Posted by Rod Janssen

How big companies are shifting to renewable energy

How big companies are shifting to renewable energy

In Europe we have heard of companies such as IKEA who are moving towards 100% renewables. Nichola Groom writes on the Reuters news service website about how big companies in the US are increasingly moving towards renewables.   America’s hungriest wind and solar power users: big companies Major U.S. corporations such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc … Continue reading

Energy efficiency important for creating employment

Energy efficiency important for creating employment

As policies are developed, one of the key interests of decision-makers is in better understanding how many jobs are created. Kevin Burns who works in the HVAC industry writes a detailed article on the Contractingbusiness website about the jobs created in his industry. The workers who create, manufacture, install, and maintain energy-efficient HVAC systems are … Continue reading

First flying cars to be built soon

First flying cars to be built soon

There are innovations in many fields these days. As this article by Agence France-Presse states, flying cars have long captured the imagination. Now, we are seeing in this article on the Hurriyet Daily News website from Turkey, that they may be available soon. What they do for energy consumption, congestion or air pollution remains to … Continue reading

Important news from Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group

Important news from Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group

The following article comes from the Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG) that has just launched a new Underwriting Toolkit for financial institutions who are currently reviewing and establishing internal procedures to review and approve energy efficiency projects. Hopefully it will even inspire those financial institutions who are just starting out to consider financing energy … Continue reading