A 100% Renewable Energy Future is Possible, and We Need It

Union of Concerned Scientists

A transition to renewable energy is not just one of the most consequential tools at our fingertips to act on climate, but also represents a great opportunity to increase control over our energy choices, improve the health of our communities and the planet, create jobs and wealth, and much more.

Notre Dame Dedicates Hydro Facility as Renewable Energy Efforts Grow

Environment + Energy Leader

The post Notre Dame Dedicates Hydro Facility as Renewable Energy Efforts Grow appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Energy Management Solar & Renewable EnergyThe plant will produce 7% of the university's electricity.

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Renewable Energy Guidance for Industry

Environmental News Bits

This document from DOE is intended to help Better Buildings, Better Plants partners navigate the renewable energy market by providing background on renewable technologies and their benefits, as well as a wide range of purchasing options available to organizations. This guidance provides helpful information on adopting renewables by highlighting tools and resources for evaluating renewable … Continue reading Renewable Energy Guidance for Industry.

Michigan Can Transition to 100-Percent Renewable Energy by 2035, Save Lives, and Create Jobs

Union of Concerned Scientists

From this 2040 perspective, Michigan’s 100-percent renewable energy standard took full effect five years ago, and—along with accelerated closures of coal plants, like the one in Monroe, and a ban on new gas plant construction—it has saved Michigan families at least $15 billion in public health costs.

Renewable Energy Advocates Must Support Fossil Fuel Workers for a Just Transition

Union of Concerned Scientists

Science Network guest blogger Keeley Bombard lays out the economic and social concerns of those whose livelihoods have depended on a thriving fossil fuel industry, and makes the case for a transition to renewal energy that won't leave these communities behind.

Notre Dame Dedicates Hydro Facility as Renewable Energy Efforts Grow

Environment + Energy Leader

The post Notre Dame Dedicates Hydro Facility as Renewable Energy Efforts Grow appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Energy Management Solar & Renewable EnergyThe plant will produce 7% of the university's electricity.

California Assembly Passes Community Renewable Energy Legislation

Environment + Energy Leader

The post California Assembly Passes Community Renewable Energy Legislation appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Energy Management Energy Storage Environmental Management Leaders Leading Solar & Renewable Energy Utilities

When it Comes to Disinformation about Renewable Energy, The Band Plays On

Union of Concerned Scientists

The false accusations leveled by these long-time climate deniers tried to obscure the fact that countless studies have shown renewable energy to be a cost-effective way to meet the country’s energy needs and provide American families with a clean, reliable source of electricity.

CVS Health Purchases 42 MW of Renewable Energy

Environment + Energy Leader

The energy deal will power CVS Health's locations in Illinois and Ohio. The post CVS Health Purchases 42 MW of Renewable Energy appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Energy Management Energy Procurement Solar & Renewable Energy

Constellation Energy Helps Chicago Purchase All Renewable Energy by 2025

Environment + Energy Leader

The city of Chicago has announced an agreement with Constellation Energy to help purchase renewable energy for all city facilities and operations by 2025. Energy Management Energy Procurement Solar & Renewable Energy

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California Officials Support Community Renewable Energy Law

Environment + Energy Leader

A California law would expand community renewable energy to help add reliability to the grid. The post California Officials Support Community Renewable Energy Law appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

California Officials Support Community Renewable Energy Law

Environment + Energy Leader

A California law would expand community renewable energy to help add reliability to the grid. The post California Officials Support Community Renewable Energy Law appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

California Assembly Passes Community Renewable Energy Legislation

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The post California Assembly Passes Community Renewable Energy Legislation appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Energy Management Energy Storage Environmental Management Leaders Leading Solar & Renewable Energy Utilities

Sheetz Adds Renewable Energy to Power Pennsylvania Stores

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Convenience store chain Sheetz will receive renewable energy to power most of its facilities in Pennsylvania. The post Sheetz Adds Renewable Energy to Power Pennsylvania Stores appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

Webinar: Implementing Renewable Energy in Industrial Facilities?

