MIT study of the electric grid: With new policies, grid can handle electric cars, wind, solar

Over the next two decades, the US electric grid will face unprecedented technological challenges stemming from the growth of distributed and intermittent new energy sources such as solar and wind power, as well as an expected influx of electric and hybrid vehicles that require frequent recharging. B…
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New Data Quantifies Environmental Impact of Colleges & Universities

Feb. 16, 2012 – The American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), an agreement between nearly 700 colleges and universities to promote sustainability through teaching and action, today released new data on the positive environmental impact of colleges and uni…
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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…
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