Quad City Times
The Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center in Davenport has received the 2012 Inspiring Efficiency Education Award from the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance.
The center received the award for its new Interactive Learning Lab - the first of its kind in the nation - which educates visitors regarding sustainable and renewable energy technologies.
The lab at 201 N. Harrison St., Davenport opened in August. It offers a variety of hands-on displays to engage students, including an "Energy Hog" video game and a movie theater built inside the housing of a wind turbine.
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