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Renewable Electricity and the Renewable Fuel Standard – An Untapped Opportunity?

September 11, 2018 │ John Mosheim, P.E., CEM, Principal Water + Carbon Sustainability Engineer, GHG Engineering, LLC

The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is a national policy created by Congress in 2005 that requires a certain volume of renewable fuel to be blended with petroleum-based fuel used for transportation in the U.S. The policy is intended to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, expand the renewable fuels sector, and shrink U.S. reliance on oil imports.

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Cost Savings and Comfort are Highlights of Geothermal Site Tour for Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick

September 5, 2018 │Lynn Abramson, President, Clean Energy Business Network

It’s the afternoon of Friday, August 17, and AJ Turner and Kirstin Allen stand outside their brick, ranch-style house in Perkasie, Pennsylvania, chatting with their local Congressman.

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A simple truth: Energy efficiency is good for manufacturers’ bottom lines

September 5, 2018 │ Jennifer Kefer, Executive Director, Alliance for Industrial Efficiency

If a manufacturer can produce the same amount of product using less energy, why wouldn’t it? The strategy makes perfect economic “cents”: If a company spends less on energy, it will have more resources available to expand output, to pay its employees or to invest in researching and developing new products.

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Get a Seat at the Table with the American-Made Solar Prize

September 4, 2018 │ Lynn Abramson, President, Clean Energy Business Network

Scaling a promising innovation from the lab bench to the boardroom is no easy feat. It helps to have a strong support system.

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What is the Affordable Clean Energy rule and how does it compare to the Clean Power Plan?

Updated August 31, 2018 │ Andy Barnes, Program Manager, Clean Energy Business Network

On August 20, Acting Environmental  Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Wheeler signed a notice of proposed rulemaking called the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule, the next step in developing the Trump Administration’s much-anticipated replacement to the Obama-era Clean Power Plan.

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Defense Authorization Bill Includes Provisions on Modernizing Energy Infrastructure and Enhancing Resilience

August 22, 2018 │ Lynn Abramson, President, Clean Energy Business Network

In a visit to Fort Drum on August 13, President Trump signed into law the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (P.L. 115-232), or NDAA. The new law includes key provisions on energy infrastructure modernization, resilience, and climate change preparation in the interest of national security.

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The Federal Government Is Making Energy-Efficient Roofing Attractive

July 25, 2018 │ Justin Koscher, President, Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association

It is fair to say that Washington, D.C., is far from dull. From the recent Tax Cut and Jobs Act to rolling debates on passing a federal budget, there is a great deal going on at the federal level that impacts the building and roofing industries…

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DOE Launches New Lab Partnering Service Platform

July 25, 2018 │ Girish Balakrishnan, Business Development Intern, Clean Energy Business Network

The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) recently launched a new resource called the “Lab Partnering Service (LPS),” an online tool for innovators, investors…

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The American-Made Solar Prize: Ideate, Compete, Connect!

July 5, 2018 │ Girish Balakrishnan, Business Development Intern, Clean Energy Business Network

Sponsorship, investment, and mentorship opportunities are available for activities relating to the American-Made Solar Prize…

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CEBN Executive Circle Invited to Join Resilience and Reliability Dialogue

June 12, 2018 | Lynn Abramson, President, Clean Energy Business Network

Platform will Showcase the Benefits of Clean Energy Industries and Highlight Policy Recommendations with increased focus on managing physical and cyber risks to the energy system…

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Webinar: Renewable Energy & Efficiency Solutions for Commercial Tenants

Updated August 18, 2018 | Lynn Abramson, President, Clean Energy Business Network

Our partners at the Climate Collaborative selected CEBN member MHR Development to give a broad overview of clean energy solutions for commercial tenants on a webinar on August 17, 2018.

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Harnessing Texas’ Energy Leadership for New Economic Opportunities

May 7, 2018 | Lynn Abramson, President, Clean Energy Business Network

On May 1, 2018, the Clean Energy Business Network (CEBN) and Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC) co-hosted a clean energy policy and business forum in The Woodlands…

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