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Electric Bus To Loop University of Utah

Via Questpoint Solar Solutions, 03-07-2012 The University of Utah has placed an order for a 40-foot, all-electric transit bus with BYD Company Limited (BYD) the largest manufacture of all-electric buses in the world. BYD’s long-range, all-electric, “GreenCity” buses have been running worldwide in commercial fleet service for the last two years. BYD’s GreenCity fleets  have…

It’s Official: Vermont Bans Fracking

via ecowatch.org, 17-05-2012 Vermont Public Interest Research Group Gov. Peter Shumlin made Vermont the first state in the nation to ban the practice of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas when he signed H.464 into law on May 16. Shumlin praised environmental advocates and legislative sponsors for their leadership on the bill. He also noted that…

Why Small Manufacturers Lag In ‘Green’ Efforts

Via blogs.wsj.com, 20/10/2011 Many manufacturers are eager to go green, but doing so is particularly tough for smaller firms. Fifty-seven percent of small manufacturers said they have little or no strategy to become sustainable, compared to 39% of larger manufacturers, according to a recent survey by the Manufacturing Performance Institute, an industry-research and strategy firm…