Renewable Energy & Sustainability

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

LED bulbs help Japan recover from Fukushima disaster

2/26/2015

  • Bloomberg

Japan is embracing LED lighting in a bid to curb its energy use in the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster, which saw about 30% of Japan's energy supply taken offline. About 73 million high-efficiency… Read More

Wind Energy SmartBrief

The latest wind energy news and information

Wind Energy SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Wind Energy Association

Opinion: Offering tax incentives for wind will yield long-term benefits

2/26/2015

  • Forbes

Every successful economy needs affordable and plentiful energy -- and offering the wind industry tax incentives today is one way the U.S. can prepare for the future, writes Loren Steffy. "Development … Read More

RFA SmartBrief

News on ethanol and other biofuels

RFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Renewable Fuels Association

RFA acquires E85prices.com, other biofuels sites

2/26/2015

  • DomesticFuel.com

The Renewable Fuels Association has acquired crowdsourced biofuel price reporting site E85prices.com and 11 other websites. Robert White, vice president of industry relations at RFA, said the move is … Read More

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

News in the industrial biotech industry

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Biotechnology Industry Organization

Firm to explain Ore. biofuel project at community meeting

2/25/2015

  • American City Business Journals

Colorado-based firm Red Rock Biofuels will explain its plan to build a biofuel refinery in Lakeview, Ore., at a community meeting Monday. The plant will convert woody biomass into biofuel, particularl… Read More