UMass Dedicates On-Site Net-Zero Building, Even As Remote 4-MW Solar Roof Goes Live

UMass Dedicates On-Site Net-Zero Building, Even As Remote 4-MW Solar Roof Goes Live

This week the University of Massachusetts – a public system that enrolls about 73,000 students – earned some new credentials in environmental sustainability. The university dedicated a net-zero facility at its flagship campus in Amherst on March 22 and; the next day, began receiving power at its Boston campus from a remote, 3.9-MW solar array that has been pegged as the largest operational rooftop installation statewide.

Report: Cap-and-Trade Proceeds Are ‘Clearing the Air’ in California

Report: Cap-and-Trade Proceeds Are ‘Clearing the Air’ in California

A report released on March 14 by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the California Department of Finance details how investments from California’s cap-and-trade auction proceeds are delivering on their promise to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) and boost the use of clean technologies throughout the Golden State.

On Hawaii’s Big Island, Developer Breaks Ground on Off-Grid Solar Community

On Hawaii’s Big Island, Developer Breaks Ground on Off-Grid Solar Community

Hawaii-based developer Brian Anderson is planning a 410-home development along the Big Island’s “Gold Coast” that would become the first off-grid community of this magnitude, he told Pacific Business News on March 13.

Silicon Valley Implementing Community Choice Energy Program

Silicon Valley Implementing Community Choice Energy Program

  Next month, businesses and consumers in South Bay communities in California automatically will be enrolled in Silicon Valley Clean Energy’s (SVCE) GreenStart, a clean energy startup that will piggyback on PG&E infrastructure.   Two tiers of service will be available to the communities, according to The … Read more…

Sustainability and Energy Management Software Sector Continues Growing

Sustainability and Energy Management Software Sector Continues Growing

The interrelated goals of predicting energy requirements and cutting costs will continue driving the sustainability and energy management software market through 2022, according to a study available from Persistence Market Research. Energy management software enables corporations to track and manage data, set emission reduction and … Read more…

RE100 Annual Report: 87 Companies Worldwide Confirm Business Case for 100% Renewables

Eighty-seven leading global companies – among them, Ikea USA, Hewlett Packard, and Tata Motors – confirm the strong business case for sourcing 100 percent renewable electricity in the newly released RE100 Annual Report 2017.

Philadelphia, San Diego Make Smart District 2030 Moves

Philadelphia, San Diego Make Smart District 2030 Moves

Cities increasingly are looking to reduce energy and water use and limit emissions. 2030 Energy Districts, which are voluntary standards upon which municipalities and building owners agree, are one structure under which these efforts are moving forward. News has been made in several cities in relation to … Read more…

Deep in the Heart of Red Texas, Al Gore’s New Movie Discovers Climate Action

More than ten years after his original movie, An Inconvenient Truth, shattered illusions about climate change and served as a call to action for liberals, former US Vice President Al Gore’s latest film, An Inconvenient Sequel – which premiered on the opening night of the Sundance … Read more…

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