Monthly Archives: May 2014

Walmart Greening Through Buyers

The Walmart Club of DC Green Business Forum met May 23 with Walmart’s Director of Sustainability for Stakeholder Engagement Katherine Neebe.  She explained that the background of Walmart’s 2005 commitment to going green:  1) to be supplied with 100% renewable … Continue reading

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Commercial Scale Renewable Power Storage – in Hydrogen

This brief report is the most recent indication that commercial scale enterprises are looking at Hydrogen generation and storage as a means to capture the excess power produced by renewable sources.  The project could prove key in demonstrating the potential … Continue reading

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Solar Panelled Roads – A Solution to Several Problems

Here’s a fascinating report about a way of deploying solar technology on roads in a way that would a) collect solar energy from the surface, enabling distributed power generation nearby, b) generate enough power to illuminate roads, including lane dividers, … Continue reading

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Pension Funds Key to Renewable Energy Finance

This fascinating piece explains how pension funds can hedge their investments in utilities against the potential and/or pending disruption of a growing share of distributed, renewable power generation on utilities’ revenues within current tax laws, while also supplying more financial … Continue reading

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Tri-Generation: the ultimate in renewable energy?

Taking recycling and renewable energy to the next level, this article outlines the process and the potential gain from “Tri-Generation”:  the production of hydrogen, heat and electricity from sewage, a process which also reduces the residue to fertilizer.  Denmark has … Continue reading

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