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Smith College, MA embarks on $220-million geothermal project


With the project, the Smith College aims to fully move away from fossil fuels for the heating and cooling systems of the campus. A series of wells at a depth of 800 feet (~243 meters) will be drilled and connected in a closed loop. This coincides with the timeline of the net-zero goals of the city of Northampton.

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Angeles Link – a proposed hydrogen hub for California’s LA Basin

Smart Energy International

The initiative, the largest to date in the US, is envisaged as delivering more renewable energies into the region and supporting decarbonisation of the power sector, industry, heavy-duty transport and other hard to electrify sectors of the local economy, a statement reads. Have you read?

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Build Back Better: Top green consultancies beef up post-coronavirus services

Business Green

The firm also published research showing that while 56 per cent of businesses increased their focus on cutting carbon emissions in 2019, a third said cost is still more important than carbon when it comes to energy purchasing decisions.