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On Tuesday, officials at Oak Ridge National Lab celebrated the opening of the lab's new carbon fiber technology facility.
The City of Knoxville, Knox County Solid Waste and other organizations
hosted a "Plug Into Your Community" e-cycling event this weekend.
Sorting 70 tons of plastic milk jugs, beverage bottles, tin and aluminum cans and all manner of paper is a seemingly impossible task. But RockTenn does it every day.
Installation of the city's nine electric vehicle charging stations is expected to wrap up before the end of August.
We've certainly gotten a lot of rain this week, and now, one Knoxville family has a way to harness nature for their home's water supply.
On Wednesday, Mayor Madeline Rogero announced the city's participation in a national energy efficiency program. It aims to reduce the city's energy consumption by 20% by 2020 in 99 city buildings.
The City of Knoxville is continuing its work to install two dozen charging stations for electric cars.
The tables have outlets, as well as USB ports, all powered by the sun.
The state's large solar farm in Stanton, Tenn., will officially open with a 3 p.m. ceremony on Thursday.
The second Tennessee Valley Solar Solutions Conference starts Tuesday, bringing local and national speakers to discuss energy policy, smart grid technology, innovation and job growth.
The group "UT Recycling" gave away 600 reusable mugs on campus this afternoon, and encouraged students to sign a pledge, committing to move from disposable to reusable products.
As the cost of energy increases more homeowners are looking for ways to make their houses more energy efficient. With the help of the Oak Ridge National Lab, a Rockwood man has gone all out to cut his utility bills.
Millions of viewers tune to see the latest Green ideas a innovations in home and garden on HGTV. The network's parent company Scripps Networks is headquartered in Knoxville and now has a newly LEED certified building.
How feasible is it to engineer a car that gets the equivalent of nearly 82 miles-per-gallon? Quite, for a team of students from Virginia Tech University who won first place in a U.S. car contest.