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    When President Biden unveiled his infrastructure plan in late March, the proposed $2 trillion price tag provided firm evidence that this Administration is serious about not only repairing the built environment, but also creating a modern foundation for 21st century progress. BRIC funding is set aside based on......
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    Spring comes a month early on the clean energy calendar, with the release of the 2021 Sustainable Energy in America Factbook in February. BCSE and BloombergNEF have produced this resource for nine years, but never with the levels of disruption and uncertainty that we experienced in 2020. Before we started on the Factbook......
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    Since the industrial revolution, energy has been the engine of economic growth. With a new generation of energy technologies now reaching maturity, the advanced energy economy is taking over and fast. Since 2011, global advanced energy revenue has risen at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 6%. This data comes from our......
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    With the building sector estimated to generate nearly 40% of annual global greenhouse gas emissions, it’s no mystery that energy codes have risen up the agenda to meet the ambitious goals set by the Paris Climate Agreement. But how do commissioning providers navigate and stay compliant with these evolving codes? We asked......
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    Building and maintaining a well-trained and diverse workforce will be necessary to the progress of clean energy in America. I recently joined an international discussion hosted by the World Bank, Connecting Sustainable Energy Businesses with Education: Getting the Workforce You Need, that looked at workforce development......
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    At the American Gas Association’s annual event CFA Society of New York today, our Chair of the Board of Directors David Anderson unveiled the Natural Gas Sustainability Initiative (NGSI) Methane Emissions Intensity Protocol. A joint effort with the Edison Electric Institute and an outgrowth of their two-year work......
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    The Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) has released its Recommendations for Executive Actions to Increase Energy Efficiency and Clean Energy Deployment in support of the Build Back Better plan during the Biden-Harris administration’s first 100 days in office. BCSE President Lisa Jacobson describes these......
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    On December 12, the world will take a collective pause to recognize the anniversary of the signing the historic international accord on climate change in 2015, the Paris Agreement, and to strengthen the call to “go further, faster” with more ambitious nationally determined contributions (NDCs) at a virtual Climate......
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    On November 12, the BCSE and CEBN, in partnership with CRES Forum, invited four policy experts to join a webinar discussion on the 2020 election results and impacts for the clean energy economy. Two views from the left came from Nidhi Thakar,......
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    Today, the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) released its Recommendations for Energy and Climate Change Policy, which will inform our advocacy and the consideration of policy and legislative proposals in the next Congress and administration as well as at the international, state and local levels. In the midst......
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