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November 15, 2019

Energy in the C Suite

Type: White Paper
Date Published: 11/15/2019
Source: ENGIE

Which stakeholder groups are emerging to influence Fortune 500 sustainability strategies? How are executives responding to climate and energy risks by setting carbon prices or zero-carbon transition dates? Learn this, and more, from ENGIE's white paper, "Energy in the C Suite: How finance leaders and other executives are responding to climate risk and the new energy environment."

Microgrids  -  November 13, 2019

The Affordable Microgrid: Securing Electric Reliability through Outsourcing

Type: Article
Date Published: 11/13/2019
Source: Enchanted Rock
Primary Topic: Microgrids

Microgrids are an integral part of any pre-emptive storm hardening or business resiliency planning. This report from Enchanted Rock notes universities, business parks, research institutions, manufacturers and hospitals as just some examples of enterprises deeply dependent on reliable electricity.

Distributed Energy Resources  -  October 28, 2019

Distributed Energy Future Trends

Type: Research Study
Date Published: 10/28/2019
Source: Centrica Business Solutions
Primary Topic: Distributed Energy Resources

Organizations that view energy as a strategic asset, rather than a cost, continue to outperform their competition. In this report, “Distributed Energy Future Trends: The Insights Behind Sustainable Business Growth,” Centrica Business Solutions shares results from research conducted among over 1,500 energy decision makers.

Industrial  -  October 25, 2019

Better Plants Progress Update, Fall 2019

Type: White Paper
Date Published: 10/25/2019
Author: By Department of Energy Better Buildings
Source: Better Buildings
Primary Topic: Industrial

The Department of Energy's Better Building, Better Plants partners have cumulatively saved $6.7 billion in energy costs and more than 1.3 quadrillion BTUs. Among the highlights of the 2019 Better Plants Annual Progress Update: seven partners have achieved their energy intensity reduction goals.

Distributed Energy Resources  -  October 23, 2019

Leveraging Energy Assets to Help Sustain Resilience in the Healthcare Sector

Type: White Paper
Date Published: 10/23/2019
Author: By CPower
Source: CPower
Primary Topic: Distributed Energy Resources

More and more, managers at healthcare and other critical facilities are dedicating resources to behind-the-meter solutions in the pursuit of resilience. This white paper, presented by CPower, focuses on ways that these same behind-the-meter energy assets can provide significant savings, generate important revenue, and maximize the return on your investments.

Energy Storage  -  October 21, 2019

The Business of Standalone Grid-Scale Energy Storage in Northern States

Type: White Paper
Date Published: 10/21/2019
Source: Smart Energy Decisions
Primary Topic: Energy Storage

Battery storage is still in its infancy, especially in northern states, though there are signs of traction. In this white paper, EDF Renewables notes that new developments are creating excitement for the prospects of grid reliability with increasing renewable penetration.

Industrial  -  October 11, 2019

Green Lease Leaders: How Industrial Building Owners Use the Lease to Optimize Sustainable Business Practices

Type: Article
Date Published: 10/11/2019
Source: Institute for Market Transformation, Better Buildings Alliance
Primary Topic: Industrial

As building efficiency efforts have progressed to more advanced and holistic approaches to meet ambitious climate and sustainability goals, green leases have evolved as well to enable their achievement. The newest edition of IMT and the DOE’s Better Buildings Alliance’s case study series shines a spotlight on 2019’s Green Lease Leaders implementing effective strategies into their leasing practices and overall building operations in industrial spaces. 

Sourcing Renewables  -  October 7, 2019

Google Environmental Report 2019

Type: White Paper
Date Published: 10/6/2019
Source: Google
Primary Topic: Sourcing Renewables

Google's Environmental Report 2019 tracks progress on the sustainability and energy efficiency efforts of the largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy.

Finance  -  September 24, 2019

Webinar replay: Why finance should lead sustainability efforts

Type: Webinar
Date Published: 9/24/2019
Source: ENGIE North America
Primary Topic: Finance

The role of CFOs and finance leadership in energy and sustainability decisions has been changing in recent years, as new stakeholders and solutions opportunities emerge. Listen to this webinar replay from ENGIE North America for a review of their recent market research exploring how leadership is evolving with new finance options and contracting mechanisms available to reduce risk in energy operations.

Distributed Energy Resources  -  September 23, 2019

Future Proof Your Business with integrated Storage, Solar, and Smart EV Charging

Type: Case Study
Date Published: 9/23/2019
Source: EDF Renewables
Primary Topic: Distributed Energy Resources

Solar, storage, and EV charging each has its own technical characteristics and requirements, its own energy savings and costs, and its own sustainability contributions and detractions. This case study, presented by EDF Renewables, explains how integrating these systems can create an energy ecosystem that is greater than the sum of its parts.

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