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Central Hudson Gas & Electric's two-year plan includes building microgrids and increasing community solar.
August 19, 2014 by Elisa Wood
Decentralization and resiliency are keys to stronger grids.
August 12, 2014 by Laurie Guevara-Stone
How the community's formula for environmentally friendly industry succeeds
August 4, 2014 by Bill Hewitt
How antiquated technology and increased demand may be a perfect storm of electricity risk.
July 29, 2014 by Massoud Amin
Here's how state-level policies set precedents for U.S. microgrid adoption.
July 8, 2014 by Elisa Wood
In his book "Local Dollars, Local Sense," Michael Shuman outlines ways to boost small and midsize business, including in the clean energy sector.
May 9, 2014 by Francesca Rheannon
Redox Power’s new fuel cell promises reliable energy for the same cost as current energy systems.
October 7, 2013 by Sustainable Business
Corporations almost universally say they need better data about energy usage, and 45 percent plan to spend more to manage energy next year. <div> </div>
September 11, 2013 by Jonathan Bardelline
The company's Ralphs/Food 4 Less division is using biogas to power a California distribution center.
August 9, 2013 by Jonathan Bardelline
Footwear company's greenENERGY Fund invests in a portfolio of efficiency projects that target a strict 20 percent annual return on capital.
May 15, 2013 by Elizabeth Turnbull Henry
The latest weekly roundup of green news tracks efforts to build green into the budget, the benefits to green communications, and much more.
April 12, 2013 by Matthew Wheeland
As a handful of Japanese automakers offer market solutions allowing electric batteries to lend backup power to homes, the future of comprehensive vehicle-to-grid technologies remains years off.
July 18, 2012 by Adam Aston
Microgrids are energy efficient, improve power reliability and lower energy costs.
June 6, 2012 by Jim Sinopoli
At VERGE London, speakers discussed how the convergence of energy, information, transportation and building technologies is impacting cars, buildings, cities, energy and more. Check out the Twitter chatter from attendees during the event.
May 21, 2012 by Jennifer Kho
Cloud computing could redefine the way we think about business ethics and sustainability. Here's how the cloud could affect two of our biggest sustainability challenges: climate change and human rights.
April 11, 2012 by Dunstan Allison-Hope
Looking for shelter from a storm? Head to a green building. Greener buildings can be more resilient, according to a new study, which includes tips on how pros can make them even safer.
March 2, 2012 by Adam Aston
Sports teams -- and their facilities -- face heated competition for the title of "greenest." The latest to score points for renewable energy is the Philadelphia Eagles, whose stadium will be powered by solar and wind power.
March 2, 2012 by Jennifer Kho
The industrial sector is responsible for more than 40 percent of the United States' GDP -- and uses one quarter of its energy, almost all from fossil fuels. It's clear this is where the biggest benefits and opportunities lie for a shift to a low-carbon economy.
February 27, 2012 by Ryan Matley
John Hellweg, recently retired from General Mills, shares the effort it took to complete a nearly 25-year-long process to turn a waste stream into a fuel source.
February 22, 2012 by Ellen Weinreb
The Princeton Review, Sierra Magazine, and the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education have teamed up to promote a new tool that makes it free and relatively easy for any education institution to report its environmental impacts.
February 2, 2012 by Matthew Wheeland
Walmart in particular marks a big leap forward, coming up from 15th place three months ago to land in third place. Generating green power on-site -- where Walmart is the second-biggest green power creator -- is what helped move the retailer up.
February 1, 2012 by Matthew Wheeland
At the GreenBiz Forum this morning in Minneapolis, Tari Emerson, Kohl's director of energy and capital projects, walked through how the retailer has become the nation's largest corporate solar panel owner, and how other companies can get started.
January 19, 2012 by Matthew Wheeland
With the U.S. as the global leader, a new report shows microgrids at universities, corporate headquarters, hospitals, and military bases will grow by 164 percent by 2017.
December 15, 2011 by Derek Top
The company's CEO is leading a drive to convince businesses and individuals that solar energy makes sense -- today.
November 22, 2011 by Marc Gunther
From building retrofits to energy generation, there are just a few areas -- each of which poses big challenges -- that, if tackled right, can put us on the path to a clean energy future.
October 21, 2011 by Kelly Vaughn