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The New Norris House, which is owned by the University of Tennessee, was recently named one of the nation's top 10 examples of sustainable architecture and green design.
The East Tennessee chemical company that scored $30 million in economic development incentives from the state in May has a history of fines for air pollution violations.
A day after President Barack Obama announced his plan to fight climate change through executive action, the White House said Wednesday that Tennessee power plants and major industrial facilities belched out 55 million metric tons of greenhouse gases in 2011.
The Knoxville Convention Center is saving more than $150,000 a year by being more energy efficient.
On Tuesday, officials at Oak Ridge National Lab celebrated the opening of the lab's new carbon fiber technology facility.
The City of Knoxville, Knox County Solid Waste and other organizations
hosted a "Plug Into Your Community" e-cycling event this weekend.
Sorting 70 tons of plastic milk jugs, beverage bottles, tin and aluminum cans and all manner of paper is a seemingly impossible task. But RockTenn does it every day.
Installation of the city's nine electric vehicle charging stations is expected to wrap up before the end of August.
We've certainly gotten a lot of rain this week, and now, one Knoxville family has a way to harness nature for their home's water supply.
On Wednesday, Mayor Madeline Rogero announced the city's participation in a national energy efficiency program. It aims to reduce the city's energy consumption by 20% by 2020 in 99 city buildings.
The City of Knoxville is continuing its work to install two dozen charging stations for electric cars.
The tables have outlets, as well as USB ports, all powered by the sun.
The state's large solar farm in Stanton, Tenn., will officially open with a 3 p.m. ceremony on Thursday.
The second Tennessee Valley Solar Solutions Conference starts Tuesday, bringing local and national speakers to discuss energy policy, smart grid technology, innovation and job growth.