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Decarbonizing Cities - How to Harmonize Buildings, Mobility and Infrastructure

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  • An integrated approach is needed to fully decarbonize cities.
  • Digitalization across buildings, mobility and energy infrastructure is key to achieving net zero carbon.
  • Decarbonizing cities will not just benefit the environment, but also the jobs market, public health and well-being of communities.
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  • An integrated approach is needed to fully decarbonize cities.
  • Digitalization across buildings, mobility and energy infrastructure is key to achieving net zero carbon.
  • Decarbonizing cities will not just benefit the environment, but also the jobs market, public health and well-being of communities.

Black & Veatch Launches New Environmental Business Unit

New organization focuses company’s vast experience in delivering environmental solutions as clients seek environmental science, regulatory, climate and sustainability solutions
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ – As enterprises thoughtfully work to meet environmental objectives from regulators, shareholders and consumers, Black & Veatch announces the launch of a dedicated environmental business unit to support those objectives.

Duke Energy Renewables Acquires 144-MWac Pflugerville Solar Project in Texas from Canadian Solar

Project will provide low-cost solar power to Austin Energy customers
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. and GUELPH, Ontario, Canada, January 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy Renewables, a subsidiary of Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), is expanding its solar energy portfolio by acquiring the 144-megawatt (MWac) Pflugerville Solar project from Recurrent Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ). 

Net Zero Gaining Momentum Like Never Before Among Investor and Business Community

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2020 can't get behind us fast enough. But the shocking realization we've all faced about how vulnerable our society and global economy is also one of the reasons we've seen the remarkable embrace of ‘net zero’ by the business community this year.

Founded by Young Entrepreneurs, Oorja Brings Affordable Clean Energy to Smallholder Farmers

Words by Amy Brown
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In rural India, smallholder farmers often struggle to earn a living. They are also largely dependent on highly polluting diesel fuel, the dominant source of energy across northern and eastern India, responsible for 5 percent of the country’s carbon emissions.

Vistra Scores Significantly Higher Than the North American Average on its First Ever CDP Climate Change Disclosure

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December 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Vistra today announced that CDP, a global non-profit running the world’s leading environmental disclosure platform, scored Vistra in the ‘Management Band’ of its 2020 climate change report, including companies known for taking coordinated action on climate issues, with an overall score of ‘B’. This year 9,600 companies disclosed environmental data through CDP, where companies were assessed based off of the comprehensiveness of their disclosures, management of environmental risks, and best practices associated with environmental leadership.

Ceres Releases a Set of Practices for an Equitable and Just Transition to Clean Energy

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Recognizes the clean energy transition as an opportunity to create a more equitable, just and sustainable economy

Recommends five best practices to bring local communities and workforces into planning with clean energy project developers, purchasers, investors and regulators

CIT Serves as Coordinating Lead Arranger for $256 Million Texas Solar Financing

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NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) recently announced that its Power and Energy business served as coordinating lead arranger on a $256 million financing for the 250-megawatt (MW) Taygete I Energy Project owned by 7X Energy, Inc (7X) and located in Pecos County, Texas.

Peachtree Corners Smart City and The Ray Install USA's First Road Surface Solar Panels on Autonomous Vehicle Lane

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Peachtree Corners – the nation’s first smart city environment powered by real-world infrastructure and next-generation connectivity – today unveiled the city’s new solar roadway system which produces energy for a solar-powered EV charging station located at city hall. The installation also marked the first road surface-powered solar panels to be activated in a United States city.

National Grid Transitions to Regional Focus and Appoints Key Leaders

New York and New England Presidents to Build on Local Presence, New Chief Customer Officer
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WALTHAM, MA, December 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ - National Grid US President Badar Khan today announced the company’s transition to a deeply local model for its US business. The announcement includes the expansion of New England and New York leadership roles and a new Chief Customer Officer.

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