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    The BCSE, in partnership with the Energy Efficiency Global Alliance, is co-hosting a virtual event during Climate Week NYC, “A Solution Set for Complex Challenges: Clean Energy and Climate, COVID-19 and Economic Recovery” on September 23. The convergence of the crises experienced in 2020 ̶ the depths of the COVID-19......
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    At Capital Power, delivering Responsible Energy for Tomorrow means advancing the participation of women in energy and closing the gender gap. Our Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Committee is proud to announce that Capital Power has joined the Equal by 30 campaign to demonstrate our commitment to gender equity as an......
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    The word resilience conjures up many different meanings.  In physics, resilience is the ability of an elastic material to absorb and release energy, returning to its original form. In psychology, resilience is a mindset; adaptation in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or stress.  In the energy world, we......
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    The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee convened a June 16 hearing to examine the impacts of COVID-19 on the energy industry.  I was privileged to be invited to testify on behalf of the Business Council for Sustainable Energy and its subsidiary, the Clean Energy Business Network and speak to the COVID-19 impacts......
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    The BCSE has invited the Corn Refiners Association to share its views on a recently introduced bi-partisan piece of climate legislation in the Senate. On June 4, 2020, Senators Mike Braun (R-IN), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), introduced the Growing Climate Solutions Act, a......
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    The Business Council for Sustainable Energy and Clean Energy Business Network condemn racism in all its forms. We stand in solidarity in the fight for justice and a more equitable society. Our organizations are committed to advancing a more equitable future within the clean energy economy and beyond, and we recognize the......
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    The second Powering Forward webinar, hosted by the Business Council for Sustainable Energy, Clean Energy Business Network and E2, compared the findings of the 2020 Sustainable Energy in America Factbook to the current and projected impacts on the clean energy economy due to COVID-19. The Sustainable Energy in America......
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    The saying goes that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure; a more exact quantification by the National Institute of Building Sciences finds that $1 of mitigation spending can reduce future costs by as much as $13. Many Business Council for Sustainability (BCSE) members, from lighting and HVAC manufacturers to......
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    The President's View: BCSE’s Role During COVID-19 After eight weeks of remote work, BCSE’s role in the COVID-19 response and recovery is crystallizing. The past month has been a period of uncertainty and information gathering. The BCSE’s immediate priorities were to understand the needs of our members and......
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    The Center for Resource Solutions put out a call for comments on their Green-e certification program for renewable gas products and associated environmental attributes. The Council welcomed the opportunity to offer the coalition’s perspectives on the important and growing role that renewable natural gas (RNG) and......
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