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    The second Powering Forward webinar, hosted by the Business Council for Sustainable Energy, Clean Energy Business Network and E2, compared the findings of the 2020 Sustainable Energy in America Factbook to the current and projected impacts on the clean energy economy due to COVID-19. The Sustainable Energy in America......
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    The saying goes that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure; a more exact quantification by the National Institute of Building Sciences finds that $1 of mitigation spending can reduce future costs by as much as $13. Many Business Council for Sustainability (BCSE) members, from lighting and HVAC manufacturers to......
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    The President's View: BCSE’s Role During COVID-19 After eight weeks of remote work, BCSE’s role in the COVID-19 response and recovery is crystallizing. The past month has been a period of uncertainty and information gathering. The BCSE’s immediate priorities were to understand the needs of our members and......
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    The Center for Resource Solutions put out a call for comments on their Green-e certification program for renewable gas products and associated environmental attributes. The Council welcomed the opportunity to offer the coalition’s perspectives on the important and growing role that renewable natural gas (RNG) and......
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    Fifty years after the first Earth Day, we know more about how the private sector and the public sector can work together to be good stewards and responsible citizens of this shared Earth. As we recognize the 50th celebration of Earth Day, it is important to note that the awareness of the impact of human actions on the......
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    The Wind Powers America Annual Report 2019, released by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), is a key report that captures and quantifies the clean energy transformation underway in the United States. For readers of the Sustainable Energy in America Factbook, the findings of AWEA’s annual report provide......
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    Americans in every state are wondering “What the economy will look like after the COVID-19 pandemic has subsided?” As our policymakers concentrate on relief measures and companies look for ways to weather the storm and contribute to solutions, the BCSE coalition has been thinking about how to put America back on the......
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    When most people think of propane, they might imagine the tanks that they attach to their outdoor grills. But grills only make up 3.36 percent of propane use; home heating and commercial, agricultural and industrial applications all create bigger demand than summer cookouts. Over 10 percent of American propane use is in......
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    It is the start of a new year, a new decade. Here are five questions that the Council is thinking about for 2020.   1) Will the 2020 Election Impede or Advance the Progress of Clean Energy? The upcoming Presidential election in November will no doubt have an impact on policy action in Washington this year. Political......
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    BCSE staff look back on the year and dig into five clean energy “wins” and trends from 2019.   1) Congress signals continued commitment to clean energy through expanded fiscal and tax investments. The budget for fiscal year 2020 saw increased funding for clean energy programs at Department of Energy, the Environmental......
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