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GM and ABB Show Chevy Volt Battery Reuse Application

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In the future, it might be a common sight to see a group of homes or small commercial buildings being powered by an “off the grid” system made up of repackaged Chevrolet Volt batteries.

Today, it’s reality as the partnership between General Motors and ABB opens a new chapter with the debut of a functional prototype Chevrolet Volt battery reuse system that provides uninterruptable power supply and grid power balancing. 

Illinois Sierra Club Director Discusses Climate Change

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In 1892, conservationist John Muir, along with many of his supporters, founded the Sierra Club.  The Sierra Club (http://www.sierraclub.org/) continues to tackle our Nation’s – and the world’s – most pressing environmental issues. The Sierra Club’s “Beyond Coal” campaign (http://www.beyondcoal.org/) strives to move the United States away from coal-powered energy and toward renewables, such as solar and wind.

Dan Probst of Jones Lang LaSalle Wins VERGE 25 Award for Leadership in Next-Gen Buildings

Energy and sustainability leader developed IntelliCommand facility monitoring and control solution and PEERS portfolio energy management system saving clients $100 million yearly
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SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Dan Probst, Chairman of Energy and Sustainability Services at Jones Lang LaSalle, won the first-ever VERGE 25 Award in the category of Next-Gen Buildings.

GE Brillion Home Energy Systems Now Available At Sears

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Tracking and reducing home energy consumption is all the rage. As individuals look for ways to use energy more wisely, manufacturers have discovered a market for new technologies that can make conserving energy easy and maybe even a little bit fun.

UK Royal Fleet Auxiliary Tankers to Use GE Drive Technology for Energy Efficient Hybrid Propulsion

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With the global naval sector looking to deploy more energy efficient vessels, GE’s Power Conversion business (NYSE: GE) is supplying its electrical propulsion drive train technology for the U.K. Royal Fleet Auxiliary’s (RFA) new fleet of Military Afloat Reach and Sustainability (MARS) tankers.

San Francisco Becomes A Leader In Energy Financing For Commercial Buildings

San Francisco buildings qualify for affordable energy and water upgrades starting with Johnson Controls’ project for Prologis at Pier 1
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SAN FRANCISCO, November 13, 2012 /3BL Media/ – San Francisco has launched a green financing program to help its estimated 226 million square feet of large commercial buildings become among the country's most energy and water efficient. Buildings consume 40 percent of our nation's energy use, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.

EnerLogic® 70 Recognized for Energy Savings & Excellence

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KINGSPORT, Tenn., November 13, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Solutia Inc., a subsidiary of Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) and a global leader in performance materials and specialty chemicals, has been recognized by Architectural Products magazine’s Product Innovation Awards for the second year in a row. EnerLogic® 70 window film series won in the Solar Control and Shading/ Site-Generated Energy category.

General Electric to Develop 1,000 Megawatts in Kenya

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General Electric Co. is partnering with Kenyan government and industry to develop 1,000 megawatts of power in the East African nation and is in talks with Kenya Power Ltd. (KPLL) about a power-purchase agreement.

The power projects will probably be developed over five to 10 years, Jay Ireland, president and chief executive officer for Africa said in a phone interview. He didn’t give a price for the partnership in which his company will provide technology and equipment.

CDP Recognizes Grupo Financiero Banorte Among The Top 10 Companies In Latin America In Disclosure And Performance With Respect To Climate Change

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According to CDP Latin America Report 2012 Executive Summary issued by the Carbon Disclosure Project, Grupo Financiero Banorte is among the top 10 companies in Latin America in Disclosure and Performance in regards with the information provided to CDP Investors. Grupo Financiero Banorte was recognized in this report for its work in connection with climate data disclosure and the performance of actions to mitigate climate change.

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According to CDP Latin America Report 2012 Executive Summary issued by the Carbon Disclosure Project, Grupo Financiero Banorte is among the top 10 companies in Latin America in Disclosure and Performance in regards with the information provided to CDP Investors. Grupo Financiero Banorte was recognized in this report for its work in connection with climate data disclosure and the performance of actions to mitigate climate change.

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CDP Reconoce A Grupo Financiero Banorte Dentro De Las 10 Mejores Empresas De América Latina En Reporte Y Desempeño Con Respecto Al Cambio Climático

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Acorde con el Resumen Ejecutivo CDP América Latina 2012 emitido por el Carbon Disclosure Project, Grupo Financiero Banorte está dentro de las 10 mejores empresas de América Latina en Reporte y Desempeño con respecto a la información suministrada a CDP Investors. Reconociéndose así, su labor en relación a la divulgación de datos climáticos y la toma de medidas para mitigar el cambio climático. 

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Acorde con el Resumen Ejecutivo CDP América Latina 2012 emitido por el Carbon Disclosure Project, Grupo Financiero Banorte está dentro de las 10 mejores empresas de América Latina en Reporte y Desempeño con respecto a la información suministrada a CDP Investors. Reconociéndose así, su labor en relación a la divulgación de datos climáticos y la toma de medidas para mitigar el cambio climático. 

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