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Organic Photovoltaic Greenhouse Innovation Wins Schneider Electric’s 2018 Go Green in the City Student Competition

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Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation announce the winning team of Go Green in the City 2018, its international student case study competition focusing on innovative energy solutions for smart cities. 

National Climate Assessment Report: Time Is Running Out...

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Late last week on the heels of the Thanksgiving holiday, the federal government released the second volume of its Fourth National Climate Assessment. The report details the present and future impacts of climate change in the U.S. by sector and by region. 

IDEA Public Schools “Flips the Switch” to Go Solar With Green Mountain Energy Sun Club

$100,000 sustainability grant supports IDEA’s mission to achieve net-zero energy
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WESLACO, Texas, November 27, 2018 /3BL Media/– IDEA Public Schools’ headquarters in Weslaco is one step closer to becoming the first self-sustaining building in South Texas, thanks in part to a $100,000 donation from the Green Mountain Energy Sun Club.

Give the Gift of Light This Giving Tuesday

Symantec nonprofit partner SolarBuddy illuminates better futures for children around the world
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Today is Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving which encourages people to give their time, a donation or gift, or the power of their voice to support their local community. Anyone, anywhere can get involved and give back in a way that’s meaningful to them. 

We’re featuring a guest post by Simon Doble, CEO of SolarBuddy, one of Symantec’s nonprofit partners. SolarBuddy’s program raises awareness of the billions of people living in energy poverty while providing safe, reliable, effective and easy-to-operate solar lights to children without access to electricity. 

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Today is Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving which encourages people to give their time, a donation or gift, or the power of their voice to support their local community. Anyone, anywhere can get involved and give back in a way that’s meaningful to them. 

We’re featuring a guest post by Simon Doble, CEO of SolarBuddy, one of Symantec’s nonprofit partners. SolarBuddy’s program raises awareness of the billions of people living in energy poverty while providing safe, reliable, effective and easy-to-operate solar lights to children without access to electricity. 

Transforming Southeast Asia’s Energy Sector: Opportunities & Challenges

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Nations in Southeast Asia are working to balance energy security, environmental sustainability and economic competitiveness at a time when the financial sector is looking for bankable energy projects in which to invest. The region’s industrial growth in recent years has encouraged economic growth and urbanization that has expedited its consumption of energy.

From Drones to Sensors: Innovation Gaining Sway Among Electric Utility Leaders

Electric utilities are awakening to the power afforded by dynamic advances in technology
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With their infrastructure graying and renewable energy posing growing threats to their customer bases and bottom lines, electric utilities are awakening to the power afforded by dynamic advances in construction, from the deployment of drones to innovative construction practices. Amid the prospect of a continued shift to decentralized, digital grids and the broadening appeal of increasingly affordable solar power systems, electricity suppliers no longer have the luxury of resisting change or delaying the adoption of next-generation power delivery.

The Future Is Bright With Our Solar Powered Feed Mill

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We’re taking a significant step toward making our company more sustainable by using renewable energy to make a difference in the way we operate.

Our feed mill in Aurora, Missouri, not only plays an integral role in our poultry production at our Monett, Missouri, complex, but it’s now our first commercial feed mill to use solar energy.

Lidl Finland Microgrid Enables Carbon-Neutral Distribution

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Schneider Electric has partnered with grocery store chain, Lidl, to deliver Finland’s largest industrial microgrid and an advanced IoT-enabled building automation system for Lidl’s new distribution center in Järvenpää, Finland.  

The unique distribution center that will cover a surface of 60,000 m2, the largest in Finland and equivalent to 10 football fields in size, will serve Southern Finland’s grocery stores and fully start operations at the beginning of 2019.

Smart microgrid: 100% renewable energy sources for a carbon-neutral environment

Black & Veatch Report: Natural Gas Industry Trending up Despite Headwinds of Trade Dispute, Surge in Renewables

Gas producers in U.S., overseas markets scurry to satisfy surging demand for cleaner, greener power
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., November 13, 2018 /3BL Media/  – Demand from increasingly thirsty energy markets is stoking near-term optimism for natural gas investment, as plentiful supply and innovative liquified natural gas (LNG) solutions help governments elevate the energy source to the center of their clean power goals.

Duke Energy Utility Issues Historic $1 Billion Green Bond Offering

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  • Duke Energy Carolinas' first clean energy investment offering
  • One of the largest issuances of green bonds for utility industry
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  • Duke Energy Carolinas' first clean energy investment offering
  • One of the largest issuances of green bonds for utility industry

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