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Louisiana’s military families to benefit from ground-source geothermal and modern energy-saving devices

The Corvias construction team oversees progress on its $34M geothermal project at Fort Polk in Louisiana, which began in 2018 and, upon completion next year, will significantly reduce the community’s carbon footprint while improving day-to-day quality of life for military families living at Fort P...
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Small Missouri utility proposes big pivot to clean energy in latest resource plan

Empire District Electric Co. wants to retire its coal plant early and replace it with cheaper wind, solar and storage. Missouri’s smallest investor-owned utility is charting a dramatically different course two years after being acquired by new owners. The Empire District Electric Co. in Joplin, Mi...
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Secretary Perry Congratulates Recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald J. Trump announced the recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).  The PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their indepen...
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The 150,000-square-meter sky bridge of Shanghai’s ‘Rafael Gallery’ will be covered in solar

Aerial view of the gallery buildings. Credit: Hannergy. Solar company Hanergy announced that its thin-film solar modules will cover the 150,000 square meter roof of the ‘Rafael Gallery’ located at a Tech City in Shanghai. Designed by architect, Rafael Vinoly, the ‘Rafael Gallery’ at Songjian...
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Stay chilled: Lessons for district cooling from the Gulf Cooperation Council

Image by Tumisu from Pixabay afytaauqyzdwaqesrxaudayw By Dr. Raed Kombargi and Jad Moussalli, Contributors Global demand for air-conditioning is projected to triple over the next 30 years, as the planet warms and urban populations grow, particularly in emerging markets. Meeting that demand will call...
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