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)
Six-Megawatt Wind Turbines Assembled in Germany
by Kevin Maddaford on 01/07/2009
REpower Systems assembled three of its new 6 MW offshore wind turbines.
Hamburg-based REpower Systems AG already produces one of the largest wind turbines in the world, the five megawatt (MW) 5M turbine, with a rotor diameter of 126 meters. Now they've upped the ante with... [more]
Biofuel Flying High
by Kevin Maddaford on 01/05/2009
Air New Zealand successfully used a jatropha-derived biofuel to power a 747 test flight.
Air New Zealand finished 2008 with a milestone of becoming the second airline to successfully use biofuel for a test flight. A 50/50 mix of a jatropha-derived biofuel and jet fuel was used to power... [more]
2008 A Good Year for Transportation Technologies
by Kevin Maddaford on 12/30/2008
The past year saw positive developments in alternative fuel technologies.
While the Big Three automakers may be struggling in the weak economy, important advancements were made this year in technologies that could provide alternative fuels for use in future... [more]
Lundberg Family Farms Honored Twice for its Innovative Workplace Practices
by Megan Brown on 12/30/2008
Lundberg Family Farms get honored for making its workplace environment healthy and productive.
This is the second year in a row that Lundberg Family Farms has received the 'Workplace of the Year' award from The Employer Resource Institute (ERI) and the first time winning the... [more]
Bear Valley Mountain Announces New Terrain Park and Improvements for the 2008-2009 Season
by Megan Brown on 12/26/2008
Bear Valley Mountain has spent a lot of time and money making improvements this season.
The resort listened to its visitors and have made a number of investments to keep improve the resort experience year after year. Here are some of the changes that Bear Valley... [more]
Wind Blows Other Alternative Energy Solutions Away
by Holly Hallowell on 12/26/2008
Wind, Water And Sun Beat Biofuels, Nuclear And Coal For Clean Energy.
The results from the first quantitative, scientific evaluation of energy alternatives are in- wind proves the most promising. According to a study by Mark Z. Jacobson, a... [more]
Brits Developing Carbon-neutral Home Powering System
by Holly Hallowell on 12/24/2008
Mirco-trigeneration’s new design has potential to neutralize your home’s energy impact.
Experts at Newcastle University in the UK are designing a unique energy storage system to support a generator which runs on veggie oil and can power, heat and cool... [more]
UN Chief Calls 2009 'Year of Climate Change'
by Holly Hallowell on 12/31/2008
UN Chief Ban Ki-moon lists climate change a key challenge for the world in 2009.
"We have no time to waste. We must reach a global climate change deal before the end of the year (2009) -- one that is balanced, comprehensive and ratifiable... [more]
Missouri Says Show Me Renewables
by Holly Hallowell on 12/22/2008
MO initiates Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) requiring increased production of renewables.
In a landslide, the people of Missouri voted for mandatory renewable energy requirements for state utilities. It's called a Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) and... [more]
German Scientists Tout Sustainability of Biomass
by Kevin Maddaford on 12/18/2008
A team of professors has come up with a sustainable and economical scenario for using biomass for electricity.
The use of biomass as an energy source has its fair share of supporters and critics. One criticism it has received is that biomass crops would compete for land... [more]
Obama Appoints Energy and Environment Leaders
by Holly Hallowell on 12/17/2008
Steven Chu, Nobel Prize-winning scientist, appointed to lead U.S. Department of Energy.
President-elect Barack Obama as “a signal to all that my administration will value science" in building a "new hybrid economy" has... [more]
President-elect Obama Announces Renewable Focus
by Heather Philipp on 12/11/2008
Barack Obama meets with Al Gore and announces emphasis on renewables
On Tuesday, President-elect Barack Obama met with Al Gore, former U.S. Vice-President and current chairman of the organization Repower America, to... [more]
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