San Diego Traffic

The Impacts of Running our Fleet Vehicles on Propane

In my last article, I focused on the seemingly overlooked benefits of using propane as fuel for our vehicles. The merits of propane have been recognized by city governments, propane alliances, and the Department of Energy through its Clean Cities program. And with the current increase in domestic oil supply, comes an increase in domestic propane supply. Yet, relative to …

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Electric Grid

Let’s Tap America’s Energy Advantage

What if I told you there is a vast energy resource available to us that is abundant, inexpensive, clean and …

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Envision Charlotte: Building a Smart City Through Collaboration and Innovation

We recently hosted a conversation about the role technology and collaboration play in driving urban modernization and results. Envision Charlotte’s …

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How Dakar (almost) got its first municipal bond to market

By Christopher Swope and Tidiane Kassé This week, Dakar was all ready to celebrate a financial achievement that hardly gets noticed …

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Washington DC

Cities Power the Sharing Economy

So much of the news we read these days is peppered with the words Uber, Lyft, or Airbnb. With the …

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Renewable Energy

What Are Green Bonds and Why All the Fuss?

Green Bonds have similar features to regular bonds, but offer investors the opportunity to participate in the financing of ‘green’ …

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Solar Power

Solar, Storage, and Smart Grid Transform Electric Utilities

Solar power installations grew 40 percent in the U.S. in 2014. Reports of record level renewable energy, energy storage, energy …

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How a generation of young leaders is emerging from India’s slums

By Patralekha Chatterjee DELHI, India — On a recent Sunday afternoon in the tightly packed slum of Narela at the …

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The Daily Commute: We Need to Talk About the Other 99%

This year, many highly successful transportation organisations will continue to invest heavily in addressing “the 1% problem”. They will do …

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Barr Foundation
Black & Veatch
Blossman Propane Gas, Appliance & Service
Volvo Research and Educational Foundation (VREF)
The Annie E. Casey Foundation
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy