Register Now – Webinar on The Renewable Thermal Buyers’ Statement: Companies and Institutions Call for More Renewable Thermal Options

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On March 20, more than a dozen large industrial, commercial, and institutional energy users issued the Renewable Thermal Buyers’ Statement. The Buyers’ Statement is a project of the Renewable Thermal Collaborative (RTC), and serves as an invitation to market stakeholders to collaborate to increase and accelerate energy users’ access to cost-effective, responsibly-sourced, renewable and lower-carbon […]

Companies and Institutions Call for More Renewable Thermal Options

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 20, 2019 CONTACT: Isabel Harrison, David Gardiner and Associates 703-717-5501, isabel@dgardiner.com New statement sends powerful signal to market about large buyers’ demand for clean energy BALTIMORE — Companies, cities, and institutions supporting the Renewable Thermal Collaborative today issued the Renewable Thermal Buyers’ Statement at the Climate Leadership Conference. By signing on to the […]

A Primer: The Importance of Addressing Your Thermal Footprint

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Today, in a report to the Renewable Thermal Collaborative (RTC), the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and David Gardiner and Associates published a report that is intended to help commercial, industrial, and institutional (C&I) organizations set targets for renewable thermal energy usage. Drawing on interviews with leaders on the energy consumer side and […]

Renewable Thermal Collaborative named as Organization to Watch in 2019 “State of Green Business” report

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 5, 2019 CONTACT: Isabel Harrison, David Gardiner and Associates 703-717-5501, isabel@dgardiner.com Melanie Gade, World Wildlife Fund 202-495-4143, melanie.gade@wwfus.org February 5, 2019 — The Renewable Thermal Collaborative has been named an “Organization to Watch” by GreenBiz Group in the 2019 edition of its annual “State of Green Business” report. Each year, the […]

Join the RTC at the Climate Leadership Conference March 20-22 in Baltimore

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Join us March 20-22 in Baltimore to connect with the nation’s thought leaders and decision-makers at the Climate Leadership Conference (CLC). The CLC convenes around the prestigious Climate Leadership Awards and brings energy and sustainability professionals together to address climate change through policy, innovation, and business solutions. The RTC is hosting a workshop, Renewable Thermal Collaborative: Reducing Your Thermal Carbon Footprint, on Wednesday, […]

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 […]