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Energy Department Announces $10 Million for Innovative, Energy-Saving Lighting R&D Technologies

by US Department of Energy  (Oct. 17, 2014)

As part of the Obama Administration’s effort to cut energy waste and double energy productivity by 2030, the Energy Department today announced $10 million to support research, development and manufacturing of solid-state lighting (SSL) technologies across the country. This funding will accelerate the development of high-quality ...

EPA Awards Mississippi State University with a Grant to Help Design Sustainable Technologies

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Oct. 16, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awards Mississippi State University with the People, Prosperity, and Planet (P3) award for the 2014-2015 school year. Nationally the grants were awarded to 42 teams of college and university students. The teams will design innovative solutions to sustainable challenges in the developed and developing ...

PA Supreme Court To Review Biosolids Application

by Synagro Technologies, Inc.  (Oct. 13, 2014)

On October 9, 2014, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court granted review of a 34 plaintiff tort case challenging land application of biosolids, a recycling practice used by thousands and towns and cities to manage the majority of the country’s sewage sludge. The briefing will occur this fall and early winter, and oral argument will likely be in the ...

Energy Department Issues Green Building Certification System Final Rule to Support Increased Energy Measurement and Efficient Building Design

by US Department of Energy  (Oct. 10, 2014)

Supporting the Obama Administration’s goal to reduce carbon emissions and protect the environment, the Energy Department is pursuing a suite of initiatives to strengthen federal energy management through increased focus on measurement of energy use in federal buildings and energy efficient building design. Principal among the efforts is the ...

ANDRITZ to supply new waste-to-energy power plant to Riikinvoima Oy, Finland

by ANDRITZ Separation - a division of the Andritz Group  (Oct. 16, 2014)

International technology Group ANDRITZ has been selected by the local utility company Riikinvoima Oy to supply a waste-to-energy power plant to Leppävirta, Finland. Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2016. The new plant is designed to treat 145,000 tons of waste per year coming from eight local waste management companies. The ...

Communities and Energy: Getting from Planning to Implementation

by GLOBE Foundation  (Oct. 9, 2014)

Over one hundred and seventy communities in Canada, representing nearly 50 percent of the Canadian population, have developed a Community Energy Plan (CEP). These communities realize they can take action on energy and that there are significant benefits to doing so: including improving efficiency, cutting emissions, and driving economic ...

EPA Awards Columbus State and Southern Polytechnic State University with Grants to Help Design Sustainable Technologies

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Oct. 16, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded two universities in Georgia with the People, Prosperity, and Planet (P3) award. Nationally the grants were awarded to 42 teams of college and university students. The teams will design innovative solutions to sustainable challenges in the developed and developing world. Former P3 teams have ...

EPA awards $30,000 to Arizona State University sustainable design teams

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Oct. 17, 2014)

Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded a total of $30,000 in grants to two student teams Arizona State University to design a new, less expensive solar energy prototype and the development of gasification and biochar retort technologies, a more sustainable approach to agricultural waste. Both projects are part of EPA’s ...

Running on waste heat

by MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology  (Aug. 8, 2014)

Original story at MIT News It’s estimated that more than half of U.S. energy — from vehicles and heavy equipment, for instance — is wasted as heat. Mostly, this waste heat simply escapes into the air. But that’s beginning to change, thanks to thermoelectric innovators such as MIT’s Gang ...

World Water-Tech North America Summit Approaching

by GLOBE Foundation  (Oct. 21, 2014)

The second annual World Water-Tech North America Summit, the fifth event in the World Water-Tech series, gathers the key stakeholders from every part of the water value chain. Hosted by Rethink Events and WaterTAP Ontario, the event provides a dynamic meeting place for the growing international water-tech community. World Water-Tech North America ...

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