Sunday, January 29, 2012
Research in motion: Florida State to introduce new addition to vehicle fleet

Florida State University’s Office of Research is hitting the road in its effort to explore safe, alternative fuel options with the introduction of its new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) car on Monday. ..

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Wednesday, January 25, 2012
NSU Launches Sustainable Solar Energy Project at John U Lloyd Beach State Park

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has completed a solar energy project that provides John U. Lloyd Beach State Park with 100 percent of its energy needs through a combination of solar electric and solar hot water systems.Known as the Sustainable Energy Project, the initiative combines using energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to provide all of the park’s energy needs, while generating environmental and economic benefits for the park as well. ..

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Tuesday, January 17, 2012
FL CAN Develops Catalog for 'Cleantech' Companies

Florida Cleantech Acceleration Network, FL CAN, has published the only catalog of “cleantech” research from UCF and other Florida universities, which is available on its website, www.FLcleantech.com. ..

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Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Future Fuels Institute at Florida State University Recognized as a Waters Center of Innovation

Waters Corporation today welcomed the Future Fuels Institute at Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida into its Centers of Innovation Program. The Future Fuels Institute under its director, Dr. Chang S. (Sam) Hsu, is pioneering research into the development of fuels from fossil and renewable energy sources to meet future global demands for energy. The Institute is the first such Center of Innovation in the field of energy research. ..

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Saturday, October 08, 2011
UCF team wins grant for clean technology

UCF faculty and staff are leading the state's only winning team in the nationwide i6 Green Challenge, a national White House competition, and recently won a $1.3 million grant for their efforts in driving technology commercialization and entrepreneurship to support a green-innovation economy.UCF took the lead role in the challenge, but partnered with the Technological Research and Development Authority and the University of Florida's Florida Energy Systems for its first time participating in the challenge to ensure the best possible outcome and will split the grant equally. ..

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Thursday, September 29, 2011
UCF Earns $1.3 Million National Green Challenge Grant for Clean Tech

The University of Central Florida is leading a team that just won $1.3 million in a national White House competition aimed at driving technology commercialization and entrepreneurship to support a “green innovation economy." ..

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Thursday, July 07, 2011
Finding Sustainability July 10-12

The University of South Florida will host a prestigious national convention  of engineering and science professor beginning Sunday, the first time the Association of Environmental Engineering & Science Professors has held its conference in the Southeast in its more than 50-year history. ..

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Thursday, June 30, 2011
Petra Solar wins smart grid & clean tech categories for TechAmerica Foundation’s American Technology Awards

Petra Solar, a NJ based technology company committed to advancing global production of renewable energy, helping the electric supply industry develop a smarter and more stable electric grid, and creating jobs in clean energy, has been named the winner in both the Smart Grid & Smart Instruments category and the Clean Tech/Green Tech category of the TechAmerica Foundation’s American Technology Awards. The company licenses micro-inverter (power electronic systems or power conversion) technology from the University of Central Florida for use in its "SunWave" system, to which both awards were attributed.  ..

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Tuesday, June 21, 2011
UF startup Florida Sustainables wins Cade Prize for Innovation

A startup company with a biodegradable plastic invented at the University of Florida was the winner of the second $50,000 Cade Prize for Innovation. ..

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Monday, June 13, 2011
Embry-Riddle Team Headed to Washington, D.C., for EcoCAR Competition Finals

Students from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach campus will learn on June 17 whether their teamwork and dedication has led to greatness when the overall winners of EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge are announced at the program’s finale in Washington, D.C. ..

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