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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
Blog

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.

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?”

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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.

ENGIE North America Announces Largest Utility-Scale Energy Storage Installation in Massachusetts

3 MW/6 MWh energy storage system to be installed at Mt. Tom Solar, adjacent to former coal plant; benefits include lower utility capacity costs/demand charges, reduced stress on electric grid, and optimization of solar energy
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HOLYOKE, Mass., October 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ - ENGIE North America and Holyoke Gas & Electric (HG&E) today announced plans for the largest utility-scale energy storage installation in Massachusetts. Green Charge, an ENGIE NA subsidiary, will operate the three-megawatt energy storage system at Mt. Tom Solar, which began operation in January of this year adjacent to the former Mt. Tom Power Station.

Construction Begins on Microgrid at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar

Black & Veatch, Schneider Electric project to protect mission-critical operations
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ - U.S. Marine Corps and Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest leadership hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Sept. 28 celebrating the start of construction for an energy security microgrid at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar, in San Diego, California.

Making the Shift to Active Energy Management

55% of clients at the Energy & Sustainability Perspectives Summit revealed lack of organizational alignment as the top factor preventing them from reaching their energy and sustainability goals
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Unreasonable Impact | Solving the World’s Biggest Challenges: LanzaTech

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Last week, Barclays and the Unreasonable Group hosted the first Unreasonable Impact World Forum, bringing together 27 innovative companies from Asia, the US and Europe working to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems. In the first of three profiles of those taking part, we hear from Jennifer Holmgren, CEO of LanzaTech, about thinking the impossible, carbon-monoxide eating bugs – and doing what you think is right.

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Last week, Barclays and the Unreasonable Group hosted the first Unreasonable Impact World Forum, bringing together 27 innovative companies from Asia, the US and Europe working to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems. In the first of three profiles of those taking part, we hear from Jennifer Holmgren, CEO of LanzaTech, about thinking the impossible, carbon-monoxide eating bugs – and doing what you think is right.

Whirlpool Corporation Using Wind Energy to Power Plants, Education

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In its ongoing mission to be more sustainable, Whirlpool Corporation is constantly searching for ways to lower its carbon footprint and increase its output of clean, renewable energy.

As part of those efforts, Whirlpool Corporation’s American wind projects are growing. In late 2016, the company completed construction of a wind farm near its Findlay, OH plant, and broke ground at two additional plants in Ottawa, OH and Marion, OH.

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