Latest National Energy Education Development Project Stories

2010-05-24 11:00:00

CHICAGO, May 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Walmart Foundation today announced a $1.2 million dollar donation to the National Energy Education Development Project (NEED) to install solar panels on 20 schools in five cities across the country. The five cities taking part in the program are Chicago, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, Minneapolis and Seattle. "The Walmart Solar School program will help educate the next generation on the opportunities and benefits of using more renewable...

2009-05-07 13:10:00

PG&E Solar Schools Program Awards Bright Ideas Grants to Promote Environmental Stewardship SAN FRANCISCO, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today committed $250,000 for grants to 23 schools within its service area to help their districts reduce energy usage, save money and educate the leaders of tomorrow in environmental stewardship. As part of the larger PG&E Solar Schools program, the Bright Ideas Grants program supports the understanding...

2008-11-06 11:17:51

CHICAGO, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- ComEd and the National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project will host Illinois Energy Workshops on energy efficiency to help participating teachers instill environmentally responsible attitudes and behaviors they can carry with them throughout their lives. The workshops will be held at several Northern Illinois locations beginning this month and running through January 2009. The one-day workshops will provide K-12 educators with teacher-tested,...

2007-06-07 18:00:34

By Joe Nelson, San Bernardino County Sun, Calif. Jun. 7--HIGHLAND -- You can bet that students at St. Adelaide School can tell you how wind, water and the sun produce energy in ways more environmentally friendly than those nasty fossil fuels. They proved it Wednesday during the school's first-ever Energy Follies, a one-hour performance of skits and songs reflecting what they've learned this year about energy conservation and alternative energy sources. Windmills crafted from PVC...

2007-01-31 12:00:51

DECATUR, Ala., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BP will award instructional creativity by providing $100,000 in grants to Morgan County K-12 educators who teach students about energy and energy conservation. "A+ for Energy" is the successful educational program that BP started in California in 2004 and is now bringing to Morgan County. (LOGO: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000724/NYM120LOGO) "We are very excited that these grants provide the potential to further unleash the...

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