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Illumina Commits to 100 Percent Clean, Renewable Energy from San Diego Community Power

Leading developer of life science tools joins an innovative group of Power100 Champions, leading the region to a sustainable future
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SAN DIEGO, October 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ – San Diego Community Power (SDCP), the not-for-profit community choice energy program, today announced Illumina’s (NASDAQ: ILMN) decision to opt-up to SDCP’s Power100 service tier. SDCP will provide all current San Diego-based Illumina facilities with 100% renewable, 100% carbon-free electricity, further cementing the company’s leadership in environmental stewardship for the life sciences industry.

PSE&G Details EV Infrastructure Plan to Reach Net Zero in NJ by 2030

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Kim Hanemann, president and COO of public utility PSE&G, joined Cheddar’s "Opening Bell" to talk about the energy company’s commitments to sustainability, renewability, and implementation in New Jersey.

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An Energy Efficiency Day Challenge

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What is the one thing you can do to help in the fight against climate change? It’s as easy as changing a light bulb.

This Energy Efficiency Day, I encourage everyone to consider what changes each of us can make to bring greater energy efficiency into our lives.

Take time with your families to look into your energy usage and habits. Make it a goal to make one change per month. No change is too small and every change can make a meaningful difference over time.

Interested in the changes PSE&G has helped make during the past year? In a very short time, we:

Enbridge ESG Forum 2021: Introduction

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We are Enbridge—North America’s leading energy delivery company, and the bridge to the energy future. Sustainability is central to everything we do. We’ve set ambitious goals to lower our emissions, strengthen our industry-leading safety record, and diversify our workforce.

Black & Veatch Offers Services to Energy Providers Coping With Asset Stressors and Storms

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The power grid, vulnerable to harsh climate conditions, is struggling in the face of increasingly common extreme weather events. To keep up, the power industry must evolve quickly to ensure that generation, transmission, and distribution systems can withstand heavy storms and droughts while still meeting customer demands.

Black & Veatch to Design, Build Canada's First Electric 'Smart Grid'

Ontario project seeks to cut consumer energy costs, lower emissions and bolster electric grid’s resilience, reliability
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., October 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ – As the electric industry addresses growing demands for lower carbon footprints and heightened reliability and resilience, a Canadian community is entrusting Black & Veatch to transform its power system into a technology-driven, enhanced “smart grid” meant to lower consumer costs and slash greenhouse gas emissions.

Fifth Third Opens EV Charging Station in Michigan During National Drive Electric Week

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Fifth Third Bank opened four electric vehicle (EV) charging ports for employee-use in the parking lot of Fifth Third’s Corporate Service Center campus in Michigan during National Drive Electric Week in September. These ports are the second installation of electric vehicle charging stations for the Company. The first ports were installed at the Bank’s headquarters in Cincinnati in 2020.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E20: Steven Clarke, Ceres

Accelerating Corporate Action on the Climate Crisis
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Unless companies take immediate action on climate change, we will quickly surpass the 1.5 degree Celsius global temperature increase that will have catastrophic implementations not only on the environment and severity of natural disasters, but on human health, livelihoods, and security. But there is cause for optimism: more than ever, the private sector – which accounts for the vast majority of carbon emissions – is listening and stepping up sustainability commitments.

New Black & Veatch ebook Explores Market Dynamics of Low- and Zero-carbon Hydrogen Technologies

Energy experts explore the financial pathways that will put hydrogen on a profitable trajectory as markets focus on decarbonization
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., October 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The global energy industry is looking to green hydrogen, a carbonless fuel generated with renewable energy, as essential on the road to decarbonization and climate neutrality.

Yes, You Can Still Drive Your EV During a Power Outage

National Drive Electric Week is a good time for EV test driving and myth busting.
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This week, National Drive Electric Week, is a good opportunity for the electric vehicle-curious to see and test drive EVs at various local ride-and-drive events.

It’s also a good time to learn about EVs and dispel misinformation about them, says Chanel Parson, principal manager of eMobility Operations for Southern California Edison.

One of Parson’s favorite myths to bust is that EVs would be useless during a power outage.

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