Renewable Energy & Sustainability

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

California could go 100% renewable by midcentury

8/1/2014

  • Pacific Standard magazine online

California could ditch fossil fuels altogether by midcentury at a cost of $1.1 trillion, and would earn back most or all of that price tag through climate benefits and fuel savings, a new report sugge… Read More

Wind Energy SmartBrief

The latest wind energy news and information

Wind Energy SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Wind Energy Association

Report: U.K.'s wind power output hit 30.5 TWh in 2013

8/1/2014

  • Platts

The U.K.'s wind energy output of 30.5 terawatt-hours largely contributed to the country's renewable power generation of 53.7 TWh in 2013, according to the Department of Energy and Climate Change. Last… Read More

RFA SmartBrief

News on ethanol and other biofuels

RFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Renewable Fuels Association

RFA to educate riders about ethanol at Sturgis

8/1/2014

  • Examiner.com

The Renewable Fuels Association will be at the 74th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally to spread the word about ethanol. "We want riders to know that E10 is warranted by all motorcycle manufacturers and … Read More

A&WMA SmartBrief

Air and waste news for environmental professionals

A&WMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Air & Waste Management Association

R.I. companies collaborate on 6 million pounds of e-waste annually

7/30/2014

  • ecoRI News (Rhode Island)

Three small businesses are working together to handle different functions of e-waste recycling in Rhode Island, where state collection sites were recently reduced from 38 to five. Indie Cycle collects… Read More

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

News in the industrial biotech industry

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Biotechnology Industry Organization

Genetically modified yeast is possible solution for sustainable omega-3 acids

7/29/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

DuPont scientists have created a genetically modified yeast capable of producing the long-chain omega-3 fats eicosapentaenoic acid, or EPA, and docosahexaenoic acid, or DHA, which were previously foun… Read More