energy efficiency

Corporations: Unlikely Heroes in America’s Quest for Climate Action

Regardless of the incoming administration’s position on climate change, American corporations are charging forward with clean-energy and energy-efficiency commitments, says Marty Spitzer of…

The Potential of Green Code for Business

'Green code' looks at the energy output associated with online activities, and attempts to diminish the demand they put on physical servers and…

The Sleeping Giant Stirs: Russia Revs Up Renewable Tech

If the story of cooperation in space is a guide, Russia's decision to compete in the global market for renewable energy technology could…

Making the Switch: Smart Technology and Grid Reform for the 21st Century

The Department of Energy estimates that $100 billion in public- and private-sector investment could fully modernize the American energy grid and save consumers…

U.S. Military Keeps Hydrogen Spark Alive with Muscular SUVs and Drones

The U.S. Department of Defense gives vital support for the domestic hydrogen and fuel cell industry as it breaks into the mainstream energy…

Building Tomorrow’s Eco-Home

How will tomorrow's perfect eco-home look? With today's record-low solar costs, it's a pretty fair bet it will employ PV panels. But renewable…

Here’s An Efficient Way for Donald Trump To Create Jobs

If they care about creating jobs, driving economic growth and saving consumers’ money, here’s one industry our elected officials in Washington and beyond…

The Quiet Progress of Green Property Funds

At the nexus between property developers and today’s socially-conscious investors stands an increasingly persuasive investment choice. Called a green property fund or impact…

U.K. Private Property Gets Big Energy-Efficiency Gains

Thanks to government incentives and monitoring, the United Kingdom is moving the needle on energy efficiency.

The ReNEWW House, a Sustainable Living Laboratory

The ReNEWW House project, a partnership between Purdue University and Whirlpool Corp., turned a 1920s home near campus into a sustainable living laboratory.

Powered By 100% Renewables, Google Sets a New Business Standard

This week, Google announced that all of its operations, including offices and data centers, will be powered by 100 percent renewables next year.…

Mike Pence Couldn’t Kill Indiana’s Green Job Boom

A new report details how jobs grew in Indiana's clean-energy and energy-efficiency fields despite pushback from its coal-friendly former governor, Mike Pence.

Are Americans Really Using Less Energy?

While energy efficiency has increased, overall consumption has remained static due to increasing home sizes.

The Rise of Water and Energy Self-Sufficiency

The trend toward sufficiency filters all the way from the largest cities to the smallest towns as communities and businesses invest in locally-renewable…

CDP: Business Commitments on Carbon Fall Short of Paris Climate Goals

The world’s largest companies have a long way to go before they move the needle on the ambitious climate change mitigation goals set…