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Marriott is Serious about Preserving Resources

Marriott is Serious about Preserving Resources

As a student interested in hospitality and hotel management, and as a longtime member of the IEA, it seemed to me that Marriott recognizes that one of the most pressing concerns around the world today is energy conservation. Evidence of this can be found in the great effort Marriott has gone through in order to LEED certify many of […]

September 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
IEA participates in Earth Hour!

IEA participates in Earth Hour!

The International Energy Alliance is pleased to announce that it has established a team of IEA members who are tasked with implementing an Earth Hour event which targets energy use. Our goal for this event is to encourage others to add their voices to this worthwhile cause and to engage themselves in energy saving and sustainability efforts. Please follow this link to explore thousands […]

September 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
IEA Appoints New Chairman

IEA Appoints New Chairman

The IEA is very pleased to announce that it has appointed a new board chairman, George Jared Schoeffel. We believe Schoeffel’s background will enable IEA growth in strategic areas. Looking forward to future growth with Schoeffel at the lead.  I feel fortunate that I have been able to participate in many capacities in the International Energy […]

August 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
The IEA is Now Officially Nonprofit

The IEA is Now Officially Nonprofit

The International Energy Alliance (IEA) is extremely pleased to announce that last week it gained recognition by the state of California as a nonprofit corporation, successfully completing the IEA’s first step towards its goal of achieving Federal tax exemption under IRS code 501(c)(3). Since then, the IEA completed and submitted IRS documents required for the […]

August 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Hidden Difficulties of Biofuel Production

The Hidden Difficulties of Biofuel Production

During the Spring 2014 semester at Haverford College, students in Chemistry 112 lab made biodiesel under the instruction of Professor Kelly Matz. The task was designed to explore the how biofuel is produced and how biofuels might alleviate the pressures of global warming, greenhouse gas emission, increasing fuel costs and dependency on foreign oil.

August 8, 2014 | By | Reply More
Tesla Motors Opens Patent Portfolio to Public

Tesla Motors Opens Patent Portfolio to Public

In Tesla Motors’ open letter released June 12, 2014, CEO Elon Musk announced that the company has removed the many patents owned by the company, releasing them “in the spirit of open source movement, for the advancement of electric vehicle technology”.  The purpose of this, according to Musk, is to allow other manufacturers to use […]

July 23, 2014 | By | Reply More
Something in the Air

Something in the Air

A recent article in The Economist discusses the problem of the increasing air pollution in China. The article, entitled “Something in the Air”, discusses the recent air quality in Beijing, China. The air has been polluted in China at record high levels and is very dangerous for Chinese citizens. The smallest and most dangerous thing […]

April 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Post-Industrial Future is Nigh

The Post-Industrial Future is Nigh

China is known for its industrial might. Manufacturers, miners, utilities and builders accounted for over 45% of China’s GDP in 2012 — “The Economics” The post-industrial age is growing fast in China. In the United States, people create more things and then export the manufacturing for these items to less expensive labor markets, such as […]

March 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
IEA project saves 150,000 gallons of fuel annually

IEA project saves 150,000 gallons of fuel annually

Almost an entire year has gone by from when this project was just a concept to the completion of installation –but it’s finally happened. The complete environmental impact projections for this project is that it will save 30,000-150,000 gallons of gasoline each year and reduce carbon gas emissions by 600,000-3,000,000 pounds per year. This started as an idea, and as things developed over a one year period of time many believers came forth and changed it from an idea into a vision, and then into reality. Although I put a lot of time into this, it would have been absolutely impossible to do this without the help and time of a [...]

January 8, 2013 | By | Reply More
USA to Become Energy Independent by 2030

USA to Become Energy Independent by 2030

On November 12, 2012 The International Energy Agency published its World Energy Outlook. The report states that by 2017, the US will become the number one producer of oil, and that by 2030 the US will be completely self sufficient on oil and become a net exporter. What caused this?• Technologies have improved, allowing drillers […]

December 29, 2012 | By | Reply More