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Greenpeace Slams Amazon on Dirty Energy Use

Amazon gets failing grades from Greenpeace on energy transparency; renewable energy commitment and siting policy; and renewable energy deployment and advocacy. The company…
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Alaska Air Group Sets Aggressive Sustainability Goals

Alaska Air Group, which operates Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, has reduced greenhouse gases by 30.4 percent per revenue mile since the 2004…
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Nest Freezes Sales of Smoke Alarm, Is Sued Over Thermostat’s Energy Savings Claims

Nest Labs quickly became a darling of both the sustainability and tech worlds for its sleek, Internet-connected thermostat and smoke detector designed to…
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Interview: Brandon Tidwell on Darden Restaurants’ 2013 Citizenship Update

TriplePundit chats with Brandon Tidwell, manager of sustainability for Darden Restaurants, about the company's 2013 Citizenship Update and where it's headed when it…
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Tech Networks of Boston Puts Sustainability at the Core of Business

Tech Networks of Boston (TNB) delivers help desk, remote monitoring and maintenance, staff augmentation, onsite support, training and project IT services to nonprofits…
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‘Negawatts’ Yield Juicy Returns, Possibility of Net Zero Emissions for California

A heady mix of state and local incentives, federal government support and public-private development partnerships is driving demand for smart energy storage solutions…
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AT&T, EDF Promote Conservation Toolkit In Water-Stressed U.S. Cities

Working together at the water-energy nexus, AT&T and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) have developed a toolkit to help businesses reduce water and…
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Investment Fund Launches Model For Energy Efficiency Financing

"What is missing in the energy efficiency industry is akin to what is allowing solar to take off now," says Mike Gordon, CEO…
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New Commercial Refrigeration Standards to Save Billions in Energy Bills

Following through on President Barack Obama's Climate Action Plan, the Department of Energy (DOE) on February 28 issued new energy efficiency standards for…
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Energy Efficiency Contributes to Dwindling Electricity Demand, Study Says

Previous estimates predicted less than 2 percent growth in U.S. energy demand going forward, due in part to policy changes and industry standards…
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Six Caribbean Islands Sign On to Replace Diesel with Renewables

At a renewable energy summit hosted by the Carbon War Room and Rocky Mountain Institute, the British Virgin Islands, Colombia, Dominica, Saint Kitts…
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Finance Innovations Offer Guaranteed Lower Commercial Electricity Bills

Innovations in energy efficiency project financing are now offering guaranteed lower electricity bills to the commercial real estate sector.
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Heat Recovery Ventilation Systems Gaining Popularity in Cold Climate Construction

Heat recovery ventilation systems are an energy efficient solution in extremely cold climates, and they're growing in popularity around the world.
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7-Eleven, Avis, Walgreens Reduce Peak Power Demand For Big Energy Savings

Capitalizing on rising peak power demand charges and new battery storage mandates, Green Charge Networks' GreenStation platform is generating big returns.
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Sustainable Design in Masdar City: Photo Essay

Flip through this photo essay, featuring images snapped on a recent tour of the city during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2014, for an…