Renewable Energy & Sustainability

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

Can gamification build support for CSR initiatives?

11/24/2014

  • GreenBiz.com

CSR pros are increasingly using gamification strategies to engage employees and consumers around their companies' CSR initiatives. Lockheed Martin has a game in which workers vie to reduce their carbo… Read More

Wind Energy SmartBrief

The latest wind energy news and information

Wind Energy SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Wind Energy Association

Montana-Dakota Utilities to buy N.D. wind project

11/24/2014

  • ReNews.biz (U.K.)

Allete Clean Energy will sell a wind farm under development with a capacity of 107 megawatts to Montana-Dakota Utilities, the companies said. The project is located near Hettinger, N.D., and consists … Read More

RFA SmartBrief

News on ethanol and other biofuels

RFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Renewable Fuels Association

Idaho county officials delay decision on proposed ethanol plant

11/24/2014

  • Idaho Press-Tribune (Nampa)

The planning and zoning commissioners of Canyon County, Idaho, on Thursday tabled a decision on Demeter Bio-Resources Montana's proposal to build an ethanol plant. The company's request for a conditio… Read More

A&WMA SmartBrief

Air and waste news for environmental professionals

A&WMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Air & Waste Management Association

EPA issues final methane emissions control rule, proposes more reporting

11/19/2014

  • Oil & Gas Journal

The Environmental Protection Agency said last week that it released a final rule that seeks to clarify and revise current requirements for reporting methane emissions from the oil and natural gas sect… Read More

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

News in the industrial biotech industry

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Biotechnology Industry Organization

Study of shipworms could lead to biofuel production advances

11/18/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Recent discoveries about ocean-dwelling shipworms and the bacteria in their gills may someday aid in the mass production of renewable fuels, researchers at Northeastern University say. Studying how ba… Read More