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Vistra, Malta and Southwest Research Institute Collaborate on Department of Energy Funded Study to Advance Clean Power Generation

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and IRVING, Texas,  April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Vistra (NYSE: VST) a leading Fortune 275 integrated retail electricity and power generation company and Malta Inc., a leading developer of long-duration thermal energy storage solutions, in collaboration with Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), have been awarded a Department of Energy (DOE) grant.

Ontario Customers Can OptUp to Greener Choices

Voluntary RNG program will help to reduce Ontario’s carbon footprint
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Enbridge Gas customers can help support Ontario’s transition to clean energy through OptUp, a new voluntary Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) program.

The program, which launches today, supports the Ontario provincial government’s Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help Canada meet its 2030 emissions reduction target.

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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Bringing Benefits of Solar to Disadvantaged Communities

Southern California Edison is seeking solar and energy developers for two clean energy projects.
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In communities experiencing economic burdens and the harmful health effects from air and other environmental pollution, solar energy can help residents save money while also helping the environment.

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. 

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.

Danfoss and Ørsted Sign Corporate Power Purchase Agreement

Two of Denmark's largest companies, Danfoss and Ørsted, have signed a corporate power purchase agreement for 27 MW of the capacity of Horns Rev 2 Offshore Wind Farm.
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Danfoss, a world-leading industrial manufacturer of energy efficient solutions, has signed a 10-year fixed price corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA) with Ørsted to offtake the renewable electricity output of 27 MW of Ørsted's 209MW Danish offshore wind farm Horns Rev 2, which came out of subsidy in October 2020.

Ørsted, Aker Carbon Capture, and Microsoft Commit to Explore Development of Carbon Capture

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Ørsted, Aker Carbon Capture, and Microsoft have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore ways to support the development of carbon capture and storage at biomass-fired heat and power plants in Denmark.

Carbon capture and storage is widely accepted as an important instrument to meet both the Danish climate targets of 70 % carbon reduction by 2030 and to meet the Paris Agreement's goal to limit global temperature increases to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

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