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The End of Fossil Fuel Use Will Involve a Complex Mix of Renewables

Although many would like to see a 100 percent solar transition, a less "painful" path will likely involve biomass, wind and other renewable technologies for many years to come.
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Although solar electricity and wind energy are growing by leaps and bounds, they only provide a tiny fraction of today’s electrical demand. As global supplies of fossil fuel resources decline and as concern over global climate change increases, however, solar electric systems could become a major source of electricity, along with wind and a host of other renewable energy technologies. But is there enough solar energy to produce enough electricity to meet our needs?

A Beginners Guide to the UK Capacity Market

by Naomi Scott-Mearns, CBRE Sustainability Analyst, Global Workplace Solutions
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Set out in the UK Energy Act 2013, the Capacity Market (CM) is one of the UK government initatives for ensuring security of electrical energy supply for homes, businesses and industry.

Global Influencers Publicly Commit to Climate Change Actions

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How many large companies are making meaningful, measurable and public commitments to improve #energyefficiency and #GHG emissions? Find out in this global study of leaders representing over 5,300 large organizations: Accountability for Climate Action: How Corporations Are Tackling #ClimateChange, from Ingersoll Rand and GreenBiz. 

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Improving Lives in Sri Lanka’s Rural Communities

Biomass Supplies joins the Business Call to Action with an initiative to integrate 40,000 farmers into its supply chain
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New York, August 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ –  Biomass Supplies, a Sri Lankansubsidiary of Biomass Group –the visionary renewable energy company – is developing Sri Lanka’s abundant sustainable energy resources through innovative partnerships with the country’s smallholder farmers. Biomass has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to boost the incomes of 40,000 farmers – at least 70 percent of them women – by 2018 and improve their yields through training in sustainable agriculture practices.

Video - Sustainability: More than Just a Word at Caterpillar

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Sustainability is one of our Core Values at Caterpillar. But, it’s just a word unless employees and dealers around the world are committed to sustainability in action. And they are!

Watch this video to see how our team is putting sustainability into action. 

Carnival Corporation Issues 2015 Sustainability Report, Continues Strong Commitment to Environment and Safety

World’s largest leisure travel company today released 2015 sustainability report detailing progress made in environmental, safety, employee and social areas
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MIAMI, August 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, today released its 2015 sustainability report detailing the  progress made in 2015 against its 2020 sustainability performance goals. The report’s details show the company is on track to meet its goals in the next four years, with sustainability efforts highlighted across its 10 cruise line brands.

Black & Veatch Takes on Innovative South African Waste-to-Energy Project

First-of-its-kind renewable energy facility to support South African sustainability and waste management efforts; boost electricity supply
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Johannesburg, South Africa and Overland Park, Kansas, August 3, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch was selected by MBHE African Power (PTY) Ltd, a local renewable energy developer, to provide technical assistance for the country’s first waste-to-energy (WTE) plant. The energy plant will be located in the Drakenstein Municipality, near Wellington in the Western Cape. 

The energy plant will contribute 10 megawatts to the nation's power grid – enough to power more than 10,000 South African homes. 

UPS Drives 1 Billion Cleaner Miles, Achieves Goal One Year Early

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UPS’s 14th annual Sustainability Report provides a comprehensive update on the company’s sustainability efforts, including an announcement that the company has achieved its goal of driving 1 billion miles in its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet one year earlier than planned.

Caterpillar's Digital Technology & Customer Sustainability

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As the world becomes ever more connected, and our technologies more sophisticated, we are able to create solutions to help our customers reduce their energy use and corresponding gas (GHG) emissions of our products. We collaborate with customers to deliver customized solutions that help optimize energy use and provide training for customer operators on how to use our equipment more efficiently. In 2015, 18 percent of our reported sales and revenue was derived from products, services and solutions that demonstrate an improved sustainability benefit over existing offerings.

Balancing Renewables in the New Energy Landscape

Siemens’ Flex-Plants™ Technology
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Renewable resources are plentiful, but also unpredictable. Siemens Flex-Plant™ technology is a reliable backup that produces the energy you need, when you need it. Click here to learn more.

See this video and more on our YouTube channel.

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