Category: Sustainability

Burlington: The City that has Managed High Energy Sustainability

Burlington: The City that has Managed High Energy Sustainability by Daniela Carvajal   Burlington, Vermont, is showing us how energy sustainability can change cities. The city has managed to reach a very high sustainability rate on their energy consumption and production by various means of energy production.   According to PBS Newshour, switching from fossil fuel based energy is likely… Read more →

Steve Mullins

Drury Economics Professor Inspired by Solar Decathlon

Solar panels plus EVs equal dollars and sense. Mentors often inspire with guidance and wisdom, but sometimes they can be inspired by those whom they mentor. For Dr. Steve Mullins, Crowder-Drury 2015 Solar Decathlon mentor and professor of economics, this statement could not be more accurate. Since joining the decathlon team as a mentor, student discussions and research on the… Read more →

The Solar Decathlon Makes Front Page News

The Solar Decathlon project made front page on the Joplin Globe newspaper. Kyle Clingan, Daniela Carvajal, and Cody Stepp traveled to Joplin, Missouri to share information about our ongoing project to a 60-member committee focused on creating a state-wide energy plan for emergencies. By Wally Kennedy wkennedy@joplinglobe.com Posted: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 8:11 pm Deregulation of electricity and natural gas, and… Read more →