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Bexar County Electric Vehicle User Survey

Bexar County Electric Vehicle User Survey

January 20, 2014 | posted by The Institute

The Texas Sustainable Energy Research Institute is conducting an electric vehicle driver behavior survey on behalf of CPS Energy


Exxon Mobil invests $1.5M to train chemical workers, STEM teachers

Exxon Mobil invests $1.5M to train chemical workers, STEM teachers

June 11, 2013 | posted by The Institute

What’s keeping chemical company executives up at night? Workforce shortages.


Invasive Grasses as Biofuel? Scientists Protest

Invasive Grasses as Biofuel? Scientists Protest

October 25, 2012 | posted by The Institute

Scientists from across the country are advocating for more caution when considering biofuel sources


Adoption of ENERGY STAR equipment varies among appliances

Adoption of ENERGY STAR equipment varies among appliances

October 18, 2012 | posted by The Institute

Appliances with the ENERGY STAR® logo are intended to represent more-efficient options in the marketplace.


U.S. Struggles to Rescue Green Program Hit by Fraud

U.S. Struggles to Rescue Green Program Hit by Fraud

October 12, 2012 | posted by The Institute

Bogus renewable energy credits are seen across the country


Mexico president-elect taps Merkel know-how on renewable energy

Mexico president-elect taps Merkel know-how on renewable energy

October 11, 2012 | posted by The Institute

Mexican President-elect sought advice on how to develop his country’s renewable energy sector from Germany


Germany Plans Cap for Renewable Energy Subsidies

Germany Plans Cap for Renewable Energy Subsidies

October 11, 2012 | posted by The Institute

German Chancellor plans to cap renewable-energy subsidies when capacity reaches national targets


Industry minister says nuclear energy too risky for quake-prone Japan, must end quickly

Industry minister says nuclear energy too risky for quake-prone Japan, must end quickly

October 01, 2012 | posted by The Institute

Japan’s industry minister said the country must give up nuclear power plants as soon as possible because they pose too much risk in one of the world’s most earthquake-prone countries.


Fight over canola pits biofuels vs. organics

Fight over canola pits biofuels vs. organics

September 28, 2012 | posted by The Institute

Demand for renewable energy has helped fuel a push to grow canola in Oregon raising a tense conflict between producers of organic foods and renewable energy in a state that cherishes both.


Even as the ice melts, drilling in the Arctic gets tougher

Even as the ice melts, drilling in the Arctic gets tougher

September 28, 2012 | posted by The Institute

As the world warms, energy companies have rushed in to exploit the newly uncovered oil and gas resources in the polar regions.


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