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Did You Know CFLs Could Save You Hundreds of Dollars Per Year?

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Did you know that changing your standard light bulbs with compact fluorescent light bulbs could save you hundreds of dollars each year on your electric bill?  The Public Service Company of Oklahoma invites you to watch this interactive video to see how you can save!

To see more energy efficiency tips visit the Public Service Company of Oklahoma's website.

AEP Answers Questions About Transitioning to a Competitive Market

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The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has repeatedly asked AEP Ohio to delay going to a competitive market -  and AEP agreed each time because it was what was best for customers. Now, the company is being pressed toward competition.  Learn about AEP’s plan to transition to a competitive market by watching the attached video.  If you have questions about this transition, please post on our blog;  a customer service representative will respond.

What is AEP gridSMART Technology?

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AEP’s gridSMART technology helps customers become energy efficient and save money.  It increases reliability and reduces outage time and gives customers greater control over their energy use and what they spend for electricity.  Watch this video to learn more or visit AEP Ohio’s website.

What's on a Power Pole?

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Knowing what equipment is on a power pole and what each piece does can help protect you and your loved ones. This simple "cheat sheet" will keep you "in the know" about electrical safety.


Second GM Facility Receives ENERGY STAR Certification

Energy efficient distribution center also named 100th landfill-free site
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(3BL Media) Lansing, MI - June 20, 2012General Motors’ Lansing Customer Care and Aftersales parts distribution center reached landfill-free status and earned ENERGY STAR® certification for superior energy efficiency from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Video Interview: Mike Wallace of GRI at the New Economics Institute Strategies for a New Economy Conference

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Recorded live at the New Economics Institute Strategies for a New Economy Conference on June 9, 2012, Mike Wallace speaks about how his work as Director of Focal Point USA for the Global Reporting Initiative, which provides sustainability reporting standards and guidelines, advances the new economy movement. "Unless we have data that's comparable put out in a standardized form, we can't make any decisions or pass any judgments" about sustainability, says Wallace.

Sterling Planet Supplies Wind for First North American Event Labeled “WindMade"

Environmental impacts of AWEA’s WINDPOWER 2012 100% offset with wind
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(3BL Media) Atlanta, GA - June 19, 2012 – Sterling Planet has supplied wind renewable energy certificates (RECs) for the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) WINDPOWER 2012 Conference and Exposition, making the June event in Atlanta the first in North America to be labeled by WindMade as 100% powered by wind.

World Day to Combat Desertification: Scientists, Politicians and NGOs Call Rio+20 to Secure Healthy Soils

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(3BL Media) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  - June 19, 2012 - Scientists, politicians and civil society groups called world leaders, who will meet at Rio+20 on 20-22 June, to adopt a target to secure healthy soils and to halt land degradation.

The call came during the global observance event of 2012 World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) on 17 June in Rio de Janeiro, just a few days before the start of the Rio+20 Conference.  The event was held under the theme “Healthy soil sustains your life: LET’S GO LAND-DEGRADATION NEUTRAL”.

Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum Daily Wrap: 18 June

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(3BL Media) Rio de Janeiro - June 18, 2012 - The following announcements were made today during the Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum. 

Sustainable Stock Exchange 2012 Dialogues
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM


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