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Unreasonable Impact | Clean, Safe, Unlimited Energy for Everyone: Q&A with General Fusion

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By 2050, we could see nearly 10 billion people inhabiting Earth who will require energy in order to participate in the global economy. Today, coal still provides 40 percent of the world’s electricity. It’s also the most carbon-intensive source of power, with its CO2 emissions producing the vast majority of the world’s greenhouse gases.

Ecocentricity Blog: Front Three - Renewable Energy

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It turns out that we already have some remarkably innovative renewable energy storage solutions. Tip of the cap to Drawdown for clueing me in on a cool one: gravitational potential energy.

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It turns out that we already have some remarkably innovative renewable energy storage solutions. Tip of the cap to Drawdown for clueing me in on a cool one: gravitational potential energy.

Commitment to Climate Action: Message from Michael W. Lamach, Chairman and CEO of Ingersoll Rand

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I’ve received many questions over the past few months about Ingersoll Rand’s commitment to reducing energy demand and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Those questions intensified this week with news of the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris Agreement on climate change.

SEPA and Black & Veatch Release New Case Study on Distributed Energy Resources Planning

SMUD forecasts customer DER adoption in first-of-kind holistic utility analysis
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WASHINGTON, D.C., May 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Consumers could outspend utilities in the adoption of solar, storage, electric vehicles and other distributed energy resources (DERs), making it essential for utilities to track and integrate these DERs into their planning processes to benefit their customers and the grid.

Meet Prashant Kulkarni: The Procurement Manager Helping Make Nestlé’s Renewable Energy Future a Reality

One of the Faces of Nestlé driving a positive impact on individuals & families, communities, and our planet
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In my eight years at Nestlé, I have had the pleasure of working on the financial risk management side as well as the physical purchasing side of the business. In my role, I help purchase some of our largest commodity products such as grain, sugar and vegetable oil for some of our leading household brands. I also help manage our energy portfolio, a big part of which includes our renewable energy mix.

Consumers Energy Offers New Rooftop Solar Pilot Program for Michigan Households

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Consumers Energy announced that it has started a new solar energy pilot program, giving Michigan residents another option to help build a clean future for our state.

Consumers Energy’s new Solar Distributed Generation (DG) Pilot program allows customers to put solar panels on the rooftops of their homes, working with industry-leading solar provider SunPower to offer Michigan customers a full-service home solar solution.

Republic Services Further Reduces Carbon Emissions Through Increased Usage of Renewable Natural Gas in its Fleet

Greenhouse gas fleet emissions to be reduced by 110,000 metric tons of CO2e, supporting the company’s goal of overall fleet emission reductions
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PHOENIX, May 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) announced today that the Company will increase its usage of renewable natural gas (RNG) by three times what it used in 2016 through an expanded agreement with Clean Energy. This enables Republic to reduce its fleet emissions by approximately 110,000 metric tons of CO2e (carbon dioxide equivalent) over a three-year period, which is equal to planting 2.8 million trees or removing 23,200 cars from the road1. RNG has the lowest carbon intensity of all commercially available transportation fuels2.

Unreasonable Impact | The Next Generation of Rural Infrastructure: Q&A with Altaeros Energies

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In the twenty-first century, having internet connection is nearly synonymous with participating in the global economy. Yet many people who live in rural areas, especially in developing countries, remain beyond the reach of the infrastructure required for modern communication.

Bloomberg's Path to 100% Renewable Energy

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​Bloomberg has been pursuing renewable energy projects since 2009, with our first installation in New Jersey in 2012. Since then, we have completed four more projects, including an on-site roof- mount array at our New Jersey data center in early 2016, and continue to aggressively pursue opportunities where they make sense — economically, operationally and environmentally.

AEP Releases 2017 Corporate Accountability Report

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American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) issued its 2017 Corporate Accountability Report today, the 11th annual assessment of AEP’s stewardship as a public company and a community partner. It is accessible online at www.aepsustainability.com.

The report explores AEP’s business strategy, governance, financial performance, corporate culture and social responsibilities in 2016. AEP made a positive economic, environmental and social impact on the communities it serves, while delivering positive financial returns to shareholders.

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