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How Can Regulations Reduce F-gas in Power Networks?

by Frederic Godemel
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Since the mid-twentieth century, sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) has been widely used as a replacement for oil as an insulator in electrical equipment, with one of its largest uses today being in electrical switchgear. SF6)has proven to be reliable and highly effective in applications where arcing can be expected and its use has enabled smaller, cleaner designs and greater equipment durability over time.

By almost all accounts, SF6 has been a strong performer in electrical equipment.

The global warming concern

Alliant Energy Reaches Milestone, Completes 1000 MW of Wind in Iowa

Customers and communities benefit from continued clean energy investments
Press Release

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, October 1, 2020  /3BL Media/ – Alliant Energy announces completion of its plan to add 1,000 megawatts (MW) of wind production in Iowa, several months ahead of schedule and within budget. This achievement comes as the company completes its 130-MW Richland Wind Farm in Sac County, located in west-central Iowa.

The now operational wind farm is among five wind projects across seven counties in the state. Collectively, the projects provide Iowa customers and communities with new renewable energy and are expected to provide power to approximately 430,000 Iowa homes.

Powering Data Centers with Natural Gas: A Report on the Benefits of Natural Gas for Data Center Backup Power

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Increasingly dynamic and reaching monumental scale in size and complexity, data centers are using record levels of power. Resilient, sustainable alternatives for emergency backup power is one way data centers are working towards greener operations.

One alternative, natural gas, is gaining attention.

Facility Optimization and Solar Energy

A Snapshot of On-Site Solar System Considerations and Cost
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Over the past few months, we’ve provided guidance and resources on how to identify, properly scope out, and implement facility optimization projects. Once your facility has been optimized from an operations perspective, you now have the opportunity to raise the sustainability bar and realize further cost reduction by considering renewable energy sources – more specifically, solar energy.

Renewable Energy Technologies

FPT Industrial Is a Key Partner in Innovative European Union Backed Sustainability Projects to Reduce Emissions in Truck and Coach Transport

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October 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ - FPT Industrial, the global powertrain brand of CNH Industrial, is spearheading research into the evaluation, testing and use of alternative fuels. The Brand’s commitment to deliver innovative low-emission powertrain solutions is demonstrated through its support of two European sustainability projects.

Black & Veatch Names Rob Wilhite Vice President of Global Distributed Energy

Industry expert will deepen company’s expertise, help clients navigate a rapidly changing power market
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, 1 October 2020, /3BL Media/ – The rise of distributed energy resources (DER) is changing power distribution as policy makers, regulators and the public press for decarbonization, energy independence, resiliency and sustainability. Amidst this transformation, Black & Veatch, a global leader in power infrastructure services, announces Rob Wilhite has been named Vice President of Global Distributed Energy within the company’s power business.

IVECO Wins Tender for Largest Order of Natural Gas Trucks in South America

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IVECO, a brand of CNH Industrial N.V. and a pioneer in the commercialization and manufacture of vehicles powered by alternative fuels, has won a record order to deliver 100 Stralis Natural Power trucks powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) to NRG Argentina S.A., a supplier to the oil and gas industry. The order represents the largest of its kind in South America.

CSRHub's Bahar Gidwani Speaking at 2020 Wall Street Green Summit

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CSRHub CTO and Co-Founder Bahar Gidwani will again be speaking at 2020 Wall Street Green Summit. The conference will take place virtually October 5th – 9th.

Verizon, Google, and FT's Moral Money at BSR20

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When you register for BSR20, you’re signing up to hear from some of the greatest leaders in sustainability. In just a few short weeks, tune in to learn from Verizon’s sustainability lead Rose Stuckey Kirk, Google’s human rights and public affairs experts Kent Walker and Alex Walden, and co-founder of Financial Times Moral Money’s Gillian Tett.

Primo Water North America Achieves Carbon Neutrality in Its U.S. Operations

Press Release

TAMPA, Fla., October 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ Primo Water Corporation (NYSE:PRMW; TSX:PRMW) (the “Company” or “Primo”), a leading provider of water direct to consumers and water filtration services in North America and Europe as well as a leading provider of water dispensers, purified bottled water, and self-service refill drinking water in the U.S.

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