6 Ways Businesses Can Save with Renewable Energy (No Electricity Bills + Tax Incentives)

The Environmental Blog

Many businesses’ top concern is finding ways to free up cash flow continuously. The good news is that the mass adoption of solar energy presents another opportunity to save money. Reduced or Eliminated Energy Bills. When all the small businesses in the U.S. Energy

Sustainability Guide For Commercial Landscaping And Lawncare Businesses

Green Business Bureau

Sustainable Commercial Landscaping and Lawn Care. Lawncare and landscaping businesses that are eco-friendly and practice sustainability are realizing real benefits including cost savings, new customers, and sales growth. Going Green is Good for Business.

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How Businesses Cut Energy and Fuel Usage

Green Living Guy

In less than a decade, the typical small business startup has changed a lot. Modern companies tend to have fewer workers, take up less office space (if any) and use less energy. The human imagination continued to come up with ways to get by with less fuel and energy.

Renewable and Resilient Energy in Commercial Buildings

GreenBiz

Commercial buildings account for 33 percent of electricity usage in the U.S. But to be truly sustainable, energy solutions must be not only clean, but also resilient and affordable today, representing a major opportunity for decarbonization.

Business Sustainability Trends to Expect in 2022

The Environmental Blog

Businesses also step forward in supporting this cause. If you want to make your business sustainable, you may be interested in the expected trends in this field this 2022. Increase in the use of commercial solar panels.

The Power of Renewable Energy in Commercial Buildings

Strategic Sustainability Consulting

Commercial buildings account for 33 percent of electricity usage in the United States, representing a clear area to focus decarbonization efforts. However for this effort to be sustainable, energy solutions have to be clean, resilient, and affordable.

Europe replaces 50% of electricity meters with smart models

Renewable Energy World

More than half of electricity meters in Europe are now smart, a new report released by Berg Insight has found. In 2020, approximately 150 million smart electricity meters were installed with the bloc recording a 49% penetration rate, according to the study.

DistribuTech: Itron and Landis+Gyr Take Smart Meter Energy Disaggregation Mainstream

GreenTechMedia

SAN ANTONIO — Energy disaggregation is a term of art for technologies that can parse out energy usage of individual loads like air conditioning, heating, lighting and appliances, simply by analyzing single sources of data like smart meter feeds or circuit-level sensors.

How Waste Metering Powers Environmental And Financial Responsibility

GreenBiz

As such, metering utilities like gas, water and electricity has been standard practice for decades. Waste, on the other hand, remains out of sight and out of mind for most businesses with no way to accurately and consistently measure how much waste is actually being produced.

Behind-the-Meter Battery Pioneer Stem to Take SPAC Route to Public Markets

GreenTechMedia

Stem, the decade-old behind-the-meter battery startup that was seeking a buyer earlier this year to bolster its growth ambitions, is now launching a plan to go public via a special-purpose acquisition corporation (SPAC) reverse merger.

Battery Passport monitors battery usage to facilitate second-life applications and recycling

Charged

Electra Commercial Vehicles is the latest EV-builder to sign up to the Battery Passport service, which will roll out on all the company’s new vehicles. Battery Passport is a real-time battery monitoring service that captures information on battery usage in real time, enabling alerts, reporting and a detailed history. Sources: Electra Commercial Vehicles , Battery Passport.

The Green Business Certification Checklist: How To Prepare and Plan for Success 

Green Business Bureau

PREPARING FOR A GREEN BUSINESS CERTIFICATION WITH A CHECKLIST. But is your business green enough for certification? How do you become a greener business that can pass a certification? How do I find the right certification for my business and then prepare? Green Business.

Residential energy is becoming companies' business

GreenBiz

Residential energy is becoming companies' business. In this crazy upside-down world, the line between residential and commercial energy is getting fuzzy. . Everything changed so quickly, it makes sense that climate and energy teams have yet to figure out how to account for the shift. And it’s not too soon for climate-forward companies to think about how to incentivize employees to make their home (office) run off clean energy. . Energy & Climate.

American Electric Power, Sempra launch sustainable finance frameworks

Renewable Energy World

American Electric Power – operator of the nation’s largest electricity transmission system – announced on Monday the launch of a Sustainable Finance Framework (SFF) to support the funding of social and environmental projects.

