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PSA-EEPSA Workshop Series: Protecting Homes From Toxic Threats

The second PSA-EEPSA Workshop Series will take place on April 1, 2015 at the Peoples Settlement Association (PSA) offices in Wilmington. The topic is on protecting homes from toxic threats. PSA is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization. Its mission is to provide an array of comprehensive social service programs and to improve the quality of life for Wilmington residents. The first PSA-EEPSA Workshop Series on strategies for reducing energy bills was held on February 21, 2015 at the PSA offices in Wilmington....
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CEEP paper on sustainable energy utility and energy service utility concepts published in the WIREs Energy Environment

CEEP researchers (including our own Job Taminiau) have published a paper in the WIREs Energy Environment that analyzes the sustainable energy utility and energy service utility concepts and applications in order to gauge their transformative potential in realizing ecological and social sustainability. Abstract. Strategies that guided development throughout the 20th century relied heavily on economic optimality as a chief guiding principle in the design of energy, technology, markets, and policy. A review of the record of performance of this decision‐making process is followed by a review of proposals to redefine energy progress on sustainability principles. An emerging 21st sustainability paradigm is described which relies on commons‐based economics and long‐term ecological viability. An existing operational expression of the new paradigm—the Sustainable Energy Utility (SEU)—is analyzed as...
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Emerging Opportunities for Energy Market Development and Low-carbon Innovations

The 2015  EEPSA Winter Student Forum will be held on Friday, February 28, 2015 at 3:00 PM. The main purpose of the forum is to support second year master’s students by providing them with opportunity to share research topics of their analytical paper/thesis with the CEEP community. The forum is also open to first-year master’s student as well as doctoral students. The theme of this year’s forum is “Emerging Opportunities for Energy Market Development and Low-carbon Innovations.” Second-year master’s students are required to present an outline of their research topics at the forum....
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PSA-EEPSA Workshop Series: How to Lower Energy Bills

Beginning this January, EEPSA is holding workshop series on energy and environmental topics for local communities at the Peoples Settlement Association (PSA) in Wilmington. PSA is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization. Its mission is to provide an array of comprehensive social service programs and to improve the quality of life for Wilmington residents. The first PSA-EEPSA Workshop Series will take place on February 21, 2015 at the PSA offices in Wilmington. The topic is on no cost strategies for reducing energy bills....
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EEPSA visits OCI Solar Power plant in New Jersey

EEPSA recently organized a field trip to OCI Solar Power plant in, New Jersey. The plant is a 3 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant located along Delsea Road in Vineland, New Jersey. OCI Solar Power is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, and it develops, owns and operates solar PV power plants throughout the United States. The firm which develops, owns, and operates utility-scale solar PV projects is currently developing 500 MW of solar PV projects nationwide. The Vineland OCI Solar Power’s is located on 34 acres in the community of Holmdel Township, NJ. It sells the electricity it  produces to the PJM interconnection, thus providing clean power to area homes and businesses.      ...
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