Industry News 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)
- 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)
- 2013 GreenBiz.com Forum New York (03/08/2013)
- 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)
First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Considered in MA
by Holly Hallowell on 01/23/2009
MA interested in tapping into Northeastern winds with first offshore wind farm.
Minerals Management Service (MMS) has finished their 2,800-page Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) on the viability of what's being called Cape Wind and the first offshore wind farm in the... [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 Coordination Offices to help... [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 offshore wind farm. Their... [more]
Green Inaugural Ball: Offset by Renewable Choice
by Holly Hallowell on 01/19/2009
Renewable Choice offset the electricity used to power the first green inaugural ball.
History is being made tomorrow as the first African American President is sworn into office. Change began early around the white house as President Barack Obama prepared to move in and the... [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 are moving ahead with... [more]
Green Collar Jobs Growing
by Holly Hallowell on 01/17/2009
The ASES Reports: 9 million green collar jobs in 2007 and millions more projected by 2030.
The American Solar Energy Society's Green Collar Jobs report forecasts three scenarios ranging from 16 to 37 million new renewable energy and energy efficiency (RE&EE) jobs by 2030.... [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 turbine made of... [more]
Cleantech Predictions for 2009
by Holly Hallowell on 01/13/2009
Peter Neigh, founder of Lightspeed, covers cleantech trends we’ll likely see this year.
Venture investment in the relatively new space being called clean technology (cleantech) reached a record $8.4 billion in North America alone in 2008. What will 2009 look like for... [more]
The green building industry continues to expand.
The U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certification program has only been around for eight years. But within this short... [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 cells, developed... [more]
Jay Leno Shows Off A Maglev Wind Turbine
by Holly Hallowell on 01/10/2009
Jay Leno declares “My turbine is bigger than Ed Begley’s” and shows us the cool new technology.
Funny man Jay Leno isn't joking around when it comes to the environment. With around two-thirds of his home's power needs coming from onsite renewable energy, Jay has long... [more]
Tennessee Coal Sludge Disaster A Wake-Up Call
by Heather Philipp on 01/08/2009
The environmental disaster in eastern Tennessee a sad red flag for coal reliance.
As U.S. and Tennessee authorities scramble to deal with the aftermath of the largest environmental disaster of its kind in U.S. history, questions, accusations, and even... [more]
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