Renewable Energy & Sustainability

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

Firms offer solar-financing perk to workers

10/23/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Cisco Systems, 3M, Kimberly-Clark and National Geographic have joined forces to offer their workers discounted home-solar financing. The perk, offered in partnership with Geostellar, could let homeown… Read More

Wind Energy SmartBrief

The latest wind energy news and information

Wind Energy SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Wind Energy Association

Wind capacity is already surpassing goals, says Chinese official

10/23/2014

  • China Daily (Beijing)

China will be one year ahead of its installed wind capacity targets by the end of 2014, said a senior official on Wednesday. The country's capacity reached 83,000 megawatts in August and is expected t… Read More

RFA SmartBrief

News on ethanol and other biofuels

RFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Renewable Fuels Association

CBOT corn, NYMEX oil post losses

10/23/2014

  • Bloomberg
  • MarketWatch

December corn settled at $3.53 per bushel Wednesday, down 0.8%, on the Chicago Board of Trade. December light sweet crude ended at $80.52 per barrel, down $1.97, on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Read More

A&WMA SmartBrief

Air and waste news for environmental professionals

A&WMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Air & Waste Management Association

Air in smoking households similar to that of highly polluted cities

10/22/2014

  • HealthDay News

A study published in the journal Tobacco Control showed that nonsmokers who lived in homes with smokers were exposed to amounts of harmful air particles similar to those found in highly polluted citie… Read More

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

News in the industrial biotech industry

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Biotechnology Industry Organization

Infrastructure is a factor in setting 2014 RFS targets, official says

10/21/2014

  • Reuters

The Obama administration will take into account the infrastructure in place at the retail level when setting the final targets in the 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard, said Shaun Donovan, director of the … Read More