Renewable Energy & Sustainability

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

What's the economic case for recycling?

1/30/2015

  • ScientificAmerican.com

It's easy to make an economic case for recycling valuable commodities such as aluminum, but it's harder to get rich processing waste plastic and paper products. That doesn't mean it's not worth doing,… Read More

Wind Energy SmartBrief

The latest wind energy news and information

Wind Energy SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Wind Energy Association

EDF launches South African wind farm

1/30/2015

  • ReNews.biz (U.K.)
  • Reuters

EDF Energies Nouvelles has commissioned the Grassridge wind farm near Port Elizabeth, South Africa, the company said Thursday. The wind farm will have a total capacity of 61.5 megawatts and includes 2… Read More

RFA SmartBrief

News on ethanol and other biofuels

RFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Renewable Fuels Association

Anti-ethanol messages only support Big Oil

1/30/2015

  • Montana Standard (Butte), The

Consumers should support ethanol and American farmers over the interests of Big Oil, writes Shirley Ball, executive director of Ethanol Producers and Consumers. Ethanol is a proven octane booster for… Read More

A&WMA SmartBrief

Air and waste news for environmental professionals

A&WMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Air & Waste Management Association

Mining companies, EPA agree to reduce haze emissions

1/28/2015

  • Duluth News Tribune (Minn.)

Three mining companies with taconite operations in Minnesota, Michigan and Virginia have agreed to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxide and sulfur dioxide over five years. The deal was made with the fed… Read More

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

News in the industrial biotech industry

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Biotechnology Industry Organization

Biomass power plant secures EU approval for subsidies

1/28/2015

  • Bloomberg

The EU has given its approval for the U.K. government to provide subsidies to the biomass power station operated by MGT Power in Northern England. The decision to continue providing government aid led… Read More