Renewable Energy

Resource pages for "Renewable Energy"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


energy strategy

Ease The Challenge Of Navigating Energy Policy

Building a clean energy strategy can be complex, so keep these four ideas in mind when planning the next move for your facilities.
commissioning

Commissioning Solar PV Systems

Here are six reasons why these renewable energy systems should undergo the commissioning process before startup.
performance contracting

Sustainability Through Performance Contracting

Eliminate existing barriers to on-site renewable energy systems with this third-party financing mechanism.
buying renewable energy

Guidance On Buying Renewable Energy Available From RMI

The Business Renewables Center, an initiative of Rocky Mountain Institute, created its "Buyers Roadmap" to help corporate energy buyers better understand this transaction process.
solar power

NRG Forges Solar PPA With McKesson

This power purchase agreement is part of broader environmental sustainability efforts already in practice throughout the facility portfolio of Mckesson, a healthcare supply chain management firm.
wood energy

U.S. Forest Service Offers Wood Market Grants

Through the agency's Wood Innovations program, applicants can submit for activities focused on the use of wood in construction or energy projects.
renewable energy

Investment In Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy On The Rise

Cost reduction is the most important driver for investments globally, finds Johnson Controls’ new Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.
solar market

Report: Non-Residential Solar Market Continues Growth In 2017

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and GTM Research have released the latest U.S. Solar Market Insight Report.
solar facility

UVA Expands Its Solar Energy Portfolio

Under a 25-year agreement, the University of Virginia will purchase the entire output of a proposed 120-acre solar facility, currently equal to nearly 10% of the university's electric demand.
energy-from-waste

Covanta Marks Milestone Serving Marion County, Oregon

For 30 years, this provider of sustainable waste and energy solutions has operated an Energy-from-Waste facility for this county in the northwest U.S.
campus sustainability

10 Ways To Advance Campus Carbon Neutrality

To launch and continue a campus sustainability plan, establish a vision and strong support of leadership that will help to inspire all stakeholders.
energy management

Energy Management Focus At Facility Executive Live!

Registration is open for this one-day event in Chicago that includes a panel discussion on "Creating An Energy Roadmap" for facility management.
renewable energy

Support For Wind, Solar Power Continues

The green movement seems unstoppable; both private sector and public opinion is unwavering in rising support for clean energy options, according to a new Deloitte study.
solar energy

Creating “Better Buildings” With Solar Energy

A program of the U.S. Department of Energy, the Better Buildings Initiative partners with organizations to facilitate and track energy improvements.
coal

Operating Coal-Free By 2025

The University of Iowa power plant will increase its use of biomass and other renewable energy sources to meet this goal.
solar lighting

SolarOne Solutions Acquires Inovus Solar

SolarOne Solutions, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells commercial-scale, solar powered lighting and LED technology for use in outdoor applications.
power factor

Paying Attention To Power Factor

Looking to reduce energy use and emissions? Power factor correction helps facility management optimize power from the utility.
daylighting

Bring In The Sun With Daylighting

The building envelope can serve as a tool for facility management to tap into renewable energy resources.
Seine River

Friday Funny: A Workout-Powered Cruise Of The Seine River

It's amazing what humans can do when they harness their energy: The Paris Navigating Gym travels the Seine River with energy from passenger workouts.
Clean Energy Incentive Program

EPA Urged To Level Energy Efficiency Playing Field

More than 50 groups join with ACEEE to ask that the EPA treat energy efficiency as equal to renewable energy in the Clean Energy Incentive Program.

Webinars

Hybrid Occupancy Strategies

Learn About Hybrid Occupancy Strategies For Facility Leaders

Attend this free webinar and learn how advanced occupancy strategies can ensure you get hybrid work right and gain real estate agility.
Digital Transformation Webinar

Did You Miss Our “Future Proofing Facility Management With Digital Transformation” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how digital transformation can reduce the impact of supply chain disruptions, and how CMMS can make supply chain management easier.
Workplace Design Data

Overcoming Workplace Uncertainty: Why Successful Workplace Design Begins With Data

View this video webinar discussion and discover ways you can better understand space using data so you can build a successful workplace design.

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