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Texas State Students Win Shell and Net Impact's International Competition to Design Renewable Energy Solutions

Press Release

OAKLAND, Calif., April 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ - A team of students from Texas State University was honored as the winner of the Net Impact Future of Energy Challenge at Shell’s Powering Progress Together event. Their research applied blockchain technology to local solar grids.

How Mars Inc. Aligns Sustainability With Biz Strategy: Q&A With Supply Chain Exec

By Jennifer Hermes
Article

Global food manufacturer Mars Inc. recently made public the fact that the global carbon footprint from its extended supply chain is equivalent to a country roughly the size of Panama. But last week, the company announced its new commitment to reduce its GHG emissions from its full value chain by 27% by 2025, and by 67% by 2050 (from 2015 levels).

New Energy Companies: “Green,” Sustainable, and Profitable

by Chris Dartnell, President of Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals, Schneider Electric
Blog

Future growth hinges on the appropriate response to present conditions while strategically developing longer-term plans. For most industries, social, environmental, and political issues are having increasingly greater impact in reshaping the present and future business environment. In particular, the oil and gas (O&G) industry is challenged to reliably and economically deliver transportation fuels in the present day while working strategically to provide “cleaner” energy products in the future.

Ecocentricity Blog: Miles of Opportunity on The Ray

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Even the land itself (called the right-of-way) can multi-task! This year, Georgia will deploy a one-megawatt solar farm in and along the shoulder of The Ray, following successful pilots in Oregon and Massachusetts. 

Guest blog by Harriet Langford
Blog

Even the land itself (called the right-of-way) can multi-task! This year, Georgia will deploy a one-megawatt solar farm in and along the shoulder of The Ray, following successful pilots in Oregon and Massachusetts. 

Designing Sustainable Water Supply Systems in Africa

Helping bring clean water and effective delivery systems to Liberia to address water sector challenges
Article

Tetra Tech is bringing clean water and effective delivery systems to Liberia to address water sector challenges.

Harnessing the Power of the Sun for a U.S. Army Facility

Designing and constructing a two megawatt solar photovoltaic array for solar electricity generation at Dugway Proving Ground, Utah
Article

ECN Magazine highlighted the 2 megawatt, 24-acre solar photovoltaic array that is being constructed at the Dugway Proving Ground (DPG) site in Dugway, Utah. This new system will allow DPG’s existing electrical grid to produce 4 million kilowatt-hours of energy per year. Tetra Tech and joint venture partner TriEco are serving as the prime contractor for the design and build of the array.

AMLI Residential, Green Mountain Energy Commit to 100 Percent Renewable Energy in Houston and Dallas

Solar panels to power four Dallas communities
Press Release

HOUSTON, April 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ AMLI Residential and Green Mountain Energy Company have announced a sustainability partnership to install 330 kW of solar panels across four AMLI communities in the Dallas area. AMLI is also purchasing 100% renewable energy for all of the common areas at its apartment communities in Houston and Dallas.

Consumers Energy CEO Patti Poppe: Michigan Deserves Clean Energy

Article

by Consumers Energy CEO Patti Poppe

Whether it’s water rushing over our hydroelectric dams, the sun shining on a summer afternoon, or the wind blowing through the countryside, Consumers Energy has long relied on our state’s clean natural resources to power the communities, homes and businesses we serve.

We have a track record of doing more than is required to ensure Michigan’s air, water and land are cleaner for future generations to enjoy.

Duke Energy's New Climate Report Details the Company's Ability to Adapt to a Low-carbon Future

Press Release

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Duke Energy today outlined steps it is taking to provide safe, reliable, affordable and increasingly clean energy to its customers while embracing the transformation underway in the utility industry.

The report details the company's strategy and ongoing efforts to mitigate risks from climate change, reduce emissions, navigate policy uncertainty and plan future investments to deliver value for customers and investors.

Schneider Electric VIDEO | Helping Locals in Myanmar With 24/7 Access to Sustainable Energy and Contributing to UN Sustainable Development Goal #7

Multimedia with summary

How do you provide efficient and sustainable electricity 24X7 for fishermen and farmers cultivating rubber trees in one of the four villages at Kenti Island? Until very recently, these four villages in Kenti Island, Myanmar, received electricity through a diesel generator owned by a private player. At that time electricity was available only for 4 hours in the night on an intermittent basis. The livelihoods of the farmers and the people in these villages depends on the reliable and continuous electricity supply.

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