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Ecocentricity Blog: A Climate Year in Review

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It’s not game over for humanity and climate change; it’s game on.

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It’s not game over for humanity and climate change; it’s game on.

Edison At A Glance: 2016

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Corporate responsibility and sustainability remain the foundation from which we operate our business each and every day. We know that our success depends on the quality, productivity and engagement of our employees. Edison is proud to foster an inclusive culture in which every employee is valued and respected; and to do the right thing for customers, fellow employees, investors, suppliers and our communities. We strive to be transparent and straightforward when we discuss our business performance. 

Caterpillar's Tucson Proving Ground Reduces Emissions Using New Cat® Microgrid Solution

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While remote, the Tucson Proving Ground has a high demand for power with employees working on projects ranging from machine tear downs and builds to welding to office and administrative tasks.

In order to help reduce fuel costs, decrease dependency on generator sets and lower emissions on the site, TPG installed 500 kWp of thin-film photovoltaic (PV) solar panels and 500 kW of short-term energy storage from the new Cat Microgrid solution suite of product offerings. Learn more here.

Caterpillar Bringing Reliable Energy to the Brazilian Amazon

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The nearly half million residents of Roraima, Boa Vista, are separated from the rest of Brazil by the nearly impenetrable Amazon rainforest.

Click here to learn how Oliveira Energia, Caterpillar and the local Cat dealer, Sotreq, got to work designing, constructing and commissioning the UTE Monte Cristo Thermal Power Plant with a capacity of 107 MW to serve 115,000 customers in Boa Vista and nine other municipalities in the state of Roraima.

Infrastructure Opportunity on The Ray: Solar Noise Barriers

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The Ray is proud to release groundbreaking research on solar noise barriers in conjunction with Innovia Technology, a UK based innovation consultancy. The Ray’s research was conducted in parallel with the U.S. Department of Transportation Volpe Center.

The Ray reveals comprehensive research on renewable energy producing noise barriers
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The Ray is proud to release groundbreaking research on solar noise barriers in conjunction with Innovia Technology, a UK based innovation consultancy. The Ray’s research was conducted in parallel with the U.S. Department of Transportation Volpe Center.

Oil and Gas Asset Data Quality and Asset Integrity

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From the HAL 9000’s chilling psychosis to the world-ending artificial intelligence at the heart of the Terminator franchise, the movie industry has created a perception that data-driven computing is a heartless force singularly focused on results. Yet it is this singular focus that is critical to understanding the challenge facing the natural gas value chain when it comes to enterprise asset data quality.

UPS Pre-Orders 125 Tesla Electric Trucks

Supports Company’s Energy Efficiency and Emissions Reduction Goals; Adds New Electric Tractor Technology to UPS Fleet; Improved Safety and Reduced Cost of Ownership Expected
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ATLANTA, December 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE:UPS), which operates one of the largest commercial trucking fleets in the world, today announced it has placed a reservation for 125 of Tesla’s new fully-electric Semi tractors. The new tractors will join UPS’s extensive alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicle fleet, comprised of trucks and tractors propelled by electricity, natural gas, propane and other non-traditional fuels.

This e-Card Helps to Power Rural Homes (And Their Holiday Decorations)

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and what better way than helping rural families turn their lights on for the first time? This energy company has taken it upon themselves to spread a little more than joy this season, and you could help.
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The Holiday season is here, so let's take the chance and contribute to a better access to energy for those who need it most.

With each share of our Season’s Greetings on social media, the Schneider Electric Foundation donates €1 to help improving access to energy around the world.

How to join it?
Access the e-card and share directly on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.

I’ll Be Home for Christmas

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As Ingryt Pedroza watches holiday preparations unfold in Calgary, her mind can’t help but wander between her home in Mexico and the incredible accomplishment she’s about to achieve. 

Four months ago, Pedroza said goodbye to her husband and one-year-old daughter to pursue her long-time dream of studying abroad in preparation to become a top engineer in Mexico. She knew the road wouldn’t be easy, but it was an opportunity she couldn’t pass up.

The Clean Power and Electrification Pathway

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Climate change and air pollution pose serious threats. Climate change effects, such as sea level rise and longer, more intense heat waves, are now occurring. In California, while significant progress has been made, too many communities continue to experience asthma and other air quality-related health issues.

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