Five Years and a Million Stronger
Five years ago, Building America launched an interactive resource for high-performance home construction. Today, the Building Technologies Office’s Building America Solution Center continues to skyrocket in popularity, growing from about 77,000 users in 2013 to more than 298,000 users in 2017. That’s an increase of 287%! In […]
The New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) is leading the development of offshore wind on behalf of the State. Throughout 2017, NYSERDA is conducting extensive stakeholder outreach and directing more than twenty studies and surveys to ensure offshore wind is developed responsibly. This work will culminate in the New York State Offshore […]
PD in Practice: Teacher Learning Teams
Explore NGSS and develop three-dimensional learning for your classroom with a regional cohort and […]
Learn how to use our NGSS-aligned kits and curricula in your classroom! Trainings begin August 8, and some training days may be canceled if there is not enough interest, so sign up soon. Here’s the lineup:
Tuesday, August 8: Solar Challenge for grades 5–12, Morrisville Monday, August 14: The Electricity Grid for grades 4–12, Burlington […]
The school with the solar arrays on the roofs, installed by Revision Energy of Brentwood, NH. Photo: Revision Energy.
With the installation of a rooftop solar array this month, a regional high school and vocational center under construction in Rochester has reached another milestone. The Monarch School of New England broke ground on the […]
Nightfall at the Washington Irving school – lighting from renewableoff-grid power. Photos: Aris Wind..
By Dan Connor
The Public Schools of the Tarrytowns, located about 25 miles north of Manhattan, maintain five campus sites to provide education to over 2,700 students.
The school district’s sustainable goals include installing rooftop solar photovoltaic […]
Learning Lab Grand Opening part of Free Family Saturday on June 17
[East Meredith, NY June 2, 2017] On June 17, Hanford Mills Museum will open the Learning Lab, a new space for young children and their families to explore and create. The Learning Lab offers a range of activities, including building with gears and […]
The Froling Energy crew stands by the new 42 ton wood chip silo which is 19 feet in diameter and 30 feet high.
School Administrative Unit (SAU) 48 in Plymouth, New Hampshire has just completed a $2 million energy retrofit project at Plymouth Regional High School. The project was designed by Energy Efficient Investments […]
Rooftop solar system on Kumball Union Academy’s Miller Bicentennial Hall. Meridan, New Hampshire. Photo courtesy of Norwich Technologies
With Help from Norwich Technologies
By N. R. Mallery
Norwich Technologies has been long interested in education as a driving force for widespread adoption of renewable energy technologies. It comes as no surprise that […]
In this microhydro system, water is diverted into a penstock. Conduit-based systems use pipes that are already serving other purposes like irrigation or wastewater. Credit: U.S. Department of Energy
by Russell King
The classic picture of hydropower is that of a large concrete dam that spans the breadth of a river, providing water and […]