Energy Priorities lists the top five energy moves companies can make to increase profits and build sustainability -- harness energy efficiency, build backup capacity, buy green energy, look into peak load management and convert your fleet to clean transport options, with bonus points for investing part of your business' investment portfolio in green innovation:
Scientists and entrepreneurs are struggling to bring new to market new technologies that will save energy, reduce spending on the grid, and produce clean electricity. They outnumber investors by a large margin, making it difficult for new ideas to get off the ground.
"We get four to five hundred business plans a year," said Rodrigo Prudencio, partner at energy investment fund Nth Power, at a recent energy forum. "We fund three or four of those companies." If your company manages a pension fund or makes strategic investments, consider how an energy technology investment would fit into your portfolio.
(via our friends at Triple Pundit)