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Lowering Energy Costs Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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With energy prices having gone from bad to worse and back to just bad in the last couple of months, homeowners are more determined than ever to find ways to save on heating bills.
 
The solution, experts say, is simple. “Adding insulation is the first thing a homeowner should do,” said Jeff Christian, of the United States Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tenn.
 
In fact, he said, because of volatile energy prices, the agency has revised its Insulation Fact Sheet, which provides recommendations for insulation in the home.
 
12/21/2011 6:24 AM
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ORNL Receives Inaugural East Tennessee Green Light Award Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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The Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory has received the inaugural East Tennessee Green Light Award from the U.S. Green Building Council East Tennessee Chapter for "exemplary contributions to sustainability in the built environment."
 
Click here to see the complete article.
1/10/2012 3:08 PM
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Oak Ridge National Lab steam plant upgrades energy performanceUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Conversion of the Laboratory's steam plant from coal to biomass is about to go online. Read the article.
1/11/2012 10:49 AM1/30/2012
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NREL unveils U.S. renewable energy atlasUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory has unveiled a new interactive geospatial application which allows users to map potential renewable energy applicaitons in the United States. Read the article.
1/11/2012 10:54 AM1/30/2012
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Saving hotel soaps to reduce waste and aid those in needUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Recycled hotel soap is the latest frontier in corporate efforts to go green. Read the article.
1/11/2012 11:14 AM1/30/2012
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Report backs greater use of recycled wastewaterUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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A new National Research Council report says that reclaimed water can contribute a growing portion of the nation's drinking water supplies and be as safe as conventional sources. Read the article.
1/11/2012 11:41 AM1/30/2012
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Toxic releases rose 16 percent in 2010, EPA saysUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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The amount of toxic chemicals released into the environment nationwide in 2010 increased over the year before, reversing a downward trend in overall toxic releases since 2006, according to a report released Thursday by the Environmental Protection Agency. Read the article.
1/11/2012 11:47 AM1/30/2012
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Wild onions: Pungent PickingsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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 In the winter, while the leaves are still tender, people sometimes dig up the strong-tasting green clumps for culinary use. Read the article.
1/11/2012 11:51 AM1/30/2012
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7 electric cars to watch in 2012Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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Seven new all-electric and plug-in hybrid automobiles are scheduled to appear in 2012 from various manufacturers and in a variety of vehicle types. Read the article.
1/13/2012 11:05 AM1/30/2012
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Climate change gives gardeners new optionsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    USDA has updated its plant hardiness zone map for the first time since 1990, reflecting how some crops are moving north as winters warm. Read the article.
1/30/2012 10:00 AM2/13/2012
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A Plea for Southern TreasuresUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Mountains in East Tennessee are included on the Southern Environmental Law Center's list of top 10 endangered places in the Southeast. Read the article.
1/30/2012 10:10 AM2/13/2012
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Something's fishy in urban backyardsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Early adopters use aquaponics to grow fish for food and generate fertilizer. Read the article.
1/30/2012 10:18 AM2/13/2012
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More retail centers installing electric vehicle charging stationsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    "Charge it" may soon have new meaning at shopping malls and retail centers across the country. Read the article.
1/30/2012 10:20 AM2/13/2012
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For businesses, going green brings in greenbacksUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Nearly a third of companies now say that the adoption of sustainable practices has added to their profitability. Read the article.
1/30/2012 12:22 PM2/13/2012
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State expanding rebate program for electric carsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    The state of Tennessee is adding a second car model to its electric vehicle rebate program. Read the article.
2/2/2012 11:45 AM2/20/2012
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DOE Sustainability SPOtlightUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    The February newsletter of DOE's Sustainability Performance Office has been published. Read the newsletter.
2/2/2012 11:51 AM3/5/2012
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ORNL, partners earn FLC honor for cookstove technologyUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Award recognizes excellence in technology transfer for a clean-burning cookstove designed for the developing world. Read the article.
2/3/2012 10:10 AM2/20/2012
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New ORNL technology to help KUB customers understand their billUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    CoNNECT technology will let homeowners compare energy use to neighbors and assess suitability for solar technology. Read the article.