Phihong’s new residential, commercial and fleet chargers

Charged

Power supply manufacturer Phihong Technology has unveiled a new portfolio of EV charging solutions for a variety of charging applications, including residential, commercial and fleet chargers.

5 Ways Businesses Can Decrease Their Footprint and Save Energy

Green Living Guy

Many organizations are contemplating reducing their carbon footprint and energy use because both employees and customers demand sustainability when doing business. Those businesses which cannot adapt to this will encounter significant problems in the future.

Silicon Valley Clean Energy and UtilityAPI Want to Free Your Meter Data

GreenTechMedia

Why can’t you get an accurate, fact-based online quote for a rooftop solar system, backup battery or electric vehicle charger as easily as getting a quote on, say, a mortgage refinancing or home insurance policy? His company has built a technology platform to manage the open, transparent and secure exchange of energy data, and this week the California-based based startup announced a pilot project with Silicon Valley Clean Energy to test it out.

Accelerating energy transition by forming virtual power plants on blockchain

Renewable Energy World

Influenced by the increasing penetration of “behind-the-meter” distributed energy resources (DER), power systems are experiencing a paradigm shift from a centralized structure to a decentralized one. Contributed by Dr. Mohsen Khorasany , TYMLEZ.

Top 5 Electric Vans: Picking the Right Vehicle For Your Sustainable Business

Green Business Bureau

Businesses that use vans for service and delivery have an opportunity to be more environmentally friendly by migrating to electric vans. There are many economical and practical electric van options for business owners to choose from. Benefits Of Using Electric Vans.

Renewable and Resilient Energy in Commercial Buildings

AGreenLiving

Commercial buildings account for 33 percent of electricity usage in the U.S. But to be truly sustainable, energy solutions must be not only clean, but also resilient and affordable. Original post: Renewable and Resilient Energy in Commercial Buildings.

New Hampshire Electric Cooperative Demonstrates Power of Advanced Analytics-Based Rate Design

Bidgely

When analytics are applied to Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) data, the resulting intelligence serves as an essential input to rate design calculations, delivering more effective rate structures that better satisfy utility objectives.

Solar Commercial Project Developer

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Solar Commercial Project Developer | Sun Light & Power | Berkeley, CA. Company Profile: For over 44 years, Sun Light & Power (SLP), based in Berkeley, CA, has provided industry leading solar energy and storage solutions for commercial and residential customers throughout California. Sun Light & Power has gained a reputation for quality, safety and B-Corporation values, by transitioning to 100% collaborative employee-ownership.

Hydrogen Commercial Development Manager

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Hydrogen Commercial Development Manager | San Diego Gas & Electric | San Diego, CA. Want to be part of the clean energy transition? SDG&E believes hydrogen will be a critical piece of that future and has announced two hydrogen pilot projects — one at Borrego Springs and the other at its Palomar Energy Center. Develop executive and board-level business plans, presentations, and proposals.

ChargePoint acquires commercial electrification specialist ViriCiti

Charged

Network operator ChargePoint (NYSE: CHPT) has acquired ViriCiti, a provider of electrification solutions for commercial fleets. ChargePoint acquired ViriCiti for a total purchase price of €75 million in cash.

How Can Businesses Dispose of Waste in the Most Time and Money-Efficient Way

Green Living Guy

Businesses can dispose of their waste in the most time and money-efficient way. For starters, you should look into renewable energy sources to power your equipment instead of fossil fuels. But how?

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Who really benefits from solar net metering?

Renewable Energy World

Most people know solar power benefits the people who use it because it reduces their utility costs. In fact, some solar-powered homeowners don’t pay anything for electricity. What exactly is Net Metering? Customers are only billed for their “net” energy use.

Massachusetts finds early success with behind-the-meter energy storage program

Renewable Energy World

Massachusetts has found early success with its behind-the-meter energy storage incentive program. ConnectedSolutions tripled the 2020 goal of Massachusetts' Clean Peak Energy Standard but fell 27 MW short of the energy efficiency program administrators' 2019-2021 three-year plan.

Commercial drones have the potential to half CO2 emissions for freight

Envirotec Magazine

Commercial unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have the potential to almost halve the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of urban freight transport compared to small light commercial vehicles (LCVs), providing an unprecedented opportunity for the logistics industry to reduce its environmental impact.

