renewable energy

Burns & McDonnell Delivers First-of-Its-Kind EV Chargers

by The Burns & McDonnell Team October 25, 2013

Electric vehicles (EVs) may represent the future of transportation, and factors like utility demand and adequate charging infrastructure will play a key role in the more widespread adoption of EVs. Burns & McDonnell recently teamed up with subcontractor Coritech Services to develop a new bidirectional charging system for electric vehicles at Fort Carson, Colo., that […]

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KC Chamber Hosts Day of Energy and Environment

by The Burns & McDonnell Team September 20, 2013

There’s no denying that renewable energy continues to be a hot topic (no pun intended). And as forms of renewable energy become more widely used, it’s increasingly important to not only examine environmental policies, but also industry issues, both of which will be at the forefront of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce’s upcoming […]

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WINDPOWER 2013: Solutions for Success in Wind Energy

by The Burns & McDonnell Team May 2, 2013

Wind power is, without question, one of the foundations of success when it comes to the renewable energy market. But solutions for success in wind energy aren’t cut and dried, nor is any solution guaranteed. We’re excited about joining thousands of our wind energy colleagues at the WINDPOWER Expo May 5-8 in Chicago, as we […]

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Heliostats: What They Are and Why They Matter

by The Burns & McDonnell Team April 25, 2013

As solar power becomes more widespread, engineers and designers search for ways to more effectively use concentrated solar power. One solution? Heliostats. Originally found on giant solar farms, heliostats are mirrored devices that use a tracking device to follow the motion of the sun, which directs sunlight to a predetermined target. When they’re used on […]

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Annual Energy Outlook: 2013 Early Release Insights

by Matt Lind March 20, 2013

Every year, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) publishes an Annual Energy Outlook with long-term projections about the U.S. energy market. The following are a few highlights of the early release of the 2013 reference case projections (AEO2013). These projections were made under the premise that current rules and regulations remain generally unchanged throughout the projection […]

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New Science of Energy Exhibit Debuts at Science City in March

by The Burns & McDonnell Team February 13, 2013

There are a lot of cool things happening over at Science City these days, but the one we’re most excited about is the debut of the new Science of Energy exhibit, which is set to open in March. The exhibit explores all aspects of energy — with an emphasis on renewable energy sources — and, […]

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