Blog | BCSE - Page 2

Blog

    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......
    Read more
    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......
    Read more
    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......
    Read more
    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......
    Read more
    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......
    Read more
    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......
    Read more
    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......
    Read more
    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......
    Read more
    May 30, 2018 | By: Laura Tierney, Business Council for Sustainable Energy |  The Business Council for Sustainable Energy is hosting a series of meetings with energy thought leaders on resilience and reliability, to help the coalition understand the diversity of definitions, approaches and opportunities around these two......
    Read more
    May 21, 2018 | Laura Tierney, Business Council for Sustainable Energy | A rendering of planned facility in Lake township, Ohio. First Solar’s recent announcement of its plans to add 500 additional high-quality manufacturing jobs in northwest Ohio at a new greenfield facility and to spend over $400 million in its......
    Read more