energy efficiency

Disclosing Energy Use: A Disruptive Innovation?

Laws requiring building owners to report their properties' energy use are gaining momentum, and the number of cities that require public disclosure of…

NRDC Condemns Fracking and Natural Gas “Waste”

The oil companies are wasting natural gas as they excavate oil. The World Bank estimates that in North Dakota alone, natural gas flares…

Slashing a Conference’s Footprint: Going Greener at the 2012 Net Impact Conference

Think about the last big event you attended – low impact is probably not the first phrase that pops into your head. Event…

CA Prop 39 Will Provide Funding for Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency

A measure on the November ballot, Prop 39, will provide funding for clean energy, sustainability and energy efficiency projects across California.

State Energy Efficiency Scorecard Released – How Does Yours Fare?

The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) just released their annual scorecard for the most energy-efficient states.

Breaking: Shipping Industry Takes Massive Step Towards Energy Efficiency

Today three large multinationals have agreed to charter only vessels in the shipping industry that have the highest rates of energy efficiency.

Ryder Markets Progress on Fuel Efficiency in Latest Sustainability Report

Ryder, the Fortune 500 transportation services giant that generated over $6 billion in revenues last year, recently issued its third sustainability report.

How the Sports Industry Is Greening Stadiums and Taking Names

Last week, the second annual Green Sports Alliance Summit wrapped up in Seattle. Here's what they decided between bouts of pick-up basketball.

How Energy Efficiency Strategy Pays Off in Grand Rapids

The City of Grand Rapids, Michigan has recognized that to achieve the biggest energy savings and to achieve its sustainability goals, the city…

General Motors Installs 8.15 MW Solar Array in Germany

GM's newest success is the installment of an 8.15 MW solar array on the rooftop of one of its Adam Opel AG plants…

State Street Sustainability Report Tackles Water, Waste and Carbon

Yesterday Street Corporation, based in Boston, released its 2011 corporate social responsibility report.

Starbucks’ Extra Shot of Energy (Efficiency)

Starbucks is hosting an energy efficiency competition among ten of its own stores to see who can cut electricity use the most in…

The Tale of Two Cities’ Solar Solutions

The solar installations in both Baltimore and Tulare demonstrate that local governments and organizations can generate their own clean power from the sun…

How Autodesk Helps Design a Better World

Autodesk's 2012 sustainability report offers a compelling case of how its products can help build a more sustainable world and mitigate a company’s…

Ecomagination Builds Big Green Revenues for GE

GE launched its ecomagination project back in 2005 to propel the company into leadership status in the emerging sustainable technology marketplace. As far…