Project Announcements

Monday, August 26, 2019

The city of Houston’s Climate Action Plan (CAP) hit a milestone last month with the release of a draft of the plan. HARC serves as the technical advisor and research leader on the project.

Friday, February 8, 2019

HARC has recently taken delivery of high-accuracy Lidar data flown in 2018 for the greater Houston-Galveston region. The dataset includes both elevation datapoints as well as building footprints.

Monday, October 8, 2018

The City of Houston recently announced its Climate Action Plan that will bring together stakeholders from across the community to develop a variety of cost-effective energy efficiency, renewable energy and transportation measures that will reduce community-wide greenhouse gas emissions and uphold the goals of the Paris Agreement.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Energy of tectonic forces relentlessly reshaping the Earth’s crust can impart stresses in geologic formations that may build over time, perhaps suddenly released in a seismic event such as an earthquake.

Friday, May 4, 2018

The dynamic economy of Texas is intertwined with the energy industry and the many business enterprises that support it.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

The drive to reduce emissions in oil and gas operations and industrial facilities has led to the expanding use of infrared imaging to “see” gases such as methane that are invisible to the human eye.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The City of Houston recognized the Galveston Bay Report Card program for its positive impact on the environment as part of its Keep Houston Beautiful initiative. A Certificate of Recognition was bestowed at the 33rd Annual Mayor's Proud Partners Luncheon held November 13, 2017.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The International Association of Business Communicators Southern Region recognized the efforts of the Galveston Bay Report Card program for its achievement in connecting science with the greater Houston/Galveston community.

Friday, October 13, 2017

If you are looking to install a combined heat and power, solar power system or any other distributed energy system that is larger than 10 MW in Texas, the interconnection process to connect the system to the grid can be complex.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The HARC Environmentally Friendly Drilling Systems Program provides unbiased science to address environmental and societal aspects of all oil and gas activities.

Friday, November 10, 2017

HARC’s green headquarters was presented the Award of Merit in the Engineering News Record Texas & Louisiana's 2017 Best Projects on October 18, 2017

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

HARC and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension recently released a project report through a grant from the Texas General Land Office Coastal Management Program.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

For many years governments around the globe have worked to regulate pollution generated through engine emissions, resulting in the need for better emissions testing worldwide. Exhaust emissions testing identifies the substances that form in an engine during combustion.

Friday, January 8, 2016

SERIDAS team members are writing a book. The book proposal is pending at Cambridge University Press. Following highly favorable review by the Cambridge editor it is now going through the customary review by outside experts.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The CH4 Connections 2015 Technical Program Committee deadline for accepting abstracts has been extended to April 28, 2015.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

HARC's Stephanie Glenn, HARC fellow Jurgen Schmandt, George Ward (UT) and Michael Cohen (CO) will be traveling to Germany to hold a symposium, “Sustainability of Engineered Rivers in Arid Lands”, in Hannover, Germany in June 2015.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

The CH4 Connections 2015 Technical Program Committee is accepting abstracts for the HARC and GTI conference until April 10, 2015. The conference will be held October 6-7, 2015 in The Woodlands, Texas.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

HARC is partnering with the Galveston Bay Foundation to create the Galveston Bay Report Card. The Galveston Bay Foundation conducted an online survey about Galveston Bay’s health from July-December 2014.

Monday, February 2, 2015

During the month of February, the Benzene and other Toxics Exposure (BEE-TEX) study is being conducted in the Manchester, Galena Park, and Milby Park Neighborhoods. The primary goal of the BEE-TEX study is to demonstrate new technologies to measure air pollution.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Galveston Bay Report Card online survey allows Texans to express what issues are important about the bay.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

HARC Research Scientist, Gavin Dillingham, Clean Energy Policy, is participating on the planning committee for the upcoming World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Energy Efficiency in Buildings (EEB) Lab in Houston.

Monday, June 16, 2014

The Double Bayou Watershed Partnership will hold its sixth stakeholder meeting for the general public on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

HARC and Gas Technology Institute will host a CH4 Emissions: Collaborative Methane Emissions Solutions for the Natural Gas Community on September 23 and 24, 2014.

Monday, March 31, 2014

The EFD website now features a video magazine section, which includes a series of 'Ask the Experts' videos updated throughout the year.

Monday, March 31, 2014

In partnership with the Texas State Energy Conservation Office (SECO), HARC is launching the Department of Energy’s State Energy Program Texas Industrial Energy Efficiency and Combined Heat and Power (CHP) grant.

Monday, February 3, 2014

HARC Research Scientist, Eduardo (Jay) Olaguer, Program Director, Air Quality Science, will perform work on modeling and measurements in support of the Uinta Basin Ozone Study.

Monday, February 3, 2014

HARC Research Scientists, Gavin Dillingham and Jennifer Ronk, team with SECO for the DOE Industrial Efficiency and Combined Heat and Power grant.

Monday, February 3, 2014

HARC Research Scientists, Gavin Dillingham and David Hitchcock, are implementing the City Efficiency Leaders project with SECO and SPEER.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

The City of Houston partnered with HARC/GTRI to commission the design and an initial look at the feasibility of urban rooftop food production for downtown city-owned properties. A final report was published on November 25, 2013.