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2014-03-31 16:21:59

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of four students from the Georgia Institute of Technology developing a new electrical power grid technology with an Internet-like control architecture won the third annual ACC Clean Energy Challenge and the Department of Energy's $100,000 grand prize, competition officials announce today. The Georgia Tech team presented their technology to a panel of expert judges from the clean energy community at the ACC Clean...

2014-03-13 16:23:25

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The $100K ACC Clean Energy Challenge, a business plan competition supported by the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) encouraging students from universities in the southeastern United States to develop business plans for new clean energy companies, today announces its Elite Eight Plus Two, with nine winners from ACC schools and one winner from the at-large, non-ACC pool of...

2014-01-22 16:22:14

Submissions Accepted from Universities in the Southeastern United States COLLEGE PARK, Md., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The $100K ACC Clean Energy Challenge, a business innovation competition that encourages students to develop and commercialize new clean energy technologies, is now accepting entries. Supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, the ACC Clean Energy Challenge is open to student teams throughout the southeastern United States developing commercially...

2013-11-05 23:24:38

D.C. City Council honors the DCSEU for its work helping District residents, businesses, and institutions reduce their energy costs and carbon footprints. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 The DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU), the District’s resource for energy efficiency, was honored today by the D.C. City Council for its work helping District residents, businesses, and institutions reduce their energy costs and carbon footprints. The DCSEU is a utility with a difference:...

2013-08-26 23:23:57

BuildingOS quickly aggregates energy data from multiple vendors’ technologies, giving building managers easy access to energy information and analytics at an unprecedented price point. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Today, Lucid announced the availability of BuildingOS®, the world’s first online operating system for energy management. The revolutionary software enables managers of facilities, energy, and sustainability in commercial buildings to quickly aggregate building...

2013-04-29 08:23:23

New Call for Proposals issued by BIRD Energy, a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and the Israel Ministry of Energy and Water Resources TEL AVIV, Israel, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The current call for proposals announced by BIRD Energy [http://www.birdf.com/?CategoryID=425 ] is in its fifth funding cycle for U.S.-Israel joint Project Proposals with a focus on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency. To be considered, a project proposal must include...

2013-04-22 12:24:46

Runner-Up Clemson Wins $5,000 in DOE Competition COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bioadhesive Alliance Inc., a team from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University developing a bio-based adhesive for potential use as a substitute to petroleum-based asphalt binder, won the second annual ACC Clean Energy Challenge and the Department of Energy's $100,000 grand prize, competition officials announce today. The North Carolina A&T State...

2012-11-19 12:22:04

MADISON, Wis., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Focus on Energy, Wisconsin utilities' statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy, is highly cost-effective, according to a new independent evaluation report released by the Cadmus Group. The Cadmus report focuses on activities and achievements for calendar year 2011, which was characterized by significant transitions in program administration, implementation and design. During 2011, the report found that Focus on Energy provided...

2012-11-12 12:22:58

RIVER FALLS, Wis., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Focus on Energy, Wisconsin utilities' statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy, today announced its participation in a first-of-its-kind Eco Village in River Falls, Wis. The new housing development will consist of 18 Earth-friendly homes, a community center, shared renewable energy systems and a potential shared fleet of electric vehicles. Eco Village homes will be certified through Focus on Energy's New Homes...

2012-10-17 19:20:25

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, a letter signed by dozens of California's top business leaders, representing tens of thousands of workers, calls on the state to "get going" to implement its pioneering clean energy law, AB 32. Despite the oil and manufacturing lobby's failed delay campaign that includes expensive full-page newspaper and Internet ads, radio spots and direct lobbying, California businesses still strongly endorse the state's transition to a more...