Electrify America introduces B2B charging solutions with launch of Electrify Commercial

Charged

Now the company is branching out into the commercial realm with the launch of Electrify Commercial , a new business unit designed to deliver turnkey EV charging solutions to utilities, fleet owners and businesses seeking to manage their own networks of chargers. The new business unit will help business customers formulate and deploy strategies tailored to their specific EV charging needs. Newswire The Infrastructure Electrify America Electrify Commercia

Energy Analytics: The Power to Reach Net Zero

Bidgely

These companies are deeply invested in diversifying their energy sources, embracing energy efficiency, evolving their business models, and fully transitioning. Consumers themselves are realizing that the way they use energy is proving to be unsustainable.

Energy and Power Quality Meters Along With Covid-19 Impact Analysis and Business Opportunities by 2027

altenergymag

Energy and Power Quality Meters Market Scope, Trends, Future Demand 2027

Smart Meter Capital Project Manager

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Smart Meter Capital Project Manager | SDG&E | San Diego, CA. At SDG&E, we are committed to the community we call home, delivering clean, safe and reliable energy to better the lives of the people we serve in San Diego and southern Orange counties. Our commitment means 40% of the energy that SDG&E delivers to customers comes from renewable sources, exceeding California’s Renewable Portfolio Standard.

Inverter monitoring apps help commercial clients put solar projects on display

Solar Power World

Solar projects are unique electricity sources, sitting silently and covertly on top of roofs or on tracts of land away from the public eye.

Energy and Power Quality Meters Market Along With Covid-19 Impact Analysis and Business Opportunities Outlook 2027

altenergymag

Energy and Power Quality Meters Market Scope, Trends, Future Demand 2027

Sky-high energy bills send business investment in energy efficiency soaring

Business Green

Energy services provider reports surge in interest, but majority of UK businesses continue to miss out on major opportunities to slash their energy bills through energy conservation measures.

Comparing the Carbon Footprint of Small Businesses to Large Corporations

Green Business Bureau

Understandably, the larger a company is, the more waste it produces, the more resources it uses, and the more energy it consumes. Small businesses, too, play a part in the harmful practices damaging the planet. As mentioned, every business, no matter its size, has a carbon footprint.

Comparing the Carbon Footprint of Small Businesses to Large Corporations

Green Business Bureau

Understandably, the larger a company is, the more waste it produces, the more resources it uses, and the more energy it consumes. Small businesses, too, play a part in the harmful practices damaging the planet. As mentioned, every business, no matter its size, has a carbon footprint.

The Green Business Certification Checklist: How To Prepare and Plan for Success 

Green Business Bureau

PREPARING FOR A GREEN BUSINESS CERTIFICATION WITH A CHECKLIST. But is your business green enough for certification? How do you become a greener business that can pass a certification? How do I find the right certification for my business and then prepare? Green Business.

A Blockchain-Enabled Smart Meter for Clean Power Trading?

GreenTechMedia

Blockchain’s energy sector uses range from the highly speculative—think peer-to-peer energy trading using cryptocurrency raised in initial coin offerings (ICOs)—to more incremental efforts, grounded in real-world challenges of operating an increasingly decentralized power grid.

Finding a Sustainability Career in Business

Green Business Bureau

The field of sustainability in business offers many career paths, including roles in corporate, consulting, government and entrepreneurship. A private business path will often have to balance purpose with profit. Energy Manager. Department of Energy (DOE).

How can you save energy working from home?

The Environmental Blog

Across the last few years, businesses around the world have seen huge changes as a result of COVID-19. Therefore, employees may need to optimise their energy costs to save energy and money at home. Top tip to heating a room using minimum energy! Use a smart power strip.

Three Regional Clean Energy Companies Graduate from Cleantech San Diego Business Accelerator

CleanTech San Diego

Aquacycl, Kitu Systems, and Nuvve Complete Southern California Energy Innovation Network (SCEIN) Program. The program offers free business services through a consortium of regional partner organizations to help energy entrepreneurs successfully bring their innovations to market.

A 21st-century reinvention of the electric grid is crucial for solving the climate change crisis

Renewable Energy World

Then, beginning around 2009, first wind turbines and then solar photovoltaic panels decreased enough in cost to become competitive in electricity markets. will need to nearly triple its 2020 growth rate for the grid to be 80% powered by clean energy by 2030. (As electricity.