Improving Federal Energy Assistance for Low-income Households

The challenge of alleviating energy poverty remains to be fully addressed. In a “key findings” brief for the Scholars Strategy Network, I suggest three ways restructuring of the processes and procedures of the the two primary low-income energy assistance programs (the Low Income Home Energy Assistance and Weatherization Assistance programs) could improve impact and effectiveness.

Update (Video): Recovery Act’s Clean Energy Revolution

In February 2009, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (also known as, ARRA, the Recovery Act, or simply the stimulus). Through the Recovery Act, the Energy Department … Continue reading Update (Video): Recovery Act’s Clean Energy Revolution

From Pig Manure to Bio-Adhesive

The NC A&T State University Team is leading the  2013 Department of Energy NATIONAL CLEAN ENERGY BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION, creating a bio-adhesive with numerous uses from pig manure. Check out … Continue reading From Pig Manure to Bio-Adhesive