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UPS Adds 200 Hybrid Electric Vehicles To Alternative Fuel Fleet

Updated Engine Technology Extends Range and Improves Performance and Fuel Economy
Press Release

Atlanta, October 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced it  plans to add 200 new hybrid electric delivery trucks to the company’s growing alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet. The vehicles have the same 2-cylinder engine and E-GENTM chassis as the 125 vehicles UPS announced earlier this year.  

National Grid on Energy Awareness Month: The Transition Blueprint

Designing the Future of Energy in New England
Article

The following article is taken from the “The Transition Blueprint” chapter of Dean Seavers’ Democratization of Energy eBook

Registration Opens for the 2017 International Corporate Citizenship Conference: Corporate Citizenship Ecosystems

Annual Conference Designed Exclusively for CSR Professionals to Take Place in Boston March 26-28
Press Release

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., September 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship, Carroll School of Management is pleased to announce that registration is open for the 2017 International Corporate Citizenship Conference. Uniquely tailored to corporate citizenship professionals, the annual 2.5 day conference brings together industry experts and more than 600 CSR practitioners from around the world to network, learn, and grow.

Preparing for a Lower Carbon Future

By Sophia Mendelson
Blog

Since the Wright brothers, planes have been running on fossil fuel – that’s 100 years of using the same energy source. Just as the term “fossil” implies, the externalities from this form of fuel means there is need for rethinking. Investments in renewable energy are needed for a more sustainable future, especially in the aviation industry.

As an airline, it’s no secret that our largest impact is emissions. Earlier this week, JetBlue made a big step towards our future by announcing one of the largest renewable jet fuel purchase agreements in U.S. aviation history. 

Running Out of Gas

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In this respect, electric vehicles carry less risk. If gasoline supply or infrastructure fails, electric vehicle owners don’t lose their mobility. In a moment like this in Georgia, I’m grateful for that benefit.

I got an interesting text from my brother Patrick a couple of days ago. Out of the blue, he texted, “Must be nice to be an electric car owner….”

I thought, “Why yes, yes it is! But why on earth is he texting me that?”

Twitter Chat on 9/21 at #GM100 with GM, WWF & The Climate Group

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Join General Motors (GM)’s Director of Sustainability, David Tulauskas, GM’s Manager of Renewable Energy, Rob Threlkeld, WWF’s Director of U.S.

The Connection Between EVs, Batteries and a Clean Grid

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The Chevrolet Bolt EV just received an EPA-estimated range rating of 238 miles per charge. And GM just committed to meet its entire electricity needs at all of its global operations using renewable energy by 2050.

Oil and Water Don’t Mix – Keeping Your Condensate Hydrocarbon-Free

by Erik Arfalk
Blog

We frequently discuss the differences between oil-free and oil-injected air compressors and their uses in various industries. While oil-free compressors are essential for pharmaceutical, food and beverage, and semiconductor production, oil-injected compressors are great for operation in harsh environmental conditions like those found in oil and gas, railway and marine applications. However, one issue that is often not considered is what happens to lubricant after it’s used in an oil-injected compressor.

Republic Services’ Use of CNG: A Cleaner, Quieter & Safer Fleet

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Republic Services exercises the utmost responsibility in their operations, including their expansive fleet. Republic is working hard to understand and measure their impact on air, land and water to minimize or eliminate any negative consequences, where possible.

Republic leverages alternative fuels and fleet innovation to help preserve the Blue Planet and has a resounding commitment to reduce carbon emissions whenever possible.

Investment, Policy and Holistic Planning Integral to Drive Hydrogen Fueling Infrastructure

White paper explores the state of U.S. hydrogen fueling infrastructure, recommendations for further adoption
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ – A new white paper from Black & Veatch’s Smart Integrated Infrastructure (SII) business examines the current hydrogen fueling infrastructure in the U.S. and challenges that complicate development.

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