Renewable Energy & Sustainability

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

Can China put the planet on a more sustainable course?

9/17/2014

  • Rolling Stone

China is starting to get serious about tackling pollution and climate issues, and the fate of the rest of the world could depend on how good a job Beijing can do at mapping out a sustainable course fo… 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

Ethanol is playing a part in lower fuel prices, analyst says

9/17/2014

  • Des Moines Register (Iowa) (tiered subscription model), The

Gasoline prices are headed below $3 per gallon in Iowa, thanks in part to ethanol, according to Tom Kloza, chief oil analyst at GasBuddy.com. Ethanol prices have dropped 40 cents per gallon in the pas… Read More

A&WMA SmartBrief

Air and waste news for environmental professionals

A&WMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Air & Waste Management Association

Does your company have a "shadow organization"?

9/17/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Leadership

Nearly every company has an unofficial hierarchy that influences how decisions are made, Bobbie LaPorte writes, referring to the hierarchies as "shadow organizations." Learning to navigate this hierar… 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