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UL-Certified EPD Details Environmental Impact of North American Tile

The Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for ceramic tile made in North America, certified by sustainability leader UL Environment, is now available for use by architects and specifiers seeking to satisfy green building project requirements.


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Murata Joins Singapore’s EcoCampus Initiative

Murata and the Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) recently signed a research collaboration agreement that marks Murata’s entry into the EcoCampus research program, led by the Energy Research Institute at NTU (ERI@N).


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Kyocera Receives Environment Minister’s Award in Japan for 5th Consecutive Year

Kyocera Corp. recently announced that the company’s Kagoshima Kokubu manufacturing plant has received the 2014 Environment Minister’s Award for Global Warming Prevention Activity in recognition of its environmental protection activities.


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Harper Partners with University of Colorado Boulder to Engineer R&D System

Harper International recently finalized a contract for a research-scale, high-temperature reactor to support University of Colorado Boulder’s (CU-Boulder) development of magnesium for lightweight vehicle parts.


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DOE Announces $53 Million to Cut Solar Power Costs

Building on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to cut carbon pollution and continue U.S. leadership in clean energy innovation, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Ernest Moniz recently announced more than $53 million for 40 innovative research and development (R&D) projects that aim to drive down the cost of solar energy.


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Global Solar PV Demand Hits Quarterly High

Global solar photovoltaic (PV) installations added during the fourth quarter of 2014 are forecast to exceed 19.5 gigawatts (GW), pushing global cumulative PV deployment toward the 200 GW mark.


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Wind Turbine Manufacturing Industry Faces Multiple Challenges

The wind turbine manufacturing industry experienced dramatic declines over the past five years due to uncertainties regarding the federal government production tax credit (PTC).


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Owens Corning Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Fifth Straight Year

For the fifth year in a row, Owens Corning has earned placement in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index in recognition of its sustainability initiatives.


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New Reports Highlight Major Potential in Offshore Wind Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced a new report showing steady progress for the U.S. offshore wind energy industry over the past year.


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Donated PPG Glass Helps Facility Save Energy

PPG Industries recently donated SOLARBAN® 67, SOLARBRONZE® and SUNGATE® 500 glasses to Pittsburgh-based Angels’ Place to enable the installation of 142 new energy-efficient windows at its Swissvale facility.


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