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Just take a look at Minnesota.
December 19, 2018 by Abby Finis
A climate change book makes a tough subject more engaging.
July 11, 2014 by Yoram Bauman
With just weeks to go, London is hustling to deliver on its pledge to make the 2012 Summer Games the greenest ever.
May 4, 2012 by Heather Clancy
Two big trends in energy generation -- shifting to renewables, and evolving to smaller, decentralized systems -- will have a profound impact on utilities and almost every energy-using company. Here's what firms can do to prepare.
March 5, 2012 by Lena Hansen
IBM is testing the ability of the smart grid to change consumer behavior with a project letting 1,000 households see real-time, detailed energy data.
August 26, 2011 by Jonathan Bardelline
Greenpeace scores another hit this week, AEP to retire a quarter of its coal fleet, and Marks & Spencer scores big with sustainability.
June 10, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
Air emissions have been on the decline for the electric power company since 1990, a time period during which its generation fleet has grown 249 percent.
April 25, 2011 by ClimateBiz Staff
The utility giant revealed today it would invest nearly $5 billion through 2015 on a range of clean energy and efficiency projects as part of a broader effort and strategy dubbed Exelon 2020, which revolves around "reducing, offsetting or displacing" 15.7 million metric tons of emissions annually by 2020.
November 16, 2010 by ClimateBiz Staff
The first biogas plant in the United States to be powered by human sewage is up and running today, and will save the city of San Antonio $200,000 a year in water treatment and energy costs.
October 20, 2010 by Matthew Wheeland
A research project funded by Google's philanthropic arm predicts geothermal power could provide the coal state with all the energy it needs.
October 7, 2010 by Danny Bradbury
Using some lottery proceeds to build effective solar power plants could make California the world's first solar-powered state in the world. The power would be zero emissions and provide thousands of jobs at a time when unemployment in California is at 12 percent.
September 21, 2010 by Boudewijn Poelmann
The electric utility formerly known as FPL Group has one of the industry's smallest carbon footprints due to a steady shift to low-carbon sources since the 1990s.
August 25, 2010 by ClimateBiz Staff
The beleaguered program first announced in 2003 will attempt to demonstrate the viability of "clean coal" technology, where carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants are captured and stored deep within the earth, rather than entering the atmosphere and contributing to climate change.
August 6, 2010 by ClimateBiz Staff
The latest industry rankings from Tomorrow's Value Rating looks at fossil fuel firms and finds that, despite solid leadership in innovation, the 10 largest companies are failing to take action on a number of environmental issues.
March 5, 2010 by GreenBiz Editors
At a much-buzzed event yesterday on eBay's campus, Bloom Energy unveiled its Energy Server, fuel cell generators that could change the shape of how companies and municipalities get their energy.
February 25, 2010 by Matthew Wheeland
The city of Wilmington and Honeywell have embarked on a sweeping $14.5 million efficiency project that includes two solar arrays, increased water reservoir capacity, a traffic light retrofit and upgraded lighting and HVAC systems for 11 facilities.
February 25, 2010 by GreenerBuildings Staff
With so many variables in play, what can a company do to save energy? Some are reducing energy consumption with measures that range from the relatively simple to more complicated structural improvements. And many are considering software as a solution.
December 17, 2009 by Val Haskell
Progress Energy Carolinas will shutter a third of its coal-fired power plant fleet that lack emissions control scrubbers by late 2017.
December 1, 2009 by ClimateBiz Staff
Alstom, We Energies and The Electric Power Research Institute have demonstrated the feasibility of using chilled ammonia to capture 90 percent of flue stream carbon dioxide produced by a coal-fired power plant.
October 13, 2009 by ClimateBiz Staff