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Ohio Employers and Investors Urge Senate to Oppose Energy Bill

HB 114 would constrain clean energy investment in Ohio
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October 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ - As Ohio Senate lawmakers hear testimony on HB 114, major businesses, investors and trade associations representing more than 30,000 employees, are voicing their opposition to the proposal. The businesses state that HB 114 would dismantle the state’s renewable energy and energy efficiency standards and create prolonged uncertainty for the private sector. 

CITGO Fuels Literacy With Thousands of Children During National ‘Read for the Record®’ Campaign

Day-long national celebration includes visits to more than 25 elementary schools across 12 states
Press Release

HOUSTON, October 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In partnership with Jumpstart’s annual Read for the Record® campaign, CITGO Petroleum Corporation is participating in a day-long celebration across 12 states on October 19 to spread the joy of reading and help achieve a new reading record.

New CDPQ Commitments Demonstrate Bold Investment on Climate

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October 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - A new strategy announced today by Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, the second largest Canadian pension fund with more than USD $228 billion in assets under management, demonstrates that they are committed to tackling climate change risks and seizing investment opportunities embedded in the low-carbon economy, Ceres said in a statement today.

TeamCITGO Lemont Awarded Volunteer Group of the Year

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LEMONT, Ill., October 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In September, the CITGO Lemont TeamCITGO volunteer organization was awarded the Volunteer Group of the Year by the MorningStar Mission in Joliet, Ill. at its annual volunteer banquet. 

According to MorningStar Mission volunteer coordinator Lisa Wainwright, customarily, the Volunteer Group of the Year Award is granted to individuals who display an exemplary volunteer spirit, but this year MorningStar Mission staff unanimously decided to honor the CITGO Lemont TeamCITGO organization as a whole. 

Schneider Electric | WHITE PAPER: Embrace and Combine New Energy Opportunities Into Disruptive Technologies to Meet Energy Challenges

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Aggressive innovation among energy solutions providers, in response to pressures such as corporate demand and policy changes including the Paris Climate Accord, has accelerated development of new clean technologies.

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:

National Grid Supports Extensive Lighting Upgrade at Cummins Inc.

Energy efficiency program provides $692,000 incentive for LED lighting, which will save Jamestown plant an estimated $425,000 annually
Press Release

Lakewood, N.Y., October 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – National Grid’s emphasis on economic development and customer growth will result in significant energy cost savings at Cummins Inc.’s Jamestown Engine Plant. There, National Grid invested $692,000 to support an advanced LED lighting project that includes a wi-fi enabled lighting control system. Through National Grid’s Energy Efficiency program, Cummins replaced nearly 3,000 fluorescent lights that were approaching end of life.

Bechtel | Powering More Than Clean Energy

by Tam Nguyen
Blog

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

Domtar Sustainability: A Brighter (and Cooler) Future in Jesup

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Colleagues at our personal care facility in Jesup, Georgia, are seeing their work in a different light.

That is because the facility upgraded to light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs and can now turn on all of the lights at the same time. The previous metal halide lighting gave off so much heat that only half the fixtures could be on at any given time.

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