Renewable Energy & Sustainability

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

Nespresso plans $550M environmental initiative

8/27/2014

  • Bloomberg
  • BusinessGreen (U.K.)

Nespresso says it will spend $550 million over the next six years to improve its environmental and social footprint, helping farmers in Africa and working to improve its products' recyclability. "Our … Read More

Wind Energy SmartBrief

The latest wind energy news and information

Wind Energy SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Wind Energy Association

Inox Wind awards AMSC $15M deal for wind turbine control systems

8/26/2014

  • ReNews.biz (U.K.)

Inox Wind selected AMSC to provide electrical control systems for the India-based manufacturer's wind turbines. The $15 million deal is the seventh between the two production companies. Read More

RFA SmartBrief

News on ethanol and other biofuels

RFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Renewable Fuels Association

Neb. governor is hopeful rail service for ethanol will normalize

8/27/2014

  • KTIV-TV (Sioux City, Iowa)

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman said he is hopeful rail companies will be able to address concerns from ethanol shippers in the state. "I know both railroads are well aware of the situation and they're tr… Read More

A&WMA SmartBrief

Air and waste news for environmental professionals

A&WMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Air & Waste Management Association

N.C. city considers charging residents for trash output

8/27/2014

  • Charlotte Observer (N.C.), The

Charlotte, N.C., is about to seek proposals for its recycling contract, and among the options is a private company's plan to charge residents per bag of solid waste. Read More

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

News in the industrial biotech industry

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Biotechnology Industry Organization

Ky. researchers use power plant gas emissions to grow algae

8/20/2014

  • WKRC-TV (Cincinnati)

The Duke Energy East Bend Station, a coal-fired plant in Boone County, Ky., partnered with the University of Kentucky to study how power plant gas emissions can be used to grow algae. Researchers capt… Read More