Using Renewable Energy for LEED Certification

Growing knowledge of energy consumption's environmental impact has led to a sharp increase in demand for sustainable buildings. This shift has made sustainable certifications - like the LEED certification - a major draw for renters and investors.

GE Renewable Energy Announces US Blade Recycling Contract with Veolia

Agreement involves using wind turbine blades to replace raw material for cement manufacturing -enabling a 27% net reduction in CO2 emissions from cement production.

The Future of Warehouse Sustainability

The key areas to focus on are technology, the environment and public health. Then, warehouses can become sustainable in every sense of the word.

Microsoft Contributes to Grid-Connected Solar Project in Ireland

On September 27, Microsoft announced a new venture towards sustainability in partnership with SSE Airtricity. Focusing their work in Ireland, the two companies are seeking to bring solar power to schools across the country.

Amazon unveils its largest fulfilment centre solar panel installation in Europe

Solar panel projects help Amazon drive towards its goal to be powered by 100% renewable energy by 2025 as part of The Climate Pledge.

Energy Transition: Total Is Investing More Than €500 Million to Convert Its Grandpuits Refinery Into a Zero-crude Platform for Biofuels and Bioplastics

Of the 400 jobs at the Grandpuits platform and its associated Gargenville (Yvelines) depot today, 250 will be maintained after the conversion. Furthermore, 15 additional jobs will be created on the Grandpuits site in a packaging unit connected to the bioplastics unit.

What Is Preventing Some Countries From Making the Switch to 100% Renewables?

The most stubborn barrier is the cost of installation. Renewables are designed for simplicity, meaning solar panels and wind turbines are relatively easy and inexpensive to maintain, the initial price of the equipment to power companies and homeowners is not insurmountable.

How to Stay Informed About Advances in Sustainable Building Materials and Strategies

Green energy proponents need to be aware of their colleagues' work and the state of sustainable developments at large to implement the best of their ideas.

Tech Giants Prepare for Renewables Surge

With COVID-19 exposing the link between public health and clean energy, tech giants are preparing for a renewables surge. As it happens, they must take charge and fully integrate the most sustainable solutions.

NREL Research Points to Strategies for Recycling of Solar Panels

Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have conducted the first global assessment into the most promising approaches to end-of-life management for solar photovoltaic (PV) modules

A Bright Idea - Helping the Next Generation Create a Sustainable Future

This shift in focus is redefining engineering by providing us with a new set of challenges. In the past engineers focused on making sure their machines were safe for workers, we're now having to think of ways to make sure industry processes are safe for the entire planet.

Carbon Offsetting - Invest in the Future

Amid other problems, one of the UK's major challenges in modern times is how to tackle the ever-present issue of climate change. As our population and economy has grown dramatically, so has the pressure on the environment as the demand for energy spikes.

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