Alternative Energy

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Diesel tech demand drives major N.D. State College expansion

More than 700 people packed into North Dakota State College of Science’s Bisek Hall in Wahpeton, N.D., on Sept. 20 to celebrate a much-needed expansion to the college’s diesel technology training program. The high-tech facility will allow the college to further utilize technology to enhance students’ hands-on learning experience on the latest state-of-the-art equipment.

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New England Institutions Divest Endowment from Fossil Fuel Industries

The Board of Trustees at Unity College in Maine has voted to divest their endowment from fossil fuel industries. Now, the Harvard College Undergraduate Council has announced they want Harvard University to divest its $30.7 billion endowment from fossil fuels.

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University of Iowa’s 2020 Vision nets real success

Waste Management helps UI achieve ambitious sustainability goals

When Sally Mason, president of the University of Iowa, called for an increased focus on sustainability in the university’s operations as a key strategic initiative on Earth Day 2008, her ambitious plan presented a serious challenge.

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Gas Fills Tanks But Some Are Fracked Off

On the dusty southeastern corner of the University of Texas at Arlington is an odd sight for a university campus: more than 20 natural gas wells.

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Solar Panels To Fill New Roof Of Sangren Hall At Western Michigan University

Western Michigan University received a green light from the state to install a solar photovoltaic system on the roof of the new Sangren Hall.

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New solar-powered tables bring bright idea to campus

Three additions to Temple’s Main Campus made this week are designed to give students more power. Literally.

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Johnson Controls White Paper Solar Thermal Energy: The Time Has Come

Johnson Controls recently released Solar Thermal Energy: The Time Has Come, a new white paper that explores how solar heating can help schools, businesses, municipalities, and government facilities implement renewable energy initiatives, including various approaches and financing models.

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Texas State University Combats Tuition Hike with New Energy Strategy

As college tuition dollars continue to rise nationally (15% according to USA Today), Texas State University at San Marcos has introduced a new energy strategy to reduce expenses.

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