A President’s perspective from Felipe Calderón: Renewable energy in the United States, sustainable cities and the just transition
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Panorama is WBCSD’s new content stream for looking at sustainability from a different perspective. Panorama means “unobstructed view” and that’s exactly what we need in order to address global challenges: the full, unobstructed picture of what’s going on - even if it might make us feel uncomfortable.
What are SBTs? Put simply, Science-based Targets specifies how much and how quickly companies need to reduce GHG emissions in order to avoid a 2°C global temperature increase. SBTs provide a clear pathway for a company to achieve future business growth while remaining below the 2°C limit. More than 300 companies have committed to setting SBTs under the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) and over 70 companies have approved SBTs.
What would a repeal of the Clean Power Plan (CPP) actually mean? The announcement that the EPA is seeking to repeal the CPP raises some valid questions about the future of clean energy and carbon emissions in the U.S. To understand the impact, let’s look at some important context.
Tests analyze performance of solar PV modules that capture and convert light on both sides
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., October 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Black & Veatch, a leading engineering, construction and consulting company and Renewable Energy Test Center (RETC), a world-class engineering services and certification testing provider for photovoltaic and renewable energy products, will launch the first bifacial photovoltaic (PV) module ranking in the solar industry.
The Trump Administration with Scott Pruitt leading the charge may be dismantling the Clean Power Plan, but former Mayor of New York City is doing his part to advocate for cleaner sources of power in the U.S.
Partners launch CityGauge tool, powered by ASSET360® data analytics platform
CLEVELAND, October 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch, a smart cities market leader, and strategic planning consultancy ReThink Advisors today announced a partnership to improve community well-being with a data-driven tool for city planning and performance.
Life cycle assessment (LCA) has gained significant traction in BUILDING sector in the last 10 years as a tool for evaluating the environmental performance of products. That’s what a last survey done by Schneider Electric with more than 1500 customers around the world shows.
According to the survey, customers increase their interest to green products due to:
India is planning major investments in its power generation and distribution infrastructure
With up to 400 million Indians lacking a reliable energy supply, the country is planning major investments in its power generation and distribution infrastructure. Most of the investment in new capacity will be for renewable energy. India has a 175 gigawatt (GW) target for renewable energy (100 GW solar, 60 GW wind and 15 GW biogas and others) by 2022.
The new 778-megawatt Stonewall Energy Center in Loudon County, Virginia provides the electricity the community needs while protecting its water, wildlife, and other natural resources. More than 778,000 homes in Virginia and Washington DC will be powered by the clean energy this plant produces.