Lockheed Martin, Staples, McDonald’s win accolades from EPA

Lockheed Martin, Staples, McDonald's win accolades from EPA

In most cities, the single-largest source of greenhouse gas emissions is electricity usage. Businesses and communities can play a huge role in reducing emissions, improving public health and boosting local job markets by using sustainable energy.

On Sept. 24, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) honored such businesses and communities with its 12th annual Green Power Sigue leyendo

How green banks can transform our energy system

How green banks can transform our energy system

Editor’s Note: To learn more about innovative financing for clean energy, be sure to check outVERGE@Greenbuild, November 12-13.

Clean energy finance banks or “Green Banks” are shaping up to be the latest in clean energy finance technology, as convincingly set out in a report issued last week by the Brookings-Rockefeller Project on State and Metropolitan Innovation.

The Green Bank opportunity has emerged just as the U.S. clean energy industry is poised at an important crossroads – the industry is Sigue leyendo