The manufacturing sector could face new policy changes and sources of funding in terms of their pathway to net-zero emissions, if findings from a new report are heeded.
Businesses supplied with electricity from Con Edison can be assured that the utility will “remain resilient in the face of climate change,” the company said in its annual sustainability report. Con Edison, which has committed to supplying its customers with 100% clean electricity by 2040, has recently won approval to build transmission lines that will ultimately help bring offshore wind
ERCOT asked Texas electricity users to cut back on electricity consumption this week. A significant number of power plants were offline simultaneously on Monday, and as of Wednesday afternoon, about 9,000 megawatts of electricity were still offline, an ERCOT spokesperson said. This week’s heat led to high electricity demand — that factor, combined with the downed units, meant that the
The companies behind a new high-rise apartment building in Seattle hope to prove that constructing a net-zero energy building can be faster and more affordable than traditional building. The building is going up with new technology that makes construction faster, more affordable, and far more sustainable, building technology company Sustainable Living Innovations (SLI) says.
As sales of electric vehicles soar, and as the price of automotive batteries declines, demand for battery management systems will jump. The battery management system market is projected to grow at a 15% CAGR between 2021 and 2030, according to a new report from ResearchAndMarkets.
Governments aiming for net-zero emissions by 2050 must do more to spur the adoption of electric vehicles, according to a new report from BloombergNEF (BNEF). Electric vehicles represent a $7 trillion global market opportunity between today and 2030, and $46 trillion between now and 2050, but that won’t be enough to reach the goal unless certain measures are taken.
Executives in the oil and gas industry could stand to lose their jobs if they ignore climate change or don’t drive their companies to move quickly enough, according to a new report. Oil and gas companies could even be held legally responsible for their role in climate change.
Green Resiliency is the unique opportunity to increase energy resilience with reliable, renewable power. Renewable energy resources have long been recognized for their ability to harness energy from naturally replenished resources such as solar, wind, tides, geothermal and biomass. What has become clear is the benefits to organizations from pairing those renewable sources (such as solar and wind) with battery
Charles River Laboratories International, a provider of research tools and support services for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, has signed a long-term solar energy virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) that will ultimately address the company’s entire North American electric power requirements.
As businesses grapple with return-to-work strategies – office, fully remote, hybrid? – a new UK study finds that a 32-hour work week could help fight climate change by reducing emissions more than 20%. Using data from numerous government and academic sources, the report illustrates that shifting to a four-day working ... Read more »
Financial services company Jefferies recommends that, when it comes to ESG and business leadership, corporate leaders should distinguish among three “overlapping but distinct” concepts: ESG investing, sustainability and sustainable development.
The VNR Electric models from Volvo Trucks North America are the first zero tailpipe emission, battery-electric Class 8 trucks to be deployed in Albertsons Cos. company-wide fleet.