Tag: Renewable 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.

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."

King County, Washington, promotes sewer heat recovery as renewable energy source

To promote sustainable energy sources, King County, Washington — home to the city of Seattle — is seeking to recover used waste heat in the county’s sewer system.

Smart windows utilize liquid solution to improve buildings’ energy efficiency

A water-based approach to designing windows promises impressive energy efficiencies in operations of buildings.

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.

Modular facade of renewable tech firm’s HQ features photovoltaic panels

Daylight and shading studies helped create the new facade on a South Korean skyscraper that incorporates the firm’s own solar panels.

Energy outlook crowns solar new king

Electricity generation will undergo a massive change over the next five years as renewable energy sources overtake coal-fired power plants for energy production, report says.