2/3/2012 10:13 AM2/20/2012
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5 Key Strategies for a Plastic-Free LifeUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Bloggers present ideas for eliminating, or at least drastically reducing, your use of disposable plastics. Read the article.
2/7/2012 1:55 PM2/20/2012
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ORNL supported GE's new hybrid water heaterUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    ORNL collaborated with GE to develop a hybrid electric water heater that uses less than half the energy of a conventional model. Read the article.
2/13/2012 10:24 AM2/26/2012
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LivingHomes C6 house and the promise of affordable prefabUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Introducing a modern, prefabricated home with the lowest environmental impact -- and price -- possible. Read the article.
2/20/2012 10:03 AM3/5/2012
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Car stickers to reveal moreUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    ORNL's Bo Saulsbury explains that the revised vehicle fuel-economy stickers will provide more information about fuel use and emissions. Read the article.
2/20/2012 10:15 AM3/5/2012
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Tracking How the World Guzzles WaterUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    European scientists have released a study of the quantity and distribution of global water use from 1996 to 2005. Read the article.
2/20/2012 10:27 AM3/5/2012
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6 free apps to simplify grocery shoppingUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Smartphone apps that give key health and environmental information on the go. Read the article.
2/20/2012 10:34 AM3/5/2012
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U.S. launches coalition to fight climate changeUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    The U.S. announces the formation of a coalition to cut short-lived pollutants that speed up warming and harm health. Read the article.
2/20/2012 10:40 AM3/5/2012
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Talkin’ Trash: the Quick and Dirty on RecyclingUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    A blogger explores what happens to her recycling after the truck takes it away. Read the article.
3/7/2012 3:31 PM3/19/2012
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U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rebound 3.3 PercentUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    The latest EPA inventory shows a rise in emissions. Read the article.
3/7/2012 3:34 PM3/19/2012
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A Tour of the U.S.'s Clean Energy FutureUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Featured projects from ARPA-E's third annual summit. Read the article.
3/7/2012 3:37 PM3/19/2012
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Will This Be the World's Greenest Building?Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    The Pittsburgh-based Phipps Conservatory will generate all of its own energy and treat all of its own wastewater on site. Read the article.
3/7/2012 3:41 PM3/19/2012
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Use of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Growing in KnoxvilleUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    From March to December 2011, the number of charging stations in Knoxville grew from one to 105. Read the article.
3/8/2012 10:09 AM3/26/2012
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Biggest Energy Loser Sparks "Light-Bulb Moment"Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    An online pilot curriculum developed by ORNL and Southern University teaches middle school students about energy efficiency. Read the article.
3/9/2012 10:31 AM3/26/2012
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MTSU Professor Drives Coast to Coast on Almost No GasolineUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Dr. Cliff Ricketts used just over 2 gallons to travel from Tybee Island, Ga. to Long Beach, Calif. Read the article.
3/9/2012 10:35 AM3/26/2012
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Where's all that recycling go?Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Knoxville's curbside recycling program collects about 400 tons of material per month, over 97% of which is successfully processed for reuse. Read the article.
3/12/2012 10:01 AM3/26/2012
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3 in State Honored by EPA for Energy EfficiencyUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Three organizations in Tennessee have received 2012 Energy Star awards from EPA. Read the article.
3/21/2012 11:46 AM4/9/2012
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VW Eyeing Largest Solar Park in StateUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    The solar park will supply a big chunk of power to Chattanooga's Volkswagen plant. Read the artilce.
3/21/2012 11:49 AM4/9/2012
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When the Road Charges Your Electric CarUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    ORNL's Mitchell Olszewski explains research that would let the roadway charge your electric vehicle as you drive. Read the article.
3/22/2012 11:09 AM4/9/2012
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Transparency is key in companies' effort to 'go green'Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Companies in Tennessee are increasingly emphasizing sustainability. Read the article.
4/9/2012 2:48 PM4/23/2012
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TN solar solutions conference starts TuesdayUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Conference brings local and national speakers to discuss energy policy, smart grid technology, innovation and job growth. Read the article.
