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June 18, 2012

For school and university administrators, summer is one of the busiest times of the year as they address construction and improvement projects, upcoming school-year planning, deep-cleaning of facilities, and other projects that are more difficult to conduct while buildings are occupied.

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June 18, 2012

As the solar industry moves from rooftop systems to commercial and industrial-scale ground-mounted systems, capped landfills – large, low-sloping, shade-free surfaces– are proving excellent candidates for solar development.

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June 12, 2012

With the opening of a new library in October, West Hollywood, Calif., celebrated a milestone in the progress of its 25th Anniversary Capital Project.

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June 4, 2012

Nearly 40 years ago, Industry Week declared: Electric cars are 'not coming; they're here.' Judge for yourself how far the electric-vehicle market has come since then.

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May 28, 2012

Pepco has had to adopt and adapt in dealing with the lack of spectrum availability for its smart grid communications system, a problem particularly acute in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.

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May 21, 2012

Understanding the process of installing solar thermal systems can help schools determine whether it will meet needs now and into the future.

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May 15, 2012

Solar panels generate on-site power for wastewater plant.

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May 8, 2012

Big Brother is already monitoring cell phones and email, so why worry?  And with appliances getting smarter every day, perhaps my refrigerator actually will have something to discuss with the toaster.

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May 1, 2012

Plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) have arrived, and electric utilities soon will be able to reap the benefits.