Tagged Sustainable

Citigroup commits to 100% renewable energy by 2020

By Michelle Froese Citigroup announced that it will source renewable power for 100% of its global energy needs by 2020. This is an important next step in the bank’s continued commitment to reduce the environmental impact of its operations and finance $100 billion in clean energy, infrastructure, and technology projects that build a more sustainable…

groSolar completes 2.8-MW project for New York town

By Kelly Pickerel groSolar – an EDF Renewable Energy Company, and Ontario, New York, are pleased to announce the completion of the Town of Ontario Solar Project located on land shared with the town’s wastewater treatment facility. “Ontario further solidifies our commitment to sustainable growth, smart government, and diversity of energy resources,” said John Smith,…

Neste collaborates with Genève Aéroport to offer renewable jet fuel; targeting 1% of annual fuel use from Geneva International

By mmillikin Neste and Genève Aéroport are partnering on the introduction of renewable jet fuel into aircraft operations from Geneva International Airport; the target will be at least 1% of the annual jet fuel consumption at Genève Aéroport starting late 2018. Aviation is the fastest growing means of transport and thus emissions will grow substantially….

Berkeley Lab solar-to-fuel system for CO2 to ethanol and ethylene; light-powered production of fuel via artificial photosynthesis

By mmillikin Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have harnessed the power of photosynthesis to convert carbon dioxide into fuels and alcohols at efficiencies far greater than plants. The achievement marks a significant milestone in the effort to move toward sustainable sources of fuel. Many systems have successfully reduced…

New tool helps investors evaluate climate change risks & mitigation opportunities

By Michelle Froese The Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing released the Climate Change Mitigation Opportunities Index, a report and interactive tool investors can use to examine the risks and opportunities of climate change mitigation investments. The index seeks to evaluate technology investment opportunities, both on their impact on mitigating climate change and their potential…

M&M’s launches ‘Fans of Wind’ energy campaign

By Michelle Froese M&M’s, one of Mars, Incorporated’s most iconic and beloved brands, is addressing the importance of tackling climate change, and how everyone can make a difference. The company is launching its Fans of Wind energy campaign, using “Red” and “Yellow” as enthusiastic advocates for renewable wind-powered energy. Fans of Wind energy aims to…

ABB showcases investment in solar technology

By Kathie Zipp As part of ABB’s commitment to support the generation of safe, clean and sustainable power and its continued investment in developing innovative solar power technology, ABB is unveiling new solar power conversion and energy storage devices and solutions at this year’s Solar Power International event. The innovations are part of the ABB…

Staubli Electrical Connectors to showcase two robots at SPI

By Kelly Pickerel Stäubli Electrical Connectors will showcase its industry-defining products at Solar Power International (Booth No. 3238), and two Stäubli robots will demonstrate an innovative PC control platform for use in robotics and in solar manufacturing applications. As a pioneer and global market leader for connectors, Stäubli Electrical Connectors has more than 20 years…

How India Can Export Sunshine Around the World

Solar energy is a free source of non-polluting renewable energy that is sustainable and totally inexhaustible. Most people are aware of photovoltaics (PV), and that solar panels can be used to generate electricity and produce hot water. Now experts have developed techniques to convert sunlight into “solar fuels.” Read Full Article Here For more great…

Offshore wind market is transforming wind energy economics

By Michelle Froese Editor’s note: This article comes from Global Markets Insight‘s Market Research Blogs, and is authored by Ojaswita Kutepatil. Read the full blog posting here. Global offshore wind market has truly gained velocity in the recent past, and is currently in the midst of a rapid growth trend. In the worldwide quest for…

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