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From solar to wind and geothermal to hydro, the world of renewable energy options can be hard to navigate. Through Better Plants, DOE has developed a guidance document on renewable energy for industry. Learn the basics of different renewable technologies, find out how you can obtain renewable power … Continue reading Webinar: Implementing Renewable Energy in Industrial Facilities?. Events Manufacturing Renewable energy

Porsche Demands 1,300 Suppliers Use Renewable Energy

Environmental Leader

Bolstering its efforts to achieve ambitious emissions reduction goals, Porsche is requiring its nearly 1,300 suppliers to use renewable energy to manufacture its vehicle components. Air Compliance EHS&S Energy Management Energy Procurement Solar & Renewable Energy Supply Chain

Wind, Solar Power Help Grow US Renewable Energy Use

Environmental Leader

Wind and Solar sources help continue growth in US renewable energy use. The post Wind, Solar Power Help Grow US Renewable Energy Use appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Energy Management Solar & Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy Policies for Cities

Environmental News Bits

IRENA has launched a set of new reports and briefs on renewable energy policies for cities. The publications include: Renewable Energy Policies for Cities… Read more → Publications Renewable energy Sustainable communities

Clark Pacific Transitions to Nearly 100% Renewable Energy

Environment + Energy Leader

Clark Pacific, a constructor of prefabricated building systems, will install solar arrays across all of its facilities, transitioning its consumption to nearly 100% renewable energy. Construction & Retrofits Energy Management Plants & Buildings Solar & Renewable Energy

Tennessee Solar Project Helps Meta’s Renewable Energy Aspirations

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A solar project in Tennessee will help Facebook parent Meta with its renewable energy goals. The post Tennessee Solar Project Helps Meta’s Renewable Energy Aspirations appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

Tennessee Solar Project Helps Meta’s Renewable Energy Aspirations

Environment + Energy Leader

A solar project in Tennessee will help Facebook parent Meta with its renewable energy goals. The post Tennessee Solar Project Helps Meta’s Renewable Energy Aspirations appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

Renewable Energy Is Surging, But Trouble Looms

Scientific American

The International Energy Agency projects that spending on renewables in 2022 will exceed the record $440 billion invested last year. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. Environment Fossil Fuels Renewable Energy

Lowe’s Cuts Greenhouse Gases by 42% Using Renewables, Energy Efficiency

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The post Lowe’s Cuts Greenhouse Gases by 42% Using Renewables, Energy Efficiency appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. In 2021, Lowe's cut its scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gases by 42% over the last five years beating its goal of cutting those emissions by 40% by 2025.

Large Renewable Energy Project Bringing 2.3 GW of Power Completed

Environmental Leader

The final piece of a large renewable energy project that includes both wind and solar power farms has been completed by ENGIE North America and Hannon Armstrong. The post Large Renewable Energy Project Bringing 2.3 Energy Management Solar & Renewable Energy

Clark Pacific Transitions to Nearly 100% Renewable Energy

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Clark Pacific, a constructor of prefabricated building systems, will install solar arrays across all of its facilities, transitioning its consumption to nearly 100% renewable energy. Construction & Retrofits Energy Management Plants & Buildings Solar & Renewable Energy

Best Buy Solar Project is its Largest Renewable Energy Venture

Environmental Leader

Best Buy unveils another solar power project in what the company says is its largest renewable energy effort to date. The post Best Buy Solar Project is its Largest Renewable Energy Venture appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

NYSERDA Announces Agreements on Two Sites for Renewable Energy Development

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The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority today announced agreements on two municipally-owned sites for potential renewable energy development. Cities & Infrastructure Energy Management Energy Procurement

IKEA becomes a household renewable energy seller

A Greener Life

And now in their latest green move, they’re branching out into energy as they’re to sell renewable energy to households, starting at home in Sweden. Affordable renewable electricity. Building the biggest renewable energy movement. Photo credit: IKEA.

