Renewable Energy & Sustainability

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

Retrofits help Chicago skyscrapers slash their energy use

7/25/2014

  • Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Chicago

A program called Retrofit Chicago has seen participating skyscrapers achieve a 7% reduction in energy use less than two years, sparking a wave of interest from Windy City property owners. "It's been f… Read More

Wind Energy SmartBrief

The latest wind energy news and information

Wind Energy SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Wind Energy Association

U.K. to auction off renewable energy contracts

7/25/2014

  • Reuters

The U.K. will hold its first public auction of renewable energy contracts in October, with more than $339 million annually on offer for winning proposals. The auction is part of the U.K's effort to ch… Read More

RFA SmartBrief

News on ethanol and other biofuels

RFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Renewable Fuels Association

RFA to promote ethanol at Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

7/25/2014

  • DomesticFuel.com

The Renewable Fuels Association will be at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota Aug. 4 to 7, educating motorcyclists about ethanol. Among its promotions will be free E10 offered during "Free F… Read More

A&WMA SmartBrief

Air and waste news for environmental professionals

A&WMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Air & Waste Management Association

Sainsbury's to power a store solely with its own trash

7/23/2014

  • ExtremeTech

A Sainsbury's store in England will be the first worldwide to start shipping its food waste daily to a facility that will convert the trash into the electricity needed to power the store. Once the ope… Read More

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

News in the industrial biotech industry

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Biotechnology Industry Organization

Canadian company lands deal to build 3 anaerobic digesters in the U.S.

7/22/2014

  • Edmonton Journal (Alberta), The

Himark Biogas, a Canada-based company, has struck a deal with NEO Energy to build three anaerobic digesters in the U.S. to turn food waste into electricity and fertilizer. The digesters will be constr… Read More