Renewable Thermal Collaborative Virtual Summit

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The Renewable Thermal Collaborative is convening the first annual RTC Summit, the premier event dedicated to renewable thermal solutions. To be held virtually from November 9-10, 2020, the Summit is a unique opportunity to engage with RTC members and sponsors, and stakeholders from across the corporate, technology, finance, innovation, and policy sectors. Learn more about […]

Biogenic Carbon Footprint Calculator for Harvested Wood Products

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This month, Renewable Thermal Collaborative facilitator, World Wildlife Fund, launched their Biogenic Carbon Footprint Calculator for Harvested Wood Products tool. The World Wildlife Fund, in partnership with Quantis, Intl., have developed a free, user-friendly calculator to calculate biogenic emissions for a variety of forest-based products. The calculator’s aim is to support companies in the dynamic […]

A Preview of Biden Administration Industrial Decarbonization? Key Takeaways from Recent Climate Plans

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By Blaine Collison, Senior Vice President, David Gardiner and Associates, and Claire Dougherty, Research Associate, David Gardiner and Associates This summer, the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, the Senate Democrats’ Special Committee on the Climate Crisis, and Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden each released climate action plans, all carrying strong implications for industrial […]

Industrial Electrification: A New RTC Project and Industry Survey

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The Renewable Thermal Collaborative (RTC), together with Global Efficiency Intelligence (GEI), is conducting a project to accelerate the beneficial electrification of heat needs in the industrial sector.  As part of the project, we are asking industrial energy managers to share their perspectives and insights with us through a short online survey. The RTC and GEI have convened […]

Webinar Report: Developments in Renewable Thermal Instruments and Markets

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By Blaine Collison, Senior Vice President, David Gardiner and Associates, and Claire Dougherty, Research Associate, David Gardiner and Associates During its July webinar, the RTC featured two important developments in renewable thermal markets: Rachael Terada, Director, Technical Projects for the Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) provided an update on the draft Green-e certification for renewable […]

Webinar: New Developments in Renewable Thermal Instruments and Markets

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Thermal energy stakeholders consistently point to the need for instruments and markets similar to Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs), which have proven invaluable in enabling and accelerating renewable electricity transactions in both voluntary and compliance markets. M-RETS and the Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) have made significant progress towards developing renewable thermal certificate (RTC) markets. On […]

Webinar: Does Solar Thermal Make Sense for Your Organization? Solar Thermal C&I Decarbonization Series Part 1

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Solar thermal is an established renewable thermal technology, but it has received far less attention in recent years than solar photovoltaics (PV). The Renewable Thermal Collaborative is taking a two-part look at the state and potential of this exciting technology in 2020. On Thursday, May 28 from 1-2pm ET, the RTC presented the first session […]

David Gardiner and Associates Responds to Requests for Information from Congress with Information on Renewable Thermal Technologies

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The House Energy and Commerce Committee and the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis are working on climate legislation and solicited comments from a wide array of stakeholders. David Gardiner and Associates (DGA), one of the facilitating organizations for the Renewable Thermal Collaborative (RTC), submitted responses to each committee that are focused on renewable […]

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

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More than a dozen large industrial, commercial, and institutional energy users recently 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 thermal energy […]