4/9/2012 2:53 PM4/23/2012
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U.S. Military Forges Ahead with Plans to Combat Climate ChangeUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Efforts protect soldiers and support missions, while also helping curb climate change and its potential to intensify military conflicts. Read the article.
4/9/2012 2:58 PM4/23/2012
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Knoxville entrepreneur gets White House honorUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Founder of a local solar design and installation company is named a "Champion of Change." Read the article.
4/13/2012 4:18 PM4/23/2012
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Largest solar farm in Tenn. now openUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    The 25-acre, 5-megawatt West Tennessee Solar Farm is now open. Read the article.
4/13/2012 4:20 PM4/23/2012
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ORNL heads list of Top Earth Day ChampionsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    The laboratory is No. 1 on Johnson Controls list of organizations reducing carbon emissions from building energy use. Read the article.
4/23/2012 10:20 AM5/7/2012
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Light bulb with 20-year life unveiled on Earth DayUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    The Philips LED 60-watt environmentally friendly replacement bulb, winner of DOE's Bright Tomorrow Lighting Prize, is now on sale. Read the article.
4/23/2012 10:24 AM5/7/2012
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Tennessee Trash earns money for schools on its way to new identityUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    East TN schools earn valuable points by collecting normally non-recyclable items that are transformed into products sold in stores. Read the article.
4/23/2012 10:31 AM5/7/2012
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Cost of green products makes shoppers see redUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    A new study finds that nearly half of people favor eco-friendly products, but most are unwilling to pay more for them. Read the article.
4/23/2012 10:44 AM5/7/2012
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Nines surprising things about people who go solarUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    A poll conducted by One Block Off the Grid finds that solar-installing homeowners are a rather stereotype-busting bunch. Read the article.
4/23/2012 10:54 AM5/7/2012
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Ten Surprising Recycling Efforts--from Bras to CrayonsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    See a slide show of niche recycling projects that catch some of the waste that falls through the cracks. Read the article.
4/23/2012 11:00 AM5/7/2012
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Department of Energy Announces Funding for Solar Energy Systems for HomeownersUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    DOE funds development of  “plug-and-play” photovoltaic (PV) systems that can be purchased, installed and operational in one day. Read the article.
4/25/2012 9:30 AM5/14/2012
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UT-Battelle fielding a team for the 2012 Run for Clean AirUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Runners and walkers can join the team for the event to be held in Knoxville on May 12. See the details.
5/3/2012 3:05 PM5/14/2012
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Willing to Pay (a Little) More for Clean EnergyUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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     A new study finds that people are in fact willing to pay more for cleaner energy. Read the article.
5/14/2012 1:48 PM5/28/2012
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81 Things You Can CompostUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Most people focus on kitchen scraps, but that’s just the very tip of the composting iceberg. Read the article.
5/14/2012 2:14 PM5/28/2012
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In Search of the Best (Energy) Ideas: A Q&A with ARPA-E's Arun MajumdarUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Scientific American speaks with Majumdar about ARPA–E and its future. Read the article.
5/14/2012 2:25 PM5/28/2012
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VW Plant Wins Environmental AwardUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Volkswagen Chattanooga has been awarded a Gold 2012 Edison Green Award for environmental and sustainability achievements. Read the article.
5/14/2012 2:32 PM5/28/2012
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UT Offers Electronics Recycling EventUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    UT Recycling will accept household electronics such as computers, cell phones, televisions and game systems from 9 to 3 on Saturday, May 19. Read the article.
5/17/2012 9:43 AM5/21/2012
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Electric Bike Sharing Stations Generating DataUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    UT is home to the nation’s first fully-automated electric bike sharing stations. Read the article and watch the video.
5/24/2012 9:39 AM6/11/2012
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Toward a Greener Soda CanUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    New discovery may save energy by simplifying the process for recycling aluminum cans. Read the article.
6/12/2012 11:14 AM6/25/2012
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Gridbid: A Rooftop Auction Site for Solar-seeking HomeownersUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    A new website connects solar-curious homeowners with local solar installers who are seeking raw space. Read the article.
