User: flenvcenter Topic: Energy-Independent
Category: Conservation and Efficiency
Last updated: Aug 19 2020 15:38 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Why the District of Columbia is a leader in energy efficiency 19.8.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Why the District of Columbia is a leader in energy efficiency Catherine Nabukalu Wed, 08/19/2020 - 01:30 One of my favorite sessions from VERGE 2019 was a presentation by Amory Lovins on the expanding energy efficiency cornucopia . Among several things, he discussed the vital benefit of energy efficiency in working toward environmental sustainability through emissions reductions without harming or slowing economic growth.  In various international climate plans, energy efficiency is increasingly prominent . In fact, more cities and the private sector are tapping into its direct economic benefits, such as job creation and its potential to improve people’s livelihoods. The technical fixes register considerable energy savings, prevent energy waste and demonstrate there is still so much we can do to reduce pollution, especially within old existing infrastructure, such as data centers, commercial real estate and transportation systems. In the 2019 scorecard by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient ...
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How to advance equity in energy solutions in the COVID-19 era 6.7.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
How to advance equity in energy solutions in the COVID-19 era Daphany Rose Sanchez Mon, 07/06/2020 - 02:01 During the day I work in the energy sector supporting government and utilities design programs to perform outreach to and educate low-income and diverse communities. At night, I go back into my neighborhood, one thriving with diverse residents. Sitting on both sides of the table, I’d like to share what you need to pay attention to in order to be part of the solution on the interconnected fronts of energy efficiency and social justice. If 2020 has shown residents in the United States something, it's the dire need to understand historical barriers, immediately stop our current way of working and deliver energy solutions. As a New York City resident, director of an energy consulting organization, an advocate of energy equity and a third-generation resident of public housing, I have a unique view of the structural barriers we must break down to solve the global climate crisis. As energy consultants ...
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Resilience after recession: 4 ways to reboot the U.S. economy 14.4.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
It's important to choose wisely.
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States step up climate efforts by requiring utilities to increase energy efficiency 9.4.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
COVID-19 has stalled legislation but efforts to increase energy efficiency are expected to resume once the pandemic is over.
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Adapting to fire: How cities can enhance resilience with distributed energy 10.3.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Solar-plus-storage and microgrids are among the powerful tools to help cities withstand nature disasters.
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Leading states have designed new ways to help utilities fight climate change 27.2.2020 GreenBiz.com
An inside look at innovations afoot to manage energy demand in at least 13 states.
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6 lessons on zero-carbon energy systems from countries leading the way 6.2.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
From Brazil to Denmark and India to Turkey, nations around the world are strategizing to decarbonize.
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Going green just got easier for Class B/C commercial buildings 6.2.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
They can achieve 6 percent higher net operating incomes and $11 per square foot higher property values by investing in efficiency.
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New York is kicking California's butt in building electrification 24.1.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
A look at the two states’ policies show they have, to this point, prioritized different approaches to spur on electrification.
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5 priorities to ensure climate action benefits low-income and disadvantaged groups 10.1.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
We can't leave anyone behind as we transition to a clean economy.
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Why aviation needs to address its emissions problem now 7.1.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Despite myriad efforts, the aviation industry unlikely to succeed in reducing its emissions given the current hurdles. In fact, the case is quite the opposite.
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Grid-interactive, energy-efficient buildings offer major innovation opportunities 21.11.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
They're a win-win for building owners, utilities and society at large. Plus, there are ways for everyone to get involved.
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Turning the lens around: Using energy co-benefits as a prioritization tool 14.11.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
And a three-step process to guide your strategy.
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EDF Renewables’ Raphael Declercq on the importance of energy efficiency for grid resilience 12.11.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
At VERGE 19, the executive vice president of distributed solutions and strategy at EDF Renewables, Rahpael Declercq, shares the ways his team strategizes to integrate energy efficient softwares into large-scale solar, wind and electric vehicle smart charging programs.
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A watt saved is a watt earned 8.11.2019 GreenBiz.com
Energy efficiency is often overlooked, and sometimes ignored. Why?
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This AI-driven energy efficiency app in Madrid's metro has many fans 7.11.2019 GreenBiz.com
The software has helped Metro de Madrid reduce its energy costs by 25 percent so far.
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Amory Lovins on the expanding efficiency cornucopia 7.11.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
On the mainstage of VERGE 19, Joel Makower discuss energy efficiency with Amory Lovins, Cofounder and Chief Scientist of the Rocky Mountain Institute. Energy efficiency, a bigger energy “source” than oil, avoids at least twice as much global greenhouse gas emissions as renewables’ remarkable growth. Yet its potential is far larger. Designing buildings, vehicles, and factories as whole systems can save many times more energy than previously thought, and often at lower cost.
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From Thomas Edison to now, efforts in building a modern, low-carbon future 31.10.2019 GreenBiz.com
A greenprint, if you will, for nationwide decarbonization.
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The view from 20: General Motors’ global sustainability energy manager reflects on changes at the automaker 28.10.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The legacy company is expanding to encompass renewable energy procurement and EV integration, but innovation can be hard.
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How the cleanest U.S. cities are progressing toward zero carbon 23.10.2019 GreenBiz.com
This article originally appeared on MeetingoftheMinds.org.
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