Monthly Archives: September 2012

Guest Post: 3 Tricks to Light Your House this Winter and Stay Green Anyway

September 28th, 2012 | by GBE FACTS

For this reason, the matter of lighting your home can be a huge draw on power at this time of year. Also, it can be a source of anxiety for anyone keeping an eye on the environment. Make sure your house conserves energy and remains environmentally friendly through the winter with a couple of easy technological tricks

The Tesla Supercharger Network Revealed

September 27th, 2012 | by David Arthur

On September 24th, Tesla Motors revealed that it had been hiding a bit of a secret. It seems that the much anticipated network of Tesla electric car charging stations was not only designed and ready for construction, but a mini-network of an initial six stations was already operational in California, having been built in secret

Most Biofuels Are Not ‘Green’

September 27th, 2012 | by pressroom

In order to be able to give a well-informed response, EMPA, on behalf of the Department of Energy (BFA) and in collaboration with the research institute Agroscope Reckenholz-Tänikon (ART), and the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI), has updated the ecobalance of numerous biofuels, including their production chains.

NCC to Construct Wind Farms for SEK 460 Million

September 27th, 2012 | by pressroom

NCC Construction Sweden has been commissioned to construct a total of 123 base plates, with associated roads, for two wind farms on the borders between the Swedish counties of Västernorrland and Jämtland. The client is Statkraft SCA Vind AB and the total order value is SEK 460 million, which will be registered in the fourth quarter

Tetra Tech Awarded $24 Million EPA Brownfields and Land Revitalization Program

September 26th, 2012 | by pressroom

Under the five-year contract, Tetra Tech will support EPA’s Office of Brownfields and Land Revitalization (OBLR) in its efforts to promote the assessment, cleanup, and revitalization of properties that are affected by the presence or potential presence of hazardous substances, pollutants, or other contaminants.

Brownfields and Land Revitalization Program for 2013

September 26th, 2012 | by Glenn Meyers

Since its inception in 1995, EPA's Brownfields Program has grown into a proven, results-oriented program that has changed the way contaminated property is perceived, addressed, and managed. EPA's Brownfields Program is designed to empower states, communities, and other stakeholders in economic redevelopment to work together in a timely manner to prevent, assess, safely clean up, and sustainably reuse brownfields. A brownfield is a property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant

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