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  • Sunrise at Pilgrim Hot Springs outside of Nome, Alaska. | Photo courtesy of CPike,  Alaska Center for Energy and Power (ACEP).
    Pilgrim's Promise: An Update on Geothermal Potential in Alaska

    November 20, 2014 4:32 PM

    A resource in central Alaska is showing promise for geothermal development—the renewable energy that draws on Earth’s natural heat for electricity and other uses. The myriad benefits of this clean, domestic power source make geothermal exploration an attractive proposition for this state, where off-grid demand means that Alaskans often use expensive, polluting diesel power.

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    Survey Says: Workplace Charging is Growing in Popularity and Impact

    November 18, 2014 3:54 PM

    To boost their programs and share their best practices with others, leading employers from across the country partner with the U.S. Department of Energy through the EV Everywhere Workplace Charging Challenge. The Challenge aims to achieve a dramatic increase in the number of employers offering workplace charging by 2018. As the Challenge approaches its second anniversary, Challenge partners and ambassadors convened at a Summit in Alexandria, Virginia, to celebrate progress and share new resources for expanding their workplace charging programs.

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