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Department of Labor Pushe…

Department of Labor Pushes Online Career Tool

WASHINGTON — An official with the U.S. Department of Labor Wednesday urged community college leaders to steer students to an online career tool the department created earlier this year. Speaking at a policy briefing hosted by Jobs for the Future, Gerri Fiala, the department’s deputy assi… Read More
Watt are the secrets of s…

Watt are the secrets of success for energy projects?

Key people working on Advanced Technological Education (ATE) projects across the country participated in the conference focusing on the critical issues related to advanced technological education in high schools and community colleges. Conference attendees represented community colleges, business a… Read More
Be an IREC Assessor

Be an IREC Assessor

All qualified candidates are invited to apply. There is a special need for those with technical expertise in the energy efficiency and weatherization fields. IREC’s ISPQ Registered Assessors must have experience in an energy-related discipline. If you’re interested, contact Pat Fox. Read More
Environmental Safety and…

Environmental Safety and Health Newsletter

  Environmental Safety and Health Newsletter and Class Schedule November 2011   Fire Prevention   Fire prevention is everyone’s business. A fire can cause loss of life and loss of jobs. DID YOU KNOW…   Two things you should know… Recognize and eliminate fire hazards… Read More
National Wildlife Federat…

National Wildlife Federation's Webinar

Oct 20 and Nov 17 – Webinar: Green Credentials October 20 at 2:00pm Eastern Green Credentials – Examing diverse certifications and other credentials and their role in facilitating green career pathways for lower-skilled adults and others. This webinar will feature three national crede… Read More
CC Week's Tech Update Abo…

CC Week's Tech Update About The Learning Lab

There’s a lot of energy coming from the new Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Advanced Technology Environmental Education Center (ATEEC) and its Interactive Learning Lab. That’s because the lab is devoted to teaching energy in all its many forms. It comes complete with interactive displays designe… Read More
ATEEC Denmark Project

ATEEC Denmark Project

The Advanced Technology Environmental Education Center (ATEEC) at Eastern Iowa Community Colleges and AgrowKnowledge at Kirkwood Community College collaborated on a project. to offer students and faculty agriculture-based renewable energy and sustainable energy research experiences at the Dalum Co… Read More
DSIRE Solar's Database of…

DSIRE Solar's Database of State Incentives

DSIRE Solar provides comprehensive information on state, local, utility, and federal incentives and policies that promote solar energy. Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Program, DSIRE Solar provides solar-specific policy information to consumers, policy make… Read More
US Department of Energy S…

US Department of Energy Secretary discusses the big picture

How the United States uses energy and why innovation in clean technology is key to ‘Winning the Future’. Read More
Solar power plant switche…

Solar power plant switches to PV from thermal

Developers of the giant Blythe Solar Power Project in California have switched from solar thermal technology to photovoltaic solar panels, one of a string of similar changes at large-scale solar projects. Solar Millennium today said that the first 500-megawatt phase of the Blythe plant will use pho… Read More