Category: ISE Research
Do better water conservation strategies exist for utilities to manage user demand—alternatives that are quick and low-cost to implement, more effective, and could even lower customer water bills for everyone? As the Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy (ISE) joins today’s national education campaign “Imagine a Day Without Water,” our just-released case study with New […]
“Melting the ICE” provides a first-time analytical framework to guide electric vehicle infrastructural investments BOSTON, MA (June 10, 2019) – With cities at the forefront of electric vehicle (EV) adoption worldwide, Boston University’s Institute for Sustainable Energy (ISE) is giving municipal decision-makers a detailed blueprint for EV infrastructure planning in the new book Melting the […]
Financing the transition of our energy systems to carbon-free generation is one of the foremost challenges in sustainable energy. Green bonds are a relatively new kind of debt security that offer some real advantages to utilities and other issuers committed to making new investments in clean energy resources. In the ISE’s new report, Assessing the […]
Carbon Free Boston Report’s state-of-the-art modeling links policies, economics, and emissions to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 BOSTON, MA (May 20, 2019) – Boston University’s Institute for Sustainable Energy (ISE) in collaboration with the Boston Green Ribbon Commission today released the Carbon Free Boston Technical and Social Equity companion reports, expanding on the prior Summary […]
Social equity and technical reports expand on summary report and highlight Boston’s challenges and opportunities when engaging communities in climate action initiatives.
The next stage of city-based climate mitigation policies should include work outside the city. That’s the conclusion of Cities and Climate Change: Strategic Options for Philanthropic Support, a new report issued today by Boston University’s Institute for Sustainable Energy (ISE). Read Report: “Cities and Climate Change” The report, authored by an ISE team with internationally-recognized […]
The Carbon Free Boston Summary Report, released today, is the first of three companion reports that extensively uses real-world data to evaluate Boston’s options to reach carbon neutrality by 2050. The report’s comprehensive analysis, led by the Institute for Sustainable Energy in collaboration with the Boston Green Ribbon Commission, evaluates key strategies across the transportation, […]
Research sponsored by Boston Green Ribbon Commission highlights urgent need for bold actions on city’s building stock, transportation network; provides analytic backbone for City of Boston’s Climate Action Plan Update.