Finance - January 11, 2021
BloombergNEF announced Jan. 11 that sustainable debt (sustainability bonds) grew 81% in 2020 to $68.7 billion, while the longest-established theme, green bonds, saw volumes rise 13% to a new record of $305.3 billion.
Energy Procurement - December 4, 2020
Because the energy industry is widely diverse and constantly changing, energy companies and their partners often have difficulty keeping up with the changes. Lynda Clemmons, Vice President of Sustainable Solutions at NRG Energy, joins us for this episode of Smart Energy Voices to speak on how best to navigate these fast transitions within the industry.
Energy Efficiency - November 24, 2020
Energy transformation and sustainability economies are set to be the biggest focus in the energy and environment industry in the coming year as the industry evolves to face new challenges, a new report found.
GHG Emissions - November 9, 2020
The challenge of harmonizing opposing forces should be familiar to corporate energy managers. As this presentation from Calpine notes, for years, they have been tasked with balancing the yin of fragmented market rules and extreme price volatility with the yang of disciplined governance and management practices.
Distributed Energy Resources - October 30, 2020
We continue our series of video presentations from the recent Distributed Energy Forum with "The Future of the Grid is Distributed." In this conversation, Doug Sansom, Director, DER Sales, NRG, explains that distributed energy resources are essential for success because customers want control over the cost of energy, they want reliability and they want choice. Furthermore, access to cost-efficient energy is a business necessity. These reasons, combined with new lower-cost technology, are driving capital spending for DERs.
Sourcing Renewables - October 14, 2020
Many of today’s commercial and industrial facilities seek smart, scalable plans for the energy transition. This white paper from Shell Energy outlines four strategies that businesses can take now to start greening their operations on the path to long-term decarbonization. Download this report to learn about practical, forward-thinking sustainability solutions for businesses and enterprises.
Energy Efficiency - April 22, 2020 - By David Reid, Celanese
Smart Energy Decisions is proud to present a 2020 Virtual Innovation Summit keynote presentation from David Reid, Global Energy and Productivity Leader at Celanese.
Energy Procurement - April 21, 2020
The Port of Seattle Commission announced April 15 that they approved a contract that will enable the Port to achieve its goal of reducing emissions by 50% before 2030 almost a decade early.