6/12/2012 11:21 AM6/25/2012
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New World Record for Renewable EnergyUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Renewable energy surged to a record $257 billion in global investments in 2011, the U.N. Environment Program has announced. Read the article.
6/12/2012 11:24 AM6/25/2012
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E-Motive Response: Electric Car Owners Dish on Their Real-World EV ExperiencesUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    EV owners speak up on what it is like to be early adopters and how the cars behave during daily driving. Read the article.
6/12/2012 11:37 AM6/25/2012
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DOE Sustainability SPOtlight Features ORNL's Sustainability SummitUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Newsletter highlights the summit as a "Sustainability Superstar." Read the newsletter.
6/20/2012 10:23 AM7/16/2012
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NREL Study Says Renewable Sources Could Provide Most U.S. PowerUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Report says U.S. could easily incorporate 80 percent renewables in 2050. Read the article.
6/20/2012 10:29 AM7/9/2012
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What To Buy Organic: Environmental Working Group Releases 2012 Shopper's GuideUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    The new Shopper's Guide reports on the pesticide loads in common fruits and vegetables. Read the article.
6/20/2012 10:47 AM7/9/2012
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The Garden Party RedefinedUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    New movement encourages use of native plants that require less water and techniques that actually recharge groundwater. Read the article.
7/9/2012 2:01 PM7/23/2012
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How To Get A Second Crop Of Tomatoes -- For FreeUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Suckers, the shoots that sprout between a tomato plant’s main stem and its branches, can easily be broken off and planted for a fall crop of fruit.  Read the article.
7/9/2012 2:15 PM7/23/2012
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ORNL Carpoolers Save Money and Fuel; Reduce GHGUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Latest figures show commuting alternatives produce personal savings and environmental benefits. More...
7/11/2012 11:15 AM7/30/2012
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The Greening of Professional SportsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    The White House hosts a conference to recognize the sports industry's growing embrace of sustainability. Read the article.
7/18/2012 9:41 AM7/30/2012
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The Greenest Olympics Ever, But Is It Green Enough?Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    London will stage the greenest modern Olympic Games, but are there more sustainable ways to stage these recurring events? Read the article.
7/18/2012 9:47 AM8/6/2012
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ORNL's New Steam Plant Could Drastically Reduce Fossil Fuel UseUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    The Oak Ridge National Laboratory dedicates a new Central Biomass Steam Plant on Thursday, July 19. Read the article. 
7/19/2012 10:25 AM8/6/2012
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IG Report Lauds ORNL's Materials Recycling, Pollution Prevention EffortsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    ORNL received kudos from DOE's Office of Inspector General in a new audit report. Read the article.
7/25/2012 10:23 AM8/13/2012
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LEED-Certified Space Tops 2 Billion Square FeetUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    The U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED certification program reaches a jaw-dropping milestone. Read the article.
7/30/2012 10:28 AM8/13/2012
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TVA Considers Fuel Made From Surplus Nuclear WeaponsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    The TVA is preparing an EIS on use of the fuel to power nuclear plants. Read the article.
7/30/2012 11:04 AM8/13/2012
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Q. and A.: Greening the London OlympicsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    The head of sustainability for the London Games outlines the event's challenges and achievements. Read the article. 
7/31/2012 10:51 AM8/13/2012
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World-Class Lab Showcases Native LandscapingUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Eco-blogger highlights ORNL's sustainable landscaping practices. Read the article.
8/1/2012 9:49 AM8/20/2012
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Eco-Computer With a Natural Wood LookUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    A new ecological PC produces about 70% less CO2 than conventional computers. Read the article.
8/7/2012 4:17 PM8/27/2012
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Stressed Aquifers Around the GlobeUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    New study finds unsustainable groundwater demand in several major agricultural regions of the world. Read the article.
8/14/2012 9:53 AM8/27/2012
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Chattanooga Offices Will Try To Use Less EnergyUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Mayor mandates that city departments and offices reduce energy use by 25 percent by 2020. Read the article.
8/14/2012 10:51 AM8/27/2012
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Tennessee 11th Among 'Toxic 20'Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Toxic air pollution from Tennessee’s power plants increased in 2010, putting the state among the nation’s worst polluters. Read the article.
