Benjamin Bertaut

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Energy Storage: California's New Green Tech Battleground

California’s goal to increase the use of energy storage to complement solar energy generation will open up a new battleground between utilities and renewable energy proponents.<p>That tension is already present even though the state is just gearing up to be what its policy makers hope will be a …

Report Defines Costs, Benefits, Risk Reductions and Value of Deep-energy Retrofits - retrofit

Rocky Mountain Institute has released a report, “How to Calculate and Present Deep Retrofit Value: A Guide for Owner-Occupants”, that defines the …

Sustainability

Sun Shines on Solar Employment

Clare Foran @ckmarie<p>Jan. 27, 2014, 7:39 a.m.<p>Jobs in the solar industry grew faster than employment in the economy as a whole last year, according to …

Groundhog Day

London’s new solar bridge is the largest in the world

Network Rail, which is responsible for Britain’s rail infrastructure, just opened the “world’s largest solar-powered bridge” — which stretches across …

England

Sustainable supply chains: why placing ethics over profits pays off

Companies may talk about ethical supply chains, but if they don't independently monitor and audit suppliers, nothing will change<p>The race to be ethical used to be clearly led by "born-green companies" - organisations that from day one prioritised corporate social responsibility (CSR) in their supply …