Renewable Energy & Sustainability

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

Coffee company seeks to eliminate waste

9/15/2014

  • GreenBiz.com

America's Best Coffee Roasting Company has been pulling out all the stops to reduce its waste, sending coffee chaff to animal-feed makers and leftover sacks to gardening companies. Now it's switched t… Read More

Wind Energy SmartBrief

The latest wind energy news and information

Wind Energy SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Wind Energy Association

N.J. lawmakers to examine proposal to rejoin RGGI

9/15/2014

  • Press of Atlantic City (N.J.) (tiered subscription model), The

New Jersey lawmakers will review a bill that would have the state rejoin the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. Environment New Jersey Director Doug O'Malley said the program reduces power rates as a… Read More

RFA SmartBrief

News on ethanol and other biofuels

RFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Renewable Fuels Association

Dinneen: Rail service for ethanol is slowed by oil

9/15/2014

  • DomesticFuel.com

Crude oil shipments from the Bakken Shale are clogging up rail service, to the detriment of other industries, including ethanol, said Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Bob Dinneen in testi… 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