By Murray Rosenblith, co-Manager, New Alternatives Fund
A recent article in Bloomberg New Energy Finance predicts that two-thirds of the world’s power will be generated by renewable resources by the year 2050. This projection is based on the continuing growth of new renewable power generation projects, primarily wind and solar, over the next thirty-plus years. Conditions have certainly changed since New Alternatives Fund entered the investment world in September 1982.
IMAGINE AN ORGANIC SUBSTANCE that can be sprayed on to any window in a home--making the window behave like a photovoltaic panel, generating electricity. The technology is real, and according to its creators, it's ready for prime time.
A company called New Energy Technologies (shown here with scientists from the NREL) claims to have successfully developed and tested such a coating, Their SolarWindow prototypes so far look very promising.
Survey proves even the biggest companies must constantly reiterate their sustainability messaging.
Eastsound, WA, March 25, 2014 /3BL Media — Green Builder Media’s annual Reader’s Choice survey polls building professionals to get insight into their product perceptions. Which green products are most familiar to them? Which do they trust and spec most often?
Site your next solar project on a virtual rooftop instead.
By Erin Craig
Rooftop solar projects are absolutely fabulous. Both the facilities manager and the sustainability manager have cause to celebrate, with reduced electricity costs and reduced emissions. And unlike energy efficiency projects, which perhaps unfairly convey the notion that the company was heretofore wasting energy, rooftop solar panels present an uncomplicated, positive story to stakeholders.
DEERFIELD, Ill., July 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) today issued its 14th consecutive Sustainability Report, available at http://sustainability.baxter.com, detailing the company’s commitment and progress to creating lasting social, environmental and economic value by addressing the needs of stakeholders worldwide.