Spains first Passivhaus nursing home generates surplus energy

Inhabitat - Innovation

Built as an expansion of the nursing home that CSO Arquitectura had completed in 2005, the new addition provides additional bedrooms and stronger connections with the outdoors

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No, A Tesla Did NOT Start The Fire That Destroyed 300 Cars In Norway, And Other Nordic News


The fire actually started in a 2005 Opel diesel. Reports that a Tesla caught fire and that led to a massive fire in a parking garage in Norway are untrue.

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Carbon Intensity Of U.S. Power Plunges As Coal Accelerates Collapse

Forbes Green Tech

power sector reached a new low in 2019, more than a third below its 2005 level, tracking an accelerating collapse in the burning of coal. The carbon intensity of the U.S.

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Solis Reports Best Revenues Ever with Third Quarter Results Up 82%


String inverter maker Ginlong marked its best quarter since its founding in 2005, bringing in $52 million during its third quarter alone -- more revenue than the Chinese company recorded during 2014, 2015, and 2016 combined


Duke Energy accelerates net-zero goal to 50% by 2050

Solar Power World

The company is also accelerating its near-term goal by cutting its carbon dioxide emissions by half or more from 2005 levels by 2030. Duke Energy announced an updated climate strategy with a new goal of net-zero carbon emissions from electric generation by midcentury.

Ginlong Solis reports biggest quarter in sales ever

Solar Power World

Ginlong Technologies, manufacturer of the Solis string inverter, announced in its Q3 financial report today its best quarter since its 2005 founding.

Tiffany Couture: A Great and Green Dry Cleaning Business in the Heart of Las Vegas

Green Business Bureau

In 2005, the operation was taken over by Edward’s daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Dan Del Rossi, and has grown into the well-known Las Vegas dry cleaner that it is today. Green Business Journey Started in 2005.

Wildlife Conservation: What You Can Do to Help

The Environmental Blog

Sara gave birth to her daughter, Indah, at Gulf Breeze Zoo in 2005 before they were relocated to LEO. If you think that there is nothing that you can do in order to help preserve the world’s beautiful wildlife, think again. You don’t have to be a hands-on conservationist to make a difference!

Midwestern Utility Evergy Pledges Carbon Cuts in Line With Paris Accord


On Friday, the 1-million-customer utility, formed last year by the merger of Westar Energy and Kansas City Power & Light parent company Great Plains Energy, announced plans to cut carbon emission by 80 percent from 2005 levels by 2050.

Media brief: The impact of clean stimulus measures on the U.S. economy following the 2008 downturn

Clean Energy Canada

up from 9% in 2005. power grid has contributed to cutting carbon pollution in the power sector by 28% since 2005. Through media briefs, we aim to provide journalists with useful factual and contextual information related to Canada’s clean energy transition.

Ameren Missouri Looks to Harness Wind, Solar and Batteries With $7.6B ‘Smart Energy Plan’


Earlier this month, Evergy, the 1-million-customer utility serving Missouri and Kansas, announced plans to cut carbon emission by 80 percent from 2005 levels by 2050, in line with the Paris climate accord

Best Cleaners – New York’s Capital Region Experts

Green Business Bureau

Tim and Catherine McCann founded Best Cleaners in 2005 to better serve their own garment care needs.

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The Problem With The Ethanol Industry

R-Squared Energy

The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) was created by the Energy Policy Act of 2005. The ethanol industry has seen the mandates balloon from 4 billion gallons in 2005 (the first year of the program) to nearly 20 billion gallons this year. Despite once being included on an “ Ethanol Enemies List “, I would like to see a healthy U.S. ethanol industry. I think it’s important for the U.S. to produce as much fuel as we can domestically, and it’s important to keep U.S.

Three Factors Driving Oil’s Dramatic Rebound

R-Squared Energy

million BPD production decline was in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, but production quickly returned to normal afterward. Oil prices have come a long way since the deep dive into negative territory a month ago.

SunPower to Spin Off Manufacturing Business in Major Strategic Shift


solar group launched onto the public markets in 2005. SunPower announced a plan Monday to split into two companies, one focused on the U.S.

Lab beef specialist Aleph Farms pledges to achieve net zero emissions by 2030

Business Green

Startup says new sustainability board hires, engagement platform for young adults, and contract with engineering firm will move it closer to its new carbon goals.

Air France coronavirus bailout package to demand steep emissions cuts

Business Green

Specifically, he said the airline would have to halve carbon emissions per passenger and per kilometre against 2005 levels by 2030.

Why A Ban On Fracking Will Never Happen

R-Squared Energy

With respect to oil, in 2005 net imports of oil and finished products like gasoline had reached 13 million barrels per day (BPD). It’s primary season, which generally means Democratic candidates for President are trying to see who can swing farthest Left.

Canada Votes: The Climate Platforms of the Four Major Federal Parties

Green Market Oracle

NDP Jagmeet Singh the leader of the NDP has pledged to increase Canada's emission reduction commitments to 38 percent below 2005 levels by 2030. May wants to reduce GHG emissions by 60 percent below 2005 levels by 2030.

A New U.S. Oil Production Peak Looks Imminent

R-Squared Energy

oil production growth 2005 to 2019. One of the most important questions in the global oil markets revolves around U.S. oil production. There is probably nothing OPEC would like to know more than when U.S. oil production will begin to decline. The resurgence of U.S.

