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Photo Friday: Using waste instead of chopping firewood

Photo Friday: Using waste instead of chopping firewood

The Meru GK Prison is a government institution in Kenya’s eastern province in Meru County.  Spanning a 15 hectare area, this prison houses more than 1200 inmates and employs approximately 300 staff.

November 1, 2013 — Melissa C. Lott
A Q&A on the value of solar

A Q&A on the value of solar

Karl Rabago discusses how to fairly compensate utilities and customers who provide solar energy.

October 30, 2013 — David Wogan
How Do We Engage More Women In Energy Issues?

How Do We Engage More Women In Energy Issues?

As I’ve written in the past, the energy sector is dominated by men. At meetings and conferences, it’s easy to recognize the lack of women in the room, on panels, and involved in the discussion.

October 29, 2013 — Sheril Kirshenbaum
Photo Friday: Daylight harvesting

Photo Friday: Daylight harvesting

In this photo, University of California – Davis graduate student Judy Xu is shown adjusting a lab prototype of a daylight harvesting device developed and tested at the university’s California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC). The self-calibrating photocontrol reduces electric lighting power based on the amount of daylight available through skylights.

October 25, 2013 — Melissa C. Lott

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