Read the full story in Sustainable Industries Journal. Metro Rooting and Plumbing Services has discovered a new market niche for its clientsÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ waste products: biodiesel.
Read the full story in Sustainable Industries Journal. Upscale grocer Whole Foods Market ranks atop the U.S. Environmental Protection AgencyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s newest list of retail buyers of renewable energy.
Hydropower Expansion Qualifies for Federal Tax Credit After upgrading one turbine, the J.C. Boyle hydropower facility is producing 2.6 percent more electricity, which qualifies for a federal tax credit. The new tax credit is meant to encourage efficient use of existing hydropower dams. PPL Corp. may soon earn a credit from a similar project in …
Read the full story at EERE Network News. Efforts are underway to build new wood-fired power plants in California, Minnesota, New Hampshire, and New York. Several of the projects are converting fossil-fueled power plants to burn wood, and one project will include tree farms to will grow a dedicated energy crop for two biomass plants.
Read the full story at EERE Network News. A new Iowa law creates tax credits that encourage large retail dealers to use ethanol and biodiesel for 25 percent of their sales by volume by 2021. Meanwhile, restrictions on selling E85 have been lifted in Arizona and New Mexico, while New York is promoting more biofuels …
Read the full story from WKYT 27 Newsfirst. The upside down window blinds at Caywood Elementary School aren't a design flaw, but rather, an energy-efficient technique that helped save the school $35,000 in just six months.
Read the full story at HiddenWires.com. A short white paper on daylighting technologies from January 2006.