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    This week, entrepreneurs from the Clean Energy Business Network — a group of small and midsize business leaders across all 50 states — joined us in Washington, D.C., to showcase their technologies and encourage lawmakers to invest in federal energy programs. These meetings came at an important time. As Congress debates......
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    The heightened discussion on climate change and emerging rollout of solutions from both political parties have one thing in common: They are all stuck in the analog world. Data production will be 44 times greater in 2020 than it was in 2009, which is the last time Congress seriously debated climate policy. So far,......
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    Over the past 15 years, the construction industry has made great progress in improving its products and installation practices to create high-performing, 21st century buildings. Whether it’s through greater integrated design practices, roofing technology advancements, certification programs like LEED or science-based......
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    October 23, 2018 | Authors: The following is a viewpoint by Maria Stamas, Western Director of Energy Affordability with the Natural Resources Defense Council, and Andrew McAllister, a Commissioner of the California Energy Commission|  Many of us don't spend much time thinking about how energy efficiency helps ensure our......
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    Amidst the numerous laudatory eulogies and public statements being written about the life and career of Senator John McCain, it is easy to downplay his lasting impact on the climate change issue. Indeed, some dispute this impact, claiming he eventually abandoned support for a “cap and trade” solution to CO2 emissions......
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    The Business Council for Sustainable Energy will be traveling to San Francisco, California to participate in the upcoming Global Climate Action Summit, September 12-14. As a long-time business observer to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Council is pleased to be a part of the......
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    Last week EPA released its new proposed greenhouse gas regulation – the Affordable Clean Energy rule. This is the Trump administration’s proposal to replace the Clean Power Plan with a narrower regulation aimed only at heat rate improvements at coal plants. Read here for a summary of the ACE rule and how it differs......
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    June 28, 2018 | Gary Freburger, President of Process Automation, Schneider Electric | Schneider Electric is a member of the Business Council for Sustainable Energy. As governments and global organizations continue to pass measures that address climate strategy and promote more sustainable operations and lower carbon......
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    June 20, 2018 | Jennifer Schafer-Soderman, Executive Director, Federal Performance Contracting Coalition | The Senate’s recent passage of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 included important energy resiliency measures that support the Department of Defense (DOD)’s increased use......
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    The policy landscape is changing for renewable natural gas, and market opportunities for the domestic, renewable, clean fuel and energy source are expanding as well. Under the leadership of one of BCSE’s partner organizations, the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas, states are advancing policies that promote the use of......
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