Renewable Energy Archives

Real Estate Industry Making Progress In Reducing Energy Consumption And Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Data Source: International Energy Agency, 2012 Key World Energy Statistics.
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A new report published by the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Greenprint Center for Building Performance suggests that the global real estate industry continues to make progress in improving the environmental performance of existing buildings.

Ameren Illinois Opens Champaign Smart Grid Technology Applications Center

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Facility will promote smart grid research and development; support economic development and foster job creation in Illinois.

COVER STORY: 2013 Business Facilities Rankings Report – State Rankings

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Our 9th annual report card of the state, metro and international pecking order features more than 50 rankings categories, including new energy rankings and a close look at which locations are maintaining/upgrading critical infrastructure. From the July/August 2013 issue.

FEATURE STORY: Logistics Clusters Are Jobs Magnets

The port of Singapore is one of the five busiest ports in the world, most notable for being the busiest transshipment port in Asia. (Photo: Posted on:

As more companies understand the advantages of near-instant access to their markets, the trend of service businesses partnering with logistics providers will continue to grow.

BUSINESS REPORT: Maryland — SSA’s New Data Hub Moves Forward In Urbana

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The National Support Center Project includes a new $192-million data center, which will replaces a 34-year-old facility, as well as office and warehouse space.

Entergy To Close, Decommission Vermont Yankee In 2014

The NRC issued Vermont Yankee its operating license on March 21, 1972. (Principal Photography by Larry Keyes and Dan Marx.) Posted on:

Decision driven by sustained low power prices, high cost structure and wholesale electricity market design flaws for Vermont Yankee plant. Focus to remain on safety during remaining operation and after shutdown.

COVER STORY: 2013 Business Facilities Rankings Report – Metro And Global Rankings

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Baton Rouge tops the field in economic growth potential; China surges into the lead in renewable energy investment. From the July/August 2013 issue.

Cool Planet Energy Systems Announces $168 Million Investment In Louisiana Bio-Refineries

The illustration above shows how plants absorb CO2 from the atmosphere as part of the natural carbon cycle. During plant respiration and decomposition, the CO2 is released back into the atmosphere (left image). By using plant biomass as the source of our fuel cycle, the fuel created is considered carbon neutral when it is burned, as it only releases back into the atmosphere the same CO2 that was originally captured by the biomass (right image). Posted on:

New venture will convert wood waste to gasoline and create nearly 500 new direct and indirect jobs in Alexandria and Natchitoches

BUSINESS REPORT: West Virginia — Italian Gas Systems Supplier Plants Flag In Weirton

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Marcellus shale drilling in WV spurs Pietro Fiorentini to set first U.S. manufacturing facility.

Rising Tide

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The scientists who first sounded the alarm on climate change are back, giving us 87 years to pack up our stuff and get off the beach.