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Energy & Sustainability Goal-Setting eBook: Your Guide to 7 Top Standards

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Recent research finds that organizations have more success on energy and sustainability initiatives when they set public goals. But with so many options available, how do you determine which goals will drive the greatest value for your organization? And against what criteria should you assess them?

Our goals primer eBook summarizes the top global, third-party benchmarking standards and recommends how to choose the right one to accelerate your energy and sustainability ambitions.

Ohio’s Clean Energy Standards Are Key to Thriving Economy

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April 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Major investors and companies in Ohio oppose provisions in legislation introduced today in the Ohio Legislature that would weaken the state’s renewable portfolio and energy efficiency resource standard. 

The provisions, included in part of a larger package to support a bail out of the state’s aging nuclear plants, would require all classes of customers to meet a lengthy list of requirements in order to “opt in” for participation in both the state’s Renewable Portfolio and Energy Efficiency Resource Standards. 

Video | Capitalizing on Change: Novelis’ Enterprise Efficiency Story

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Sustainability creates increasing business opportunities, but to deliver on targets and sustain results is not an easy task. Learn from Novelis, the world ‘s leader in rolled aluminum and largest recycler of aluminum, on how to embrace change and succeed on an enterprise efficiency program.

Watch Novelis' story on enterprise efficiency here. 

Consumers Energy Receives National Recognition as ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year, Saves Customers $2 Billion on Bills

After a Decade, Energy Efficiency Good for People, Planet, Michigan’s Prosperity
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JACKSON, Mich., April 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy is being honored for the seventh time in eight years with the ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for energy efficiency programs that have saved Michigan homes and businesses over $2 billion.

Fast Forward for Renewable Energy

Accelerator Access for NEO Network Gives Companies the Connections and Tools for Rapid, Sustainable Progress — at No Cost.
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The dynamics of the energy market are rapidly shifting, quicker than a Netflix show at ›› x3 speed. The electricity landscape is evolving, new technologies emerge at an extraordinary pace and the advent of IoT power is disrupting energy ecosystems.

Legislation to Keep U.S. in the Paris Agreement Builds on Congressional Momentum for Climate Action

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March 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ The sustainability nonprofit organization Ceres applauds U.S. House leaders for taking bold action today with the introduction of new legislation aimed at tackling climate change by ensuring the U.S. remains in the historic Paris Agreement.

Consumers Energy Achieves Broad Support for Breakthrough Clean Energy Plan, Files Settlement

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JACKSON, Mich., March 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Consumers Energy and other stakeholders have filed a settlement with the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) on the company’s Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) outlining a breakthrough Clean Energy Plan for Michigan. The plan positions Consumers Energy as a national clean energy leader and demonstrates its commitment to people, the planet and Michigan’s prosperity.

Consumers Energy Delivers $2.8 Million Incentive to General Motors for Energy Efficiency Upgrades in Flint

GM Receives $13 Million in Last 10 Years for Reducing Energy Use
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FLINT, Mich., March 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Officials from Consumers Energy today presented General Motors with a payment worth over $2.8 million for energy-saving upgrades at the automaker’s Flint facilities that benefit the planet and Michigan’s prosperity.

“General Motors has made a commitment to sustainability, and we are pleased to work with them to take actions that are good for their customers and all of Michigan,” said Brian Rich, Consumers Energy’s senior vice president for customer experience.

The Intersection of Politics & Energy Policy

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The intersection of Politics and Energy Policy is a busy one. Unfortunately, not everyone agrees on the traffic signals and, as a result, there’s a lot of gridlock. Even as scientists warn that world leaders are running out of time to take comprehensive action on climate change, some politicians are still debating the existence of the problem. Across the globe, the carbon-free-future campaigners are in a tug of war with the fossil-fuel advocates. Bold plans set in motion by one administration are postponed or cancelled by the next.

Southern California Edison Files 2019 Wildfire Mitigation Plan

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ROSEMEAD, Calif., February 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Southern California Edison today filed its proposed 2019 Wildfire Mitigation Plan with the California Public Utilities Commission.

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