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Developer of Leading-edge Wind Energy Technology Joins Black & Veatch

Champion of data-driven asset efficiency’s appointment further enhances strength-in-depth of renewable energy capabilities
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REDHILL, United Kingdom, May 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The UK government has just thrown down the gauntlet to the wind energy sector: deliver more than 30 gigawatts (GW) of capacity by 2030. The appointment of Dr Peter Clive as Black & Veatch’s Principal Renewable Wind Energy Consultant, will help the company’s clients rise to this challenge.

Consumers Energy’s Sustainability Report Focuses on Triple Bottom Line Commitment to People, Planet, Michigan’s Prosperity

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At Consumers Energy, we’re passionate about making life in Michigan better today while keeping an eye on the future – ensuring this is a great place to live for the generations ahead.

Today, Consumers Energy released our annual Sustainability Report. The report offers insight into our company’s work to serve two-thirds of Michigan’s residents and our Triple Bottom Line commitment to people, the planet and Michigan’s prosperity.

Energy Is No Longer A Cost Center: How Executives Can Use Efficiency to Future-Proof Business

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Businesses have long discounted energy as a fixed cost center, treating conservation measures as an expense-management lever. As a result, companies put a premium on short-term decisions with long-term carbon and cost impact. While this may have worked in the past, the global energy landscape is rapidly changing, and a new low-carbon economy is emerging. In the new energy paradigm, efficiency is becoming a strategic lever to future-proof business, and executives are taking notice. 

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.

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