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Ørsted and Williams Join Forces to Explore Clean Energy Opportunities in the US

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Ørsted and Williams (NYSE: WMB) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore potential jointly developed Power-to-X projects in the US. Through the MOU, the two companies are identifying ways to leverage Ørsted’s renewables and hydrogen expertise with Williams’ natural gas infrastructure and processing experience to co-develop hydrogen or synthetic natural gas facilities powered by renewable energy.

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Ørsted and Williams (NYSE: WMB) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore potential jointly developed Power-to-X projects in the US. Through the MOU, the two companies are identifying ways to leverage Ørsted’s renewables and hydrogen expertise with Williams’ natural gas infrastructure and processing experience to co-develop hydrogen or synthetic natural gas facilities powered by renewable energy.

Zero-Energy Devices - A New Opportunity in 6G

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Imagine a future where batteries never have to be recharged or replaced. Sound too good to be true? Perhaps not. Ericsson and MIT have teamed up to find out how zero-energy devices could harness energy from their surroundings – and transform industries in the process.

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Imagine a future where batteries never have to be recharged or replaced. Sound too good to be true? Perhaps not. Ericsson and MIT have teamed up to find out how zero-energy devices could harness energy from their surroundings – and transform industries in the process.

Helping to Sustain the GRID

NortonLifeLock partners with GRID Alternatives to bring solar energy to underserved communities
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By Kimberly Bishop, Corporate Responsibility

Historic heat waves continue to sweep across the U.S., Canada, and Europe, exacerbating deep drought and wildfire risk. Deadly floods in Europe, a historic deluge in China, and devastating fires in the Pacific Northwest are all popping up at an alarming and unprecedented rate. According to the Global Drought Monitor, every continent except Antarctica is currently experiencing drought. 

Goodyear Opts for Renewable Energy in European and Turkish Plants

Decision strengthens company goal of reducing carbon emissions intensity by 25% by 2023, shift will reduce the company's carbon footprint by up to 260,000 tons
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BRUSSELS, Sept. 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today announced it will adopt 100% renewable energy at its Goodyear plants across Europe and Turkey* in the first of a multiple-phase plan to procure 100% renewable energy in all its facilities across Europe, Middle East and Africa by the end of 2022. 

American Airlines Fuels Low-Carbon Future as Anchor Partner to Breakthrough Energy Catalyst

$100 million investment will support sustainable aviation fuel advancement, other pivotal solutions
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FORT WORTH, Texas, September 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - American Airlines announced today that it has become an anchor partner to Breakthrough Energy Catalyst, investing $100 million in a groundbreaking collaborative effort to accelerate the clean energy technologies necessary for achieving a net zero economy by 2050.

In becoming one of Breakthrough Energy Catalyst’s first anchor partners, American is backing up its ambitious climate commitments with concrete action to accelerate the development of pivotal emissions-reduction solutions like sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).

Investing in an Ocean Economy

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by Arturo Tabuenca, founder of Blue Marble Investments and EarthFolio 

How Sustainable Investing and Shareholder Activism Can Save Our Oceans

State of Illinois Enacts Landmark Energy Transition Legislation That Includes Vistra's Coal to Solar & Energy Storage Initiative

Omnibus Energy Legislation Includes Framework Supporting Transformation of Nine Legacy Coal Plant Sites Into Renewable Energy Centers
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IRVING, Texas, September 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law SB 2408, the Energy Transition Act, a sweeping and comprehensive measure designed to move the State of Illinois to 100% clean energy, support a responsible transition away from carbon-intense power generation, and spur further diversity and inclusion in the renewable energy industry. Vistra (NYSE: VST) supported the legislation, which incorporated the company’s legislative priority known as the Coal to Solar & Energy Storage Act.

Sustainability Impacts Standard for Mining Under Development

Project commenced to create the latest GRI Sector Standard
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How can organizations in the mining sector improve reporting on their sustainability performance, demonstrating accountability for their shared sustainability challenges and meet growing demands for transparency?

Ontario Pilot Program Tests Future of Advanced Hybrid Heating

London Hydro, Enbridge Gas tout energy efficiency and carbon reduction
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A new pilot project in London, ON is putting a leading-edge residential hybrid heating system through its paces.

The two-year pilot, a collaboration between London Hydro and Enbridge Gas, aims to determine how effectively electric air-source heat pumps, combined with homeowners’ existing high-efficiency gas furnaces, are at reducing greenhouse gas emissions and decreasing energy consumption. It’s the first pilot of its kind in Ontario, and the latest in a growing slate of Enbridge Gas low-carbon initiatives.

NJEDA and PSEG Sign 78-year Lease for the New Jersey Wind Port, Establishing New Jersey As a Hub for the Clean Energy Economy

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LOWER ALLOWAYS CREEK, N.J., Sept. 14, 2021/ 3BL Media/ -The New Jersey Economic Development Authority and PSEG have signed a lease allowing for a term of up to 78-years on land that will be home to the New Jersey Wind Port in Salem County, New Jersey, further positioning the state as a hub for clean energy and the U.S. offshore wind industry. The port will provide a location for essential staging, assembly, and manufacturing activities related to offshore wind along the East Coast.

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