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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.

Duke Energy Plans Solar, Energy Storage Projects to Advance Reliability, Cleaner Energy for Indiana

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  • Duke Energy partners with Indiana National Guard on microgrid project including solar power and energy storage

  • Energy storage project in Nabb, Ind., to enhance reliability for Clark County community

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  • Duke Energy partners with Indiana National Guard on microgrid project including solar power and energy storage

  • Energy storage project in Nabb, Ind., to enhance reliability for Clark County community

WBCSD’s Launches Its Panorama Podcast!

A President’s perspective from Felipe Calderón: Renewable energy in the United States, sustainable cities and the just transition
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Panorama is WBCSD’s new content stream for looking at sustainability from a different perspective. Panorama means “unobstructed view” and that’s exactly what we need in order to address global challenges: the full, unobstructed picture of what’s going on - even if it might make us feel uncomfortable.

Schneider Electric | WHITE PAPER: Almost 25% of Global GHG Emissions Will Soon Be Regulated by Government Carbon Pricing

Here is what you need to know
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What are SBTs? Put simply, Science-based Targets specifies how much and how quickly companies need to reduce GHG emissions in order to avoid a 2°C global temperature increase. SBTs provide a clear pathway for a company to achieve future business growth while remaining below the 2°C limit. More than 300 companies have committed to setting SBTs under the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) and over 70 companies have approved SBTs.

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Sourcing Our Fuels Responsibly: From Coffee to Electricity

by Scott Macmurdo
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Today is National Coffee Day, and millions of Americans are kicking off their mornings with the caffeinated beverage that powers our fast-paced lives. Most aren’t thinking about the journey that coffee makes from a farm half a world away to the cup in their hand, but as a sustainability professional, I just can’t help myself. You can call it a blessing—or a curse. 

Clean Power is Already the Plan

by Bruno Sarda, Head of Sustainability
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What would a repeal of the Clean Power Plan (CPP) actually mean? The announcement that the EPA is seeking to repeal the CPP raises some valid questions about the future of clean energy and carbon emissions in the U.S. To understand the impact, let’s look at some important context.

Black & Veatch, Renewable Energy Test Center Launch Solar Industry’s First Bifacial Module Ranking

Tests analyze performance of solar PV modules that capture and convert light on both sides
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., October 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Black & Veatch, a leading engineering, construction and consulting company and Renewable Energy Test Center (RETC), a world-class engineering services and certification testing provider for photovoltaic and renewable energy products, will launch the first bifacial photovoltaic (PV) module ranking in the solar industry.

Mike Bloomberg Contributes $64 Million to Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign

by Leon Kaye
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The Trump Administration with Scott Pruitt leading the charge may be dismantling the Clean Power Plan, but former Mayor of New York City is doing his part to advocate for cleaner sources of power in the U.S.

Black & Veatch, ReThink Advisors Partner to Improve City Prosperity, Security and Sustainability

Partners launch CityGauge tool, powered by ASSET360® data analytics platform
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CLEVELAND, October 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch, a smart cities market leader, and strategic planning consultancy ReThink Advisors today announced a partnership to improve community well-being with a data-driven tool for city planning and performance.

Seventy-Five Percent of Schneider Electric Revenues Come with Eco Labeled Products

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Life cycle assessment (LCA) has gained significant traction in BUILDING sector in the last 10 years as a tool for evaluating the environmental performance of products. That’s what a last survey done by Schneider Electric with more than 1500 customers around the world shows.

According to the survey, customers increase their interest to green products due to:

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