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Schneider Electric Shortlisted for Clean Energy Trailblazer RE100 Leadership Awards 2020

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Schneider Electric has been shortlisted for the RE100 Leadership Awards 2020! From a wide range of sectors, these RE100 member companies are going 'above and beyond' on their journey to 100% renewable power.

Read the shortlist here

About Schneider Electric

At Schneider, we believe access to energy and digital is a basic human right. We empower all to make the most of their energy and resources, ensuring Life Is On everywhere, for everyone, at every moment.

25% of McCain Argentina Electric Energy Comes From Renewable Sources

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  • The company will work with AES and Genneia, two of the leading providers of renewable energy in the country.
  • The total electric energy acquired will exceed 20,000 MWh/year, thus avoiding the emission of more than 5,500 tons of Carbon Dioxide (CO2).
  • This initiative is part of McCain’s broader sustainability strategy which aims to achieve 100% renewable energy in all its plants around the world by 2030.
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  • The company will work with AES and Genneia, two of the leading providers of renewable energy in the country.
  • The total electric energy acquired will exceed 20,000 MWh/year, thus avoiding the emission of more than 5,500 tons of Carbon Dioxide (CO2).
  • This initiative is part of McCain’s broader sustainability strategy which aims to achieve 100% renewable energy in all its plants around the world by 2030.

VMware and the National Science Foundation Collaborate on the Next Generation of Sustainable Digital Infrastructure

By Victor Firoiu, Senior Staff Academic Research Lead, VMware
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With the Climate Decade upon us, cutting global emissions in half by 2030 depends on bold actions and a global capacity for innovation. We’re focused on both. Throughout our 20-year history, we’ve pioneered solutions to help build a low-carbon economy and become a carbon-neutral business.

Essity's Annual and Sustainability Report 2019: Strategically Driving Efficiency

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Essity works continually to improve efficiency by increasing productivity, reducing material, energy and logistics costs and minimizing waste. This strengthens our competitiveness and enhances our financial performance while reducing environmental impact. We are working to leverage digitalization, innovation, global economies of scale and knowledge sharing to increase efficiency in the supply chain and create a world-class value chain.

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Essity works continually to improve efficiency by increasing productivity, reducing material, energy and logistics costs and minimizing waste. This strengthens our competitiveness and enhances our financial performance while reducing environmental impact. We are working to leverage digitalization, innovation, global economies of scale and knowledge sharing to increase efficiency in the supply chain and create a world-class value chain.

Ceres' Climate Week NYC 2020 Media Briefing

Ahead of virtual summit, Ceres’ leading experts to highlight key action steps to stop the climate crisis
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September 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As we experience another deadly and devastating hurricane and wildfire season, it is clear the climate crisis continues to wreak havoc around the globe. In 2020, carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere hit an all-time high, triple-digit temperatures in the Arctic Circle led to another warmest month on record, and the dry spring and summer heat unleashed raging forest fires from America's West to Brazil's Amazon.  In California, the wildfires across the state have already burned more acres than any year on record.

Paul Skurdahl Joins Black & Veatch as Senior Vice President and Director of Solar Energy

Building on its renewables expertise further positions the company’s solar business for continued investment and growth
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., August 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Black & Veatch, a global leader in power infrastructure engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services, today announced that Paul Skurdahl has been named Senior Vice President and Director of Solar Energy within the company’s rapidly growing power business.

LG Solar Modules Power Net Zero Home

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With the need to curb greenhouse gas emissions, many companies large and small are eagerly blazing a path forward with innovative solutions that can have very substantial environmental impacts. One forward-thinking architectural firm, archimania in Memphis, Tenn., is taking this challenge head-on in the residential space with the design and construction of civitas, a reimagining of what the home of the future can be with green technologies fully implemented. 

Less Is More: Small 3D-Printed Parts Boost Marine Fuel Efficiency, Lower Emissions

Koch engineers have harnessed 3D metal printing to redesign large carrier ships' engine fuel atomizers, a small metal component that boosts the efficiency of a carrier’s propulsion system and lowers its emissions
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The enormous ships that transport liquefied natural gas (LNG) around the world — called LNG carriers — can sometimes transport the equivalent of 100 Olympic-size swimming pools of the supercooled fuel in their hulls. These floating fuel warehouses burn hundreds of thousands of gallons of fuel oil and gas themselves during a typical 20-day voyage. Every year, engines in these giant vessels release millions of tons of nitrogen oxide (NOx).

Republic Services, Aria Energy and bp Partner on New Renewable Energy Project

Renewable Natural Gas Facility Begins Operations at South Shelby Landfill
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Republic Services (NYSE: RSG) and energy partners Aria Energy and bp (NYSE: BP) today announced the startup of a landfill-gas-to-renewable-natural-gas (RNG) project at South Shelby Landfill. The project directly supports Republic's commitment to send 50 percent more landfill gas to beneficial reuse by 2030. 

Ørsted's U.S. Offshore Wind Projects: Block Island Wind Farm

We are taking real action to create a world that runs entirely on green energy.
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In the U.S., we have the potential to deliver clean energy to the seven states on the East Coast that have committed to build more than 15GW of offshore wind capacity by 2030. We operate the Block Island Wind Farm, America’s first offshore wind farm, and have been awarded over 2,900MW of capacity through five projects.  Our offshore wind projects will not only deliver clean, reliable energy but bring huge opportunities for local economic growth and job creation.

Block Island Wind Farm

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Capacity: 30 MW

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