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L'Oréal USA to build state's largest commercial solar array - PV-Tech
The projects set L'Oréal on target to achieve an 80% CO2 emissions reduction and it plans to achieve 100% renewable electricity for its manufacturing in the US through these commercial projects and the purchase of additional renewable energy certificates (RECs).
cosmetics-industry  facility-planning  asset-management  sustainable-development  solar-power  green-manufacturing  green-economy  Around-the-web  this-week-364 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Green building industry's next frontier is manufacturing - Crain's Chicago Business
Think of a factory and smokestacks come to mind. “Green” building isn't in the picture. But factories around the world are going green at a remarkable pace.
this-week-357  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  factories  sustainable-development  LEED  facilities-management  facility-planning  green-buildings  green-facilities  green-manufacturing 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Sustainable Manufacturing Credits & Incentives to Know in 2016 - BDO Manufacturing Output Newsletter
Many states have implemented incentive programs to offset the costs incurred by manufacturers who integrate sustainability initiatives in order to better the communities in which they work, live and play. The nature of these incentive programs varies by state and is generally tailored to a specific environmental issue. For those manufacturers looking to reap the benefits of making 2016 green, the following are a few of the notable credits and incentives that can help soften the financial and tax burden associated with the investment:
this-week-348  Around-the-web  advanced-manufacturing  sustainable-development  green-economy  green-manufacturing  taxes-incentives 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
GM Spring Hill achieves EPA recognition for reducing energy - Columbia Daily Herald
The facility installed variable frequency drives, heating and cooling automation and made control enhancements to make the most of pump and fan motors to better match the load size of heating and cooling needs.
energy-efficiency  sustainable-development  green-manufacturing  GM  Tennessee  facility-planning  Around-the-web  this-week-329 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
Greening a brownfield - McKinsey & Company
Building a new greenfield production system inside the walls of an old factory is sometimes the best way to increase capacity and productivity and keep a production network competitive. Two case studies illustrate this promising new approach.
brownfields  remediation  green-manufacturing  asset-management  industrial-real-estate  Around-the-web  this-week-322 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
What Tesla is doing in America’s newest smokestacks-free manufacturing city - Fortune
Fremont, California is reinventing what it means to live in a factory town, and the electric car giant has joined in what could be a new era of U.S. manufacturing.
regional-reports  factories  u.s.-manufacturing  advanced-manufacturing  green-economy  green-manufacturing  tesla  california  this-week-315  Around-the-web 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Subaru celebrates 10 years of zero landfill manufacturing - TreeHugger
Sure, everyone's doing it nowadays, but Subaru's been building cars in zero landfill plants for a decade, and now teaches other companies how to do it as well.
CSR  sustainable-development  green-facilities  green-manufacturing  automotive-industry  subaru  indiana  this-week-306  Around-the-web 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
70 Top Performing Energy Star Certified Manufacturing Plants in 29 States - EPA
Across the country, Energy Star manufacturing plants are leading their industries by saving energy and money, combating climate change
u.s.-manufacturing  sustainable-development  green-manufacturing  this-week-297  around-the-web 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
Tesla’s Deal Architect on the Giga Battery Factory and the EV Market - Greentech Media
"The site selection is over, which is a great relief to me and to my wife and kids," said O'Connell, adding, "This project is immense. You have to go up to the site to really appreciate how big a building this will be. It's a mile long and 70 feet high. It's incredible." Tesla has suggested it will be building 500,000 cars per year by 2020 and hitting a scale that will drive down the cost of its 60-kilowatt-hour battery pack by 30 percent, to about $10,000. The project aims to disrupt battery costs enough to impact the distributed storage industry as well.
gigafactory  facility-planning  tesla  nevada  sustainable-development  green-manufacturing  this-week-278  around-the-web 
september 2014 by areadevelopment
Honda Begins Using Wind Power at Ohio Factory - WSJ
The move reflects a general push within the auto industry to boost energy efficiency not only in their cars, but in how they manufacture vehicles.
automotive-industry  sustainable-development  facility-planning  this-week-245  around-the-web  green-manufacturing 
january 2014 by areadevelopment
Slowly, Asia’s Factories Begin to Turn Green - NYTimes.com
Intel’s $1 billion plant, about 10 miles from downtown Ho Chi Minh City, embraces environmental and sustainability measures far beyond those required by Vietnam’s laws.
