Renewable Energy & Sustainability

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

How to break bad news to employees


  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Leadership

Many bosses will soon be delivering disappointing feedback or disruptive news to employees, writes Shani Magosky. It's tempting to ignore or dance around the edges of uncomfortable news, but it's alwa… Read More

Wind Energy SmartBrief

The latest wind energy news and information

Wind Energy SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Wind Energy Association

Feed-in tariffs for renewable projects announced by Egyptian government


  • CleanTechnica

Egypt's government announced the offering of comprehensive feed-in tariffs for small- and large-scale renewable energy projects to attract developers. The country is set to hold an auction for 2 gigaw… Read More

RFA SmartBrief

News on ethanol and other biofuels

RFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Renewable Fuels Association

RFS' boost to economy can't be ignored, Rep. Walz says


  • Hill, The

The Renewable Fuel Standard has provided a boost to the U.S. economy, including contributing to nearly 400,000 American jobs in the ethanol industry, writes Rep. Tim Walz, D-Minn. "[W]e have managed t… Read More

A&WMA SmartBrief

Air and waste news for environmental professionals

A&WMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Air & Waste Management Association

How to reboot yourself


  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Leadership

Professional growth requires patience on the road to change, writes Gershon Mader. That often means committing to a new direction and sticking with it, even if doing so feels uncomfortable. "For a dri… Read More

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

News in the industrial biotech industry

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Biotechnology Industry Organization

Calif.-based feedstock company lands $22M in new investments


  • Bloomberg Businessweek

South San Francisco-based feedstock company NexSteppe has raised $22 million from a recent Series C funding round. Total Energy Ventures, ELFH Holding, Braemar Energy Ventures and DuPont Ventures were… Read More