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Bechtel | Powering More Than Clean Energy

by Tam Nguyen
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The new 778-megawatt Stonewall Energy Center in Loudon County, Virginia provides the electricity the community needs while protecting its water, wildlife, and other natural resources. More than 778,000 homes in Virginia and Washington DC will be powered by the clean energy this plant produces.

Generating Cleaner Power

Whirlpool Taps Wind as Propeller Of Sustainability and Community Investment

by Antonio Pasolini
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Transitioning to clean energy is one of the most efficient ways for companies to mitigate their environmental impact, as it prevents GHG emissions as well as providing a long-term solution for energy needs.

For that reason, appliance manufacturer Whirlpool Corporation is pushing ahead with wind energy expansion as part of its efforts to decrease its carbon footprint in a bid to make its business increasingly sustainable as well as more socially responsible.

HPE Labs VIDEO | How Photonics Can Help Prevent a Digital Energy Crisis

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Data centers are the factories of the 21st century, processing the ever-expanding volumes of information that make the global economy go. But progress comes with a cost. In 2015, data centers used more electricity than the entire United Kingdom, about 400 terawatt-hours—a figure that could triple by 2020, according to a recent study in the journal Challenges.

VIDEO | Discover How to Maximize Energy Efficiency and Get Results by Being Sustainable

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We help AEG increase overall efficiency and reduce total resource consumption. We partnered in developing sustainability objectives for 2020 and deployed the technology to monitor progress against goals. 

AEG now has the tools they need to answer questions such as “How much electricity does an arena use?” and “How much water is used during a game or concert?”

Results

Smarter Investments: Integrating Women Into the Energy Value Chain

Helping Mexico’s clean energy industry close its employee gender gap and improve performance
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Tetra Tech’s Sandra Chavez, a senior clean energy associate, discusses her experience examining the role of gender in her work in Mexico’s clean energy industry. This blog was both inspired by and prepared with input from Graciela Calvo, gender specialist for Tetra Tech’s clean energy work in Mexico.

VMware Global Impact Report: Annual Progress Update

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VMware has a reputation for tackling big challenges boldly. Nowhere is this more evident than in our journey to leave ahead a better future, particularly when it comes to the environment and society. In 2016, we presented our first ever Global Impact Report, “Force for Good,” which details 15 ambitious aspirations and goals we have set out to reach by 2020.

The Ray prepares for Troup County Growth

By Alicia B. Hill
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Much has changed in just over three years since The Ray beautification and energy efficiency project was proposed for the section of Interstate 85 that passes through Troup County.

Can One Highway Drive the Future?

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This is a video from the VERGE Talk that Allie Kelly and Harriet Langford participated in at #VERGE17, put on by @GreenBiz. 

Click here to watch the video and learn all about #TheRay.

Schneider Electric | The Definitive Guide to Global Energy Attribute Certificates: Companies Can Save Money While Being Responsible

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Renewable electricity purchasing in the commercial, industrial, and institutional sector (C&I) has exploded, bolstered by rapidly falling prices and improvements in technology. NGO mandates, such as the Scope 2 protocol, have further driven market development around the world.

This Guide will provide you with helpful direction on global Energy Attribute Certificates (EACs), one of the most commonly used, and widely accepted, forms of renewable electricity purchasingworldwide, and a key component of any integrated clean energy strategy.

INFOGRAPHIC: How Sustainability Can Be Tracked by Results

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Schneider Electric is proud to be #3 on Corporate Knights CarbonClean 200! Discover why, in our Sustainability Report.

About Schneider Electric
Schneider Electric is leading the Digital Transformation of Energy Management and Automation in Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industries.

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