Rising fuel prices, Inflation Reduction Act incentives likely to spur rapid renewable energy growth: S&P

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Although coal will see some … Continue reading Rising fuel prices, Inflation Reduction Act incentives likely to spur rapid renewable energy growth: S&P. Renewable energyRead the full story at Utility Dive. The U.S

Carbon Emissions Data Could Help Increase Impact of Renewable Energy Projects

Environment + Energy Leader

Data from WattTime will be added to an Edison Energy platform to help investors realize the carbon reduction potential of certain renewable energy projects. Energy Management Solar & Renewable Energy

Wind, Solar Power Help Grow US Renewable Energy Use

Environmental Leader

Wind and Solar sources help continue growth in US renewable energy use. The post Wind, Solar Power Help Grow US Renewable Energy Use appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Energy Management Solar & Renewable Energy

Sheetz Adds Renewable Energy to Power Pennsylvania Stores

Environmental Leader

Convenience store chain Sheetz will receive renewable energy to power most of its facilities in Pennsylvania. The post Sheetz Adds Renewable Energy to Power Pennsylvania Stores appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

Renewable energy projects power up in tribal nations

Environmental News Bits

From Florida to Alaska, dozens of tribes are working to harness energy from wind, sun and water to generate millions of dollars in revenue, create short- and long-term jobs and reduce utility costs for citizens, while also helping combat climate change and boost energy independence. Solar energy is leading the way … Continue reading Renewable energy projects power up in tribal nations. Renewable energy Tribal/First nations

Ecolab’s European Operations to be Powered by 100% Renewable Energy

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The post Ecolab’s European Operations to be Powered by 100% Renewable Energy appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Energy Management Solar & Renewable EnergyEcolab Inc.,

EU Vows to Accelerate Renewable Energy as Electricity Costs Soar

Environmental Leader

With energy costs surging in Europe, impacting industries across the continent, the EU is searching for solutions to the problem. The post EU Vows to Accelerate Renewable Energy as Electricity Costs Soar appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

Lowes Hits Emissions Goal Early, Increases Renewable Energy Use

Environment + Energy Leader

The post Lowes Hits Emissions Goal Early, Increases Renewable Energy Use appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Energy Management Environmental Management Supply ChainLowes reveals its progress on emissions and other sustainability efforts from the past year.

Renewable Energy Project Costs Rise, Demand Stays Strong

Environmental Leader

The price to install clean energy projects has increased this year, but are still more affordable than they were a decade ago. The post Renewable Energy Project Costs Rise, Demand Stays Strong appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

NYSERDA Announces Agreements on Two Sites for Renewable Energy Development

Environment + Energy Leader

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority today announced agreements on two municipally-owned sites for potential renewable energy development. Cities & Infrastructure Energy Management Energy Procurement

Amazon Increases Renewable Energy Procurement, Adds Wind and Solar Developments

Environmental Leader

Amazon is increasing its renewable energy projects with new facilities in the United States and Europe. The post Amazon Increases Renewable Energy Procurement, Adds Wind and Solar Developments appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

Porsche Demands 1,300 Suppliers Use Renewable Energy

Environmental Leader

Bolstering its efforts to achieve ambitious emissions reduction goals, Porsche is requiring its nearly 1,300 suppliers to use renewable energy to manufacture its vehicle components. Air Compliance EHS&S Energy Management Energy Procurement Solar & Renewable Energy Supply Chain

Misinformation is derailing renewable energy projects across the United States

Environmental News Bits

NPR reports that opponents of renewable energy are successfully stalling or rejecting projects across the country. Fighting misinformation Renewable energyResearchers say that in many groups, misinformation plays a role in slowing or derailing projects.

PubMatic Powers All Global Data Centers with 100% Renewable Energy

Environment + Energy Leader

PubMatic, an independent advertising supply chain company, says that all of its global data centers are now powered by 100% renewable energy. The post PubMatic Powers All Global Data Centers with 100% Renewable Energy appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

Global Renewable Energy Market to Grow 8.5% Annually in Coming Years

Environment + Energy Leader

The global renewable energy market size and share is expected to register an 8.5% The post Global Renewable Energy Market to Grow 8.5% Annually in Coming Years appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.