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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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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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CEEP honored at the MIT Climate Colab

Students at the Center for Energy Environmental Policy (CEEP) at the University of Delaware have been honored at the Climate CoLab’s conference, Crowds & Climate: From Ideas to Action, held at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Climate CoLab is a project at the MIT that crowdsources ideas to to address climate change. The CEEP Team–Job Taminiau, Kathleen Saul, Gordon Schweitzer (alum) and Sardar Mohazzam –won the Judges’ and Popular Choice Awards for its proposal entitled “Democratic Finance: Energy of the People, for the People and for the People.” They also won the Honorable Mention for their proposal that seeks to instal community-funded solar projects on unused federal rooftop space. “It’s a great feeling to be announced in the Final 4 Winners — out of 600,...
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EEPSA holds General Body Meeting

On September 24, 2014, the EEPSA Board organized the first General Body Meeting of this academic year with more than twenty EEPSA colleagues in attendance. The meeting mainly discussed upcoming fall events and special event plans to be scheduled throughout the year. EEPSA fall event highlights include: 1) academic workshops (1st week of every month), (2) Halloween Party (Oct. 24), (3) a fall trip to a NJ solar plant (TBD), (4) special workshops on career building and refWorks (TBA), (5) Holiday Party (TBA). During open discussions, great ideas were suggested by colleagues, including professional photograph taking, guest lectures with alumni, social events at Speakeasy, etc. Detailed meeting minutes are available on the EEPSA website (click here). The EEPSA Board sincerely...
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