Black & Veatch: Electric Industry Must Adapt, Embrace the Concept of ‘New Energy’

Strategic Directions Report reinforces the need for the industry to evolve
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., August 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Electric utilities are navigating one of the industry’s most dynamic times across diverse geographies and stakeholders, presented with a mix of opportunities as they work to meet changing customer demands along with the need to deliver reliable, resilient power, Black & Veatch’s new 2019 Strategic Directions: Electric Report finds.

The Future of “Clean” Energy

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.

Turn Any Window into a Solar Panel


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.

Green Builder® Media’s Latest Survey Shows Which Green Branding Efforts Have Garnered the Loyalty of Building Professionals

Survey proves even the biggest companies must constantly reiterate their sustainability messaging.
Press Release

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?  

Running out of Rooftop?

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.

Baxter Meets its Renewable Power Goal Early

Company Launches 2012 Sustainability Report
Press Release

DEERFIELD, Ill., July 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) today issued its 14th consecutive Sustainability Report, available at, detailing the company’s commitment and progress to creating lasting social, environmental and economic value by addressing the needs of stakeholders worldwide.

The Wind & the Willows: Renewable Energy Development in Inner Mongolia

One of the brightest spots in new renewable development is happening in an unexpected place—the steppes of Inner Mongolia

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by Alex Pennock

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