Renewable Energy & Sustainability

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

5 ways to move beyond Climate Week

10/1/2014

  • GreenBiz.com

Climate Week was only the beginning, writes Nancy Hirshberg, and now it's time for activists and concerned corporate leaders alike to keep the momentum going. That means working to make smarter climat… Read More

Wind Energy SmartBrief

The latest wind energy news and information

Wind Energy SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Wind Energy Association

NREL introduces new wind power software tool

10/1/2014

  • PhysOrg.com

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory introduced the open-source Simulator for Wind Farm Applications software, which can help wind energy developers and researchers determine different variables i… Read More

RFA SmartBrief

News on ethanol and other biofuels

RFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Renewable Fuels Association

RFS' boost to economy can't be ignored, Rep. Walz says

10/1/2014

  • Hill, The

The Renewable Fuel Standard has provided a boost to the U.S. economy, including contributing to nearly 400,000 American jobs in the ethanol industry, writes Rep. Tim Walz, D-Minn. "[W]e have managed t… Read More

A&WMA SmartBrief

Air and waste news for environmental professionals

A&WMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Air & Waste Management Association

Compost company looks to facilitate growth

10/1/2014

  • Globe and Mail (Toronto) (tiered subscription model), The

Overton Environmental Enterprises is involved in a number of projects, with its specialty being the creation of compost tea. But the wide assortment of projects is stressing founder Dale Overton, who … Read More

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

News in the industrial biotech industry

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Biotechnology Industry Organization

Researchers working on bioplastics land $20M federal grant

9/30/2014

  • Pioneer Press (St. Paul, Minn.)

Researchers at the University of Minnesota's Center for Sustainable Polymers are working to develop cost-competitive plastics from renewable sources. The center secured a five-year grant worth $20 mil… Read More