England’s Department of Energy and Climate Change has just launched a new program called the Government’s Energy Efficiency Strategy. The goal is to cut the equivalent of 22 power stations worth of energy consumption throughout the United Kingdom by 2020.
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Thanks to a little known Department of Energy conservation program called Better Plants, Legrand appears to have launched itself into a sustainability leadership role in the U.S. manufacturing sector.
This is the 1st in a multi-part article series on refrigerants, their effects as greenhouse gases, and the market-based solutions aimed at their disposal. Safe and effective management of refrigerants has now become a business, environmental and sustainability priority around the world.
The United Nations Global Compact and Accenture released a “comprehensive analysis” of priority actions to a sustainable clean-energy economy across 19 industry sectors, including the automobile, chemicals, construction, food, health care, forest products, transportation, oil and gas, and renewable energy industries.
Beginning the new Obama term, there are several upcoming initiatives that clear the way for increased clean energy production on public property, and they could set up an epic showdown with certain members of Congress when the next legislative session begins.
Laws requiring building owners to report their properties’ energy use are gaining momentum, and the number of cities that require public disclosure of this data is expected to sharply increase in coming years. Is all this new data the groundwork for disruptive innovation?
Israeli inventor Izhar Gafni, along with his business partner Nimrod Elmish, will soon begin the mass-production of a cardboard bike. The durable, lightweight and eco-friendly vehicle will go into production within six months and is expected to be sold with a $20 price tag.
Marc Bolland, CEO of Marks & Spencer, addressed the audience at BSR a week ago. I couldn’t stop thinking that even if 15 or 20 percent of the CEOs were thinking and acting like Bolland, we would be in a much better place now.
A research team at the New York Institute of Technology has come up with an innovative way to cut recovery costs from natural disasters and has turned to Kickstarter to fund the next stage.
While it may not be immediately possible to produce 100% of the electricity a home needs, putting solar panels on your home is much easier than you think. It’s a simple, and surprisingly affordable upgrade that can cut electricity bills and add value to the re-sale value of a home.