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Green Mountain Energy Rewind: Celebrating 20 Years

20 Years of Changing the Way Power is Made
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In honor of our 20th birthday, we’re taking a walk down memory lane. We’re amazed by how far we’ve come in 20 years thanks to our community of planet-loving customers. 

You’re invited to join our planet party: choose clean energy today. 

Better Buildings Conserve Water and Cash

GM exceeded its Better Buildings Challenge by reducing water intensity by 28 percent. Here are a few tips to secure similar results.
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GM exceeded its Better Buildings Challenge by reducing water intensity by 28 percent. Here are a few tips to secure similar results.

General Motors joined the Department of Energy’s Better Buildings partnership, a group of more than 900 organizations aiming to become 20 percent more energy efficient over the next decade and setting goals to develop strategies to conserve resources. Participating companies committed to cumulatively save $3.1 billion and 3.47 million metric tons of CO2.

Capturing Solar Energy

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At Republic Services’ Hickory Ridge Landfill near Atlanta, GA, solar panels were installed to generate clean electricity and provide a reuse of the landfill. This award-winning project, which sits on 48-acres and is one of the largest solar energy-generating facilities in the state of Georgia, converts sunlight into a clean, renewable energy resource for the local community, including landfill gas and solar electric power.

Black & Veatch: Renewables, Distributed Energy Resources Driving Investments in Power Transmission Assets

Strategic Directions Report finds business models challenged by shifting customer demand
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., August 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The influx of renewables and evolving customer demand for green energy and reliability are driving the electric industry to make significant capital investments in power delivery assets.

Tetra Tech Project Takes a Unique Approach to Electrifying Africa

Employing public-private partnerships to make a difference for millions of people across sub-Saharan Africa
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On July 13, 2017, Tetra Tech participated in the Society for International Development-Washington’s (SID-W) event, Power Africa and Successful Public-Private Partnerships for Africa’s Energy Future, discussing the U.S. government’s Power Africa Initiative, which is working to bring 30,000 megawatts (MW) of power and 60 million new electricity connections to the continent. During the keynote address, Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, noted the importance of electricity for the health, education, and employment of people living in Africa.

Tetra Tech Recognizes the Power of U.S. Wind Industry During American Wind Week

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PASADENA, Calif., August 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ -  Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ:  TTEK) is joining the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) in recognizing U.S. leadership in wind power during American Wind Week. As a leader in the wind energy market, Tetra Tech understands the significant contributions of American firms to U.S. economy through wind power projects—providing reliable energy production and supporting jobs across the United States.

Caterpillar's Operational Impact

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At Caterpillar, we focus on environmental responsibility.

Click here to learn more about our progress in energy conservation, use of alternative / renewable energy, greenhouse gas emissions reduction, water conservation and waste minimization.

Chattahoochee Riverkeeper Announces Cox Enterprises and The Ray C. Anderson Foundation as Presenting Sponsors of the Climate Change Conference

Previous River Guardian Award recipient to sponsor event
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ATLANTA, August 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Chattahoochee Riverkeeper announces the 2017 Climate Change Conference with presenting sponsors Cox Enterprises and The Ray C. Anderson Foundation. The conference is set to take place on September 27-28, hosted by the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business at the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center.

NRG Energy | Sustainable Business Solutions

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Our team makes sustainability a reality for organizations by developing customized energy solutions based on their needs. These solutions include demand response, renewables, thermal, commodity sales, energy efficiency and energy management services. Responding to the business goals of ROI- driven companies, our projects span multiple industries and range from 100 MW utility-scale renewable solutions to o -grid power solutions that employ small wind turbines and battery storage.

Green Charge eBook: Solar + Energy Storage A Golden Opportunity in the Golden State

New Downloadable eBook Explores Impact, Economics and Viability of Solar & Energy Storage
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In 2017, the energy storage market is expected to double in size in California thanks to more than $448 million in federal and local incentives to pair storage with solar projects. Together, both solar and energy storage work to lower electric bills: solar by overall consumption and storage by spikes in power demand. Variable power generation is a weakness of solar systems that energy storage improves on. Pairing solar and energy storage brings stability, increased reliability and resiliency to the electrical grid. 

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