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Going Above and Beyond to Champion Clean Energy and Renewables

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While the world is still dealing with the ongoing disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re also witnessing historic wild fires in North America destroy millions of acres of forest life, blot out the sun, and cast plumes of smoke as far as Northern Europe.

MetLife to Reduce Emissions by 30 Percent and Originate $20 Billion of New Green Investments by 2030

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NEW YORK, September 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Over the next 10 years, MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) has committed to reduce its location-based greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30 percent from 2019 levels, originate $20 billion in new MetLife Investment Management (MIM)–managed green investments, and allocate $5 million to develop products and partnerships that drive climate solutions.

Regulation Within Reach: Texas Summer

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From generation to the light switch, energy regulation determines the what, where, why, and how of your power. And yet, for most, it is the most mystifying part of the power sector. Unless you are an energy aficionado, a legislator, or part of regulatory body, the world of regulation, and how it affects your everyday life may seem incomprehensible and daunting. 

Stith Joins Board of North American Freight Efficiency Organization

Black & Veatch director selected for experience in fleet electrification, decarbonization of vehicle charging infrastructure
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch today announced that Paul Stith, director of global transportation initiatives within the company’s Growth Accelerator, has been named to the board of the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (

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.

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

Ørsted Acquires Solar Farm under Construction in Alabama

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August 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Ørsted continues to expand its solar footprint via the acquisition of the 227MWac under construction Muscle Shoals solar project located in Colbert County, Alabama, in the US. Concurrent to the acquisition, Ørsted enters into a tax equity funding commitment with Wells Fargo.

National Grid's Geronimo Energy Establishes Community Fund for 200 MW Crocker Wind Farm

The estimated $800,000 charitable fund’s board has been elected and is composed of local residents and landowners
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Minneapolis, MN, August 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of the American Wind Energy Association’s American Wind Week, Geronimo Energy (Geronimo), a National Grid company, announced today that it has established a local charitable giving board, named the Crocker Community Fund Board (the Fund), for the benefit of the communities connected to the Crocker Wind Farm (Crocker). Crocker is a 200 megawatt (MW) operational wind energy project located in Clark County, SD.

Investing in Renewable Energy Benefits the Environment and Business

by Eunice Heath, Corporate Director of Sustainability
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Our business is energy-intensive, so having an energy portfolio that makes us less dependent on carbon prices and helps us reduce our carbon intensity makes sense.

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Our business is energy-intensive, so having an energy portfolio that makes us less dependent on carbon prices and helps us reduce our carbon intensity makes sense.

Four Dozen Ohio Businesses Call for Repeal of House Bill 6

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A group of nearly 50 businesses, investors, trade associations, and employers in Ohio sent a letter to Governor Mike DeWine and members of the Ohio Legislature today urging the immediate repeal of House Bill 6.

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