Tagged Sustainable

Build back better – with energy efficiency improvements

By Anna Skowron “Climate action does not require economic sacrifice,” wrote Rachel Kyte, then CEO of the Sustainable Energy for All Initiative (SEforAll) in September 2015. Many studies and cases show that climate action does indeed yield economic benefits (see the case of China). Going even a step further: if climate change proceeds unchecked, its…

Stanford’s Sustainable “Smart Campus” – What Utilities & Cities Can Learn | WE3 | Join The Movement

By Lincoln Bleveans Across the world, community by community, people are building systems and societies we need to reverse the tide of catastrophic climate change with economically prosperous and equitable community-wide and industry solutions. Join veteran of the global electric power industry, Lincoln Bleveans, Stanford Universities Executive Director of Sustainability & Energy Management, as he…

How to Increase Renewable Energy in Apartment Complexes

By Jane Marsh 21st-century renters are looking for ways to be more sustainable and eco-friendly, but urging landlords to embrace renewable energy can be challenging. Still, solar and wind power can benefit everyone. Millions of apartment complexes still rely on the grid to keep the lights on for the tenants. However, as climate change continues…

SEIA, Vote Solar advocate for net billing in place of net metering in California

By Kelsey Misbrener The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Vote Solar are calling on the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to adopt a compensation framework for future residential solar customers that promotes equity and incentivizes sustainable market growth: net billing. In joint comments filed on March 15, SEIA and Vote Solar provided a comprehensive…

First Volkswagen ID.4 SUVs arrive in the U.S. dealerships

By Blagojce Krivevski This month marks a major milestone in Volkswagen’s story: the arrival of the ID.4, the company’s first long-range electric SUV in dealers across America. Just as electric vehicles will transform the way we drive, Volkswagen has refreshed the way it sells vehicles to embrace a more sustainable future. From before it leaves…

Consumers Energy to purchase 140 MW of solar from new Michigan project

By Kelsey Misbrener Consumers Energy announced an agreement to purchase 140 MW of renewable energy from the Calhoun Solar Center. Invenergy, a Midwest-based developer and operator of sustainable energy solutions, is developing and building the project. “We are proud to team with Invenergy as we continue to create a cleaner, more sustainable energy future for…

New Fact Sheet | Conservation Corps: Pairing Climate Action with Economic Opportunity

By Amaury Laporte As policymakers consider how to revive the economy after the pandemic and accelerate the transition to sustainable clean energy, many have taken a close look at a program with a long, inspiring pedigree: conservation corps. Learn more in our latest fact sheet!https://www.eesi.org/papers/view/fact-sheet-conservation-corps-pairing-climate-action-with-economic-opportunity Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For…

FedEx says it will be carbon-neutral by 2040

By Renewable Energy World Company is going all-electric and funding a new Yale center for applied research focused on carbon-negative technologies. FedEx Corp. announced this week that it wants to achieve carbon-neutral operations globally by 2040. The company laid out three key areas it will focus on via a $2B investment: vehicle electrification, sustainable energy,…

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