Posts Tagged ‘sustainability’


How Energy Storage Can Make Decentralized Electricity Work in America

Posted on May 14th, 2014 by

The Renewable Energy Era will rank alongside the Information Age and the Industrial Revolution as one of the great milestones in human history.  Like those[...]

The Electric Car Debate: Are They Really Doing the Environment a Favor?

Posted on December 3rd, 2013 by

The petroleum-guzzling transport system is a big factor in the environmental crisis. So no wonder electric vehicles have been heralded as a tide turner. But[...]

When One Plus One Equals Negative Three: A Collaborative Approach to Community Energy Reduction

Posted on May 22nd, 2013 by

  At our first meeting this year, my fellow City Council and I passed the Energy Action Plan, a strategy that identifies specific goals and[...]

ECO Friendly Travel Goes Beyond LEED Certification

Posted on May 9th, 2013 by

Being in the commercial contracting industry for many years, I’ve had opportunities to see first hand the implementation of green building materials and factors that qualify for[...]

Fontana’s Energy and Sustainability Challenges and Accomplishments

Posted on May 7th, 2013 by

The City of Fontana is a modern city benefiting from rapid growth while preserving its hometown atmosphere.  The City is unified by a strong sense[...]

Pleasanton City’s Energy and Sustainability Strategies

Posted on March 21st, 2013 by

  The City of Pleasanton strives to be the greenest city in the state, and it also has one of the most comprehensive climate action[...]
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Ventura City’s Energy & Sustainability Challenges & Accomplishment

Posted on January 15th, 2013 by

What is the City’s Energy and Sustainability Strategy? The Ventura community has long maintained a strong environmental ethic. Whether it’s conserving our hills and open[...]

French Wind Covers a Record 10% of the Country’s Demand

Posted on January 9th, 2013 by

French Wind Covers a Record 10% of the Country’s Demand As reported right at the end of last year, wind power in France covered a record[...]
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A Bright Future for the City of Irvine: Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Accomplishments

Posted on December 12th, 2012 by

The City of Irvine, a master-planned community, is a leader in environmental stewardship and sustainability, integrating resource-efficient measures into municipal operations and community programs. Foundation[...]
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Gaithersburg City’s Energy & Sustainability Challenges & Accomplishment

Posted on December 11th, 2012 by

The City of Gaithersburg, Maryland has taken a leadership position and maintained a strong commitment to sustainability and the environment.   We define sustainability as meeting[...]

Don’t Dismiss Thermal Energy Storage

Posted on December 4th, 2012 by

It’s a fact that’s hard to swallow. The United States not only over-produces energy, but it also wastes nearly 70 percent[1] of the energy it[...]
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Is Your Roof Suitable For Solar Panels?

Posted on November 12th, 2012 by

  The majority of domestic home roofs are suitable for solar panels, because of the wealth of panels and installation options available in the marketplace[...]

Technology to Assist Wind Companies with Ongoing Payment Obligations

Posted on November 6th, 2012 by

While so much attention has been focused on development of new oil and natural reserves, wind power capacity has increased dramatically, albeit somewhat under the[...]

Managing the Unmeasurable — Where are My Risks?

Posted on October 16th, 2012 by

Investors for decades have equated risk with volatility. But as we learned in the most recent economic crisis of 2008-09, unseen and external factors can wreak havoc on portfolios.[...]

5 Steps to a Sustainable and Responsible Investment Program

Posted on October 15th, 2012 by

This may seem counterintuitive, coming from an investment advisory firm, but you can get started in sustainable and responsible investing without our help. With a few steps,[...]

Conservation & Sustainability in Oro Valley, AZ

Posted on October 4th, 2012 by

There’s a lot of talk out there about “going green,” and as elected officials, there’s an expectation that we will lead the charge toward conservation[...]