Working out for the Greener Good

By Jenn Halliday, CG Lifestyles and People The average person walking into the Ping Recreation Center at Ohio University is in awe of both its massive size and impressive machinery. With a closer look, one will notice the hundreds of fluorescent lights, numerous water fountains and dozens of exercise machines that consume millions of watts…

Representatives from Appalachian colleges and universities meet to discuss the future of green energy

By Elyse McConnell For CG News Representatives from several Appalachian universities discussed the prospects, implications and funding for developing sustainable energy projects in a roundtable discussion Wednesday at Ohio University’s Baker University Center. Blog this! Share on Facebook Share on Linkedin Share on Reddit.com Share on Twitter

ARC Conference keynote speaker voices Duke Energy’s sustainability objectives

By Gabriel Weinstein CG News Duke Energy Corporation President and CEO James Rogers affirmed his company’s commitment to energy efficiency and addressed Appalachia’s future challenges in switching to clean energy technology in his keynote address Tuesday at the 2009 Appalachian Regional Commission Conference at Ohio University’s Baker University Center. Blog this! Share on Facebook Share…

GEO's Solar Tour features many stops within Southeast Ohio

By Anne Sinclair College Green News Staff AnneDellaRose@gmail.com Several area organizations had a unique opportunity to educate Southeast Ohio residents about sustainable energy over the weekend as featured sites in the Ohio Solar Tour, a yearly statewide exposé of alternative energy. Blog this! Share on Facebook Share on Linkedin Share on Reddit.com Share on Twitter

Panels discuss energy initiatives at Athens town hall meeting

By Erich Hiner College Green News Editor eh146106@ohio.edu          Athens residents and Ohio University students got a chance to speak out on energy issues Tuesday night at the Athens Community Center during the city’s first town-hall-style meeting about its energy use and environmental impact. Blog this! Share on Facebook Share on Linkedin Share on Reddit.com Share…