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5 Companies Making Big-Time Renewable Energy Investments

5 Companies Making Big-Time Renewable Energy Investments - Renergy

When large companies set a precedent, it’s more likely that other businesses will follow suit. That’s why it’s so important that some of the world’s largest organizations – like Google, Amazon and even Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway – are committing serious dollars to renewable energy projects that will power a cleaner, brighter future. Google: The…

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How Renewable Energy Creates Economic Opportunity for the U.S.

How Renewable Energy Creates Economic Opportunity for the U.S.

It’s no secret that renewable energy goes a long way to combat climate change by reducing carbon dioxide emissions. There’s a huge environmental benefit, but renewable energy also affords economic advantages. Last month the International Renewable Energy Agency reported that the industry employs 7.7 million people worldwide – here’s how it’s improving the economy right…

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3 Renewable Energy Projects To Watch

3 Renewable Energy Projects To Watch

New developments that push the world away from fossil fuels and toward a future powered by renewable energy seem to break ground every day. As global policies continue to promote renewables and put a price on carbon, they’ll inspire more innovative ventures. For now, here are three renewable energy projects to follow today. Rhode Island’s…

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2014’s Greenest Global Brands

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How Companies are Evaluated Corporate Knights, a Toronto-based media company, compiles an annual list of the greenest global brands. For the 2014 list, Corporate Knights began with an initial list of 4,000 publicly traded companies and narrowed it down to just 350. This list was based on financial performance, sustainability disclosure practices and other criteria. These…

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8 Brands with Sustainability Initiatives

When it comes to going green at home, we all know the suggested changes can save us some green: switching to CFL lightbulbs and turning those bad boys off when you’re not in a room, trading your solo morning commute for a city bus or bike ride, line drying clothes, installing solar panels … the…

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Looking to Millennials to Fuel Sustainability

Deep down we all know that living a more sustainable lifestyle is a good idea, but few of us actually dig deep and make the changes necessary to “go green.” It’s easy to talk yourself out of it when eco-friendly options tend to cost more and adoption of these practices continues to be slow, making…

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AgSTAR promotes Anaerobic digestion

Renergy is a leader in providing biowaste solutions for food manufacturers, municipalities, agriculture partners and just about any business or public sector that produces biowaste. AgSTAR, one of the Environmental Protection Agency’s several climate-protection programs, promotes investments in alternative energy technologies by encouraging the development and use of anaerobic digestion (AD) technology in the livestock sector.…

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Global Commission releases report: Better Growth, Better Climate

The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate has issued a report titled “Better Growth, Better Climate: The New Climate Economy Report.” The report discusses revising economic policies over the next 15 years to better support renewable energy. It’s no secret that the United States historically and unfortunately lags behind the rest of the modern…

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New report: 16.3% of U.S. energy is now renewable

Big news for the US energy market, which has historically lagged behind Europe in the adoption of renewable energy sources: according to the most recent “Energy Infrastructure Update” from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Energy Projects, renewable energy sources now account for 16.3 percent of total installed operating generating capacity in the U.S.…

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