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From Connected Planet: Stimulus-funded project will support advanced research on green energy and new energy sources, as well as climate modeling.

From HPAC Engineering: A new report showcasing energy-saving building products and technologies made possible through U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) research and development is available.

From Waste Age: The Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF) received $93,119 in funding from the Biofuels Center of North Carolina for a project entitled, "Utilizing Municipal Solid Waste as a Biofuel Feedstock."

From EC&M: The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced the release of the first in a new series of Advanced Energy Design Guides (AEDGs) to aid architects and engineers in the design of highly energy efficient office buildings.

From American City & County: Green communities make good markets for green office buildings, according to a new report from the Portland, Ore.-based Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance's (NEEA) BetterBricks initiative and New York-based real estate company Cushman & Wakefield.

From Energy Efficiency & Technology: First Google pulled the plug on its Google Power Meter service. Now Microsoft has followed suit with its Hohm service. Hohm will shut down on May 31 2012.

From T&D World: An action plan to drive forward Scotland's renewables revolution and to meet the government's green energy targets, was launched today by Energy Minister Fergus Ewing.

From Connected Planet: Funding is one element of government smart grid initiatives announced today.

From T&D World: According to a new tracking report from Pike Research, global smart meter shipment volumes continued to be strong in the first quarter of 2011 (1Q11), with 17.4 million units shipped.

From Connected Planet: UK’s First Utility selects traditional telecom billing vendor to help it deliver smart energy services today, additional services tomorrow.

From HPAC Engineering: A new standard intended to help organizations worldwide save money in commercial and industrial facilities has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). 

From American School & University:  &nbspOregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has signed a bill that will make it easier for school districts to pay for projects such as weatherization, new boilers, lighting and roofs.

From Waste Age: The new corporate headquarters of Morristown, N.J.-based Covanta Energy Corp. has received gold certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program, which is designed to recognize environmentally friendly buildings.

From Food Management: Free standing structure said to be first such facility in the world.

From EC&M: The new and enhanced programs are a result of Tampa Electric receiving approval from the Florida Public Service Commission to expand its current lineup of energy-efficiency programs for customers.

From American City & County: Hillsborough County, Fla., plans to install 10 electric vehicle charging stations around the county in October as part of a pilot program.

From Industry Week: General Motors said its venture-capital arm will invest $6 million in a company that manufacturers zero-emission commercial transit buses.


From Energy Efficiency & Technology: Manufacturers increasingly make tradeoffs in the name of energy use when designing products.

From Transmission & Distribution World: San Diego Gas & Electric has released its plan outlining the utility's vision for the electric grid of the future.