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Sustainable Energy Initiatives for Schools

We have been teaching the teachers, and for that, their good work has been rewarded. The team at Energy Alabama has created a number of initiatives for schools, communities, the private sector and non-profits, each leading to a more rapid acceleration of sustainable energy in the state. Our work was recognized recently with the presentation …

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Energy Alabama Wins 2016 Air Pollution Control Achievement Award

Energy Alabama was honored to win the 2016 Air Pollution Control Achievement Award (Education Category)! The award application was submitted under our legal name, Alabama Center for Sustainable Energy. We are a non-profit organization accelerating the transition to sustainable energy in Alabama. The City of Huntsville honored us for our work in the schools to …

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Boeing’s $15,000 donation helps Jet’s Tiny House

Thank you to Boeing for your donation that will help Energy Alabama (aka Alabama Center for Sustainable Energy) continue to focus on STEM education in North Alabama. A $15,000 donation to ALCSE from Boeing was earmarked for hands-on STEM education project in Madison county. http://www.madisoncountyrecord.com/2016/02/12/boeings-15000-donation-helps-jets-tiny-house/   Read the full article at Madison County Record

Boeing Provides $15K Grant to Alabama Sustainable Energy Group

An educational program of the Alabama Center for Sustainable Energy has received a major boost from the Boeing Company. CEO Daniel Tait said his nonprofit organization’s hands-on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program for Madison County students is the recipient of a $15,000 award from Boeing. The Energy Sustainability for Tomorrow initiative is a …

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UAH sustainability program brings changes to campus

Since 2013, Haley Hix, Sustainability Coordinator at the University of Alabama-Huntsville, has been hard at work, creating and implementing environmentally conscious projects. Her goal in each new endeavor is two-fold: to educate the Huntsville community about sustainable options and to make the UAH campus more environmentally friendly. The small town girl from Tennessee has always …

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Electric Cars Create Jolt of Excitement in Huntsville, AL

[wc_row][wc_column size=”two-third” position=”first”] There was a buzz in the air Saturday, October 31, at Whitesburg P-8, where student-built electric cars took to the track for 90 minutes to determine which team of young minds engineered the best vehicle. The cars are part of a dynamic curriculum, called GreenpowerUSA, that challenges students aged 9-25 to apply …

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North Alabama’s Only Renewable Energy Degree is at ACECET

Calhoun Community College is home to Alabama’s first and only renewable energy degree as well as a number of certification courses. Not only is this the first in the state it is one of only a few in the country. The program, which was funded by a $3.47M Department of Labor grant in 2010, offers …

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Educating Teachers about Sustainable Energy

One of the key focus areas of Energy Alabama is education. In order to reach our goal of “net zero energy”, our first step must be in educating people about what sustainable energy is and how it can be used to help us reach “net zero” in Huntsville. This means education both for adults and …

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STEM professionals encourage next generation of STEM workers

STEM professionals encourage next generation of STEM workers through educational outreach. We are happy to have been a part of this event and to do everything that we can to encourage our youth and help teach them about sustainable energy. While many students in Huntsville and surrounding areas are taking time off from their studies …

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Toyota USA Foundation to Support Local Charity with $100K Grant for Sustainable Energy Education

Huntsville, Ala – Energy Alabama was recently awarded a $100,000 grant from the Toyota USA Foundation to support sustainable energy education in the Huntsville community. The grant will support sustainable K12 energy curriculum development and for the construction of “net zero energy” or off-grid tiny homes. Energy Alabama has partnered with Bob Jones High School …

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