Dubai Home to World's Most Sustainable Building


Source: YouTube 23 April 2014
Dubai Home to World's Most Sustainable Building

Dubai, better known for its towering skyscrapers is also home to the world's most sustainable commercial building. Hayley Platt takes a look at...

Low-tech semiconductors are about to disrupt the energy industry, and no, we don’t mean solar cells


Source: Gigaom 23 April 2014
Low-tech semiconductors are about to disrupt the energy industry, and no, we don’t mean solar cells

Over the next five years, as the energy industry searches for new viable pillars of emerging clean technologies to fuel ever-growing demand...

When Sustainability Is 'Sexier' Than Gender For The Boardroom


Source: Forbes 23 April 2014
When Sustainability Is 'Sexier' Than Gender For The Boardroom

It is taking far too long for the argument that gender diversity is a business issue to capture the imagination of boardrooms...

Intro2SD: Approaching Sustainability


Source: YouTube 23 April 2014
Intro2SD: Approaching Sustainability

Joshua Foss, founder of Thrive Design Studio and faculty at Minneapolis College of Art and Design, leads a brief lecture on various approaches to...

The advertising industry should be driving the sustainability conversation


Source: The Guardian 23 April 2014
The advertising industry should be driving the sustainability conversation

Spare some sympathy for the poor, beleaguered advertising industry? Thought not. But ad agencies are under pressure, and it's a problem...

India's Renewable Energy Efforts Poised for Resurgence


Source: The Energy Collective 23 April 2014
India's Renewable Energy Efforts Poised for Resurgence

National elections are underway and dominating headlines and conversations across India. In parallel, the timely release of the second...

Smart meter backlash is "mass hysteria." (And it's catching on everywhere.)


Source: SmartGridNews 23 April 2014
Smart meter backlash is "mass hysteria." (And it's catching on everywhere.)

"Is your home's energy meter spying on you?" screams a headline from FoxNews.com. It calls smart meters a "Pandora's box of privacy concerns...

UK heralds 'green energy investment boom' with boost for major projects


Source: BusinessGreen 23 April 2014
UK heralds 'green energy investment boom' with boost for major projects

Ed Davey has hailed "a new stage in Britain's green energy investment boom" after the government unveiled the first projects...

The future of energy storage in Europe. (Subsidies? A boom in Germany?)


Source: SmartGridNews 23 April 2014
The future of energy storage in Europe. (Subsidies? A boom in Germany?)

At the recent staging of the Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition 2014 in Düsseldorf, Germany, more than 850 experts from politics, business...

How Far Can States Go In Supporting Renewable Energy?


Source: The Energy Collective 23 April 2014
How Far Can States Go In Supporting Renewable Energy?

State policies promoting the deployment of renewable energy have played important roles in the rapid growth of wind and solar energy...

Google inks huge wind power deal with Warren Buffett’s Iowa power company


Source: Gigaom 23 April 2014
Google inks huge wind power deal with Warren Buffett’s Iowa power company

Google has signed its largest clean power contract to date — for 407 MW of wind power — with Iowa power company MidAmerican Energy to supply clean...

How I Went to an Energy Storage Conference and a Data Analytics Session Broke Out


Source: The Energy Collective 23 April 2014
How I Went to an Energy Storage Conference and a Data Analytics Session Broke Out

Rodney Dangerfield had a great line about how he went to the fights and a hockey game broke out. It was a concise and witty commentary...

White House promotes green power in solar summit


Source: BusinessGreen 23 April 2014
White House promotes green power in solar summit

The White House has revealed fresh support for the solar power sector, promising to promote the installation of new generation in federally...

Impax among winners of Queen’s Award for sustainable development


Source: Blue & Green Tomorrow 22 April 2014
Impax among winners of Queen’s Award for sustainable development

More than 160 British businesses have been honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise, with leading sustainable investor Impax one of only 13...

Preaching to the Climate Converted


Source: The Energy Collective 22 April 2014
Preaching to the Climate Converted

In the first episode of the $20 million Showtime series on climate change, Years of Living Dangerously, which aired last Sunday...

Scottish government announces £4m green home boost


Source: BusinessGreen 22 April 2014
Scottish government announces £4m green home boost

The Scottish government has announced a boost to its green home push, confirming that a further £4m will be pumped into the state-backed...

Ukraine hopes renewables can curb dependence on Russian gas


Source: Hydrocarbon Processing 22 April 2014
Ukraine hopes renewables can curb dependence on Russian gas

Seeking to lessen its dependence on Russian natural gas, Ukraine is trying to lure investment to boost its use of renewable energy such as biomass...

Will Smog in China Spur Climate Solutions?


Source: The Energy Collective 22 April 2014
Will Smog in China Spur Climate Solutions?

I have read a number of news stories about air pollution in the major Chinese cities recently. A soupy smog of particulates, ozone, sulfur...

Swarms of Sustainable Apps Will Turn Cities into 'Smart Hives'


Source: Sustainable Cities 22 April 2014
Swarms of Sustainable Apps Will Turn Cities into 'Smart Hives'

The amazing growth of sharing apps promises to mark the spring of 2014 as the beginning of a new era demonstrating the power of the swarm...

Britain's Main Nuclear Waste Site Almost Certain To Leak In Near Future, Agency Says


Source: Popular Science 22 April 2014
Britain's Main Nuclear Waste Site Almost Certain To Leak In Near Future, Agency Says

For the last 55 years, most of Britain's low-level nuclear waste--the kind of material used in nuclear power stations and the like--has ended up at...

Good Energy dishes out wind farm 'windfall' payments


Source: BusinessGreen 22 April 2014
Good Energy dishes out wind farm 'windfall' payments

Good Energy announced last week that it has knocked £50 off the energy bills of customers living near its Delabole wind farm in Cornwall...

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