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Take a virtual tour of hundreds of solar homes

As the annual National Solar Tour goes virtual because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it offers a rare opportunity to “tour” solar projects across the country.

Beginning Monday, September 28 through Sunday, October 24, hundreds of homes and businesses powered by solar will showcase their energy savings at virtual open houses and tours in 47 states. The week includes a wide variety […]

Plug in to National Drive Electric Week

During Drive Electric Week, you can check out virtual national webinars to learn more about what it’s like to drive an electric vehicle (EV) from the people who own them.

This year’s events from September 26 – October 4 will look much different as COVID-19 precautions are put into place. To find an event in the […]

Hear local experts discuss climate issues

Civic leaders throughout the metro area are working on climate issues and have created free videos for the public on topics ranging from energy to food waste.

Tap into these Climate Conversations video interviews with local experts on the Climate Action KC website to learn about these issues:

Access: Julie Sayers from Climate Action KC […]

New apartments cut energy costs by 92 percent

The world’s largest Passive House Institute certified project opens in August with 282 luxury apartments that will operate on 92-percent less energy than comparable buildings.

Second + Delaware apartments in the Kansas City’s River Market area were designed to be highly energy efficient for low-cost heating and cooling. The triple-glazed windows and 16-inch walls help the […]

EPA Green Internships can lead to jobs

Are you interested in working for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)?

Recent college graduates can get environmental work experience through a one-year EPA Green Interns Program that makes them eligible for full-time EPA positions nationwide. Through the program, interns receive mentoring, formal interactive training and a career development plan. After completing the program, interns are eligible for […]