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Western Technical College To Repurpose Old Dam

Finding multiple uses for facilities is common at Western Technical College.

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Harford CC Will Have Little Liability, Likely Energy Savings With Solar Panel Deal, College Officials Say

Harford Community College's Board of Trustees unanimously approved a power purchase agreement Monday, which is expected to save the college more than $1 million in energy costs over 20 years.

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Kalamazoo College's New Fieldhouse Aims To Be Most Efficient On Building Campus

The only similarity between Kalamazoo College’s old athletic Calder building and the new 25,000 square foot facility at Angell Field Athletic Complex is the college calling them "fieldhouses."

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Finding The Cool In The Sun, Renewable Energy Lab Opens At Drake State

Monday's warm sunshine made for a cool morning at Drake State Technical College.

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U. Of Utah Shuttle System Getting Wireless Electric Bus

Utah campus showcasing new technology hoped to transform transportation.

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Solar Arrays Common On College Campuses: Higher Education

Colleges are adding solar arrays to reduce energy costs, show their commitment to sustainability and provide research opportunities for students.

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NY's Binghamton University Pitches Energy Research

The latest plans to transform New York's four public university centers into top national research facilities and high-technology job producers were released Wednesday in a proposal for a "smart energy" research facility at the University at Binghamton.

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Greenpeace Blasts Michigan State For Adopting New University Energy Plan

Greenpeace said Michigan State University has failed its students by adopting an energy plan that doesn't go far enough.

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Key Equipment Finance Provides Equipment Financing of Photovoltaic Solar Panels for Project at Rutgers

Key Equipment Finance, one of the nation’s largest bank-held equipment finance companies and an affiliate of KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY) today announced that the company is financing a solar system installation at Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey. SunDurance Energy, a leading national solar provider, is the solar integrator for the project.

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ASU, SRP partner on 1MW solar power plant

 Salt River Project (SRP), Arizona State University (ASU) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) today announced an agreement to build a 1-megawatt solar photovoltaic power plant at ASU’s Polytechnic campus in Mesa, Ariz.  The 1-megawatt facility will be the first commercial deployment of SunPower® C7 Tracker technology, a solar photovoltaic tracking system that concentrates the sun’s power seven times designed to achieve the lowest levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) for solar power plants available today.

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