Renewable Energy & Sustainability

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

Duke plans $500 million solar-energy investment

9/16/2014

  • Fox Business

Duke Energy will spend $500 million on solar-energy projects in a bid to comply with North Carolina's renewable-energy portfolio requirements, says Rob Caldwell, the utility's VP of renewable generati… Read More

Wind Energy SmartBrief

The latest wind energy news and information

Wind Energy SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Wind Energy Association

Mainstream Renewable acquires NEK's 225-MW wind farm in Ghana

9/16/2014

  • Bloomberg Businessweek

Ireland-based Mainstream Renewable Power purchased the 225-megawatt wind project in Ghana from Swiss company NEK Umwelttechnik. The $525 million wind farm is expected to begin operations in early 2016… Read More

RFA SmartBrief

News on ethanol and other biofuels

RFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Renewable Fuels Association

S.C. energy alliance to talk with biofuel companies over investment opportunities

9/16/2014

  • GSA Business (Greenville, S.C.)

The South Carolina Clean Energy Business Alliance will hold two meetings with representatives from biofuel companies this week as part of an initiative to explore investment opportunities for the stat… Read More

A&WMA SmartBrief

Air and waste news for environmental professionals

A&WMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Air & Waste Management Association

Waste-to-fuel project in Nev. lands $105M federal loan guarantee

9/9/2014

  • Agri-Pulse.com

Fulcrum Sierra Biofuels has secured a $105 million federal loan guarantee for a facility being built in McCarran, Nev., that would turn solid waste into jet fuel. The loan guarantee is administered th… Read More

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

News in the industrial biotech industry

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Biotechnology Industry Organization

Development of sugar biorefinery facility in La. underway

9/9/2014

  • Times-Picayune (New Orleans), The

Over 10 sugar-refining facilities in southern Louisiana will be upgraded with biorefineries through NFR BioEnergy's $312 million project. The biorefineries will produce renewable fuel in the form of h… Read More