Tag: Energy

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Companies join forces to develop carbon-negative bioenergy facility

The facility will use biomass to generate electricity. The carbon dioxide produced during that generation will be sequestered underground.

Micro-hydropower project launched in Oregon

An innovative micro-hydropower system in use in Hillsboro, Oregon, will help generate clean, renewable electricity.

Engineers use hydropower from Red Rock Dam to generate clean and reliable electricity

Red Rock Dam was not designed to generate hydroelectric power. But engineers overcame all challenges to adapt the facility to produce clean power.

ASCE’s 2021 Report Card Marks the Nation’s Infrastructure Progress

The nation’s infrastructure received an overall cumulative grade of C-, according to ASCE’s recently released 2021 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure.

Childhood dreams turn into engineering success for New Face honoree

New Face of Civil Engineering Kadapawo Gerald Opolot loved making miniature dams in the mud when he was a kid. Now he's working on the real thing, helping his home of Uganda develop sustainable energy solutions.

Regenerative design, the salvage economy, and one building’s quest to ‘live’ sustainably

The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta is not like other buildings.

Are civil engineers doing enough to account for climate change?

Are civil engineers doing enough to account for climate change? Emily Grubert, in a word, says, "No."

U.S. Army Corps deconstructs nuclear facilities, carefully

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently decommissioned and dismantled a nuclear power plant onboard a ship — the first of a trio of reactors that must be deconstructed over the next several years.

Hydropower and environmental groups cooperate toward clean energy and healthy rivers

In mid-October, groups representing hydropower and environmental interests declared their intentions to promote hydropower to generate renewable energy and foster healthy rivers.

Low-carbon community in China to transform waterfront

Modular canopies will be the visual highlight of the new development and its transportation hub.