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Chevron is Powering the World Forward With California Sunshine

Chevron’s lost hills oil field is being powered with 1.4 billion kilowatt-hours of green energy
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Today’s energy landscape continues to rely on fossil fuels to power the world forward, but partnership and innovation are helping Chevron to develop more energy with less environmental impact. Thanks to California’s sunshine, San Joaquin Valley Business Unit (SJVBU) will soon be reducing CO2 emissions associated with oil production at its Lost Hills oil field.

Schneider Electric Webinar: Accelerated Action Toward a Net Zero Carbon Economy

Thu, Feb 20, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST
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To avoid the worst climate impacts, global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions will need to drop by half in the next 10 years and stay the course to a 2050 net-zero emissions horizon. Companies are being tasked to realign their strategies and operations in-line with these tightened goals. But what does that mean in practice? How can businesses realign business models without impacting current success? 

Reserve your seat at our 2020 webinar and hear from Novo Nordisk, Schneider Electric and WWF on their net-zero journey.

3 Key Corporate Energy & Sustainability Trends to Watch in 2020

by Frederic Abbal
Blog

By any number of measures, 2019 was a watershed year for energy and sustainability globally.

Black & Veatch’s Reuss, Hurwitz Win Coveted Awards From Key Water Industry Trade Group

American Water Works Association honors distinguished service, innovation
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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, February 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – For much of his four decades at Black & Veatch, Brent Reuss has delivered on water solutions for the global infrastructure company. Less than two years into his Black & Veatch job as a process engineer, Gil Hurwitz has burnished his reputation for membrane technology. Now, both are being honored by a leading water industry trade group.

Southern California Edison Files 2020-22 Wildfire Mitigation Plan

Plan advances company’s commitment to prevent utility-caused wildfires
Press Release

ROSEMEAD, Calif., Feb. 10, 2020 — Southern California Edison filed its proposed 2020-22 Wildfire Mitigation Plan with the California Public Utilities Commission. SCE’s multiyear plan builds on the progress made last year to reduce the risk of fire ignitions caused by utility infrastructure.

Installing Solar? Here’s How You Can Save Money

Southern California Edison adds a new solar section to its Marketplace to help customers save on solar installations.
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By Julia Roether

According to a recent report from the Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan think tank, 54% of West Coast homeowners are considering putting solar panels on their rooftops.

The Microgrid Solution

Could microgrids help keep the lights on?
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By Jude Schneider

As Californians confront the challenges of increased wildfire risk and both planned and unplanned electricity outages, Southern California Edison is exploring whether microgrids can provide relief to customers.

Wide Bandgap Technology Enables Future Solar Power Solutions

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by Brandon Becker

We’re constantly faced with the current standing of the global climate situation - our news feeds are filled with fires, floods and wild weather, all of which are being attributed to climate change.

The situation is clearly of concern and individuals, governments and lobby groups are advocating significant reductions in fossil fuel usage – or a complete ban.

Schneider Electric Joins the Climate Group EV100 Initiative to Fast-Track Shift of 100% Fleet to Electric Mobility

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  • Moving forward with its commitment to carbon neutrality, Schneider Electric announces its membership of the EV100 initiative to replace 14,000 company cars with electric vehicles (EV) by 2030
     
  • Schneider Electric is a ‘triple joiner’ of The Climate Group’s EV100, RE100 and EP100 initiatives to achieve carbon neutrality in its own ecosystem by 2025 and net-zero emissions by 2030
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  • Moving forward with its commitment to carbon neutrality, Schneider Electric announces its membership of the EV100 initiative to replace 14,000 company cars with electric vehicles (EV) by 2030
     
  • Schneider Electric is a ‘triple joiner’ of The Climate Group’s EV100, RE100 and EP100 initiatives to achieve carbon neutrality in its own ecosystem by 2025 and net-zero emissions by 2030

How Companies Buy RECs to Meet Their Sustainability Goals

What the heck is a REC? Renewable Energy Certificates allow a factory in North Carolina to reduce carbon emissions to zero
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When the manufacturer UPM Raflatac wanted to eliminate carbon emissions, it didn’t have the luxury of building a solar or wind farm at its Henderson County, N.C., plant.

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