Transmission technologies can mitigate fuel costs and the driver shortage, two issues that have plagued fleet owners, according to
a new Trucking Efficiency Confidence Report released today by NACFE and the Carbon War Room. The report looks at electronically controlled transmissions, and concludes that fleets can realize a 1–3% fuel economy improvement when they switch to automated manual transmissions. These transmissions also expand the pool of potential drivers significantly, improve driver recruitment, and help retain drivers already on the payroll. Read More.
Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and Carbon War Room (CWR)—two leading nonprofits tackling climate change through market based solutions—are aligning to catalyze an energy revolution that can unlock the greatest wealth-creating opportunity in modern history, the organizations announced today. Read More.
"The Bahamas's entry into the Ten Island Challenge signals another huge step forward for the region in the effort towards a clean energy future," Sir Richard Branson
The Commonwealth of the Bahamas is joining the Carbon War Room's Ten Island Challenge, committing to a 20MW solar project, energy efficiency solutions for a local high school, and a nationwide streetlight retrofit among other projects. Read More.
The Port of Barbados has committed to developing an incentive program encouraging more efficient vessels in their port, using the A to G greenhouse gas rating developed by RightShip and Carbon War Room. Read More.