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July 23, 2003
The University of Missouri - Rolla won a highly competitive 2003 American Solar Challenge today, crossing the finish line at 11:39 a.m. using only the energy of the sun. The team set a record for U.S. solar car racing by completing 2,300 miles in 51 hours, beating the 2001 American Solar Challenge record by more than 4 hours.
July 1, 2003
Touring the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory today, Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham encouraged Americans to use energy efficient technologies and practices in their homes and businesses in the wake of rising natural gas prices this year.
June 27, 2003
Four middle school students from College Station Middle
School in College Station, Texas, showed their mastery of science today,
winning the National Middle School Science Bowl by a landslide (geologic
June 18, 2003
Sixteen teams of some of the brightest sixth through eighth
grade students from around the United States will test their mental agility
in the National Middle School Science Bowl June 25-28.
Feb. 21, 2003
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE)
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) today released its annual
ranking of leading utility "green pricing" programs.