Vehicle-grid integration is a starting point, not an afterthought on the road to electrification

October 8, 2019 by  
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Ensuring that millions of EVs can be reliably charged will require new, intelligent energy management solutions, along with effective policies to spur investment.

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Electric bus fleets are the latest tool for improving air quality

October 8, 2019 by  
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And both North America and Europe are primed for market growth over the next decade.

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Is it time to say goodbye to the Green Power Partnership?

July 6, 2017 by  
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Trump’s administration wants to eliminate the program, along with other long-standing initiatives aimed at motivating energy efficiency and clean power investments.

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Necessity is the mother of reinvention

June 5, 2017 by  
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In its 25th year, Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) wants to redefine the way we think about sustainable business. Just like technology is in a “constant state of becoming” and societies are adapting along with these tools, “sustainable business is also in a state of becoming,” said Aron Cramer, president and CEO of BSR. 

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A free man in Paris: Reflections on a week at COP21

December 12, 2015 by  
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What an emotionally combustible mix for me.First, the chance to be in the city where the fate of the planet is being discussed. Okay, so I wasn’t rubbing elbows with Lauren Fabius, Narendra Modi and Todd Stern negotiating the fine print of the COP21 accord. But to be in Paris along with 40,000 others dedicated to coming up with an agreement the save the planet, was stimulating.

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Surprise shake-ups at NRG, SolarCity; Airbnb’s new policy ace

December 4, 2015 by  
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Two familiar energy companies, along with several large companies in hosiptality and consumer goods, lead off a busy year end in green business.

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Caterpillar, Honeywell bet against the grid in emerging economies

May 27, 2015 by  
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Microgrids powered by a combination of solar and battery storage — along with new breakthroughs in urban smart grids — offer an affordable way to bring electricity to those without.

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Manufacturers quietly seize the opportunity to lead on sustainability

May 27, 2015 by  
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Here’s how emerging group leaders are improving the products and supply chains behind the world’s famous brands.

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Ontario Completely Off Coal

April 16, 2014 by  
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The Canadian province of Ontario has officially shut down its last coal burning power plant . Power for the province now comes from “emission-free electricity sources like wind , solar , nuclear and hydropower , along with lower-emission electricity sources like natural gas and biomass.” The province had set a target of the end of 2014 to end its use of coal to generate electricity. The Thunder Bay Generating Station was the last coal fueled power plant in the province. Now that it has burned the last of its coal supply, the plant will be converted to a biomass-fueled power plant. image: CC 2.0 by Kyle MacKenzie Hat tip to @TomMatzzie

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Just When We Thought Industry Wouldn’t Self Regulate…

March 13, 2014 by  
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Over the years the demand for better and more reliable rechargeable batteries has skyrocketed along with our need for portable power to charge the plethora of digital lifelines now attached to our hip. While many advancements have been made in …

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