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2:00 pm EDT ENERGY STAR Tools for Industry
ENERGY STAR Tools for Industry
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm EDT – 3:00 pm EDT
ENERGY STAR Tools for Industry
Improving plant energy performance with ENERGY STAR For over 15 years, the US EPA’s ENERGY STAR for Industry program has worked with manufacturing sectors and companies to develop effective energy management tools and resources that[...]
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30
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9:00 am EDT 2015 Southwest Florida Sustainab... @ Harborside Event Center
2015 Southwest Florida Sustainab... @ Harborside Event Center
Apr 30 @ 9:00 am EDT – 4:30 pm EDT
The 2015 Southwest Florida Sustainability Summit is April 30, 2015 and will showcase environmentally sustainable practices for business owners and community leaders in Southwest Florida. Attendees will have access to vendors and exhibitors who provide[...]
May
14
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9:00 am EDT 2015 North Carolina ESI Members ...
2015 North Carolina ESI Members ...
May 14 @ 9:00 am EDT – 3:00 pm EDT
2015 North Carolina ESI Members Meeting
The 2015 Environmental Stewardship Initiative Annual Members Meeting has been rescheduled for May 14th at the Nature Research Center in downtown Raleigh. This meeting is a great opportunity to network with other ESI members and[...]

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Apr142015

Kentuckians honored for Earth Day 2015

The Kentucky Environmental Quality Commission Friday presented its 2015 Earth Day awards to individuals and groups who have made significant contributions to environmental protection. This year’s event took place at the Berry Hill Mansion in Frankfort.

“It’s an honor to recognize Kentuckians for their tireless efforts and unwavering advocacy to environmental protection,” Arnita Gadson, executive

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Mar182015

Virginia’s Largest Solar Power Installation

Dominion Virginia Power to install Virginia’s largest solar installation to date at Philip Morris USA 18. March 2015 | By: Dominion

Nearly 8,000 solar panels being installed at Philip Morris’ Park 500 facility in Chester, Va. Strategic location provides co-educational opportunity to demonstrate industrial environmental sustainability . Installations already completed at various commercial and educational

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Mar102015

Energy Star Certified Manufacturing Plants

EPA Announces 70 Top Performing Energy Star Certified Manufacturing Plants in 29 States

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on March 10 that 70 manufacturing plants have achieved Energy Star certification for their superior energy performance in 2014. Together, these manufacturing plants saved a record amount of energy, cut their energy bills by $725

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Mar92015

Waste-to-energy facility approved in Tennessee

Sustainable waste-to-energy facility approved for construction in Tennessee

The Lebanon, Tennessee project will deploy what PHG Energy is calling the ‘world’s largest’ downdraft gasifier.

PHG Energy and the city of Lebanon, Tennessee, have signed a contract that will provide an environmentally sustainable method of waste disposal and produce green power in the process.

The waste-to-energy

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Feb252015

Green Chemistry Connection

The Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association (NEWMOA) announces the national launch of the “Green Chemistry Connection,” an online community of green chemistry practitioners and an information clearinghouse.

NEWMOA created the Green Chemistry Connection in order to facilitate the exchange of information, ideas, and expertise on one easy-to-access and use web platform. NEWMOA conducted a “soft-launch”

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Feb242015

EPA Announces Climate Leadership Awards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Climate Leadership Award winners were announced on February 24. According to the EPA, the winners are demonstrating that innovative actions to combat climate change are smart business decisions. Sixteen organizations and one individual representing a wide array of industries from finance and manufacturing to retail and technology show exemplary corporate,

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Feb232015

Georgia Biomass Project

Procter & Gamble and Constellation — a leading retail supplier of power, natural gas and energy products and services — announced Thursday the development of an up to 50-megawatt biomass plant that will help run one of P&G’s largest U.S. facilities. The plant will significantly increase P&G’s use of renewable energy, helping move the company

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Feb192015

Combined Heat and Power Webinar Video

A video is now available of the Kentucky Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Partners webinar held on January 29. The webinar covered the first steps to determine if a CHP System could work for your industrial or commercial facility.

The webinar consists of two parts:

Part 1: Reviews the requirements of a CHP qualification screening

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Feb182015

2015 Sustainable Energy Factbook

Now available, the 2015 edition of the Sustainable Energy in America Factbook – produced for the Business Council for Sustainable Energy by Bloomberg New Energy Finance, provides up-to-date, accurate market intelligence about the broad range of industries — energy efficiency, renewable energy and natural gas — that are contributing to the country’s move towards

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Feb92015

2014 Green Progress Report Released

Alabama – My Green Birmingham promotes sustainability progress with 2014 Green Progress Report. My Green Birmingham has partnered with the Green Resource Center for Alabama (GRCA) to promote the release of the report.

You can read the article and download the report on the My Green Birmingham website.