Attend the Harnessing Innovation Conference
In an effort to foster better communication and understanding between industry and education professionals involved in the emerging energy efficiency and renewable energy fields, Virginia Tech’s Department of Building Construction and Office of Economic Development will be co-hosting a two-day conference in Roanoke, Va., May 17-18.
Virginia Wind Energy Update
The Virginian-Pilot is reporting that a joint venture between two renewable-energy firms could soon bring the development of one of the first offshore wind turbine testing facilities to Northampton County on the Eastern Shore.
Military’s Mission: Become More Energy Efficient
Spending more than $15.2 billion on energy last year, the U.S. Department of Defense is without a doubt, one of the largest users and biggest-spending consumers of fuel and electricity in this country. In fact, it may well be one of the largest users in the world.
July Sees First of Two Energy Rate Hikes
Within days of gaining state regulator approval to hike rates over two years, Dominion Virginia Power enacted the first increase. As of July 1, Dominion raised rates $4.86 for every 1,000 kilowatt hours of electricity per month.
What Will Become of Wind Energy in Virginia?
Most people are quick to agree that developing offshore wind energy to help power
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