8/14/2012 10:53 AM8/27/2012
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Why Young Environmentalists Still Have HopeUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    The good news is that we now know a great deal about what works, and we know what we need to do. Read the article.
8/14/2012 11:43 AM8/27/2012
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Electric Car Chargers Showing Up on Knoxville City Turf Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Knoxville has teamed with ORNL, TVA and ECOtality to install 24 charging stations on nine locations around the city. Read the article.
8/20/2012 9:54 AM9/3/2012
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Electric Car Owners All Plug In at OnceUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Data from the world's most concentrated neighborhood of Chevy Volts reveals when owners are actually charging their cars. Read the article.
8/23/2012 10:03 AM9/10/2012
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ORNL Wins Two DOE Sustainability AwardsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Lab cited for water conservation efforts, and Greg Palko honored as a Sustainability Champion. Read the article.
8/27/2012 10:23 AM9/10/2012
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In Knoxville, Getting Cash for Trash a Little Harder with Curbside RecyclingUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    The success of the city's curbside recycling program has made it harder for nonprofits to fill up their recycling bins to earn extra income. Read the artlicle.
8/27/2012 10:32 AM9/10/2012
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Report Finds Americans Wasteful of FoodUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Natural Resources Defense Council says 40% of the food Americans have available to them goes uneaten. Read the article.
8/27/2012 10:48 AM9/10/2012
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How Eco-Friendly Are Political Conventions?Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    While this year's events will have potentially enormous environmental impacts, both parties are taking steps to make them more eco-friendly. Read the article.
8/27/2012 10:55 AM9/10/2012
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Tennessee Vols Stepping Up Game-Day Recycling EffortsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Fans attending UT home football games will receive a recycling bag as they enter parking lots. Read the article.
9/7/2012 9:14 AM9/24/2012
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Commuting Success: Local Companies Shine in Eco-Friendly ChallengeUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Winners of the Smart Trips 2012 Commuter Challenge are announced. Read the article.
9/10/2012 9:48 AM9/24/2012
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The Baffling Nexus of Climate Change and HealthUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    The American Public Health Association has declared climate change “one of the most serious public health threats facing our nation.”  Read the article.
9/10/2012 10:15 AM9/24/2012
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ORNL Roof and Attic Design Proves Efficient in Summer and WinterUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    The new design keeps homes cool in summer, prevents heat loss in winter and can be retrofitted with most roofing products. Read the article.
9/11/2012 10:33 AM9/24/2012
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The 'Silent Green Revolution' Underway at the Department of EnergyUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Article says the agency has transformed itself into the biggest, greenest venture capital firm in the world. Read the article.
9/11/2012 10:37 AM9/24/2012
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The Sky Is the Limit for Wind PowerUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    The amount of power to be reaped from tapping low- and high-altitude winds dwarfs global demand. Read the article.
9/13/2012 10:53 AM10/1/2012
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DOE Launches Competition to Lower Costs of Roof-top SolarUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    SunShot competition offers $10 million in prizes for innovations that reduce non-hardware costs to $1/W. Read the article.
9/13/2012 10:56 AM10/1/2012
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ORNL Receives Sunshot Solar Research FundsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    DOE has funded two projects at Oak Ridge National Laboratory focused on improving solar receiver performance. Read the article.
9/17/2012 10:40 AM10/1/2012
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Sustaining Tennessee: Challenges and Opportunities for Making Good DecisionsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    New report outlines opportunities to incorporate “climate-friendly” and “climate-resilient” actions into management decisions. Read the article.
9/18/2012 9:34 AM10/1/2012
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The Etiquette of Electric Car OwnershipUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    What do you do if you pull into the charging station and find that all the chargers are connected, including some to cars that are fully charged? Read the article.
9/24/2012 10:47 AM10/8/2012
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Leaf Electric Limo Leads Plug In Day Parade to VanderbiltUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
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    Article claims that Tennessee is being recognized as one of the most “plug in ready” locations in the nation. Read the article.
9/24/2012 11:32 AM10/8/2012