Organizations are realizing that sustainability initiatives alone can’t drive profitability. They’re finding that energy management efforts must be combined with efficient operations to effectively drive long-term financial growth.
Automakers are being pressured to make cars with better gas mileage and electric cars with longer ranges. Tim Stevens takes a look at a few of the models at the 2014 New York International Auto Show that truly show these features off.
Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices, and data centers with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and online services.
Does it matter if Americans understand the risks involved in the different kinds of energy sources?
Airline executives frequently complain about fuel costs. But the truth is higher prices actually have been good for business.
A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's emission standards for hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants.
A Vermont couple whose Northeast Kingdom farm became a focal point in the fight against construction of a 21-turbine industrial wind project on Lowell Mountain said Monday that they were selling their 540-acre farm to Green Mountain Power for $1.3 million.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed into law a bill that eliminates sales taxes on electricity and natural gas purchased by manufacturers and mining smelters.
Navy researchers demonstrate proof-of-concept of technologies developed for the recovery of carbon dioxide (CO2) and hydrogen (H2) from seawater and conversion to a liquid hydrocarbon fuel.
IKEA announced that it is buying a long-planned wind-energy project in eastern Illinois as part of the company's initiative to offset its energy use with renewable energy generation.
A Swiss team planning to complete the first round-the-world solar flight next year unveiled a new version of their unique aircraft Wednesday, which they say could remain in the air indefinitely.
Honda is accelerating its efforts to advance the environmental performance of its products and its operations throughout North America.
Assistant Labor Secretary David Michaels says the update to 40-year-old safety standards could save nearly 20 lives and prevent 118 serious injuries each year.
A central Indiana city is looking to sell off the factory that a failed solar panel manufacturer bought with hundreds of thousands of dollars in public subsidies.
The key message from leaked drafts and interviews with the authors and other scientists: The big risks and overall effects of global warming are far more immediate and local than scientists once thought.
Through 2020, the report projects that energy intensive manufacturing employment will expand by more than 1 percent annually nationwide, with 72 percent of those jobs coming in metro areas.
Clean Line Energy Partners wants to spend $2.2 billion to build a 750-mile-long high-voltage overhead transmission line, but farmers don't want the lines on their land.
Even if you already deploy technologies to reduce energy consumption, you may be able to realize additional savings by enrolling in a demand response program.
In this issue, Liberty Bottleworks talks American pride, experts explain quality and reusability for compressed air piping systems, maintenance best practices and energy awareness drive down industrial motor costs, and more.
There is concern about whether the natural gas industry can produce all of the gas their old and new customers need, and deliver it to them through a pipeline system that hasn't been able to keep up with the new demand.
In this issue, we visit Colson Caster, a domestic manufacturer that uses a vertically integrated approach to compete with low-cost offshore alternatives. We also talk to experts about preventing OSHA's top ten violations, review readers' insights into energy efficiency issues, and explore how a reliability-centered strategy can create quick ROI.
Oil prices jumped nearly $2 a barrel Monday as Russia's military advance into Ukraine raised fears of economic sanctions against one of the world's major energy producers.
The Obama administration is moving forward with a dramatic reduction in sulfur in gasoline and tighter emissions standards for cars, arguing the move will eventually save thousands of lives per year.
Drillers, business leaders, and politicians are hoping the natural gas boom is so big that it brings life to Pittsburgh's stagnant manufacturing sector. The rush of gas from the Marcellus shale and other formations can provide cheap fuel for a renaissance in domestic plastic- and steelmaking. And the ramp-up in drilling has drillers buying more pipes and parts for their work.
The plants were expected to supply 550 megawatts of renewable energy, enough to power about 170,000 homes, Secretary of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said in a release Wednesday. More than 700 jobs will be created through construction and operations, she said.