energy efficiency

Pittsburgh: Leading Green Building Hub?

How did Pittsburgh, known more for its sports teams and steel than innovative and energy efficient buildings, become an area that shines as…

Boeing, NASA Make Like Canada Geese to Save Energy

Boeing Co. and NASA believe they have discovered a way to improve airplanes’ fuel efficiency with a slight biomimicry twist: copy birds’ flight…

Salesforce Takes Another Step Toward 100 Percent Renewables

Cloud computing giant Salesforce announced another step made toward its goal of running 100 percent on clean power. The city is participating in…

Since 1970, Air Pollution Down 73%, Economy Tripled

A new EPA report says that since 1970, the combined emissions of six common air pollutants have fallen 73 percent since 1970. Meanwhile,…

Vail Resorts Promises an ‘Epic’ Zero-Carbon Footprint by 2030

Vail Resorts, one of the largest mountain resort operators on the planet, announced that it has committed to a "zero net operating footprint"…

Op/Ed: NRG Sustainability Commitments Stronger Than Ever

Bruno Sarda, the Head of Sustainability at NRG explains why the energy company's commitment to a sustainable energy future hasn't wavered, even though…

Even Smart People Are Still Arguing About Fossil-Free Electricity

At a pivotal moment for climate strategies, scientists and business leaders have started a public debate about how fast and how fully we…

Tiny Signs of Consensus on Climate Change Emerge in U.S. Congress

The U.S. Department of Defense is emerging as a safe space in which Republican members of Congress can affirm support for action on…

UPS Boosts Long-Term Commitment to Sustainable Fuel, Power and Transport

UPS has announced various sustainability goals, including a significant increase to its fleet of alternative-fueled vehicles and a huge surge in renewable power…

How Solar Technology Benefits Homeowners

Homeowners can now convert more sunshine into electricity, gather system electricity production information from afar, and even install productive solar systems on complicated…

This Big Energy Company Is Helping Small Business Kick The Coal Habit

As the world awaits President Donald Trump's decision on the Paris climate accord, DTE Energy forges ahead with an ambitious renewable energy plan…

Better Buildings Challenge Nets Almost $2 Billion in Energy Savings

The DOE Better Buildings Program saved organizations almost $2 billion in energy costs last year. Even Energy Secretary Rick Perry boasted about the…

From Dumb to Smart: Stepping into the Future of Energy

In some ways, the future is already here. The next generation of retail energy services and cutting-edge tech tools are helping first adopters…

The Next Big Thing in Renewable Energy for Homeowners

Capacity for home energy-storage technologies continues to rise while costs go down. This will make solar a no-brainer for many families.

Cities of the Future Will Depend on Resiliency to Meet Urbanization Demands

To accommodate booming population growth, cities will face increasing challenges, including congested transportation and housing and the need to reliably supply sufficient energy…