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Power Generation – Is Coal Making a Comeback?

New Strategic Directions Report examines the role of coal, renewables in powering the future
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The current administration has revived debates over coal’s role in the country’s overall energy mix. Still regarded as one of the most economical generation resources in an industry heavily driven by cost and reliability, some believe coal may experience a revival of sorts; however, most forward-looking infrastructure investors and industry leaders are not as optimistic.

Ecocentricity Blog: Solar Physics

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In a sense, the Sun is just being generous. It already has enough energy to fuse atoms together over and over and over again, which just creates more energy that it is willing to share with us. Thank you, Sun!

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In a sense, the Sun is just being generous. It already has enough energy to fuse atoms together over and over and over again, which just creates more energy that it is willing to share with us. Thank you, Sun!

Green Mountain Energy Rewind: Celebrating 20 Years

20 Years of Changing the Way Power is Made
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In honor of our 20th birthday, we’re taking a walk down memory lane. We’re amazed by how far we’ve come in 20 years thanks to our community of planet-loving customers. 

You’re invited to join our planet party: choose clean energy today. 

Capturing Solar Energy

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At Republic Services’ Hickory Ridge Landfill near Atlanta, GA, solar panels were installed to generate clean electricity and provide a reuse of the landfill. This award-winning project, which sits on 48-acres and is one of the largest solar energy-generating facilities in the state of Georgia, converts sunlight into a clean, renewable energy resource for the local community, including landfill gas and solar electric power.

Black & Veatch: Renewables, Distributed Energy Resources Driving Investments in Power Transmission Assets

Strategic Directions Report finds business models challenged by shifting customer demand
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., August 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The influx of renewables and evolving customer demand for green energy and reliability are driving the electric industry to make significant capital investments in power delivery assets.

Tetra Tech Project Takes a Unique Approach to Electrifying Africa

Employing public-private partnerships to make a difference for millions of people across sub-Saharan Africa
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On July 13, 2017, Tetra Tech participated in the Society for International Development-Washington’s (SID-W) event, Power Africa and Successful Public-Private Partnerships for Africa’s Energy Future, discussing the U.S. government’s Power Africa Initiative, which is working to bring 30,000 megawatts (MW) of power and 60 million new electricity connections to the continent. During the keynote address, Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, noted the importance of electricity for the health, education, and employment of people living in Africa.

Allie Kelly and Harriet Langford of The Ray to Speak at VERGE 17

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Allie Kelly, executive director of The Ray, and Harriet Langford, president of The Ray will speak in a VERGE Talk on 9/19. Can One Highway Drive the Future?

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Allie Kelly, executive director of The Ray, and Harriet Langford, president of The Ray will speak in a VERGE Talk on 9/19. Can One Highway Drive the Future?

Anna Cullen of The Ray to Speak at Georgia Environmental Conference

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Anna Cullen of The Ray, Pete Marte of Hannah Solar and GA Public Service Commissioner Tim Echols to speak about #TheRayHighway at Georgia Environmental Conference, August 23-25

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Anna Cullen of The Ray, Pete Marte of Hannah Solar and GA Public Service Commissioner Tim Echols to speak about #TheRayHighway at Georgia Environmental Conference, August 23-25

What Does the Solar Eclipse Mean for Solar Power?

This unusual eclipse is a balancing act for energy companies
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When the Great American Eclipse glides over the country on Aug. 21, the moon will block more than 90 percent of the Carolinas' sunshine. That much darkness presents a first-of-its-kind puzzle for the Duke Energy employees managing solar energy.

NRG Energy | Sustainable Business Solutions

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Our team makes sustainability a reality for organizations by developing customized energy solutions based on their needs. These solutions include demand response, renewables, thermal, commodity sales, energy efficiency and energy management services. Responding to the business goals of ROI- driven companies, our projects span multiple industries and range from 100 MW utility-scale renewable solutions to o -grid power solutions that employ small wind turbines and battery storage.

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