With all the permitting issues and the hassles of building onshore wind energy, it would seem that the industry would look increasingly to constructing turbines offshore. Increasingly it has been closely examining those options but the experience in the United States and in Europe are quite different.
Danish Toymaker Lego A/S has taken a stake in a German offshore wind farm but, according to a Bloomberg story, aims to use the energy internally and not enter a new business line. The story says that Lego contributed about one-third of the financing for the 1.25 billion-euro ($1.4 billion) ... Read more »
Unilever, Ikea, Royal Dutch Shell, Coca-Cola Enterprises and General Electric are among the 57 global companies, funds and associations that have signed a letter to support a “robust 2030 energy and climate policy framework and energy security strategy that is fully in line with Europe’s long-term climate objectives and that ... Read more »
Companies will continue to make breakthroughs in sustainability in 2013, including collaborating on environmental goals, finding new ways to bring innovation into operations and developing net positive plans, according to predictions by World Wildlife Fund UK’s Dax Lovegrove and the Guardian Sustainable Business advisory panel. As companies increasingly understand the ... Read more »
Hertz, Phillips, Kingfisher, DONG Energy, BASF and PepsiCo are among the large companies moving toward more sustainable business models and reaping economic rewards, according to a report published today by WWF. The Green Game-Changers report, produced by Verdantix, shows businesses can grow — and create new markets — while generating ... Read more »