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Seventy-Five Percent of Schneider Electric Revenues Come with Eco Labeled Products

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Life cycle assessment (LCA) has gained significant traction in BUILDING sector in the last 10 years as a tool for evaluating the environmental performance of products. That’s what a last survey done by Schneider Electric with more than 1500 customers around the world shows.

According to the survey, customers increase their interest to green products due to:

Global Perspective – India Plans Coal Plant Emissions Reduction

India is planning major investments in its power generation and distribution infrastructure
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With up to 400 million Indians lacking a reliable energy supply, the country is planning major investments in its power generation and distribution infrastructure. Most of the investment in new capacity will be for renewable energy. India has a 175 gigawatt (GW) target for renewable energy (100 GW solar, 60 GW wind and 15 GW biogas and others) by 2022.

Bechtel | Powering More Than Clean Energy

by Tam Nguyen
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The new 778-megawatt Stonewall Energy Center in Loudon County, Virginia provides the electricity the community needs while protecting its water, wildlife, and other natural resources. More than 778,000 homes in Virginia and Washington DC will be powered by the clean energy this plant produces.

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Energy Efficiency Highlights From the 2017 Cox Conserves Sustainability Survey

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It’s October. While you sip your pumpkin spice latte and cheer on your favorite football team, it’s also time to talk about energy. Happy #EnergyAwarenessMonth! This month, companies and organizations around the country are raising awareness of the importance of energy efficiency.

Caterpillar's Solar Installations in India Help Drive Renewable Energy Goal

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Our Hosur, India plant recently installed 150 kilowatt solar panels on its roof.

Click here to learn more about how Caterpillar has a goal to use alternative/renewable sources to meet 20 percent of its energy needs by 2020.

Whirlpool Taps Wind as Propeller Of Sustainability and Community Investment

by Antonio Pasolini
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Transitioning to clean energy is one of the most efficient ways for companies to mitigate their environmental impact, as it prevents GHG emissions as well as providing a long-term solution for energy needs.

For that reason, appliance manufacturer Whirlpool Corporation is pushing ahead with wind energy expansion as part of its efforts to decrease its carbon footprint in a bid to make its business increasingly sustainable as well as more socially responsible.

VIDEO | Schneider Electric Case Study of One of Hilton's Most Efficient and Sustainable Hotels

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The Largest Hilton Garden Inn Outside the U.S. Is Now One of Hilton’s Most Efficient and Sustainable Hotels.

“Schneider has brought in a whole range of equipment to this property that allows us to operate the hotel very energy efficiently. Profitable, but without sacrificing guest comfort.” Oliver Kesseler, General Manager, Hilton Garden Inn Dubai Mall of the Emirate

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VIDEO | Discover How to Maximize Energy Efficiency and Get Results by Being Sustainable

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We help AEG increase overall efficiency and reduce total resource consumption. We partnered in developing sustainability objectives for 2020 and deployed the technology to monitor progress against goals. 

AEG now has the tools they need to answer questions such as “How much electricity does an arena use?” and “How much water is used during a game or concert?”

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Hormel Sponsors Solar Project in Kansas

by Antonio Pasolini
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Solar power is one of the cleanest forms of energy available, and many companies are embracing it as a central part of their strategy to reduce emissions and reach clean energy goals.

Natural food company Hormel Natural Choice is tapping the power of the sun through a partnership with a community project headed by Westar Energy, just 50 miles from its Dold Foods plant in Wichita, Kansas.

Smarter Investments: Integrating Women Into the Energy Value Chain

Helping Mexico’s clean energy industry close its employee gender gap and improve performance
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Tetra Tech’s Sandra Chavez, a senior clean energy associate, discusses her experience examining the role of gender in her work in Mexico’s clean energy industry. This blog was both inspired by and prepared with input from Graciela Calvo, gender specialist for Tetra Tech’s clean energy work in Mexico.

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