Employees with college degrees are not always considered as a more valuable asset to a company than their less-educated colleagues. Many small business owners admit they value real-world work experience the most, according to a new survey by Manta, an online small business support community.
About 30,000 natural-gas fueling stations will be operating worldwide by 2020, highlighting the increasing potential for natural gas as a transportation fuel in the United States and globally, asserts a new study by Navigant Research. However, a study this year by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) identified a “lack of refueling infrastructure” as one of the chief barriers to development of natural-gas vehicle (NGV) transportation. Read more
With energy-efficiency a hot topic over the last decade among private businesses and government agencies, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has taken the initiative to honor leadership and accomplishment in the energy efficiency field with its annual ACEEE Champions of Energy Efficiency awards.
Winners are selected on the basis of demonstrated excellence in program implementation, research and development, energy policy, or private sector initiatives. Here’s a brief look at this year’s four winners. Read more