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VIDEO: Accelerating Schneider Electric’s Transition to Carbon Neutrality

by Jean-Pascal Tricoire

As sustainability leaders from around the world gather at the One Planet Summit, we’re reminded of the urgency of the climate crisis and inspired by those who, together, are rising to meet the challenge head on.

Two years ago, the Paris Climate Agreement gave us all a clearer understanding of what’s at stake. Limiting global temperature rise this century to less than two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels is essential if we are to avoid widespread, disastrous ecological problems.

Balancing Modern Power: The Convergence of Natural Gas and the Electric Market


One might think the proliferation of renewables would spell the demise of natural gas, but market leaders know that gas-fired generation will continue to play an important role even as an influx of renewable energy reshapes the American power landscape.

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Duke Energy Florida Expands Solar in the Sunshine State with Completion of Suwannee Facility



  • Providing customers with carbon-free energy from nearly 9-megawatt solar power plant on 70 acres in Suwannee County
  • Company plans to develop up to 700 megawatts of solar by 2021
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  • Providing customers with carbon-free energy from nearly 9-megawatt solar power plant on 70 acres in Suwannee County
  • Company plans to develop up to 700 megawatts of solar by 2021

Schneider Electric VIDEO | Why Should Companies Attend Climate Conferences?

Watch the Interview with Our Sustainability SVP, About COP23 Main Take-aways
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“Schneider Electric’s participation in COP23 has become a tradition for many years. We are in these meetings to better understand stakes, especially for climate change, and to discuss with other stakeholders to find the right solutions.”
-- Gilles Vermot Desroches, Senior Vice President, Sustainability, Schneider Electric

Whirlpool Corporation in Ottawa Going Wind Power

By Joseph Sharpe

Whirlpool Corporation is continuing their efforts to think green when it comes to powering their manufacturing plants.

It's hard to miss, but there's a new 25 story wind turbine just down the road from the Ottawa Whirlpool Plant. This is the third Whirlpool operation in Ohio to use wind energy to partially power the plant. 

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Whirlpool Finishes Work on 1.5 MW Wind Turbine at Ottawa Plant

By Jonathan Monk

OTTAWA, OH (WTOL) - The Whirlpool Corporation is "amping" up their promise to become a clean energy partner in our area. 

Last year, The Whirlpool corporation announcede two wind turbine projects, 3 turbines in Marion and a single turbine in Ottawa. The project cost $13.5 million, but it's part of an ongoing effort to help improve Whirlpool's local environmental impact.

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Critical Considerations for Global Gas-To-Power Deployment Success


After the Fukushima disaster in 2011 and the subsequent sunsetting of many of Japan’s nuclear facilities, the Japanese economy’s reliance on fossil fuels intensified and altered the country’s energy mix. In the following years, major suppliers profited from rising demand in Asian markets and promoted the benefits of liquefied natural gas (LNG). Its ability to be transported easily with minimal infrastructure requirements, as well as drastically lower prices compared to domestic or stranded gas prices, led to a tremendous buildup of liquefaction capacity globally.

Bloomberg New Energy Finance Releases Its Annual Climatescope Findings

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December 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Bloomberg New Energy Finannce (BNEF) released its annual Climatescope findings, assessing 71 countries in emerging markets on their progress made toward the clean energy transition. Solar capacity jumped by more than half in developing nations. 

Climatescope tracks the conditions for clean energy investment on and off the grid and provides a wealth of publicly-available information.

For Power Industry, Innovation Is Key

Embracing technology will be critical as the electric industry evolves for the future
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For Power Industry, Innovation is Key

For electric utilities, innovation will be key to helping the industry evolve and prepare for the future. View expert insights on on aging infrastructure, the influx of renewable energy, managing security risk and more from the 2017 Strategic Directions: Electric Industry Report.

Natural Gas Poised to Unlock Latin America Power Prospects


Latin America’s rising demand for natural gas presents broad opportunities across the industry. While these opportunities may be most acutely present in Mexico — where a steadily growing economy is catalyzing soaring natural gas imports from the United States — conditions across the region reflect positive trends for U.S. producers and midstream players. Emerging markets are eager to tap U.S. supplies and seize on natural gas’s potential as a low cost, reliable and cleaner power generation source.


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