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Behind closed doors, major players from major U.S. cities joined with companies in planning radical progress to combat climate change.
by Mike Hower
Wind, hydro and biomass provide the bulk of electricity consumed in the city of Burlington.
Los Angeles’ chief sustainability officer previews the city’s forthcoming comprehensive sustainability plan.
Malmö has embraced smart tech, green roofs and car-sharing — and produces 30 percent of its energy via renewables.
Schneider Electric and the City of Boston find that the key to more intelligent, efficient cities starts with simple projects.
A New England Clean Energy Council report identifies steps to optimize the region's electrical grid beyond energy preparedness.
by Robert Kropp
<div> Industry stakeholders will address electric grid reliability and resilience.</div>
In the latest Clean Edge ranking, cities in the Golden State shine in energy, transportation and green buildings.
After more than a century with little change, electricity infrastructure is being remade. Is a microgrid coming soon to your backyard?
These innovative companies are capitalizing on creative financing trends, from solar asset-backed securities to yield cos.
In the years ahead, will your company thank SolarCity for bringing down the cost of solar power? Here's a progress report on the state of innovation.
The City of Bloomington, Ind., has big plans for a parcel of land in its bustling downtown.<br />
by Jacqui Bauer
The Army base is marching forward with a system to direct backup power where it's needed, regardless of where it's generated.
Climate change is finally becoming part of the U.S. national conversation, which will help cities succeed with carbon-neutrality.
by Sue Lebeck
Former top U.S. energy regulator Jon Wellinghoff explains why the vertically integrated power paradigm of electric utilities is about to disintegrate.
Can a technology upstart headed by Google employee No. 35 disrupt the market for renewable energy?
by Elaine Hsieh
What happens when one of the world’s greener, smarter cities meets the hyper-connected world? We’re about to find out.
by Joel Makower
This tech leader details how short-term wins are crucial for creating more than $4.6 trillion of long-term value for cities.
New maps and apps seek to help businesses and communities to confront rising seas. Tools for food supply, health and energy challenges are next.
On World Water Day, breathtaking challenges for sustaining the future come into focus. The good news? Real solutions exist.
BrightSource Energy’s new project is the world's largest solar thermal plant. But is it the best model for sustainable energy in the desert Southwest?
It's clear that utilities' business models need to evolve. For starters, it's no longer about selling more electricity.
A new platform called Clean Reach aims to address a lack of early stage funding for this high potential energy industry.
What used to be a one-way route from the utility to your building is becoming a two-way street.
by Dan Probst
In his State of the Union address, Obama reaffirmed his strategy to address climate change and foster economic growth by working with innovative businesses and cities.