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Black & Veatch Continues Advancing the March of Solar Power Globally

Latest Solar Power World magazine rankings affirm company’s comprehensive global solar installation capabilities
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Continuing its rise as part of a diversified energy portfolio in an evolving power market, solar power accounted for nearly 40 percent of new electricity generating capacity added last year in the United States – the biggest annual share in the industry’s history, a recent report found.  And Black & Veatch, a global leader in power infrastructure solutions, played a key role in helping address the demand.

Tetra Pak Commits to Net Zero Emissions

The company announces commitment to reach net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in its own operations by 2030, with the ambition to achieve net zero GHG emissions for the entire value chain by 2050
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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, July 28, 2020, /3BL Media/ - Today, Tetra Pak reconfirms its strategic priority in driving the sustainability transformation by setting an ambition for net zero emissions across the value chain by 2050, supporting this with an intermediate 2030 target of net zero carbon emissions across its own operations. The company will also set emissions reduction targets in line with 1.5°C according to the Science Based Targets (SBT) initiative across scopes 1, 2 and 3.

New LG Solar Modules Launching in U.S. Deliver Higher Efficiency, Performance

New LG Panels Work Harder, Look Better for Homeowners, Installers
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LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., July 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ — LG Business Solutions is launching a new generation of solar modules in the United States – the latest LG NeON® 2 panels featuring even higher efficiency and greater performance characteristics than current models. 

Dal-Tile's Superpower Energy Solution

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Spray-drying is an essential step in the tile manufacturing process, using hot air to turn liquid into a dry powder that is then pressed into tiles. The spray dryer at Dal-Tile’s Dickson, Tennessee, plant is the first in the world to be powered by microturbine engines, which makes for greater energy efficiency as microturbines automatically adjust generated power to match a facility’s load.

Bayer Takes Steps to Make Carbon Sequestration a Farmer's Newest Crop Opportunity

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  • Bayer to reward growers to generate carbon credits by adopting climate-smart practices and creating a new revenue stream on-farm.
  • The initiative makes Bayer the first company to develop a transparent, science-based and collaborative approach to a carbon
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  • Bayer to reward growers to generate carbon credits by adopting climate-smart practices and creating a new revenue stream on-farm.
  • The initiative makes Bayer the first company to develop a transparent, science-based and collaborative approach to a carbon

World's First Validated and Registered Carbon Offset Project for Electric Vehicle Chargers

Groundbreaking, Award-Winning Methodology Opens New Opportunities for Transportation Industry
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World's First Validated and Registered Carbon Offset Project for Electric Vehicle Chargers Announced by SCS Global Services, Electrify America and Verra
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World's First Validated and Registered Carbon Offset Project for Electric Vehicle Chargers Announced by SCS Global Services, Electrify America and Verra

Schneider Electric Wins Industrial Energy Efficiency Award at Hannover Messe for SF6-Free Medium Voltage Switchgear

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  • The company received the prize for its new SM AirSeT medium voltage switchgear, which uses pure air instead of the industry-standard SF6 greenhouse gas commonly used for grid and industrial electrical installations
  • Schneider won the Industrial Energy Efficiency Award in the “Energy Economy” category
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  • The company received the prize for its new SM AirSeT medium voltage switchgear, which uses pure air instead of the industry-standard SF6 greenhouse gas commonly used for grid and industrial electrical installations
  • Schneider won the Industrial Energy Efficiency Award in the “Energy Economy” category

INFOGRAPHIC: Sunny Days Ahead with Renewable Energy, Solar 101 for Consumers

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Solar energy can power a home throughout the day and may greatly reduce how much a family spends on electricity each year. Those who don’t take advantage of the natural energy of the sun will almost always pay for their electricity; those who use solar can put their home to work for them.

Download more solar infographics from LG Electronics. 

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