Renewable Energy & Sustainability

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

Chicago residents are offered discount solar panels

7/10/2014

  • Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Chicago

Chicago is teaming up with nonprofit group Vote Solar this summer to offer solar-panel installations to residents at 25% below cost. "We think of this as a way to bring more people into thinking about… 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.S. offshore wind energy led by Mass., R.I.

7/10/2014

  • SouthCoastToday.com (New Bedford, Mass.) (tiered subscription model)

Massachusetts and Rhode Island are leading U.S. efforts to develop offshore wind energy, according to a National Wildlife Federation report. "Both states have shown considerable leadership to date in … Read More

RFA SmartBrief

News on ethanol and other biofuels

RFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Renewable Fuels Association

Dinneen: Ethanol succeeds where drilling fails in lowering fuel prices

7/10/2014

  • Roll Call (free content)

Increased U.S. oil output has done little to bring down fuel prices, whereas ethanol sells for less per gallon than gasoline and is helping consumers at the pump, writes Renewable Fuels Association Pr… Read More

A&WMA SmartBrief

Air and waste news for environmental professionals

A&WMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Air & Waste Management Association

NRDC latest outside group to influence federal regulations

7/9/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The recent Environmental Protection Agency proposal to reduce emissions from power plants reflected ideas in a blueprint drawn up by the Natural Resources Defense Council. The NRDC followed in the foo… Read More

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

News in the industrial biotech industry

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Biotechnology Industry Organization

Demand for bioplastics in China grows despite challenges

7/8/2014

  • PlasticsNews.com

The biobased plastics industry in China is experiencing an uptick in demand, making industry players more optimistic despite having some difficulties in pricing and government policies. "If government… Read More