What Renewable Electricity Markets Can Tell Us About the Future of Renewable Thermal Energy

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Today, in a report to the Renewable Thermal Collaborative (RTC), David Gardiner and Associates (DGA) published an issue brief and factsheet regarding the role of renewable thermal technologies in state renewable portfolio standards and thoughts on what renewable electricity markets can tell us about the future of renewable thermal energy. The issue brief finds that […]

Sustainable Options for Reducing Emissions from Thermal Energy: Showcasing Successful Outcomes from Six Case Studies

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Today, in a report to the Renewable Thermal Collaborative (RTC), the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) published a series of six case studies illustrating renewable thermal technologies used by members of the Renewable Thermal Collaborative. The set of case studies represents a range of different solutions across an array of industries. They highlight different […]

Webinar: Overcoming Barriers to Renewable Heating and Cooling

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Energy used for heating and cooling comprises approximately 50 percent of total global final energy demand and 39 percent of energy-related carbon dioxide emissions. Yet despite its large energy and carbon footprint and its significant potential to reduce carbon emissions, the use of renewable energy for heating and cooling applications has received relatively little attention […]

Renewable Heating and Cooling Lags Behind Renewable Electricity Despite Significant Demand

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Recently, the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century, more commonly known as REN21, released their annual Global Status Report which serves as a global industry update tracking renewable energy trends worldwide and providing insight into potential opportunities for market or policy growth. This year’s report highlighted two interesting trends for global renewable energy. […]

A Landscape Review of the Global Renewable Heating and Cooling Market

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Today, in a report to the Renewable Thermal Collaborative (RTC), David Gardiner and Associates (DGA) published a landscape review of existing literature that identifies the status of the existing and potential renewable thermal marketplace both globally and in the U.S. The report focuses on four renewable thermal fuel and technology types: bioenergy (including biogas, renewable […]

Renewable Energy Options for Thermal Energy Demand Remain Limited for Corporate Buyers

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 18, 2018   CONTACT: Melanie Gade, World Wildlife Fund 202-495-4143, melanie.gade@wwfus.org Isabel Harrison, David Gardiner and Associates 703-717-5501, isabel@dgardiner.com New report calls for standard tools to track carbon emissions from heating and cooling projects As part of an effort to increase options for large buyers looking to use renewable energy sources to meet […]

Renewable Heating and Cooling for Industrial Applications: Guidance for Carbon Accounting

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Renewable Heating and Cooling for Industrial Applications: Guidance for Carbon Accounting, was developed by independent research from Ecofys, a Navigant company, and published in collaboration with the Renewable Thermal Collaborative (RTC) with support from Mars Incorporated. Part of the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance, the RTC is harnessing corporate demand for clean energy purchasing options. The report is the […]

L’Oréal USA On Why Thermal Energy is Key to Their Sustainability Goals

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AUTHOR: Jay Harf, L’Oreal USA’s Vice President of Environment, Health, Safety, & Sustainability L’Oréal USA has joined the Renewable Thermal Collaborative (RTC), a coalition of manufacturers, state and local governments, and environmental organizations committed to increasing options for access to sustainable, cost-competitive renewable thermal energy. Jay Harf, L’Oréal USA’s Vice President of Environment, Health, Safety, & […]

L’Oréal USA Joins the Renewable Thermal Collaborative, Furthers Support for More Sustainable Options for Heating and Cooling

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 14, 2018 CONTACT: Isabel Harrison, David Gardiner and Associates 703-717-5501, isabel@dgardiner.com   Today the Renewable Thermal Collaborative (RTC) welcomes L’Oréal USA as its newest member. As part of the RTC, L’Oréal USA will be joining a coalition of manufacturers, state and local governments, and environmental organizations committed to increasing options for […]

Companies Setting Ambitious Climate and Energy Targets Turn to Renewable Thermal Solutions

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Companies are increasingly turning to renewable thermal solutions to achieve their ambitious emission reduction targets. The latest company to announce a thermal project is L’Oreal USA, which made their major announcement today at the Climate Leadership Conference, where the Renewable Thermal Collaborative hosted a workshop. L’Oréal USA plans to achieve carbon neutrality in 2019 for […]