GHG Emissions - July 17, 2020
General Motors is on track to allocate more than $20 billion to electric and autonomous vehicle programs between 2020 and 2025 and is continuing their campaign to increase their electric vehicle models available to match any auto shopper need.
Distributed Energy Resources - July 15, 2020
Smart Energy Decisions is proud to present a special Insights report celebrating the winners of our third annual 2020 Innovation Awards. These awards recognize the exemplary use and implementation of innovative technologies and progressive practices among large electric power users (customers), their suppliers, and utilities that reflect new approaches to energy procurement and management.
Energy Efficiency - July 15, 2020
WernerCo announced July 15 that they are implementing an LED retrofit at one of their Illinois-based equipment manufacturing facilities that is expected to result in $156,000 annual savings through reduced power usage.
Energy Efficiency - July 8, 2020
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced nearly $11 billion in energy-cost savings by more than 950 public and private sector organizations in DOE’s Better Buildings Initiative. The 2020 Better Buildings Progress Report details partners’ progress in advancing energy productivity and highlights the 20 organizations that achieved their energy efficiency goals in the past year.
GHG Emissions - July 8, 2020
Kimberly-Clark announced July 8 that they achieved a 34.7% reduction in Scope 1 and 2 emissions between 2005 and 2019 and are on track to achieve their 40% reduction target by 2022.
GHG Emissions - July 1, 2020
Milliken announced in their new sustainability report on June 25 that they reduced their greenhouse gas emissions 12.4% between 2018 and 2019 in pursuit of their target to reduce emissions by 25% before 2025.
Sourcing Renewables - June 29, 2020 - By Caitlin Marquis, Advanced Energy Economy
As companies adjust to a new normal during COVID-19, sustainability teams face their own challenge: assessing whether and how the coronavirus pandemic and its economic fallout will affect progress toward their company’s renewable energy and greenhouse gas reduction goals. In this column, Caitlin Marquis of Advance Energy Economy outlines how conditions are affecting the energy industry, how regulators and lawmakers are responding, and what to watch for in the months ahead.
Distributed Energy Resources - June 24, 2020
Smart Energy Decisions announces that the 2nd Distributed Energy Forum will shift into Virtual mode and take place on September 21-25, 2020.
Regulation - June 17, 2020 - By Enel X
The power grid is evolving, and businesses can earn revenue and save significantly by helping the grid through grid programs and flexible energy use. In this eBook from Enel X, find out how to maximize the value of your energy assets.
GHG Emissions - June 15, 2020
Norfolk City Council in Virginia approved June 14 the first Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) financing program in the Hampton Roads area, allowing up to 100% financing for energy efficiency, renewable energy and water conservation projects.