Renewable Energy & Sustainability

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

Solar energy isn't just for the wealthy

3/31/2015

  • Slate

Solar-energy companies such as PosiGen are marketing PV panels to blue-collar households, providing solar leases with no money down and affordable monthly payments. That could help broaden the technol… Read More

Wind Energy SmartBrief

The latest wind energy news and information

Wind Energy SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Wind Energy Association

Scottish Borders Council rejects wind farm proposal

3/31/2015

  • ReNews.biz (U.K.)

The Scottish Borders Council rejected Airvolution's proposal to build a 21-megawatt wind farm in Scotland on Monday. The Muircleugh wind farm would have included seven wind turbines. "As wind farms go… Read More

RFA SmartBrief

News on ethanol and other biofuels

RFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Renewable Fuels Association

Crude oil dips as corn climbs

3/31/2015

  • RTT News
  • Reuters

Light sweet crude oil for May delivery dropped slightly on Monday before settling at $48.87 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, a 19-cent decline. Meanwhile, May corn was up 3.5 cents on Mon… Read More

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

News in the industrial biotech industry

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Biotechnology Industry Organization

Petrobras uses tilapia waste to produce biofuel

3/25/2015

  • Undercurrent News (U.K.)

Brazilian oil firm Petrobras produces biofuel from tilapia waste at its facility in Quixada. "We estimate buying around 15 metric tons per month of fish waste from around 300 fishing families, produce… Read More