Alternative Energy

Michigan State U Releases Energy Transition Plan, Calls For Campus Powered Entirely By Renewable Energy

Michigan State University on Monday unveiled its Energy Transition Plan, a strategic plan aiming to guide the institution to a more energy-efficient future.

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Downtown Campus Celebrates Arrival Of Solar Power

Officials from Arizona State University, Arizona Public Service and the City of Phoenix held a Dec. 6 dedication ceremony to recognize the Cronkite Solar Power Plant installation. The ASU Downtown Phoenix campus solar installation is one of more than 50 solar installations on three of ASU's four campuses. ASU has agreements, ranging from 15 to 20 years, with local utility companies and solar developers to install and operate the others. The university will buy the energy back from the companies at a fixed cost.

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Certified Green

Move over LEED, there’s a new certification in town. It’s not just buildings getting a green stamp of approval these days—events are, too. Colleges and universities across the country have begun implementing “certified green events programs” to limit the impact campus events have on the environment.

Merced College Teams With Honeywell For Energy Efficiency Upgrade And New Sustainability Curriculum

Honeywell and Merced College today kicked off an energy conservation initiative that aims to reduce the school’s annual operating costs by $180,000 through energy-efficient building upgrades. The program also includes the launch of an enhanced college curriculum focused on teaching conservation strategies that utilize the energy-efficient building upgrades as a real-world case study for classroom learning.

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Honeywell And Philadelphia University Launch Energy Education And Awareness Campaign

Honeywell and Philadelphia University today announced the launch of a campus-wide energy education and awareness campaign aimed at promoting sustainable practices among students, faculty and the local community that will help reduce the university’s energy costs and environmental impact.

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Eastern Illinois University And Honeywell Fire Up New Biomass-Fueled Steam Plant

Eastern Illinois University (EIU) and Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today unveiled the school’s Renewable Energy Center (REC), one of the largest university biomass installations in the country, as part of a grand opening ceremony held on campus for students, faculty and the broader Charleston community.

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Central Conn State U Will Get An Energy Boost From Fuel Cell

Central Connecticut State University in New Britain will get a clean energy boost in December with the arrival of a 1.4 megawatt fuel cell, a low-emission, energy efficient power plant made by Danbury-based FuelCell Energy Inc.

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Florida Atlantic U Awards World's First Fellowship Funded By The Sun

Here's some bright news. Florida Atlantic University is using savings from a solar roof to fund a fellowship.

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Lake Region State To Seek Approval For Wind Turbine, Tower Near Campus

Lake Region State College will seek approval Tuesday from the North Dakota Public Service Commission to build a 1.5-megawatt wind turbine/tower near its Devils Lake campus.

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Solar Project Phase Completed At Sierra Community College

The Sierra Community College District said Wednesday that the first phase of two solar photovoltaic systems has been completed on its Rocklin campus.

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