Some Useful Links for You to Get Started

It seems like you’re running a default WordPress website. Here are a few useful links to get you started: Migration How to use WordPress Migrator Plugin? Migrate WordPress from Siteground to Cloudways Migrate WordPress from GoDaddy to Cloudways General How do I take my website live from Cloudways? How to manage WordPress via WP-CLI on Cloudways? How to configure WordPress …

Wattsmart Multifamily Biz. Partner of the Year 2019

At this year’s Utah Housing Matters Conference in Park City Utah, Rocky Mountain Power presented the Wattsmart Affordable Housing Multifamily Partner of the Year 2019 to Danville Development Corporation. The Award, now in its second year, recognizes an organization in the multifamily industry that has made a significant impact within the Rocky Mountain Power service area.  Danville Development Corp focuses …

Redburn says Big Oil no longer a ‘buy’ as peak demand looms

Sector underestimates regulations aimed at curbing climate change argues research house Redburn, the equity research house, has removed all “buy” ratings from the biggest integrated oil companies, arguing that the industry faces an “existential risk” as long-term forecasts for oil demand are up to 30 per cent too high. Predictions for oil demand growth were still underestimating government action to …

Investment Fund Staff Goes Back to School to Learn Financial Risks of Climate Change.

AllianceBernstein is sending the finance professionals who handle its $581 billion in assets under management back to school — climate school. The global firm is creating what it’s calling a first-of-its-kind curriculum focused on climate risk and investment performance with Columbia University’s Earth Institute, home to the respected Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory research center. All investment teams at AB will enroll …

A solar-powered system can turn salt water into fresh drinking water for 25,000 people per day. It could help address the world’s looming water crisis.

A new solar-powered device turns salt water into fresh drinking water. GivePower, the nonprofit behind the technology, is debuting the system in a coastal community in Kenya. Half of the world’s population could live in water-stressed areas by 2025. The ocean offers an abundant source of water if the salt-removal process can be made energy- and cost-efficient. People have been trying to turn seawater …

Low Temperature Curing Process Cuts Cement’s CO2 Emissions by 70%

Solidia Technologies’ chemistry could make concrete almost benign. The making of concrete is responsible for as much as 8 percent of annual CO2 emissions; some have called it the most destructive material on earth. The manufacturers know this is a problem and have been looking for ways to reduce the footprint before a serious price on carbon is slapped on it, …

Los Angeles seeks record setting solar power price under 2¢/kWh

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) Board of Commissioners was presented with the Eland Solar & Storage Center in Kern County, California, from an LADWP internal team on June 18, 2019. The team told the commissioners that on July 23, they plan to seek approval of a two phase 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) priced at 1.997¢/kWh for …

We’ll soon know the exact air pollution from every power plant in the world. That’s huge.

Satellite data plus artificial intelligence equals no place to hide. Earlier this month brought a mind-blowing announcement in the world of power plants and pollution. In a nutshell: A nonprofit artificial intelligence firm called WattTime is going to use satellite imagery to precisely track the air pollution (including carbon emissions) coming out of every single power plant in the world, in real …

Tim Brooks is removing oil-based plastics from Lego, one brick at a time

For 60 years, Lego made its signature building blocks from oil-based plastic. In 2018, the company launched its first pieces made from plant-based plastic, sourced from sugarcane. As one of the leaders of Lego’s larger environmental mission, Tim Brooks, the company’s vice president of environmental responsibility, suggested focusing on finding a replacement for polyethylene, a flexible material used in certain Lego …

Hawaii’s On-Bill Financing Program Unlocks Energy Upgrades for the Masses

The Aloha State’s GEM$ program enables renters and low-income households to install solar and energy-saving equipment with no upfront costs. Hawaii may have a solution for the energy efficiency industry’s perennial landlord-tenant split incentive dilemma. The problem: Landlords won’t reach into their own pockets for energy-saving improvements if their tenants are paying the utility bills; for their part, tenants aren’t …