Could EVs put the brakes on the utility ‘death spiral’?

April 18, 2017 by  
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The industry could drive entirely new revenue streams and business models by investing in charging stations. Too expensive? Think of it as a branding exercise.

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Opportunities for plastics in a circular world

April 18, 2017 by  
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As world population increases, so does the consumption of resources as economies expand. Without arguing about whether some or all of these resources are finite, it is clear to many that to the extent we can recover material which has become waste after its initial use, the more likely we are to sustainably carry out those activities of consumption in the years to come.

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3 key trends peer into the future of connected buildings

April 17, 2017 by  
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Investors are still skittish about early-stage startups selling automation and energy-management apps, but the market for software, sensors and services for smarter offices, factories and groceries stores is maturing gracefully.

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This large money manager created a new way to invest in green bonds

April 17, 2017 by  
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VanEck, which manages more than $43.4 billion in assets, has launched the first U.S.-listed exchange-traded fund for green bonds. What does this mean for the broader area of sustainable investing?

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Can the internet of things solve environmental crises?

April 15, 2017 by  
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If so, it must consider local business and cultural needs, build business processes and market structures around the world.

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Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance Summit to gather corporate renewable energy leaders at VERGE 17

April 13, 2017 by  
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The 2017 Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) Summit will gather corporate buyers, service providers, developers, financiers, utilities and non-profit organizations in Santa Clara, CA, September 17-19, 2017, ahead of GreenBiz Group’s VERGE 17 conference and expo, to identify opportunities to accelerate corporate procurement of renewable energy.

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The compelling case for creating a nation of microgrids

March 15, 2017 by  
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We so take the electricity infrastructure for granted that we fail to recognize it as a potent public policy tool for economic revitalization. Of all large infrastructures in the United States, nothing is more poised for transformative change, with a host of long- and short-term benefits, as today’s electricity delivery system — not roads, not information technology, not oil, coal and natural gas, not entertainment, not retail, not housing construction, not healthcare.

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Partnerships: The key to getting green chemistry tech to market?

March 15, 2017 by  
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How companies such as Levi’s, Apple and Dow are engaging in the pursuit of new materials and industrial ingredients.

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Get ready for virtual power plants

January 17, 2017 by  
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Could this be the holy-grail application for distributed grid resources?

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Sustainability as a "Grand Strategy" for the nation

December 18, 2016 by  
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Mark “Puck” Mykleby, a former Marine and the Co-Director at the Strategic innovation Lab, spoke at VERGE Hawaii 2016 about and his recent book The New Grand Strategy: Restoring America’s Prosperity,

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