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UPS Infographic | A Hybrid Solution for a Sustainable Package Journey

We’re using range-extended electric vehicles to make more sustainable deliveries between Birmingham and London.
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This infographic is from UPS's latest Interactive Sustainability Report: Accelerating Sustainable Solutions. Visit ups.com/sustainability to see the Highlights brochure with translations, GRI Content Index, and other stories of innovation.

Republic Services Announces Partnership with Nikola to Develop and Purchase 2,500 Electric Collection Trucks

Agreement for zero-emissions vehicles is the industry's first large-scale commitment to fleet electrification
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PHOENIX, Aug. 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) today announced a partnership with Nikola Corp. (NASDAQ: NKLA) to develop and purchase 2,500 electric waste and recycling collection trucks, representing the industry's first large-scale commitment to fleet electrification. The zero-emissions vehicles, which will have a range of 150 miles and recharge overnight, are expected to be integrated into Republic Services' fleet beginning in 2023. The deal is expandable to 5,000 vehicles over the life of the agreement.  

EV Chargers Come to W. Fens

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New charging stations for electric cars should open in early August on the west side of the Star Market parking lot in the West Fens.

Read the full story in Fenway News.

 

Learn more about our company's EV chargers and other sustainability initiatives here.

Black & Veatch Continues Advancing the March of Solar Power Globally

Latest Solar Power World magazine rankings affirm company’s comprehensive global solar installation capabilities
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Continuing its rise as part of a diversified energy portfolio in an evolving power market, solar power accounted for nearly 40 percent of new electricity generating capacity added last year in the United States – the biggest annual share in the industry’s history, a recent report found.  And Black & Veatch, a global leader in power infrastructure solutions, played a key role in helping address the demand.

World's First Validated and Registered Carbon Offset Project for Electric Vehicle Chargers

Groundbreaking, Award-Winning Methodology Opens New Opportunities for Transportation Industry
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World's First Validated and Registered Carbon Offset Project for Electric Vehicle Chargers Announced by SCS Global Services, Electrify America and Verra
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World's First Validated and Registered Carbon Offset Project for Electric Vehicle Chargers Announced by SCS Global Services, Electrify America and Verra

Anheuser-Busch's Sustainability Challenge: 20 Million Empty Miles

Convoy helps drive asset utilization in A-B’s private fleet. By John Paul Hampstead, Director, Passport Research
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“Transportation is key to our long-term 2025 sustainability goal of reducing carbon emissions throughout our entire value chain by 25%,” Slaughter explained. “Transportation is 9% of that. In addition to our consideration of alternative fuels — we’re working with Nikola and Tesla to make our entire dedicated fleet zero emission — we are also looking first at optimization, reducing emissions through picking the right mode of transport in the first place, and ensuring that all backhauls are full.”

Enabling a More Sustainable Future Through e-Mobility Ecosystem Requires an Automotive Engineering Paradigm Shift

Michele Robinson-Pontbriand, Director, Corporate Social Responsibility
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These are exciting times in the automotive engineering community and environmental sustainability space! Countries around the world are fueling the momentum for a cleaner future through incentives for consumers to adopt hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) and electric vehicles (EV). These and other high-level global initiatives expected to release over the next two decades are driving the e-mobility revolution faster than expected, and raising hopes of related positive environmental impact sooner.

UPS Longitudes | The Power of the Pedal

Peter Harris @ UPS
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In 1907, two teenagers with one bicycle between them started a business running errands, shuttling notes and telegrams and making home deliveries by foot and by bike. Eventually, their fledgling messenger service became what is now UPS.

More than a century later, we are back on our bikes. More specifically, electrically-assisted cycles (e-cycles).

Edison International 2019 Sustainability Report: Clean Energy

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At SCE, we’re committed to one of the most aggressive carbonfree power targets in the U.S. utility industry. At Edison Energy,we partner with large energy users, identifying solutions to help them reduce their carbon footprints and reach their own sustainability goals.

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At SCE, we’re committed to one of the most aggressive carbonfree power targets in the U.S. utility industry. At Edison Energy,we partner with large energy users, identifying solutions to help them reduce their carbon footprints and reach their own sustainability goals.

Keysight's New Regenerative Power Supplies Reduce Cooling and Electricity Costs with an Eco-friendly Design

Two new models - 20 kW and up to 2,000 V - provide high power and voltage for battery and electronics testing in hybrid-electric/electric vehicles (HEV/EV)
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SANTA ROSA, Calif., June 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, today announced it is expanding the company's RP7900 Series with two new bidirectional, regenerative DC power supplies providing integrated safety features that protect people and devices under test (DUT).

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