The Best Option for Airlines to Shrink Their Carbon Footprint


The International Civil Aviation Organization anticipates that in 2020, global international aviation emissions will be 70 percent greater than in 2005. The airline industry has committed to curbing emissions growth to zero by the end of 2020. That’s no small task.

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Sunlight-Reflecting ‘Cool Walls’ Can Save Building Owners Big Money, Study Says


Cool roofs, which became a required measure in 2005 for low-slope commercial buildings and in 2008 for some single-family homes under California’s Title 24 building energy-efficiency standards, are now commonplace. Common sense tells you to reach for a white shirt in the morning when you know a scorching day of heat is coming.

Canada can take clean stimulus lessons from Obama

Clean Energy Canada

contributing to a 28 per cent fall in electricity-related carbon pollution since 2005. “This is a meaningful, shovel-ready project that will create jobs for local workers.”.

Why States Need to Ban New Gas Hookups in Buildings (in 5 Charts)


electric sector reduced its carbon emissions by 26 percent from 2005 to 2018.

Electrolux reports plummeting emissions and vows to ramp up product energy efficiency

Business Green

Sweden's Electrolux has today revealed that it has reduced absolute carbon dioxide emissions from its operations by 75 per cent since 2005, speeding past its previous target to halve its emissions by 2020.

Nitrous oxide levels are on the rise

Envirotec Magazine

TgN y-1 (approximately 10% of the global total) between 2000–2005 and 2010–2015. The authors of the study suggest the use of nitrogen fertilizer in regions where there is already a large nitrogen surplus will have to be reduced, to achieve N20 emissions targets.

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New Record Set for the Hottest Month Ever

Green Market Oracle

Nine of the 10 hottest Julys have occurred since 2005—with the last five years ranking as the five hottest. The summer of 2019 started with the hottest month of June and that was followed by July which is now being considered the hottest month in recorded history.

What presidential hopefuls can learn from the original “Climate Corps”

EDF + Business

According to the Harvard Business Review , Walmart “aimed to double fleet efficiency between 2005 and 2015 through better routing, truck loading, driver training, and advanced technologies. By the end of 2014, they had improved fuel efficiency approximately 87% compared to the 2005 baseline.

Rethinking Future Investments in Natural Gas Infrastructure


Carbon emissions from gas power plants rose 59 percent from 2005 to 2017, but that’s only part of the problem. Cities and utilities across the United States are starting to reject natural gas — and not just for environmental reasons.

Spains first Passivhaus nursing home generates surplus energy


Built as an expansion of the nursing home that the firm had completed in 2005, the new addition provides additional bedrooms and stronger connections with the outdoors.

FERC Proposal Brings New Threat to Already-Suffering PURPA Solar Markets


FERC’s new notice of proposed rulemaking, or NOPR , would constitute the biggest changes to PURPA implementation since the 2005 Energy Policy Act.

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Duke Energy Vows to Eliminate Its Carbon Emissions by 2050


Since 2005, Duke has cut its carbon emissions by 31 percent, largely through the retirement of 49 coal-fired units, totaling 6,190 megawatts of generation capacity.

Cleaning up a dirty industry

Envirotec Magazine

Storage tanks containing fuel and hazardous materials have received much attention from regulators and safety bodies in recent times, notably following the fire at the Buncefield depot in 2005.

Orcas threatened by highly contagious respiratory virus, CeMV


Meanwhile, NOAA Fisheries estimates that of 50,000 orcas worldwide, about 2,500 reside “in the eastern North Pacific Ocean…[with] Southern Residents in the eastern North Pacific… listed as endangered in 2005.”

'A duty to prepare': National Infrastructure Commission warns UK must bolster resilience efforts

Business Green

It also highlights the risk of catastrophic climate-related events, exploring the impact on New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005 and how a failure to adapt infrastructure to respond to a changing climate and population growth can undermine resilience.

How Much Oil Do We Import From The Middle East?

R-Squared Energy

million BPD in 2005 to 2.3 With tensions in the Middle East high, I have fielded a number of queries on how this might impact the world’s oil markets. Today I want to explore that issue. The Middle East presently produces about a third of the world’s oil. The most important producers there, ranked according to 2018 production, are: Saudi Arabia – 12.3 million barrels per day (BPD). Iran – 4.7 million BPD. Iraq – 4.6 million BPD. United Arab Emirates (UAE) – 3.9

From refugee to senior engineer: One person’s story

Envirotec Magazine

In 2005, Haddish fled the oppressive dictatorship of Eritrea, made a perilous journey to the UK and gained asylum. It was late autumn in 2005 and we were travelling on foot under the cover of darkness.

Can we stop stupid politics from ruining carbon farming?


Starting in 2005, the government enshrined market mandates to help people start turning crops into fuel. It seems like every Democratic presidential candidate wants to get farmers sucking carbon out of the air and sticking it in the ground.

Tracing EthicalEvidence in Moral Obligation to Future Generations

The Environmental Blog

Although, there is enough scientific evidence for the need of a collaborated effort, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong (2005) has argued that individuals do not have a moral obligation to limit their green-house gas (GHG) emissions. 1. Introduction.

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Making the Business Case for Climate Action, in Colorado and Beyond

E2 Environmental Entrepreneurs

In 2005, Currie accompanied E2’s founders to Washington, D.C., Andrew Currie was fresh from selling his Internet software company when he looked around at the world and decided he wanted to do more to protect it. The climate was changing. Wildlife was disappearing.