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What to Know Before Installing a Rooftop Solar System

The California Solar Consumer Protection Guide safeguards customers during the solar sales process.
Blog

By: Julia Roether

Solar energy has a lot of benefits. It provides clean, renewable energy and can potentially save customers money.

If you are considering going solar, customers should ask specific questions to avoid common solar scams and figure out if going solar makes sense.

How to Start a Corporate Revolution

Reprinted from Conscious Company
Summary: 

Interface’s story can not only inspire but also instruct us all in how a purposeless company can transform itself to become a vehicle for achieving something important for the world and improve its financial performance in the process. 

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Interface’s story can not only inspire but also instruct us all in how a purposeless company can transform itself to become a vehicle for achieving something important for the world and improve its financial performance in the process. 

Solar Power World: Black & Veatch Among Nation’s Top Solar Power Contractors

High U.S. ranking reflects company’s comprehensive global solar installation capabilities
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, July 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – With renewable energy expected to be the fastest-growing source of new U.S. electricity generation for the next several years, Solar Power World has named Black & Veatch among the top U.S. solar contractors, ranking the company sixth of 415 installers on the magazine's 2019 “Top Solar Contractors” list.

Plan G: How Georgians Are Taking Control of the Climate Conversation

By: Matt Pearl and Lindsey Basye
Article

Local news rarely covers the climate.

We’re all over the weather, but we generally avoid going beyond. Climate, as a subject, is deemed too toxic, too politicized, too daunting - too depressing.

It doesn’t have to be.

In Georgia, it’s solutions in unexpected places. It’s green business booming on brown soil. It’s challenges along the Atlantic coast and the Atlanta streets. Our new report, PLAN G, examines these ideas, using the stories of residents of Georgia who are uniquely affected by changing the climate.

Duke Energy to Build Solar Power Plant at Discovery Park District Near Purdue University

Press Release

PLAINFIELD, Ind., July 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy is building a 1.6-megawatt solar power plant in the Discovery Park District near Purdue University.

“We’ll use the clean, renewable energy from this solar plant for our Indiana customers,” said Stan Pinegar, Duke Energy state president for Indiana. “Discovery Park at Purdue is a hub for innovation in science, technology and engineering, so building this plant there is a natural fit.”

EV Veterans Honor SCE’s ‘Dean’ of Electric Vehicles

The retirement celebration becomes a reunion of electric car trailblazers.
Blog

by Paul Griffo, Energized by Edison Writer

By the early 2000s, the battery electric car in America seemed all but dead.

General Motors had stopped making its EV1 electric car, and, after more than a decade of modest progress, not much else was on the horizon for the movement to popularize electric vehicles.

Duke Energy Passes Major Renewable Milestone: 1 Gigawatt of Owned Solar Energy Capacity

Summary: 
  • Owned capacity serves about 2 million homes and businesses
  • Part of the company’s 4 gigawatts of owned and purchased solar capacity
  • Delivering renewable energy to retail and wholesale customers from Florida to California
Press Release
  • Owned capacity serves about 2 million homes and businesses
  • Part of the company’s 4 gigawatts of owned and purchased solar capacity
  • Delivering renewable energy to retail and wholesale customers from Florida to California

Assessing the Value of Rebates and Incentives for Your Sustainability Plan

Blog

In our last issue, we talked about why “Where are the best rebates?” is a tricky question. And, because it raises far more questions than it answers, we offered suggestions on how to begin the process of assessing the value of your Company’s energy efficiency projects.

Edison International 2018 Sustainability Report: Leading the Transformation to Clean Energy

Multimedia with summary

Clean Energy

A clean energy future starts with clean electricity. At SCE, we’re charting a path toward an 80% carbon-free electricity supply by 2030, supported by energy storage. At Edison Energy,* we’re helping the largest energy users meet their renewable energy and sustainability goals. 

Cleaning the Power System

Parkway School District Continues Sustainability Leadership with an Investment in Geothermal Energy

District to save taxpayers nearly $2 million over the 30-year life
Press Release

June 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ Trane®, a brand of Ingersoll Rand® and global provider of indoor comfort and energy services solutions, and Parkway School District, one of the largest school districts in Missouri, partnered to install the Greater St. Louis area's first on-campus centralized geothermal energy plant, guaranteeing at least $123,000 in total energy savings annually.

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