Green Buzz: Could smart meters stem $14 billion in annual water losses?

Jay Owen Greentech

  Money Matters Could smart meters stem $14 billion in annual water losses? By Heather Clancy Upgrading aging water infrastructure is costly, but advanced technology can help utilities detect leaks or unbilled water usage faster. …Read More How can solar companies get new customers? Cold, hard cash By James Mandel …

GreenTechMedia: Obama’s Better Buildings Program Celebrates First Year

Jay Owen Greentech

LATEST NEWS: Obama’s Better Buildings Program Celebrates First Year  Earthtechling, Randy Woods – June 27, 2013 In its first year, President Obama’s Better Buildings Challenge has signed up 7,700 participants that have reduced energy use by 2.5 percent on average. SMA Talks Residential  Staff – June 27, 2013 Bates Marshall …

ACEEE – Power-Hungry Devices Use $70 Billion of Energy Annually

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

NEWS RELEASE    For Immediate Release Media Contact: Patrick Kiker  [email protected]  202.507.4043     Power-Hungry Devices Use $70 Billion of Energy Annually   Washington, D.C. (June 26, 2013): A new analysis of devices and equipment commonly found in U.S. homes and businesses concludes that these products, with more than 2 …

Climate Change: Global Temperatures Still Above Average | The Energy Collective Daily

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

Climate Change: Global Temperatures Still Above Average | The Energy Collective Daily

NewNet Daily Newsletter: Enlighted Inc brings on RockPort, DFJ JAIC in $20m Series C

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

NewNet Daily Newsletter 19 April 2013 Listed markets open up for green businesses – read about upcoming offerings with aNewNet subscription Deal News Enlighted Inc brings on RockPort, DFJ JAIC in $20m Series C PREMIUM Hannon Armstrong shares drop in first day’s trading SolarWorld sells 46MW following news of €550m loss …

Department of Energy Unveils ‘Energy 101’ Framework

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

  Department of Energy Unveils ‘Energy 101’ Framework    Colleges Urged to Create ‘Introduction to Energy’ Courses Open to All Undergraduates   For Immediate Release For more information contact: Ellen Vaughan at (202) 662-1893 or [email protected]   March 12, 2013–In an effort to help address the array of energy challenges facing the country, …

A Litany of 2012 Extreme Weather Records | The Energy Collective Daily

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

A Litany of 2012 Extreme Weather Records | The Energy Collective Daily   Breaking Down the Federal Clean Energy Innovation Budget: Demonstration ProjectsEnergy Efficiency and Energy Use: The Rebound Effect is OverplayedFukushima, from Nuclear Energy to Wind EnergyKeystone XL or the Climate – a False Choice?Meeting the Climate Change Challenge: …

Three Tax Reforms to Encourage Modernization of the Manufacturing Sector

Ethical Markets Resource Efficiency

Much of the equipment and production processes in America’s factories are decades old and not as efficient as modern equipment and processes in use by many of our international competitors. While some factories have been modernized, many have not. Modernizing these factories will allow them to better compete in world …

Coke, Ford join forces to juice supply of plant-based plastic

kristy Nature/Biomimicry

In the News Coke, Ford join forces to juice supply of plant-based plastic By Amy Westervelt Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and several other Fortune 500 companies are working to address the supply shortages that have stymied the goal of make the 100-percent plant-based plastic bottle ubiquitous….Read More Why are institutional investors ignoring …

How SC Johnson Cut Its Emissions by 27% in 5 Years

kristy Resource Efficiency

  The Latest News How SC Johnson Cut Its Emissions by 27% in 5 Years By Jonathan Bardelline S.C. Johnson exceeded its most recent greenhouse gas reduction goal by more than three times thanks to renewable energy and a system at its largest manufacturing plant that uses landfill byproducts in …