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The West Pushes for Renewal Natural Gas/Compressed Natural Gas—Who Will Be Next?

Getting onboard with CNG and RNG projects
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Tetra Tech’s Paul Stout, solid waste west region vice president, has nearly 30 years of experience in air quality and landfill gas (LFG) projects, with expertise in LFG migration assessment, energy recovery from biogas, design, permitting, construction, start-up, and operations and maintenance. In this post he provides insight into California’s leading role in getting other states to adopt sustainable energy regulations.

National Grid's Strategic Energy Management Partnership Improves Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Use for Commercial Customers

Press Release

November 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ - National Grid is supporting commercial and industrial customers across the state with energy  use planning aimed at reducing operating costs and reaching renewable energy targets. Among  customers National Grid is working with through its Strategic Energy Management Partnership, or SEMP, is Beech-Nut Nutrition in Amsterdam, which is seeking to lower operating costs and improve  operational efficiency. 

National Grid's Strategic Energy Management Partnership Improves Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Use for Commercial Customers

Niagara Falls-based Greenpac Mill Enrolls in Plan to Achieve Sustainability Goals
Press Release

November 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ - National Grid, through its Strategic Energy Management Partnership, is supporting commercial and industrial customers across upstate New York state with energy use planning.  Among the customers who are collaborating with National Grid on this initiative is Niagara Falls based Greenpac Mill, which is seeking to lower operating costs, improve system efficiencies and  achieve its renewable energy targets. 

INFOGRAPHIC: Funding Energy & Sustainability in the New Normal

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In a recent survey, companies reported that their energy & sustainability goals are moving forward despite disruption. But financial constraints may be hiding under the surface...

Scroll through to learn more, and how companies can attack this problem.

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Ørsted's Carbon Reduction Targets Are in Line With What Science Says Is Needed to Stop Global Warming at 1.5°C

The renewables leader is among the first energy companies globally with 1.5°C-aligned targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark, November 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Ørsted is decarbonising its energy generation much faster than science requires from the energy sector. The renewable energy company has reduced carbon emissions by 86% since 2006 and is on track to be carbon neutral in energy generation and operations by 2025. 

Cummins Takes Leadership Role in Promising Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Technology

by Blair Claflin, Director of Sustainability Communications
Blog

Cummins is quickly becoming the leader in a power technology for commercial and industrial uses that could be an important bridge to a carbon-neutral future and beyond.

Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) can convert a higher percentage of a fossil fuel’s energy into power than combustion-based processes and can also use low- and no-carbon fuels such as hydrogen to generate power.

Black & Veatch: Decarbonization Driving Repowering of the Power Industry

Calls for zero-carbon energy are increasing, fueling the need for cleaner, more environmentally friendly energy portfolios
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, October 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The global power industry is in a state of transformation and needs to accelerate the path to net zero as many companies, communities and stakeholders forge ahead with commitments to lower carbon emissions.

Nestlé Purina Partners with National Grid for Advanced LED Lighting Upgrades, Demonstrating Company's Commitment to Western New York

Dunkirk facility to achieve energy efficiency savings, reduce annual greenhouse gas emissions by 1,100 tons
Press Release

Dunkirk, N.Y., October 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Nestlé Purina’s recent energy efficiency investments and robust LED  lighting technology upgrades at its Dunkirk manufacturing facility will increase  productivity, create a more sustainable work environment and reduce greenhouse gas  emissions by 1,100 tons, which is equivalent to the annual energy consumption of 114  U.S. homes, according to US EPA. 

Sun Shines Bright in Alliant Energy's Iowa Clean Energy Blueprint

Customers continue to benefit from the company’s transition to renewable resources
Press Release

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, October 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today, Alliant Energy (NASDAQ: LNT) introduces the Clean Energy Blueprint for Iowa, a path for accelerating their transition to cleaner energy for customers. The Blueprint outlines the company’s plans to increase the use of renewable resources, including solar power, add more battery storage and build out the connected energy network. The company’s new roadmap also includes plans to discontinue coal generation in Lansing by the end of 2022 while transitioning their Burlington Generating Station to natural gas in 2021.

Cummins Cogeneration System Keeps Greenhouse Growing in Belgium

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Belgian-based greenhouse company Varegro is using a Cummins HSK78G gas generator to power its facility in Oostrozebeke, West Flanders, making it the first in the world to be installed in a greenhouse environment.

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