Aaron Walters of GreenCity Power to present at CleanMed Conference

The CleanMed Conference will be held in Dallas, TX from May 17-19, 2016. Aaron Walters of GreenCity Power will be presenting at the “Powering Health Care with Cogeneration: How Energy Generation Intersects with Health Care, Finance and Environmental Stewardship” session on May 19, 2016. For more information on the Conference, please see the CleanMed website...

Greenleaf client IG awarded project from Illinois Municipal Energy Agency to monetize 880 kW energy storage system for St. Charles, IL

Greenleaf Advisor’s client, Intelligent Generation, a technology company that offers cloud-based solutions for managing networks of distributed energy storage systems, has been awarded a project to operate and monetize a 880 kW lithium ion energy storage system for the city of St. Charles, IL. Partnering with Convergence-Energy and Solar Power and Light, IG participated in the competitive process of obtaining the project in April 2015 when the Illinois Municipal Energy Agency issued an RFP for utility scale solar power. IG’s smart grid technology offers an economically beneficial solution over traditional solar projects and is the first software-as-a-service company to supplement the profitability and integration of solar power through energy storage for a municipal utility. Access article on project...

Intelligent Generation founder presents to EDF’s Climate Corps Energy Management Webinar Series

On July 9th, Jay Marhoefer, President and Founder of Intelligent Generation (IG) presented a talk on “Developing the Operating System for the Networked Clean Energy Grid” to the EDF Climate Corps Energy Management Webinar Series. The EDF Climate Corps is a fellowship program, which this summer placed more than one hundred graduate students into energy management positions across the country.

Greenleaf helps Nature Conservancy of Canada protect Caribou Island

As we reported in our summer newsletter last week, The Nature Conservancy of Canada, along with Greenleaf Advisors and other partners, have been working for some time to protect Caribou Island, a signature property in Lake Superior off the coast of Thunder Bay. Caribou Island is part of the planet’s largest freshwater archipelago, and an important site of Great Lakes biodiversity This morning, NCC proudly announced the acquisition of a portion of the island, including cliffs with nesting habitat for peregrine falcons. Join us in celebrating this milestone, and help Greenleaf and NCC as we work towards protecting more of these precious...

Greenleaf Summer 2014 updates

Friends and Partners of Greenleaf Advisors, Greenleaf and its clients are on the move advancing sustainable solutions to energy, water, land, and material reuse.  Here are a few updates as well as upcoming events you may wish to join.  Interesting and promising times … stay tuned for more announcements to come via our website over the next few months. Intelligent Generation Expanding, Launches New Website Intelligent Generation delivers software that brings intelligence to a network of energy storage assets (e.g., solar PV, EV fleets, grid). Projects are under development or in the planning stage in eight states from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic. Follow IG at www.intelgen.com and its founder Jay Marhoefer as he addresses leaders on distributed energy systems at the Verge Tech & Sustainability Conference this fall. Greenleaf bridges IG to both capital markets and real estate markets. BRM & Gypsoil Expanding its Influence in Agriculture Beneficial Reuse Management expands to 24 states with its Gypsoil brand, and this week brought its Fourth Annual Soil Improvement Symposium to Kansas. The state’s Director of Water and Secretary of Agriculture took the podium together to address the importance of agricultural practices for water security and the state’s economic future. New Research Identifies Gypsum to Mitigate Phosphorus The Ohio State University releases research results in the Maumee Basin with promising findings on how the agricultural use of gypsum reduces pollutant runoff and serves as an effective tool against toxic algal blooms that have captured the nation’s attention with the shut down of Toledo’s drinking water. Greenleaf is supporting this important research by providing project coordination, outreach and communications.  Read more here. The Healthy Soils for Healthy Waters Workshop in September will...