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Aspen Headquarters Building Receives Silver LEED Certification

Aspen Environmental Group is dedicated to the reduction of our environmental and energy footprint and imparting values of sustainability. Aspen’s headquarters office, located in Agoura Hills, California, was recently formally recognized for these efforts and given the Silver level LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council […]

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Draft Environmental Impact Report for Well Stimulation in CA Released

On January 14 2015, the California Department of Conservation, through its Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR), published the highly anticipated Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIP) titled “Analysis of Oil and Gas Well Stimulation Treatments in California.”

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Aspen Participates in Development of Utility Scale Solar Site Mapping Web Application

Based on the interest in using state-of-the-art tools for alternative energy siting projects, the Aspen Environmental Group planning and GIS teams recently became involved with the development of a new mapping web application, PVMapper.org, developed by the Energy Policy Institute (EPI) at Boise State University […]

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Aspen Continues to Play Leading Role in Renewable Energy Development in Southern CA

On September 23, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, Secretary of the California Natural Resources Agency John Laird, and officials from the California Energy Commission (CEC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), and other stakeholders announced the release of the Draft Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP) and EIR/EIS […]

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Aspen Vice President Susan Lee Presents at EUCI Conference

Susan Lee, Vice President in Aspen’s San Francisco office, presented at the EUCI Conference on “Transmission Siting for Rural & Urban Locations” in Portland, Oregon on June 25-26. […]

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Aspen Resource Economists Get Private Tour of Honda Smart Home

Aspen resource economists Catherine Elder and Ashley Spalding got a private tour of the Honda Smart Home adjacent to the UC Davis campus from Honda senior engineer Michael Koenig. The home features a 9.5 kw solar PV system and stationary battery to operate both the home and recharge its Honda Fit in less than three hours. Roughly 1,950 square feet, the home uses ground-source heat pumps, radiant heating and cooling, 9.5-inch walls , triple-paned argon-filled windows […]

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Aspen’s Catherine Elder Speaks at Heartland Consumers Power District Annual Meeting

Aspen’s Energy Resource Economics practice director Catherine Elder spoke at the Heartland Consumers Power District Annual Meeting on April 10, 2014 in Madison, South Dakota. Asked to address “The Rush Towards Natural Gas,” Elder described the factors leading to so much focus on natural gas for use in power generation, as well as expected natural gas market dynamics in light of shale production and hydraulic fracturing, methane leakage issues, and access […]

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