Leaders in Energy recently celebrated another milestone – over 2,600 members in the Leaders in Energy Research, Communications, Policies & Analysis group on LinkedIn. We are pleased to welcome Marilyn Waite, who is one of the speakers at the Energy and Sustainability Extravaganza on February 24, 2017. Here’s what she had to say.
On January 20th, Leaders in Energy partnered with DC Net Impact to host a conversation on Green Financing. Held at a WeWork location in downtown Washington, DC, the event featured a panel of three experts who examined current as well as potential new funding sources for energy and sustainability programs, including in the private sector, international initiatives, and possibilities that may exist under the Trump Administration.
Subscription services is the new business model that’s disrupting in many different industries. Savvy brands are finding that consumers love the idea of subscribing to a product or service much more than owning it. Until now, the electricity sector has been left behind as it tries to cling to an outdated model. But Neighborhood Sun is bringing a new approach to selling clean electricity through subscriptions in the community solar business.
There’s been no shortage of talk about eco-friendly jobs and what they mean for the economy. Opportunities are springing up in countless sectors and fields: renewable energy, technology, engineering, utilities, air pollution control, politics, construction, product distribution… the list goes on. Some believe that the rise of green industries, especially solar and wind power production, are a threat to jobs attached to the fossil fuel industry. Others hold that the rise of eco-friendly jobs can only be good for the economy and overall job growth.
Home Improvement Leads explains why eco-friendly industries are growing so fast and why the rise of green-collar workers will make for a healthy, diverse, and efficient workforce.
Around the world, 2016 was a year of tremendous change, upheaval in some cases, and new opportunities that the Leaders in Energy group, now in its fourth year, has explored during our twelve sustainability networking events in the Washington, DC area. Here is our review of the past year.
The third annual Leaders in Energy Four Generations of Leaders in Clean Energy and Sustainable Solutions award and networking event on December 2, 2016 recognized energy and sustainability leaders from four generations of awardees.
Trends in the LNG market in Japan have a significant impact on global energy markets, with implications for the global economy and security. This article examines the outlook for the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) market in Japan based on government data and other sources.
Building resilience in communities is an area of action in sustainability that requires broad leadership in business, policy, and planning. More strategically, resilience is an opportunity for businesses, organizations, and government to fill gaps in vulnerable areas while creating the conditions for long-term economic growth.