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below50 Goes Global: Regional Hubs Established Across Three Continents to Grow the Market for Low-carbon Fuels

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BONN, Germany, November 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today at COP23, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) announced a major expansion of its below50 project, designed to rapidly grow the market for the world’s most sustainable fuels.

As part of this expansion, new hubs will begin operating across three continents: Australia, North America and South America. 

Sammy Roth: Desert Power Investigation

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With all the false claims about “fake news” and verifiable lies being proffered as facts by the president and others, it’s quite refreshing to be reminded that there is still some fantastic journalism taking place in this country. This week on Sea Change Radio, host Alex Wise speaks to Desert Sun energy reporter Sammy Roth about his investigative piece on the Imperial Irrigation District (IID). Roth’s work exposed deep conflicts of interest at this district, tucked away in a remote section of southeastern California.

Global Supply Stokes New Infrastructure Opportunities

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Even as the global supply of natural gas surges — lowering the cost but also the margins for organizations across the industry — production shows no signs of decelerating. Countries with abundant reserves stand poised to raise their output, hoping to satisfy an increasing worldwide appetite for cleaner energy. But major questions persist about the ability of emerging markets to absorb this expected surge in supply, given challenges that include the lack of terminals, pipelines and other infrastructure.

Consumers Energy Says Help is Available for Those in Need as Winter Weather Sets in Across Michigan

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Keeping costs low

Consumers Energy works to keep heating costs low for Michigan homes and businesses:

  • The price that customers pay for natural gas is nearly 60 percent lower than a decade ago.
  • Consumers Energy keeps prices low by buying gas when it costs less in the summer and storing it the company’s underground storage system, the largest of its type in the nation. The gas can then be used in the winter, helping Consumers Energy avoid buying gas that would be more expensive.
  • Learn more about ways to reduce your energy use: www.ConsumersEnergy.com/energyanswers  
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Keeping costs low

Consumers Energy works to keep heating costs low for Michigan homes and businesses:

  • The price that customers pay for natural gas is nearly 60 percent lower than a decade ago.
  • Consumers Energy keeps prices low by buying gas when it costs less in the summer and storing it the company’s underground storage system, the largest of its type in the nation. The gas can then be used in the winter, helping Consumers Energy avoid buying gas that would be more expensive.
  • Learn more about ways to reduce your energy use: www.ConsumersEnergy.com/energyanswers  

Natural Gas Market: Strengthening Foundations for Long-Term Growth

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The dominant sentiment within the natural gas industry is that the current low price environment is likely here to stay. Throughout the value chain, industry players who were once awaiting a market recovery are now taking a different, but more holistic, view on planning for the future: a view that is focused on optimizing current assets, rightsizing workforces and incorporating cost-cutting measures.

Bloomberg New Energy Finance Releases Preliminary Findings From Its Annual Climatescope Report

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LONDON, WASHINGTON D.C. and SAO PAULO, November 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Bloomberg New Energy Finance today released preliminary findings from its annual Climatescope report in time for the beginning of the COP23 climate negotiations in Bonn. Climatescope examines clean energy market conditions in developing countries annually.

For FLNG Projects, Bigger Is Not Always Better

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Floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) projects, after years of planning and development, are finally starting to come online and demonstrate the potential for FLNG technology to further global gas trade. LNG liquefaction was named the second most critical infrastructure investment for growth in the natural gas market, according to survey results from the 2017 Strategic Directions: Natural Gas Industry Report, and floating solutions provide a more flexible solution to adding much needed capacity to boost market growth.

The World Business Council Releases New Report on How Low-carbon Microgrids Benefit Commercial and Industrial Companies

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GENEVA, November 7,2017 /3BL Media/ -- Today, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) releases its new guide “Microgrids for commercial and industrial companies.” Presented by ABB, CLP Group, Eaton Corporation, EDP, Enel Group and Schneider Electric, the report explains when, why and how commercial and industrial (C&I) companies can benefit from low-carbon microgrids.

$400,000 in Duke Energy Solar Grants Awarded to Not-for-profit Organizations Serving Low-income Indiana Populations

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PLAINFIELD, Ind., November 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- With $400,000 in funding from Duke Energy, Indiana's key consumer groups are awarding 16 not-for-profit organizations grants to help finance the installa

Pathway to a Clean Energy Future

SCE releases a new white paper to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve air quality, especially in vulnerable communities, in order to meet California’s ambitious clean energy goals.
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Imagine a California just over a decade from now. It’s the year 2030 and more than 7 million electric cars are traversing along busy freeways and crowded streets. Most of your electricity is from solar and wind. The air you are breathing is now cleaner than it’s been in more than 10 years.

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