Archive

August 7, 2012


Economic Development · Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency in Public Buildings

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

The City of Mauldin, SC expects to save residents over $50K per year as a result of energy efficiency investments in public buildings. Read More

Offshore Drilling · Renewable energy

Hands Across the Sands Wrap Up

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Charleston residents gathered on Folly Beach this weekend to show their support for clean energy and opposition to oil and gas drilling off the South Carolina coast. Read More

Climate Science

Drought Brings Energy Challenges

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

With traditional power plants representing the top user of water in the country, an increasing number of energy challenges have accompanied the U.S. drought. Read More

Energy Efficiency

Energy Retrofits: Why Bother?

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Here are ten reasons why energy retrofits of commercial building are expected to increase substantially in the years to come. Read More

Energy Efficiency

Fuel Efficiency A Smart Move

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Continuing to increase fuel efficiency standards for vehicles can make sense for our environment and economy. Read More

Renewable energy · Solar · Wind

Fossil Fuel Companies Attacking Renewable Energy?

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

A new report from the Sierra Club follows the money and finds fossil fuel companies are bankrolling widespread attacks on renewable energy. Read More

Energy Efficiency · Renewable energy

Northeast States Work to Improve Efficiency

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Governors in the Northeast are working cooperatively to achieve better efficiencies in renewable energy procurement for their respective states. Read More

Renewable energy · Wind

Colorado Sets Wind Power Record

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Colorado utility sets a U.S. record with 57% of its power demand being met by wind for a few hours in April.  By 2020, Colorado utilities expect to get 30% of their power from renewable resources. Read More

Renewable energy · Wind

Vertical Wind Turbines and their Usefulness

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Sandia National Laboratories studies the viability of offshore vertical wind turbines. Read More

Climate Science

Climate Skeptic Turned To Believer

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

A prominent scientific skeptic of climate change undergoes a “total turnaround.” Read More

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