Blog Author Archive
- Ceres Conference Offers Something for Everyone (05/13/2013)
- A Little Energy to Save a Lot: Why Your Company Should Become Energy Star Certified (04/03/2013)
- Sustainability in Supply Chain Remains Top Priority for Major Brands (03/13/2013)
- Using Technology to Drive Supply Chain Sustainability (03/05/2013)
- Getting On Board with Supply Chain Sustainability (02/20/2013)
LEED Green Building
- 7th annual Los Angeles Business Council (LABC) Sustainability Summit (04/29/2013)
- Greening the Green Building Industry (03/26/2013)
- Earth Rangers Journey to LEED® Platinum (02/21/2013)
- Energy Boost: How RECs Support LEED® Certification and Renewable Energy Development (02/14/2013)
- Making the Most of LEED® (01/31/2013)
- Understanding the Greenhouse Effect (05/23/2013)
- Reducing Carbon Emissions Becomes Mission Critical (05/14/2013)
- CDP Supply Chain Program Reporting Period Now Open (04/11/2013)
- 2013 Climate Leadership Conference (03/01/2013)
- Wind PowerED Climate Education for Colorado Kids (03/14/2013)
- A Letter from the Arctic (05/09/2013)
- Eliminating Toxins from the Air We Breathe (05/07/2013)
- Our Silent Partners in the Fight Against Climate Change (04/26/2013)
- The Power of RECs to Improve Human Health (04/25/2013)
- Our Planet’s Most Precious Resource (04/24/2013)
Clean Energy Corps Proposed
by Kevin Maddaford on 03/06/2009
The U.S. could create a Clean Energy Corps to promote energy efficiency and “green” jobs.
In an effort to address the environmental impact of home energy use and the job losses resulting from the flagging economy, a coalition of groups has proposed the creation of a Clean Energy Corps... [more]
Smart-Grid Technology Optimizes Use of Renewables
by Kevin Maddaford on 02/02/2009
A project in Denmark looks to utilize wind power for charging electric vehicles via a smart grid.
Denmark generates one-fifth of its electricity with renewable technologies, and now a joint Danish-IBM research project is trying to maximize the use of this power, specifically wind power, to... [more]
Carbon Dioxide Converted Into Fuel Using Sunlight
by Kevin Maddaford on 02/20/2009
A new sun-powered device transforms CO2 and water vapor into fuel.
Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are currently the leading cause of global climate change, but they could soon be a source for fuel. Researchers at Pennsylvania State University have developed a... [more]
Clean Energy Provisions Included in Stimulus Bill
by Kevin Maddaford on 02/11/2009
The Senate passed a stimulus package that includes significant investment in clean energy.
On Tuesday, February 10, the Senate voted 61-37 to approve passage of its $838 billion version of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). The bill includes provisions for... [more]
Beer and Driving Don’t Mix—Unless It’s in the Tank
by Kevin Maddaford on 02/06/2009
A home ethanol machine will turn a brewer’s yeast into ethanol for use in vehicles.
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company makes excellent (in this blogger's opinion) beer, and they will soon be making something else excellent: ethanol. Using a portable ethanol refinery, the... [more]
Wind Power Experiences Record Growth in 2008
by Kevin Maddaford on 02/02/2009
The amount of wind power installed in the US last year exceeded even the highest expectations.
2008 saw the largest amount of wind power capacity ever installed in the United States in one year: 8,358 megawatts (MW). According to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA),... [more]
Ethanol Fuel Cells Receive Spark from Catalyst
by Kevin Maddaford on 01/28/2009
A new catalyst could make ethanol-powered fuel cells feasible.
Scientists have developed a catalyst that overcomes some major obstacles to using ethanol in fuel cells called direct ethanol fuel cells. Hydrogen fuel cells hold great promise... [more]
Renewable Energy Office Pending for Land Agency
by Kevin Maddaford on 01/26/2009
A renewable energy office will be established as part of the Bureau of Land Management.
In short time it will become easier to develop renewable energy projects on federal land. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) plans to establish the Renewable Energy... [more]
Cape Wind Project Receives Favorable Impact Report
by Kevin Maddaford on 01/23/2009
The Cape Wind offshore wind farm project gets a boost towards construction.
Nantucket Sound is home to excellent offshore wind resources, and since 2001 Energy Management Inc. (EMI) has been trying to make it home to the United State's first... [more]
New Coal Power Plant Construction Charges Ahead
by Kevin Maddaford on 01/18/2009
88 coal-burning power plants are in various stages of planning or construction in the U.S.
A study conducted by UtiliPoint International Inc., an independent research organization for the power industry, has determined that utilities and power plant owners... [more]
Offshore Wind Projects Stem from New UK Energy Institute
by Kevin Maddaford on 01/15/2009
The new Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) opened in London with projects ready to go.
The ETI, which is working to maximize utilization of the island nation's energy resources, has a project team developing a floating, deepwater 5-megawatt (MW) wind... [more]
Fuel Cells Power Wind Monitor
by Kevin Maddaford on 01/12/2009
Fuel cells will power a new wind monitoring system, making it zero-carbon.
The development of two fuel cell wind monitoring systems is nearing completion by the British energy company Npower. Each contains two 12-volt methanol fuel... [more]
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