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The University of Iowa power plant will increase its use of biomass and other renewable energy sources to meet this goal.


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The University of Iowa power plant will increase its use of biomass and other renewable energy sources to meet this goal.

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Operating Coal-Free By 2025

The University of Iowa power plant will increase its use of biomass and other renewable energy sources to meet this goal.

SolarOne Solutions Acquires Inovus Solar

SolarOne Solutions, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells commercial-scale, solar powered lighting and LED technology for use in outdoor applications.

Paying Attention To Power Factor

Looking to reduce energy use and emissions? Power factor correction helps facility management optimize power from the utility.

Bring In The Sun With Daylighting

The building envelope can serve as a tool for facility management to tap into renewable energy resources.

Friday Funny: A Workout-Powered Cruise Of The Seine River

It's amazing what humans can do when they harness their energy: The Paris Navigating Gym travels the Seine River with energy from passenger workouts.

EPA Urged To Level Energy Efficiency Playing Field

More than 50 groups join with ACEEE to ask that the EPA treat energy efficiency as equal to renewable energy in the Clean Energy Incentive Program.

UMass Amherst Plans Large-Scale Solar Power Project

The campus-wide solar installations are expected to generate $6.2 million in cost savings for the university over the next 20 years.

NREL Finds Solar PV Costs In U.S. Continue To Fall

In the commercial sector, modeled costs for the first quarter of 2016 were down 4% from the fourth quarter of 2015.

In India, $500 Million Made Available For Solar Energy

The Asian Development Bank announced financing that will help the nation's government with its goal to increase energy sourced from solar rooftop systems to 40 gigawatts by 2022.

Renewable Energy: On-Site Energy Storage

While challenges remain, energy storage systems can provide tangible benefits for sustainable facility goals.

Humanscale Earns Living Product Challenge Certification

The company is recognized for sustainable manufacturing practices for its ergonomic Float height-adjustable table and Diffrient Smart task chair.

Planned Investment In Energy Efficiency Hits All-time High

2016 Johnson Controls Energy Efficiency Indicator survey reveals 72 percent of respondents will increase energy efficiency and renewable energy investments.

Question Of The Week: Is A Microgrid In Your Facility’s Future?

On May 24, three state agencies in California will begin discussion of a roadmap to commercialize microgrids in the state.

Fuel Cell System Furthers Sustainability Goals

At Legrand North America headquarters, this energy technology provides nearly 90% of the electricity to operate the 263,000 square foot facility.

Cat Microgrid From Caterpillar

Solar panels, energy storage, and monitoring and control systems join the company's traditional line of power generation equipment.

Energy Storage Solution From Northern Power

The system has a range of DC voltage optimization, able to be effective with flow, lithium, lead acid, or any other chemical battery, as well as mechanical storage options such as flywheels.

New Product Flash: Helix Integrated System By SunPower

This pre-engineered, modular solar PV solution aims to help facilities scale their renewable energy programs with minimal disruption.

Partnership To Renew Higher Ed

AASHE has teamed up with multiple organizations to help boost green power purchases on college campuses.

New Product Flash: EcoBlade From Schneider Electric

Powered by Li-on batteries, EcoBlade provides energy reserves when electricity is most needed in a facility.

Colorado Launches Commercial PACE Program

Colorado’s New Energy Improvement District has launched a statewide commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program – providing commercial property owners a unique mechanism...

Green Gigawatt Partnership Boosts Renewables in Higher Education

AASHE has launched the Green Gigawatt Partnership (GGP), which seeks to catalyze one gigawatt of green power development by 2020 by recognizing colleges and universities who purchase green power and help more campuses do the same.

Navigant Research: No Clear Leader In Microgrid Controls Market

Of the 15 firms profiled, three emerged as Market Leaders and 12 followed closely as Contenders.

Renewable Energy: Wanted – Simpler Access To Clean Energy

In an effort to streamline the purchasing path, nearly 20 large companies have signed onto the Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles.

Renewable Energy: From Pipe Dream To Mainstream

How feasible is it for facilities to achieve 100% renewable energy use?

FM Issue: Financing Renewable Energy

Funding options are increasing for facility managers who want to pursue a cleaner power supply. From the October 2013 issue.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Power Play!

Siemens Energy has developed a free online game that challenges the user to design a sustainable energy system for a city.

Report On Microgrids Predicts “Exceptional” Growth

According to GlobalData's findings, the global microgrid industry is anticipated to reach a value of US$18.9 billion in 2020 from a 2012 value of US$5.3 billion.

Made In The USA Awards

On this 4th of July, read about a group of companies recognized for their products made in the United States.

Zero Energy Buildings Gaining Ground

Zero energy commercial buildings are cropping up across the United States according to a report released earlier this year.

St. Louis Cardinals Opening 2012 Season With Solar

The home of the 2011 World Series champs is the sixth MLB stadium to use solar panels.

EPA Lists Its Top 50 Green Power Purchasers

Top purchasers in the EPA Green Power Partnership program are using more than 12 billion kilowatt hours (kWh) of green power annually.

Incentives Needed to Finance Renewable Energy Projects

Congress is being urged to develop legislation that provides benefits and opportunities for public power to receive comparable incentives for renewable energy projects.

Renewable Energy In North Carolina

Solar and wind power can supply the vast majority of the state's electricity needs, according to a report from the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research (IEER).

Renewable Energy Goal Reached

Dow Chemical, DuPont, Georgia-Pacific, IBM, Interface Inc., and Pitney Bowes Inc. are among the group of corporate energy buyers that reached a collective goal of purchasing 1,000 megawatts of power generated from renewable energy sources.

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