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All-new Ram 1500 Named 2019 Green Truck of the Year™ by Green Car Journal

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AUBURN HILLS, Mich., November 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Green Car Journal has selected the Ram 1500 as its 2019 Green Truck of the Year™. The announcement was made today at the 50th annual San Antonio Auto & Truck Show in San Antonio, Texas.
 

Consumers Energy Works with Michigan-Based Business to Help Students in 29 Counties Stay Warm This Winter

Classrooms will use low-energy approach to dry gloves, mittens
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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., November 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Helping to keep schoolchildren safe and warm this winter, Consumers Energy is working with a Michigan-based business to provide products to over 900 West and Northern Michigan schools that quickly dry cold and wet gloves and mittens.

This week, TheGreenGloveDryer® School Project is delivering 3,140 EcoDryers to classrooms in nearly 60 public, private and charter schools in the Traverse Bay area. Consumers Energy is funding the school outreach to help students just in time for another cold Michigan winter.

New LG ENERGY STAR Certified Air Purifier Delivers All-Around Air Quality

New PuriCare 360° leads expanded, energy efficient LG Air Care line featuring four models also certified ‘asthma & allergy friendly’
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ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Nov. 14, 2018 — ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year LG Electronics USA has launched the PuriCare™ 360° Air Purifier – the latest addition to the company’s line of advanced air care solutions. The new LG PuriCare 360° features a unique purification method that promotes 360 degrees of clean air delivery, true HEPA filtration, LoDecibal™ quieter operation and superior energy efficiency.

Lidl Finland Microgrid Enables Carbon-Neutral Distribution

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Schneider Electric has partnered with grocery store chain, Lidl, to deliver Finland’s largest industrial microgrid and an advanced IoT-enabled building automation system for Lidl’s new distribution center in Järvenpää, Finland.  

The unique distribution center that will cover a surface of 60,000 m2, the largest in Finland and equivalent to 10 football fields in size, will serve Southern Finland’s grocery stores and fully start operations at the beginning of 2019.

Smart microgrid: 100% renewable energy sources for a carbon-neutral environment

GM Lightens up One Gram at a Time

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Did you know that General Motors applies lightweighting principles to all its vehicles, whether they’re EVs, trucks, high-performance vehicles or beyond? The Chevrolet Camaro alone lost almost 400 pounds back in 2016 thanks to lightweighting efforts.

Lockheed Martin’s Sustainability Commitment

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Lockheed Martin is committed to engineering solutions that enable safe, resilient, modern societies for generations to come.

Watch how the company is putting commitment into practice in this short video featuring Lockheed Martin Senior Vice President Leo Mackay, head of the corporation’s award-winning sustainability, ethics and enterprise risk-mitigation programs, and Vice Present Frank Armijo, head of the corporation’s commercial and military energy business.

VMware Achieves Carbon Neutrality Across Global Operations

A Major Milestone on Our Journey To Net-Positive Global Impact
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In 2016, we launched VMware 2020, our global impact vision to serve as a force for good.

LG ENERGY STAR Washers and Dryers Rated #1 in Performance and Reliability Again and Again

Energy efficient, water-saving LG laundry products dominate top rankings by leading U.S. consumer publication
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WASHINGTON, November 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – For the second year in a row, ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year LG Electronics leads the industry in home appliance excellence with top rankings in high-efficiency front-load and top-load washing machines, as well as gas and electric dryers, according to a leading U.S. consumer products publication.

Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School District Improves Classrooms, Earns Trane Energy Efficiency Leader Award

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Trane®, a global leader in indoor comfort solutions, and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, recognized the Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School District (DRRSD), with an Energy Efficiency Leader Award for a multi-year energy conservation program that improves classroom comfort and reduces district energy costs by 62 percent.     

Unnatural Instincts: The Trump Effort to Rollback Critical Climate Regulations Is Bad Science and Bad Business

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The scale of these rollbacks — measured in GHG emissions, in economic costs to be paid and benefits to be lost, and in human lives — is breathtaking. These rollbacks not only reveal a bad “instinct” for science, they also show a bad sense for business

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The scale of these rollbacks — measured in GHG emissions, in economic costs to be paid and benefits to be lost, and in human lives — is breathtaking. These rollbacks not only reveal a bad “instinct” for science, they also show a bad sense for business

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