The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released the names of the top 2012-2013 Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR Campaign Top Pledge Drivers.
Eastman team members who pledged during the past year saved over 5 million pounds of greenhouse gas emissions by taking steps such as turning off lights and using energy-saving appliances. This equals the emissions of 479 cars. Eastman ranked number 4 out of 5 in the Business sector.
On April 8, 2013, Enbridge announced that it had partnered with EDF EN Canada Inc. to invest about $0.6 billion to acquire a 50 per cent interest in the 300-megawatt (MW) Blackspring Ridge Wind Project near Lethbridge, Alberta.
The project, which will be the biggest wind project in Western Canada when operational, represents the largest-ever investment in wind energy in Alberta.
A retired nurse friend related a story last week told to her by the young waitress at the Vol du Vent restaurant in the picturesque beach town of White Rock, British Columbia. As the waitress was serving lunch, a train filled with coal passed between the restaurant and Semiamoo Bay. After her view cleared and the noise had abated, my friend mentioned her fear of the coal ports proposed for five Pacific Northwest sites and the harm to health the coal dust would inflict.
Whether they’re building a new house or improving a well-loved home, energy-conscious homeowners everywhere are trying to lower energy use and costs. Even with the best of intentions, however, consumers are overwhelmed by too much information, which causes many of them to give up long before they screw in their first CFL light bulb.
Paris and Rueil-Malmaison, France, March 28, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) and Schneider Electric today announced the signing of a collaboration agreement as part of Sanofi's energy performance optimization program for its industrial sites in 40 countries around the world.
Target Rock Advisors Recognizes Utility’s Performance on Economic, Environmental and Social Sustainability
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today that it has been named one of the nation’s three most sustainable large utilities by Target Rock Advisors, and has also been included in Target Rock’s 2013 Sustainable Utility Leaders Index (SULI).