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  • READER SUBMITTED: EPA Honors Eastern's Institute For Sustainable Energy

    The Institute for Sustainable Energy (ISE) at Eastern Connecticut State University has been selected to receive a prestigious national award honoring its accomplishments in energy efficiency and sustainability. The 2014 Energy Star Partner of the Year...
  • U.S. Energy Department Awards FuelCell Energy Funds To Increase Productivity

    The U.S. Department of Energy awarded FuelCell Energy more than $3 million to increase the lifespan and the performance of its fuel cells, the department said late Tuesday. The Danbury company is the largest publicly traded manufacturer of the clean...
  • Ride to lower costs for LNG-run trucks rockier than expected

    VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Just over a year ago, Canadian trucking firm Bison Transport took a bet on a potentially game changing technology, buying 15 big rigs powered by liquefied natural gas. The privately-held company was attracted by the promise of a...
  • On The Money: Ready for vacation? Check gas prices

    As this long and seemingly unrelenting winter slowly fades in the rearview mirror, the hunt for the lowest gas prices will become a priority for motorists headed out to enjoy the warmer seasons. A quick trip on the information highway, however, might...
  • Clean Energy Challenge aims to prove there's money in being green

     Clean Energy Challenge aims to prove there's money in being green
    That sign in your hotel room that suggests reusing your towel to help the environment? Gary Eden wants to make it a relic of the past. "We've all been putting thousands of tons of chlorine containing chemicals into our water," said Eden, president of EP...
  • 'Scandal,' 'House of Cards,' 'The Bridge,' 'Orphan Black' Among Peabody Winners

    The 73rd annual Peabody Award winners are a typically eclectic list ranging from hits such as ABC's "Scandal" and AMC's "Breaking Bad" to Netflix's groundbreaking drama "House of Cards" to BBC America's buzzworthy "Orphan Black." Among the scripted...
  • Breaking Bad, Scandal, House of Cards among Peabody Awards recipients

    Breaking Bad, Scandal, House of Cards among Peabody Awards recipients
    Several hot TV series scored prestigious Peabody Awards on Wednesday. Among the 46 recipients of the University of Georgia's 73rd annual awards are AMC's "Breaking Bad," ABC's "Scandal," Netflix's "House of Cards" and "Orange is the New Black," BBC...
  • Apopka invests more than $1M to expand natural gas depot

    Apopka invests more than $1M to expand natural gas depot
    Apopka, which was among the first cities in Florida to convert city vehicles to natural-gas power, will spend more than $1 million to expand a depot that may offer the cleaner fuel to the public. The city's investment in compressed natural gas comes...
  • Insulate an attic with blow-in insulation

    Adding blow-in insulation is an easy do-it-yourself project that can prevent your attic from acting like a sieve and save heating and cooling dollars. With today's rising energy costs, it's no wonder homeowners are taking interest in buttoning up their...
  • New London Urged To Consider Geothermal Heating For City Buildings

    NEW LONDON — An intriguing proposal from a Hartford-based company could enable the city to capture cheap, renewable energy stored underground, potentially providing heat and cooling to municipal and commercial buildings. "It's before preliminary,...
  • Improve your home, and take your time paying

    Improve your home, and take your time paying
    You'll soon be able to protect your home against hurricanes or make energy-saving improvements — without spending a dime upfront. After years in discussion, Broward County is putting the final touches on a financing program to allow it. Funding...
  • Obama-appointed climate change task force meets in Los Angeles

    Obama-appointed climate change task force meets in Los Angeles
    Obama administration officials met with a nationwide task force of state and local leaders in Los Angeles Thursday to hear what the federal government can do to help communities confront climate change. Gov. Jerry Brown and Los Angeles Mayor Eric...