Renewable Energy & Sustainability

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

Germany is named most energy-efficient country

7/24/2014

  • FastCoExist

Germany is the world's most energy-efficient country, according to a study from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. The U.S. ranked 13th among the 16 developed economies studied, tra… Read More

Wind Energy SmartBrief

The latest wind energy news and information

Wind Energy SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Wind Energy Association

Iberdrola highlights wind project benefits in federal court

7/23/2014

  • VTDigger.org

A federal court heard Iberdrola Renewables' arguments Wednesday concerning a special use permit it obtained for its Deerfield 30-megawatt wind project in the Green Mountain National Forest in Vermont.… Read More

RFA SmartBrief

News on ethanol and other biofuels

RFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Renewable Fuels Association

RFA welcomes call for probe of possible efforts to stifle biofuel sales

7/24/2014

  • WNAX-AM (Yankton, S.D.)
  • Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.)

The Renewable Fuels Association welcomes the call by Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, for an investigation into a report that major oil companies are using anti-competitive pr… 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