sustainable-development  green-manufacturing  LEED  facility-planning  asia  business-globalization  this-week-244  around-the-web 
january 2014 by areadevelopment
Michigan, Ohio Collaborate on Growth Opportunities for Clean Energy Manufacturing - MEDC
From manufacturing plants to office buildings to residential homes, the quest to reduce energy costs and waste has created a fast-growing demand to find ways to be more energy efficient.
economic-development  site-selection  manufacturing  this-week-242  around-the-web  clean-energy  ohio  michigan  matt  green-manufacturing 
december 2013 by areadevelopment
Manufactured Energy Savings - Jones Lang LaSalle
Property managers introduce and implement industrial-size energy efficiency solutions, making industrial properties more sustainable
around-the-web  This-Week-181  facility-planning  energy-efficiency  green-manufacturing  sustainable-development 
september 2012 by areadevelopment
Sustainablity 2011: The podcast - Deloitte
Over the past four decades, sustainability has increasingly commanded the attention of businesses and governments across the world. But many executives are skeptical that the return on sustainability-related initiatives will achieve satisfactory levels. A new Deloitte report delves into the dynamics driving sustainability efforts and offers some suggestions for addressing the challenges that lay ahead.
green-economy  sustainable-development  green-manufacturing  this-week-143  around-the-web  twitterfeed 
october 2011 by areadevelopment
Where the Jobs Aren’t - NYTimes.com
With the economy stagnating and unemployment high, where are the jobs of the future going to come from? A few years ago, it seemed as though the Green Economy could be a big part of the answer.
green-economy  green-manufacturing  industry-reports  Stimulus-Funds  government-policy  taxes-incentives  this-week-138  around-the-web  twitterfeed 
september 2011 by areadevelopment
Oracle, on a supply chain green with envy (and cash) - Supply Chain Digital
Adding collaboration and visibility into the supply chain can help organizations become more green and efficient, Oracle says
supply-chain  facility-planning  logistics  green-supply-chain  green-manufacturing  this-week-138  around-the-web  twitterfeed 
september 2011 by areadevelopment
More energy strategies at Reno facilities - Jones Lang LaSalle Green Blog
This post is about actions we’ve taken beyond lighting—in HVAC, building automation and other systems—to minimize energy use without sacrificing occupant comfort—and without spending a lot of money.
green-economy  green-manufacturing  facility-planning  sustainable-development  this-week-136  around-the-web  twitterfeed 
august 2011 by areadevelopment
Toyota, Neenah Foundry Use State Incentives for Energy Tech - Environmental Leader
State-level incentives programs in California and Wisconsin have played a role in energy efficiency projects at two corporations.
sustainable-development  green-manufacturing  taxes-incentives  government-policy  this-week-127  around-the-web  twitterfeed 
may 2011 by areadevelopment
Boeing Announces New Factory Will be 100% Powered by Renewable Energy - Inhabitat
Boeing recently announced that their new 787 jet assembly plant in South Carolina will be completely powered by renewable energy. The new facility will have a roof covered with solar panels that will provide most of the energy they need for operations, and they will supplement this energy source with renewable energy certificates bought from SCE&G. The solar array will be made up of 18,000 solar panels, will produce 2.6 megawatts of power, and will cover a whopping 10 acres of rooftop.
sustainable-development  facility-planning  aerospace  green-manufacturing  south-carolina  this-week-126  around-the-web  boeing 
april 2011 by areadevelopment
Solar Panel Maker Moves Work to China - NYTimes.com
Now the company is closing its main American factory, laying off the 800 workers by the end of March and shifting production to a joint venture with a Chinese company in central China. Evergreen cited the much higher government support available in China.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-112  china  green-economy  green-manufacturing  green-business  offshoring  labor  government-policy  sustainable-development  solar 
january 2011 by areadevelopment
GE Invests in Green Jobs . . . Mostly in Russia - Forbes
General Electric (GE) is investing in a major new manufacturing facility for producing the Fairfield, Conn.-based multinational’s state-of-the-art combined heat-and-power systems. The investment is the centerpiece of a major effort to promote “local” manufacturing expertise and technology capacity. It will be built near the Russian city of Rybinsk.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-111  globalization  Russia  green-manufacturing 
december 2010 by areadevelopment

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