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PG&E Electric Workers Fly to New York to Aid Those Left Powerless from Hurricane Sandy | PG&E Currents

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By David Kligman

SACRAMENTO — More than 150 PG&E electric workers flew to New York today (Oct. 30) to help restore power to millions of people impacted by the devastating Hurricane Sandy.

It was believed to be PG&E’s biggest effort ever to aid a fellow utility.

Bombardier Retenue Pour Faire Partie du Classement Newsweek Green Rankings 2012

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31 Octobre 2012 /3BL Media/ - Pour la première fois, Bombardier a été retenue pour faire partie du classement Newsweek Green Rankings 2012, un classement transsectoriel environnemental des 500 plus grandes entreprises ouvertes du monde. Bombardier s’est classée 89e sur les 500 entreprises et 3e de son secteur, Aéronautique et défense, composé de 12 entreprises. Sa cote verte globale est de 68,8, la meilleure cote du secteur étant 70.

Bombardier Listed on Newsweek Green Rankings 2012

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October 31, 2012 /3BL Media/ - For the first time, Bombardier has been listed among the Newsweek Green Rankings 2012, a cross-sectoral, environmental ranking of the 500 largest publicly traded companies in the world. Bombardier is ranked 89 out of the 500 companies, and third within its sector, Aerospace and Defence, comprised of 12 companies. Bombardier’s overall green score was 68.8,  while the highest score in the sector was 70.

// Hydro Ottawa’s Green Energy Initiatives

Renewable Electricity – The Way Forward
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In 1882, Hydro Ottawa’s predecessor, the Ottawa Electric Light Company, first lit the streets of the nation’s capital using renewable green energy. Fast forward 130 years later, it’s a legacy that Hydro Ottawa, through its Green Energy initiatives, is proud to carry on.

ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston and Bonneville Power Honored for Energy Efficiency Efforts

Association of Energy Engineers recognizes ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston and its energy efficiency champion along with two long-time BPA employees
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ATLANTA, October 30, 2012 /3BL Media/ - The Northwest came up just shy of a sweep as the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) awarded six of its eight awards for regional excellence in energy efficiency to Northwest engineers and organizations. Half of the winners also have ties to Bonneville Power Administration’s (BPA) Energy Smart Industrial (ESI) program.

BD is Awarded WindMade™ Certification; Ranks Among Top 40 U.S. Companies in Newsweek's 2012 Green Rankings

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FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Oct. 29, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE:BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced that it has received the WindMade™ label, a global consumer label for companies that use wind energy and other renewable energy sources. BD received the WindMade™ label for the Company's global operations, and certifies that 35% of BD's total electricity consumption is from wind power.

Sodexo Invites Montclair State University to Experience Coca-Cola Freestyle

“Fountain of the Future,” Offering More Than 100 Beverage Brands, Debuts at Montclair State University
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MONTCLAIR, N.J., November 6, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Coca-Cola Freestyle®, the revolutionary fountain beverage dispenser, is launching at the Plaza at Blanton on the campus of Montclair State University. This exciting new technology will now be available to employees, visitors, students, faculty and staff of Montclair State University whenever they dine at the new retail space featuring Guy Fieri On Campus, SubConnection and Dunkin’ Donuts.

CEC Invites Renowned Professors and Sustainability Experts to Present Groundbreaking Research on Local Food

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As part of the Community Environmental Council’s long running Partnership Council Breakfast series, the Santa Barbara based non-profit invited UCSB Professor and internationally renowned agri-food systems expert David Cleveland and Sustainable Food Systems Consultant and Innovator 

GM Pioneers Use of Lightweight Magnesium Sheet Metal

Double-digit fuel economy gains possible with more substitution for steel and aluminum
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DETROIT, October 25, 2012 /3BL Media/ - General Motors is testing an industry-first thermal-forming process and proprietary corrosion resistance treatment for lightweight magnesium sheet metal that will allow increased use of the high-strength alternative to steel and aluminum.

Water Scarcity 101: AT&T Explores The Relationship Between Energy And Water

AT&T teams up with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) to examine ways to save water in its facilities.
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Water is essential to life, and managing its consumption is critical for the health of future generations. Research shows that within 20 years, domestic demand for water will increase by 40 percent, requiring smart solutions that reduce water use where possible. Environmental Defense Fund and AT&T are exploring both operational and technical opportunities to help protect this vital resource.

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