Renewable Energy & Sustainability

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

Should greens make their peace with GMOs?

8/26/2014

  • New Yorker (free content), The

Shiva

Indian environmentalist Vandana Shiva is leading a crusade against GMO crops -- but where she sees agribusinesses imposing "food totalitarianism," others see a technology that will be vital to feeding… Read More

Wind Energy SmartBrief

The latest wind energy news and information

Wind Energy SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Wind Energy Association

Inox Wind awards AMSC $15M deal for wind turbine control systems

8/26/2014

  • ReNews.biz (U.K.)

Inox Wind selected AMSC to provide electrical control systems for the India-based manufacturer's wind turbines. The $15 million deal is the seventh between the two production companies. Read More

RFA SmartBrief

News on ethanol and other biofuels

RFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Renewable Fuels Association

U.S. corn crop rating improves slightly

8/25/2014

  • Agriculture.com

The Department of Agriculture's latest crop progress report showed that 73% of the U.S. corn crop was in good or excellent condition last week, up 1 percentage point from the prior week. Crops in Iowa… Read More

A&WMA SmartBrief

Air and waste news for environmental professionals

A&WMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Air & Waste Management Association

EPA rules concern makers of wood stoves

8/20/2014

  • Spokesman-Review (Spokane, Wash.) (free content), The

The Environmental Protection Agency's proposed changes to pollution rules would affect new manufacturing of wood and pellet stoves, reducing particulate levels from 7.5 grams per hour to, potentially,… Read More

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

News in the industrial biotech industry

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Biotechnology Industry Organization

Ky. researchers use power plant gas emissions to grow algae

8/20/2014

  • WKRC-TV (Cincinnati)

The Duke Energy East Bend Station, a coal-fired plant in Boone County, Ky., partnered with the University of Kentucky to study how power plant gas emissions can be used to grow algae. Researchers capt… Read More