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In British Columbia, Mulling the Role of Natural Gas in a Sustainable Energy Future

Posted by Marianne Lavelle
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British Columbia finds itself at the forefront of the global debate on natural gas, and its role in the future of energy.

SAP Data Centres To Run on 100 Percent Renewable Power

New approach signals SAP efforts to move towards a green cloud
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Enterprise software provider SAP has announced it plans to have all of its its data centres running entirely on renewable energy sources.

LG Makes a Difference for Earth Hour 2014

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On March 29, LG Electronics joined organizations and individuals around the world in switching off its non-essential lights for “Earth Hour” to celebrate our collective commitment to the planet and to help increase environmental awareness.  For an hour on Saturday night, the company powered off its Twin Towers in Seoul, Times Square Billboard in New York City and the lights in LG-owned U.S. facilities, from Englewood Cliffs, N.J., to Lincolnshire, Ill., to San Diego, Calif. and beyond.

TransCanada’s Pend Oreille River Video Wins Bronze Telly Award!

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The votes are in and TransCanada’s Pend Oreille River Video has won a Bronze Telly Award under the Social Responsibility category!

Conference on Clean Energy Financing Signals a Shift in Funding the Low-Carbon Economy

By Brad Copithorne
Blog

In 2010, I began working on financial policy at EDF. Our objective was to implement policies that would allow private sector companies to profitably deliver financing solutions to residential and commercial property owners footing the upfront cost of money-saving energy efficiency and clean distributed generation (such as rooftop solar) projects. While the residential solar market was already gaining steam at the time, most of the other markets had very limited momentum.

Clean Coal Test: Power Plants Prepare to Capture Carbon

Can coal be cleaned up? Power plants in Mississippi and Canada will soon find out.
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In Juliette, Georgia, Southern Company operates a coal-fired power plant that is the single largest source of planet-warming carbon dioxide emissions in the United States. In Kemper County, Mississippi, the same company is pioneering a technology that many experts believe will be crucial to preventing a climate disaster: It's building the world's first new power plant designed to capture and store most of its carbon.

Ingersoll Rand Leader Shares Successes in Building Effective Energy Efficiency Programs at 2014 Building Energy Summit

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  • Summit addresses the challenges and opportunities surrounding the need for more energy efficient buildings
  • Scott Tew joins cross industry panelists to share perspectives and effective strategies in creating a culture focused on energy efficiency and sustainability
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  • Summit addresses the challenges and opportunities surrounding the need for more energy efficient buildings
  • Scott Tew joins cross industry panelists to share perspectives and effective strategies in creating a culture focused on energy efficiency and sustainability

GigaFactory Proves Tesla is Ahead of the Clean Energy Curve, But Does Texas Stand to Benefit?

By Marita Mirzatuny
Blog

Disruptive technologies tend to follow a certain trajectory. First, they are outliers, often ignored, and typically on the cusp of never entering the market. But, for the successful ones, a tipping point is ultimately reached, after which the technology goes viral and changes the status quo it was designed to replace. In the new energy revolution, Tesla is one such company that has surpassed the tipping point and threatens to change the way we produce, distribute, and consume electricity.

Big Data: A Surprising Climate Upside

Big data will help us develop better solutions to mitigate the risks and effects of climate change.
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In our fast-paced, ever-changing, technology-driven world, big data has become the Holy Grail. Tracking and understanding customer behaviors, preferences, and purchasing decisions is now serious business.

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