energy efficiency

Denmark Will Be 100% Renewable By Mid-Century

Denmark’s Energy Strategy 2050 contains initiatives aimed at reducing fossil fuel consumption 33% by 2020 and to achieve complete independence from fossil fuels…

Kohl’s Ramps Up Investment in Solar Energy 25% This Year

Already a leader in solar investment and energy efficiency, Kohl’s is adding even more locations across the U.S. to its impressive renewable energy…

How Starbucks and Staples Could Bring Keystone to Its Knees

Starbucks and Staples have joined the agribusiness giant J.R. Simplot to give a boost to the Obama Administration’s Better Buildings Challenge, and in…

UPS Rolls Out Lightweight Composite Trucks In a Move Towards Energy Efficiency

UPS announced the results of a year long experiment to test five composite trucks and gauge whether they could meet the demands of…

Brazil Officials Close World’s Largest Open Trash Site in Advance of Rio+20

The world's largest open-air trash site, Jardim Gramacho in Rio de Janeiro, closed over the weekend. Gases from decomposing waste at the shut-down…

The Top 10 Energy Efficient Televisions From a New Number One Rating Agency

TopTen USA evaluates a bevy of consumer electronics and household appliances currently on the market. Its Top 10 list of most efficient televisions…

Road to Rio: KPMG Releases Essential Business Guide to Rio+20

Over 50,000 participants from governments, businesses, NGOs and lobby groups are planning to attend this week's highly anticipated Rio+20 United Nations Conference on…

Ford Announces New Energy Reduction Goals in Latest Sustainability Report

Ford released its most recent sustainability report late last week, explaining its achievements in energy efficiency, supply chain performance, waste diversion and water…

HP Reduces Product Energy Consumption by 50% Compared to 2005

Hewlett-Packard, the world’s largest provider of information technology infrastructure, software, services, and solutions, released its eleventh annual Global Citizenship Report this past week.…

Green Government Opportunities

By G. Nagesh Rao From my personal experience in the startup scene,  I have noted that the three critical types of capital required…

What Should We Do With All the Gas Pumps?

What will happen to all those gas pumps when they are no longer needed?

Raytheon, the Diversity and Ethics Pacesetter

Diversity is not the only reason why Raytheon is a solid case study of corporate responsibility: ethics, environmental stewardship and community work are…

A Year of Green Progress for the Empire State Building

Despite its historic status, the Empire State Building faces the same challenge that many older commercial buildings face, and that is attracting and…

Lithium-ion Gets Super Charged

Going nanoneedle to create a super lithium battery.

WEC, Bloomberg Come Together on a “Complete View” of Global Energy

The World Energy Council and Bloomberg New Energy Finance are combining forces on a comprehensive energy cost report.