Author Archives: Silvio Marcacci

Washington DC Requires Commercial Buildings To Track Energy And Water Use

January 31st, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

Washington DC just took another step toward its goal of becoming the greenest city in America, with a new requirement for all large commercial buildings to report energy and water use. As of April 1, 2013 all privately owned buildings over 100,000 square feet must benchmark their 2012 energy and water use to the District’s Department of the Environment and then continue reporting on an ongoing annual basis...


Major Price Drops Coming For Electric Vehicles

January 21st, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

Purchase prices for both top-selling electric vehicles, the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt, are set to plunge, potentially opening up emissions-free driving for a much wider class of drivers and turning a corner toward a sustainable transportation future


Show Me The (Fossil Fuel) Money

December 29th, 2012 | by Silvio Marcacci

A new report ties millions in fossil fuel industry funding to anti-clean energy media outreach by think tanks who fail to disclose their financial ties


New Smartphone Apps Will Help Boost Range Of GM Electric Vehicles

November 26th, 2012 | by Silvio Marcacci

Three new OnStar apps were recently previewed at the GM Electrification Experience to help extend the range of electric vehicles and make charging more efficient than ever – among the largest hurdles for EVs to overcome in their drive for wider integration



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