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National Grid Seeks Approval of Revolution Wind Contract in Rhode Island

Revolution Wind will be the largest procurement of offshore wind in Rhode Island
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PROVIDENCE, R.I., February 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – National Grid filed for regulatory approval of a 20-year contract for energy from a new, 400 MW offshore wind farm – Revolution Wind. The project, originally developed by Providence-based Deepwater Wind, has since been acquired by Orsted, one of the world’s leading developers of offshore wind farms. National Grid selected Revolution Wind in coordination with the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources and the Division of Public Utilities and Carriers.

Texas Sun Powers New Green Mountain Energy Go Local Solar Plan

New plan powers homes with Texas solar energy; no roof required
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HOUSTON, February 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Electricity customers across the state can let their Texas pride shine while showing the planet some love with a new solar plan. Green Mountain Energy has launched its first electricity plan that lets customers power their homes with 100 percent solar electricity generated right here in Texas. Go Local Solar is inspired by the farm-to-table movement, harnessing electricity from Texas-based solar parks and giving both homeowners and renters local solar power with no rooftop installation or upfront costs required.

Is California the New Hub for Electric Transportation?

Edison International Senior VP Drew Murphy explores the state’s mobility future with industry leaders.
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With a growing number of companies like Tesla and electric bus manufacturer Proterra headquartered in California, it’s worth exploring whether the state is becoming a hub for electric transportation.

Republic Services Strengthens Commitment to Reduce Fleet Emissions With Expanded Adoption of Redeem™ Renewable Natural Gas (RNG)

Recycling and Solid Waste Company Has Widest Geographic Usage of Redeem Fuel in North America
Press Release

PHOENIX, February 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) today announced an agreement that represents the widest geographic usage of Clean Energy (NASDAQ: CLNE) Redeem™ renewable natural gas (RNG) in North America. RNG is an ultra-low-carbon intensity transportation fuel that substantially lowers greenhouse gas emissions.

Walmart Receives A- Rating from CDP for Sustainability Efforts

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CDP has recognized more than 150 corporates as the pioneers acting on climate change, water security and deforestation, and building our future economy this year.

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CDP has recognized more than 150 corporates as the pioneers acting on climate change, water security and deforestation, and building our future economy this year.

Ørsted Gets Closer to a Complete Green Transformation: 99% Renewable Energy Generation by 2025

Ørsted, one of the world’s largest renewable energy companies, will generate almost only green energy by 2025, and bring clean energy to more than 50 million people by 2030. Read more in their recently-published Sustainability Report.
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Ørsted, one of the world’s largest renewable energy companies, will generate almost only green energy by 2025, and bring clean energy to more than 50 million people by 2030. Read more in their recently-published Sustainability Report.

The years 2015-2018 were the four warmest years on record for the world. To avoid runaway climate change, society must radically decarbonise the way it generates and consumes energy, and keep global temperature rise below 1.5° Celsius as compared with pre-industrial levels.

ACCIONA Energy Joins Schneider Electric in Global Partnership to Accelerate Corporate Renewable Energy Adoption

ACCIONA will connect with commercial and industrial buyers in the Schneider Electric-moderated NEO Network, broadening the array of opportunities and helping speed the transition to clean, sustainable power
Press Release

SARRIGUREN, Spain, and BOSTON, February 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ – ACCIONA Energy and Schneider Electric today announced that the world-leading company in renewables has joined Schneider’s New Energy Opportunities (NEO) Network™, a growing community of forward-thinking organizations committed to buying and developing renewable energy and clean technologies around the world.

Green Mountain Energy and The Hill Announce Sustainability Partnership

Eco-friendly shopping center and leading renewable energy provider bringing greener energy to North Texas
Press Release

HOUSTON, January 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Green Mountain Energy today announced it has entered into a sustainability partnership with The Hill, a unique, eco-friendly shopping and dining destination in the heart of Dallas. The organizations have teamed up to explore and implement sustainability upgrades for the property and power common areas of the development with 100 percent renewable energy. This agreement represents the first Sustainability Partnership between Green Mountain and a mixed-use project in Dallas.

Black & Veatch: Renewable Energy, Technology Spur Utility Modernization Push

New Strategic Directions Report explores smart grid strategies as distributed energy tests utility business models
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Faced with the rapid evolution of generation, transmission and distribution technology, utilities are poised to undergo their most visible transformation in more than a century. By actively pursuing grid modernization efforts now — deploying smart devices, predictive analytics and active network management strategies — they can overcome the pitfalls of aging infrastructure assets and meet rising customer demand for clean energy, reliability and a lowered carbon footprint.

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