Energy Efficiency - May 21, 2019
Ingersoll Rand announced its 2030 sustainability aspirations, including reducing the customer carbon footprint by one gigaton1 CO2e– equivalent to the annual emissions of Italy, France, and the United Kingdom combined.
Energy Efficiency - May 17, 2019
Honda announced it is conducting research in partnership with American Electric Power (AEP), the Ohio-based electric utility, to develop a network of used electric vehicle (EV) batteries that could be integrated into AEP's electricity system. Honda will provide used Fit EV batteries to AEP, which will study integrating the batteries into the utility’s electricity grid.
May 13, 2019 - By Better Buildings, U.S. Department of Energy
As-a-service business models are growing in popularity - and one of the most impactful may be Efficiency-as-a-Service. This column from Better Buildings discusses this pay-for-performance, off-balance sheet financing solution that allows customers to implement efficiency projects with no upfront capital expenditure, including how it works, alternative approaches, and advantages and disadvantages.
Energy Storage - May 10, 2019
Shell New Energies will install 21 MWh of industrial battery storage systems at two Shell Canada Products facilities in Ontario as part of a joint venture with Convergent Energy and Power.
GHG Emissions - May 1, 2019 - By Ryan Martel
Climate change poses an urgent threat to the American economy. As this column from Ceres notes, companies across all sectors understand what is at stake and are already taking concrete steps to accelerate the transition to a zero-carbon economy and ensure they remain competitive in the global economy.
Energy Efficiency - April 29, 2019
The second annual Smart Energy Decisions Innovation Awards were presented on March 13, 2019, to 22 large electric power users representing commercial, industrial, higher education and government sectors. This special edition of Smart Energy Decisions Insights highlights winners for Customer Projects, Utility Partnerships, and Renewable Energy Sourcing.
Energy Efficiency - April 27, 2019
It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web:
GHG Emissions - April 19, 2019
General Mills' greenhouse gas emissions footprint decreased 13% in 2018 compared to 2010, across its value chain in the areas of agriculture, packaging, producing, shipping, converting, selling and consuming.
GHG Emissions - April 17, 2019
Whirlpool has developed a new global emissions management system to improve transparency about product emissions as the company moves towards its goal to reduce carbon emissions by 30% from 2005 levels by 2025.