California Energy Commission Proposal Makes Important Climate Progress, But Falls Short of Widely Supported All-Electric Building Code

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Sun, 09 May 2021 00:40:36 +0000

Proposal will reduce, but not fully eliminate, fossil fuel pollution from new buildings throughout the state

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Let’s Grade Your Utility’s Shopping Habits

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 14:34:34 +0000

Evaluating three recent examples of all-source resource procurement by US utilities

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How Artificial Intelligence Is Improving the Energy Efficiency of Buildings

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 06 May 2021 13:53:23 +0000

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A lot of energy is consumed by buildings. In fact, the Alliance to Save Energy, a nonprofit energy efficiency advocacy group, says buildings account for about 40% of all U.S. energy consumption and a similar proportion of greenhouse gas emissions. Some estimates suggest about 45% of the energy used in commercial buildings is consumed by […]

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RMI Shows the “How To” of Limiting U.S. Warming to 1.5°C

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Sat, 01 May 2021 00:20:24 +0000

The organization is launching two new reports and a web tool to help guide U.S. policymakers, electric utilities, and stakeholders to navigate pathways to achieve deep decarbonization.

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Formula E Improves BMW’s Production EVs

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 16:14:36 +0000

BMW recently invited media to check out its Formula E Media Guide, and it had a lot of interesting information. While we don’t typically cover a lot of racing at CleanTechnica (this is something we should do more of), the guide had a lot of fascinating information about not only the Formula E vehicles, but […]

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Pilot Program Sheds Light On E-Bike Use Patterns, Energy-Efficiency Benefits

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 01:31:16 +0000

Analysis Shows E-Bikes Are an Effective, Energy-Saving Alternative to Other Travel Modes

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Secretary Granholm Announces Winners of Solar Decathlon Design & Build Challenges

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2021 00:14:56 +0000

Competitors Represent the Next Generation of Energy-Savvy Architects and Engineers Who Will Build Our Clean Energy Future

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Google & NREL Collaborate To Incorporate Energy Optimization Into Google Maps Route Guidance

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2021 18:51:49 +0000

To take a bite out of transportation energy use and emissions and combat climate change, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is partnering with Google to develop more eco-friendly routing in Google Maps. “Google approached us after learning about our sustainable mobility research and transportation energy analysis capabilities,” said Jeff Gonder, who manages NREL’s mobility, […]

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COVID Costs 300,000 Clean Energy Jobs; DOE Readies for Rebound

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 15:27:56 +0000

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An analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data for 2020 shows the number of workers in clean energy jobs last year fell for the first time since 2015, according to a group of business leaders and investors who study those numbers each year. The group’s “Clean Jobs America” report, released April 19, said about 3 […]

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Metrus Energy Announces New Deal with IBM

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 18:04:45 +0000

Metrus Energy* has announced a new $2.2 million Sustainable Energy Services Agreement (SESA) with IBM. This is the first project in a planned portfolio for a company-wide SESA program for the global technology and consulting company. Improvements are being made across four different IBM sites in New York and North Carolina, and they include LED […]

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