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Pentair Earns 2021 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award

Pentair Energy Efficient Pool Pumps Have Helped Reduce Consumers’ Energy Costs as Well as Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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LONDON, April 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Pentair (NYSE: PNR), a leading provider of water treatment and sustainable solutions, is proud to announce it received the 2021 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. Pentair was the first pool equipment manufacturer to have an ENERGY STAR certified pool pump and has been recognized as an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year every year since 2013.

Enbridge's Green Push Could Use Canadian Tax Credits, CEO Says

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Enbridge Inc.’s push into new frontiers of the energy transition such as carbon capture and clean hydrogen production could use Canadian tax credits similar to those in the U.S., the company’s CEO said.

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COVID-19 Didn't Stop Energy-efficient Improvements at Schools in Indiana

Noblesville Schools installed LED lights for big energy savings while schools were closed
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While remote digital learning during the pandemic has challenged parents, teachers and students, it opened the door for energy-efficient improvements on school campuses.

With no classrooms to disrupt for multiple months, schools have had a unique opportunity to make updates that students and teachers have been able to benefit from since returning to campus.

Noblesville Schools in Indiana jumped at the opportunity.

New Report Shows U.S. Financial Regulators Still Far Lagging Behind Global Peers on Climate Action

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Apr. 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ Despite recent progress from some financial regulatory agencies, the majority of U.S. financial regulators still lag far behind their global peers, and far behind what scientists and economists deem necessary to protect the U.S. financial markets from the systemic risks posed by the climate crisis—according to a new report released today from the Ceres Accelerator for Sustainable Capital Markets. 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leaders Bring Perspectives on Justice to Premier Green Building Event Keynotes; Join Biden Administration Leader

Where Climate, Health, and Equity Meet in the Built Environment, 15th Annual Living Future 2021 Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Rosa Sheng, Director of Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion and Higher Education Studio Leader for San Francisco for SmithGroup, and Adrianna Quintero, Senior Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Energy Foundation, join Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality to round out the keynote addresses at Living Future 2021: Inclusion + Unity, where climate, health, and equity meet in the built

Improving Road Safety With Homologation of Electric Vehicles

By Adeline Lim | Marketing Industry Manager
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In the world of connected and portable devices, rechargeable devices are part of our everyday life. From personal devices such as the cell phone, smartwatch, or wireless headset, to home devices such as vacuum cleaners or video game consoles, we need to ensure that they are properly charged with the designated cable and correct power supply to protect the safety of the device and operatable after charging. We certainly do not want our devices to malfunction after charging.

Ørsted Signs a Long-Term Power Purchase Agreement with Nucor

Nucor will purchase energy from the Western Trail onshore wind project, currently under construction and expected to be operational later this year.
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Nucor, a steel manufacturer, has signed a long-term agreement to purchase energy from the 367 MW wind farm in Texas.

"Western Trail will utilise Nucor steel, demonstrating our ability to develop multilateral supply chain relationships," said Vishal Kapadia, Senior Vice President and Onshore Chief Commercial Officer at Ørsted. "It's great to partner with Nucor in their efforts to improve the environmental sustainability in the steel industry."

Legislation to Partially Repeal House Bill 6 Falls Short by Failing to Restore Clean Energy Programs

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April 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Gov. Mike DeWine signed legislation today to partially repeal Ohio’s scandal-ridden House Bill 6, but failed to restore the state’s renewable energy and energy efficiency resource standards.

Ørsted Commences Construction of Largest Onshore Project to Date

Ørsted announces final investment decision on the combined wind and solar PV project Helena Energy Center in South Texas and integrates the US trading team into the Onshore business.
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Ørsted has taken a final investment decision on its largest onshore project to date, the 518 MW hybrid wind and solar PV project, Helena Energy Center, with an expected operational date in the first half of 2022.

The project expands Ørsted's onshore portfolio to Bee County, South Texas. The hybrid nature of the project allows Ørsted to maximise the use of the excellent location, in a highly liquid market, on a primary transmission import path into the San Antonio load centre and in an area characterised by strong coastal winds and sunshine.

Renewable Energy to Responsible Energy: A Call to Action

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How can the growing renewable energy (RE) sector fully live up to its potential to drive positive social and environmental outcomes? The S&P Global Foundation is proud to sponsor a ‘Call to Action’ report through the Renewable Energy to Responsible Energy Initiative to explore exactly this question.

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