The rare, powerful 5.8-magnitude earthquake that shook the east coast United States on Tuesday, August 23, 2011, caused minimal damage but surprised and unnerved millions of people. The quake occurred near Mineral, Virginia, about 100 miles southwest of Washington, D.C., and was recorded all along the Appalachians, from Georgia to New England.
After hearing the stories about the work that leaders from the gulf coast and their organizations have done, it’s clear to me that they are changing the paradigm of gulf coast recovery -- changing the way buildings are developed in the gulf and creating a generation of green builders in New Orleans who work closely with low-income communities.
Tidal energy -- a renewable, predictable resource available up and down America’s coastlines -- holds great promise for clean energy generation. And now, a first of its kind database gives researchers deeper insight into the potential of this energy resource for the United States.
Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program - Georgia-City-Savannah CX(s) Applied: A1, A9, B1.32, B2.5, B5.1 Date: 05/24/2011 Location(s): Savannah, Georgia Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
United States Navy Security System Upgrades CX(s) Applied: B1.15, B2.2 Date: 05/24/2011 Location(s): Albuquerque, NM; Kings Bay, GA; Bangor, WA, Georgia, New Mexico, Washington Office(s): NNSA-Headquarters, Sandia Site Office
Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant - Georgia-City-Athens Clarke, Unified Government of CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B1.32, B2.5, B5.1 Date: 05/13/2011 Location(s): Athens-Clarke, Georgia Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Savannah, Georgia completed the relocation of its Information Technology (IT) Data Center to a high-efficiency chilled water air-handling system funded by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) program. Learn more.
Savannah, Georgia, used an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) to relocate its Information Technology Data Center. As a result, the city is slated to save several hundred thousand dollars a year.
DeKalb County/Metropolitan Atlanta Alternative Fuel and Advanced Technology Vehicle Project CX(s) Applied: A1, B5.1 Date: 04/29/2011 Location(s): Marrow, Georgia Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory