Grid Resiliency Q&A #2

CleanTech Alliance

Grid resiliency continues to be a top priority for consumers and utilities alike. From the heat wave that pushed the Pacific Northwest’s grid to the limit to California wildfires once again pushing the state closer to blackouts, grid resiliency remains a salient issue. Member News Public Policy grid grid resiliency grid resiliency spotlight Itron

Grid Resiliency in the Spotlight

CleanTech Alliance

Grid resiliency has been on everyone’s mind lately. Member News Public Policy grid grid resiliency grid resiliency spotlight PNNL

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Grid Resiliency in the Spotlight

CleanTech Alliance

Grid resiliency has been on everyone’s mind lately. Member News Public Policy grid resiliency grid resiliency spotlight interview PNNL

Resilience, in this moment

GreenBiz

Leadership Risk & Resilience Two Steps ForwardCan we survive and thrive amid the multiple stressors coming our way?

How to build a flood resilient future

GreenBiz

A new book shows how we can adapt the built and natural environment to be more flood resilient in the face of climate change. Books Disaster Recovery resilience Risk & Resilience Weather GreenBiz Reads

What COVID-19 teaches us about resilience

GreenBiz

The unprecedented response to coronavirus, however, may provide the best argument for local grid resilience we’ve ever had. COVID-19 Electricity Grid Energy & Climate Power Points resilience

Resilient business strategies in a time of crisis and beyond

GreenBiz

Corporate Strategy COVID-19 Resilience Risk & ResilienceA roadmap to recovery based on sustainability principles includes applying futures thinking and embracing diverse perspectives.

Why Electrification is Critical for Grid Resilience

GreenBiz

Why Electrification is Critical for Grid Resilience. How do we make sure that the future of the grid is resilient and clean? Communities are increasingly facing grid blackouts, while electrification is growing.

The rising tide of city resilience

GreenBiz

Members of the now-disbanded 100 Resilient Cities initiative are back, with a new network dedicated to championing urban initiatives meant to combat the effects of climate change. Cities On the VERGE resilience

What it will take for China to rebuild global supply chain resilience after COVID-19

GreenBiz

COVID-19 resilience Risk & Resilience Supply chain Supply ChainPeople are returning to work and their daily lives but there is a lot companies must do to resume their normal productions and respond to the economic effects of the crisis.

The many faces of energy resilience

GreenBiz

The many faces of energy resilience. Resilience" is a powerful word in 2020. Thinking about the idea of resilience as it relates to equity and energy systems merely as the ability to keep the lights on, however, is missing a powerful opportunity to right the scales of justice.

4 conversations we should have about energy resilience

GreenBiz

Energy & Climate Power Points resilienceThe technology is ready, but financing and overly complicated regulations are getting in the way.

Color coordinating: How urban green infrastructure can build resilience

GreenBiz

Cities Gray Water Green New Deal Infrastructure Risk & Resilience Water Efficiency & ConservationWe need to promote natural “green” infrastructure such as forests, wetlands, and urban green spaces that can reduce risks from natural disasters.

This is what energy resilience could look like

GreenBiz

all-electric Energy & Climate Equity & Inclusion Microgrids Power Points Renewable Energy resilience Solar Energy StorageA microgrid pilot program run by Colorado cooperative Holy Cross Energy includes four all-electric homes in an affordable housing community.

3 Shifts to Advance Adaptation and Resilience in 2021

The City Fix

The COVID-19 pandemic did not break the world, but rather revealed a world already broken. COVID-19 and the climate crisis exposed the fragility of economies and societies, upending the lives of people worldwide and, in particular, harming vulnerable communities and countries already facing.

How indoor ag is growing a resilient food revolution

GreenBiz

Climate Change Cities Food & Agriculture Risk & Resilience Two Steps ForwardIt's not just about growing more food and using fewer inputs. It's also about creating local, adaptive food systems that can withstand the effects of climate change.

Orlando's journey to accelerate sustainability and resilience

GreenBiz

Orlando's journey to accelerate sustainability and resilience. I'm also a social entrepreneur, community organizer and now director of sustainability and resilience for the city of Orlando. Resilience. Chris Castro. Thu, 03/11/2021 - 01:00.

How to assess candidates’ decarbonization and climate resilience plans

GreenBiz

Climate Change decarbonization Policy & Politics Policy & Politics resilienceLook for three overarching attributes, says a Nobel-winning scientist.

Remaking the Climate-Resilient City

GreenTechMedia

The pandemic has forced just about every part of society to reckon with resilience, but for cities the question is especially urgent. So what does building better resilience into cities actually mean, and how are we performing?

Black farmers embrace and implement solutions for climate resiliency

GreenBiz

Agriculture Carbon Capture Carbon Removal farmers Regenerative Agriculture resilience"Our duty as earthkeepers is to call the exiled carbon back into the land and to bring the soil life home," said Larisa Jacobson, co-director of Soul Fire Farm.

6 Keys to Turn Coastal Resilience Plans into Action

The City Fix

Cyclone Amphan slammed into countries surrounding the Sea of Bengal this May. The storm was the second most powerful the region has seen in two decades, affecting over 12 million people in four countries. In Bangladesh, the water surged up to 4. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

Forging a Resilient Circular Supply Chain

GreenBiz

Forging a Resilient Circular Supply Chain. Can a circular supply chain hold more resiliency than its linear counterpart? Join this session to hear from companies forging robust, resilient, circular supply chains.

Collaboration on Nature-Based Solutions Is Key to Resilient City Infrastructure

The City Fix

Capital City, a (hypothetical) seaside metropolis, has a growing population. However, much of its infrastructure was built 100 years ago and is straining from deferred maintenance, unable to meet the city’s future needs. To make matters worse, Capital City has. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

How this startup uses data to facilitate resilience in the face of deep climate uncertainty

GreenBiz

A Q&A with Geospiza cofounder Sarah Tuneberg about the innovative risk assessment platform and its commitment to driving resilience for communities, enterprises and the globe. Data Data resilience Technology Risk The Sustainable MBA

The COVID-19 recovery requires a resilient circular economy

GreenBiz

The COVID-19 recovery requires a resilient circular economy. The call for a more resilient, circular and low-carbon economic model has garnered support from a growing number of businesses and governments over the past few years, and appears today more relevant than ever. Resilience.

Transparency and Resilience in Fashion

CleanTech Group

Fashion Materials & Chemicals Recycling & Waste Sector Insights Supply Chain Textiles chemical recycling fashion waste resilience tracking transparencyCovid-19 has highlighted the fragility of many fashion supply chains.

Personal resilience and Sustainability

Terra Infirma

One of my personal resilience tactics for elections has been to set a challenge for myself for the summer. Therefore personal resilience is an essential ingredient in the Sustainability professional’s make up.

For a clean, resilient grid, look to EV infrastructure

GreenBiz

For a clean, resilient grid, look to EV infrastructure. Electric vehicle charging infrastructure could provide a major benefit — boosting both clean energy and resiliency — for the power grid. Resilience. Katie Fehrenbacher. Wed, 03/24/2021 - 00:30.

What Does a ‘Climate Resilience Director’ Do?

GreenTechMedia

Heather Rock joined PG&E as director of climate resilience in 2018 -- just two weeks before a faulty PG&E line sparked the most destructive wildfire in U.S. ” Heather is one of the people trying to bring a culture of climate resilience into the mainstream.

Energy resilience, flexibility highlight utility industry event

GreenBiz

Here's the buzz about the energy transition from DistribuTech. Energy & Climate Microgrids Power Points Renewable Energy Energy Storage

5 Keys to a Climate-resilient Recovery After COVID-19

The City Fix

The climate change crisis continues to create unprecedented risk for humanity. Extreme weather threatens food security, increases poverty and inequality and contributes to the spread of disease. Now, also faced with the economic fallout from COVID-19, billions of people are struggling to.

Dockless Bike Sharing Can Create Healthy, Resilient Urban Mobility

The City Fix

City dwellers worldwide are shifting lifestyles as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in terms of transport. As cities begin to re-open, urban planners and designers are rethinking urban and transport infrastructure to adapt to a post-pandemic world. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

Mainstreaming blue carbon to finance coastal resilience

GreenBiz

Blue carbon' markets could be a crucial pathway for increasing private investment in coastal and marine conservation projects. Carbon Policy Oceans & Fisheries Water Efficiency & Conservation

7 Proven Ways City Leaders Can Work Better Together to Create Resilient Cities

The City Fix

In cities around the world, local officials face multi-dimensional sustainability and resilience challenges and are often responsible for achieving many overlapping mandates.

In Nairobi, Residents Redesign Public Spaces to Build Flood Resilience

The City Fix

Urban Transformations climate change flooding informal development informal settlements integrated services Kenya Kibera Kibera Public Space Project Nairobi public engagement public space resilience river flooding sanitation urban services water water risk WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities

Building resilient and sustainable food systems

EDF + Business

As companies increase production to feed a growing population, the need for climate action, sustainable agriculture and increased resilience becomes even more urgent. By zeroing in on these strategies, companies can supercharge their efforts to build more resilient supply chains today.

Resiliency in Times of Uncertainty

Clean Energy Trust

Wild Lupine at the Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge in Wisconsin Resiliency is a familiar word for those working on solutions for clean energy, decarbonization, and environmental sustainability. What does resiliency mean to you ?

How the Produce Industry Built Resilience During Changing Times

GreenBiz

How the Produce Industry Built Resilience During Changing Times. The produce industry has long been building resiliency through sustainability strategies.

NeighborWorks America: Sustainability Improvements Help Build Larger Community Resilience

Green Business Bureau

Leaders in Housing Development Training and Community Resilience. and Puerto Rico, NeighborWorks America is a nonpartisan nonprofit organization working to achieve housing affordability and community resilience across the nation. Building Community Resilience for a Secure Future.

February 2021 Breakfast Recap- Energy Resiliency with Kelsey Moldenke

CleanTech Alliance

On Wednesday, February 10, Senior Planner for the Quinault Indian Nation Kelsey Moldenke spoke at the CleanTech Alliance Breakfast Series, sponsored by Perkins Coie. Kelsey spoke about the need to relocate the oceanside town of Taholah due to the risk of inundation from tsunamis or from rising sea levels due to climate change. In addition […]. Alliance News breakfast recap breakfast series CleanTech Breakfast kelsey moldenke quinault nation virtual breakfast

Sustainable Recovery: ESG Values and our Resilient Future

GreenBiz

Sustainable Recovery: ESG Values and our Resilient Future. The essential role of ESG principles in business model resilience.

Episode 239: Wildfires and resilience, California's car ban

GreenBiz

Episode 239: Wildfires and resilience, California's car ban. GreenBiz analyst Sarah Golden speaks with state senator Jeff Golden (her father) about the climate change influence and what's next for improving resilience. . Resilience.

CEBN Webinar: Boosting Energy Resilience with New FEMA Program

CleanTech Alliance

We hope you can join us for the first installment in this series, which is produced in partnership with NASEO: FEMA’s Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) Program Friday, April […]. Source: The Clean Energy Business Network, April 21, 2020 BCSE & CEBN are proud to present Powering Forward, a new webinar series examining developments across the clean energy economy.