Renewable Energy & Sustainability

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

EU adds sustainability to corporate reporting rules

4/16/2014

  • Environmental Leader

Large, publicly traded companies in Europe now will have to include sustainability in their annual financial reports. The new law passed by the European Parliament goes into effect in 2017. About 2,5… Read More

Wind Energy SmartBrief

The latest wind energy news and information

Wind Energy SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Wind Energy Association

GE to supply 56 wind turbines for Akuo Energy's wind project in Texas

4/16/2014

  • WindpowerMonthly.com (U.K.) (free content)

France-based Akuo Energy has selected GE to supply 56 wind turbines with a total capacity of 95 megawatts for the Rocksprings Phase I wind project in Val Verde County, Texas. The project is expected t… Read More

RFA SmartBrief

News on ethanol and other biofuels

RFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Renewable Fuels Association

Economist: Corn consumption could be higher than USDA estimates

4/16/2014

  • Farmdoc Daily (University of Illinois)

Use of corn for ethanol production is projected to rise to 5 billion bushels this marketing year, according to the Department of Agriculture. University of Illinois economist Darrel Good says that est… Read More

A&WMA SmartBrief

Air and waste news for environmental professionals

A&WMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Air & Waste Management Association

EU looks to eliminate landfills

4/16/2014

  • Cities Today

The EU sends 37% of municipal waste to landfills, with only 40% composted or recycled, according to Eurostat data. EU environment official Janez Potocnik hopes to eliminate landfill use in targets set… Read More