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At CFIUS’s Recommendation, the President Blocks Chinese Company from Acquiring U.S. Wind Farms

President Obama issued an executive order prohibiting a Chinese-owned company from acquiring and owning four wind farms in the U.S. on September 28, 2012, which marks the first time in over two decades that a U.S. president...more

Renewable Energy Update - January 10, 2012

In This Issue: Renewable Energy Focus EPA cross-state emissions rule delayed by appeals court; BLM seeks input on bidding process for renewable energy development on public lands; Wind manufacturers join trade war...more

Green Building Update - September 18, 2009

IN THIS ISSUE: *$1 trillion to invest yearly in China's green sector *Green Building Focus ..Fedrizzi pushes building labels ..International code guided by Aspen's green building code ..Reports: Green is economic...more

Green Building Update - August 24, 2009

IN THIS ISSUE: *Will green construction laws stall housing recovery? *Green Building Focus ..LEED projects grow rapidly outside the U.S. ..New LEED energy and water usage reporting *Clinton challenges universities to...more

Green buildings: Opportunities and risks

In recent years, the Middle East has emerged as a centre for monumental buildings. Dubai is currently building the world’s tallest—Burj Dubai— while Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain and Qatar all are considering building rival...more

Green Building Update - July 31, 2009

IN THIS ISSUE: *U.S. & China to collaborate on sustainability *Green Building Focus ..Online LEED product guide ..Report: Living Building Challenge *Santa Monica's new sustainability Website *Baltimore: LEED...more

Green Building Update

IN THIS ISSUE: *Obama's green building agenda *GREEN BUILDING FOCUS ..Survey: down market conditions not likely to stop green construction *USGBC's membership adopts LEED-2009 *Sustainable projects hold up overseas...more

Green Building Update - October 24, 2008

In this issue: *California releases draft 'Scoping Plan' for AB 32 *Green Building Focus: ..Green Tax Incentives in $700B Economic Stabilization Act ..Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings *19 cities in California have...more

Green Building Update - September 24, 2008

IN THIS ISSUE: *California says climate plan equals economic growth *GREEN BUILDING FOCUS ..Green Building growing in every region of the world ..New Venture Capital Fund To Focused on Green Building *Critics claim...more

Green Building Update - September 10, 2008

IN THIS ISSUE: *Developers say LEED cert. becoming hard to resist *GREEN BUILDING FOCUS ..Green schools: higher test scores & lower absenteeism *Green Globes rating competing with LEED certification *Fast track...more

Green Building Update - July 16, 2008

IN THIS ISSUE: *Insurance company offers coverage for green homes *Green Building Focus ..USGBC's "Advanced Energy Design Guide" available for download *USGBC modifying the LEED certification program through...more

Green Building Update - June 18, 2008

IN THIS ISSUE: *$100 million LEED platinum data center for Sacramento *Green Building Focus ..USGBC to begin outsourcing LEED certification to Green Building Certification Institute ..International Energy Agency...more

Green Building Update - June 11, 2008

IN THIS ISSUE: *San Francisco approves solar incentive program *Green Building Focus ..California Office Markets: Signs of Optimism? Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast California Commercial Real Estate Survey - June...more

Green Building Update - May 28, 2008

IN THIS ISSUE: *San Francisco Bay area passes carbon tax *GREEN BUILDING FOCUS ..Kraft Foods and ProLogis announce world's largest LEED-CI gold certified distribution center *San Francisco's proposed green building...more

Green Building Update - May 21, 2008

IN THIS ISSUE: *Green Building market expected to double by 2012 *Green Building Focus ..State of Green Business 2008 *U.S. Green Building Council opens LEED 2009 for public comment *San Diego community named "Mixed...more

Green Building Update - May 7, 2008

IN THIS ISSUE: *Frost & Sullivan research finds significant savings from LEED certification *Green Building Focus ..The American Institute of Architects releases top 10 'green' projects of 2008 *Forbes outlines the...more

Green Building Update - March 26, 2008

IN THIS ISSUE: *Greenopia launches "guide to green living" Los Angeles *Green Building Focus ..Green Building Incentives That Work: A look at how local governments are incentivizing green development *National...more

Green Building Update - March 12, 2008

IN THIS ISSUE: *Stanford University chooses its own sustainability guidelines over LEED *Green Building Focus ..Want to become a LEED Accredited Professional? The new Green Building Certification Institute is now...more

Green Building Update - March 5, 2008

IN THIS ISSUE: *San Francisco considers the most far-reaching 'Green Building' ordinance in the U.S. *Green Building Focus ..What is needed for achieving a 30% energy savings? Find out from the Advanced Energy Design...more

Green Building Update

IN THIS ISSUE: *Los Angeles to toughen green building standards *GREEN BUILDING FOCUS ..RREEF Research: The Greening of U.S. Investment Real Estate – Market Fundamentals, Prospects and Opportunities *Investors pledge...more

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