the science of energy and energy conservation in the classroom.
"We've made progress in Alaska, but this is a long-term program that we are pursuing in a safe and measured way," said Marvin Odum, the company's director, Upstream Americas.
As part of Nestlé Waters North America’s longterm renewable energy plan, wind energy will power 30 percent of the entire bottled water facility.
The net economic benefit of the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to Colorado’s economy was $814.8 million in fiscal year 2012, according to a study by the University of Colorado’s Leeds School of Business.
According to the report by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the estimate of 2013 global oil demand has been slightly lowered, following the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) forecast.
The case before U.S. District Judge Carl J. Barbier apparently will go to trial after all. Phase one will determine the causes of the Deepwater Horizon disaster and who should be held responsible.
Health Canada and Statistics Canada are collaborating on the study and expect to complete it in 2014. Initially they'll survey adult inhabitants in 2,000 residences near up to a dozen turbines.
And the company's Colorado operations set a one-hour record for wind on its system Jan. 16, 2013, when overall demand for electricity was met by 1,960 megawatts of wind power.
U.S. Energy Secretary Dr. Steven Chu cited progress on solar, wind, and EV battery initiatives in a Feb. 1 letter saying he’ll soon return to California and to academia.
President Obama's message was clear in his second inaugural address, and he reiterated it when Energy Secretary Dr. Steven Chu announced he will step down soon.
The USGS has announced that nonfuel mineral production values in the U.S. have increased for the third consecutive year, noting a $1.7 billion raise since 2011.
The NREL is currently accepting applications for the 2013 Executive Energy Leadership Academy (Energy Execs), which is a leadership program for non-technical decision-makers in the U.S. to learn about energy efficiency and renewable energy technology. Application deadline is Mar. 8, 2013.
The 2013 World Green Energy Symposium will take place in New York City on March 26 with Hunter College, City University of New York (CUNY) 68th & Lexington Avenue serving as the venue.
The Pennsylvania DEP has received $7.25 million in funding from the Commonwealth Financing Authority to complete the agency’s Sunshine Solar Program, which had been in a waiting-list phase since August 2011 because the demand exceeded available funds.
By updating their online services, EIA has expanding their API on order to make public access easier to accomplish for state energy data.
Partly because fears about nuclear power persist and thanks to government support, the sector will grow strongly this year, Frost & Sullivan predicts.
The IEA has started a new regional technology study that helps determine the best way to make the Nordic region carbon-neutral by 2050. According to the research, around 3,000 offshore wind turbines will need to be in use in the region in order for success.
After Tennessee Valley Authority was found liable for a massive coal ash spill, landowners this year will have to hire their own attorneys to press their individual claims. The larger question is whether facilities like the Kingston plant, with their inherent dangers to climate, waterways, and communities, are part of our continuing energy future.
- By Rebecca Purdom, Emily Remmel
Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA), a non-profit humanitarian organization, and MWH Global, a strategic consulting, technical engineering and construction services firm leading the wet infrastructure sector, launched a new partnership to improve the lives of people around the world.