Ithaca College’s solar panel farm appears to be on its way to reaching its goal of covering 10 percent of the college’s energy needs.
A solar electric project including 9,000 solar panels that will cover 10 percent of Ithaca College’s energy needs is currently under construction.
Jerone Gagliano was hired in November to serve as Ithaca College’s new director of energy management and sustainability. Assistant News Editor Faith Meckley spoke with Gagliano to discuss the state of sustainability at the college and his role in future sustainability initiatives.
Following the success of last year’s Ithaca College Energy Challenge, a competition among the residence halls to reduce energy consumption, this year’s challenge was extended two weeks and recognized two winners, Rowland Hall for lowest overall energy use and Terrace 6 for most reduced energy.
Here lies Berenice Tompkins, dead from pollution from tar sands oil refineries like Suncor. She breathed the air and it killed her. What world are we living in where we have no clean air? Let Berenice’s death be a reminder to all of us of those who have been silenced, sickened, and killed by air pollution…
Before coming to Ithaca College, my knowledge of fracking was limited to what I had seen in the 2010 premiere of “Gasland,” a documentary by Josh Fox full of memorable footage of flammable drinking water and heavy claims of its dangers.
In an effort to increase the use of sustainable resources, Weaver Wind Energy, a local startup company, is developing a more reliable and effective wind turbine that adjusts with changing weather.
Um, yes please! I am always amazed at how many apps there are out there for the iPhones and Android phones. Thousands upon thousands of apps at your fingertips, ranging from news and blogs, to games and flashlights, the app world has it all. But what about the practical ones? Maybe you want to read…