Renewable Energy & Sustainability

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

Study: Exporting coal might be good for the planet

8/21/2014

  • Nature World News

Exporting U.S. coal to power plants in South Korea would reduce the total carbon released by 21% compared with burning the coal in domestic plants, a new study reports. That's because South Korea's co… Read More

Wind Energy SmartBrief

The latest wind energy news and information

Wind Energy SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Wind Energy Association

FERC: All added capacity in July came from renewable sources

8/21/2014

  • Renew Grid magazine online

All U.S. capacity that went online in the month of July came from renewable sources according to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. FERC's latest Energy Infrastructure Update found that of the … Read More

RFA SmartBrief

News on ethanol and other biofuels

RFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Renewable Fuels Association

Poll shows strong support for the RFS in Iowa

8/21/2014

  • Des Moines Register (Iowa) (tiered subscription model), The

Seventy-seven percent of Iowa registered voters questioned in a poll said they favor increasing the Renewable Fuel Standard targets to put more biodiesel into the fuel mix. Sixty-nine percent said a c… Read More

A&WMA SmartBrief

Air and waste news for environmental professionals

A&WMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Air & Waste Management Association

EPA rules concern makers of wood stoves

8/20/2014

  • Spokesman-Review (Spokane, Wash.) (free content), The

The Environmental Protection Agency's proposed changes to pollution rules would affect new manufacturing of wood and pellet stoves, reducing particulate levels from 7.5 grams per hour to, potentially,… 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