Grant Will Support Upgrades to Campus Energy Center
June 5, 2015
A $2 million grant through Pennsylvania's Alternative and Clean Energy (ACE) program will help Duquesne University upgrade its Energy Center, which generates the bulk of electricity for the campus, with a clean-burning, natural gas turbine generator. This marks the largest state grant that Duquesne has ever received.
Philadelphia Project Will Also Replace Inefficient Lighting and HVAC Systems
February 12, 2014
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett announced that the state is expanding its commitment to advance clean and alternative energy with the investment of more than $4.5 million in grants through the Commonwealth Financing Authority. One of the alternative energy projects is for installation of a combined heat and power (CHP) system.
More Than 60 Percent of Consumers Are Willing to Pay an Extra $2, $5, or $15 a Month
November 27, 2013
More consumers say they are willing to pay extra to invest in and support alternative energy than to improve reliability, according to the latest edition of an annual Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative (SGCC) telephone survey of 1,001 United States residential electricity consumers nationwide.
The Program Supports Startup Companies in Bringing New Energy Technologies to Market
October 2, 2013
As the Department of the Navy continues its emphasis on energy security, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced that it is increasing its support for Energy Excelerator, a Hawaii-based program that funds development of alternative energy ideas.
So just when we thought regulatory actions related to the environment were pretty mute, given not much traction in Washington mainly due to a sluggish economy, along comes, of all people, the president of the United States.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, through its Engineering and Support Center, has issued a Multiple-Award Task Order Contractors (MATOC) Request for Proposal (RFP) for $7 billion in total contract capacity to procure reliable, locally generated, renewable, and alternative energy through power purchase agreements.