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Cummins Is Demonstrating the Potential to Use Hydrogen to Store Other Forms of Renewable Energy

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Global power leader Cummins is working on three projects that use hydrogen production as a means to store renewable energy, a key issue for proponents of wind, solar and other low-carbon renewable energy sources.

Using renewable sources such as wind to produce hydrogen emits no greenhouse gases. Wind energy can be converted into hydrogen using an electrolyzer and utilized in several ways – from fuel-cell hydrogen trucks, buses and trains, to ships powered by liquid ammonia made from hydrogen, to a substitute for natural gas for heating homes.

Cummins Hosts Mobile on-Site COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics at U.S. Facilities

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When Cummins Inc. announced they were offering free COVID-19 vaccines for employees, contingent workers, and their dependents; reservations began to immediately fill up. 

Cummins began vaccinating its workforce and their dependents on April 1, in Columbus, Indiana. The company partnered with the state’s health department and local health care provider, Premise Health to ensure there was enough vaccine and medical professionals to handle the demand. 

Cummins Joins Group Advocating for Climate Action

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Cummins is celebrating Earth Week by joining the CEO Climate Dialogue, a group of 22 companies and four leading environmental groups committed to advocating for climate action in the U.S. Congress.

The group is calling for aggressive steps to address the country’s climate-related challenges, including an economy-wide price on carbon to use the power of the market to help achieve the country’s carbon reduction goals in a “simple, coherent and efficient manner.”

Cummins Progressing on New Fuel Cell Assembly Facility in Germany

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Cummins is getting closer to the opening a new plant in Herten, Germany, this year that will initially focus on the assembly of fuel cell systems for a low-carbon economy.

The facility will eventually expand to also support fuel cell stack refurbishment and includes space for research and development. 

Cummins Celebrates Remanufacturing's Role in Sustainability

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Global Power Leader Cummins celebrated 50 years of remanufacturing experience on Global Remanufacturing Day April 8, highlighting the important role returning parts to a useful life plays in the company’s sustainability efforts.

Cummins Joins Calls to Advance Voter Accessibility

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Cummins has endorsed a recent Business Roundtable statement supporting efforts to advance voter accessibility in the United States, Chairman and CEO Tom Linebarger announced last week.

Our Diversity, Our Strength: Cummins Employee Recognizes World Autism Day

by Chris Sowers, EBU Operational Engineering
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To celebrate and bring awareness to World Autism Day on April 2, Chris Sowers, EBU Operational Engineering, shares his perspective on why this day is close to his heart and the importance of providing people with Autism Spectrum Disorder the tools they need to succeed in a truly diverse, equitable and inclusive environment.

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To celebrate and bring awareness to World Autism Day on April 2, Chris Sowers, EBU Operational Engineering, shares his perspective on why this day is close to his heart and the importance of providing people with Autism Spectrum Disorder the tools they need to succeed in a truly diverse, equitable and inclusive environment.

Cummins Employees Raise Awareness on Gender Inequality and Bias on International Women's Day

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More than 5,000 Cummins employees participated in 47 conversations hosted in 22 countries around the world to challenge gender bias and inequality on International Women’s Day earlier this month.

The goal of having 24 hours of continuous conversations on gender equity – organized by several groups within the company including Cummins Powers Women – was exceeded in both the number of events and the incredible engagement across the company. 

Cummins Leader Says past Successes Can Inform Carbon-Neutral Future

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When Cummins’ Chief Technical Officer thinks about the global power leader’s aspiration to be carbon neutral by 2050, he’s inspired by the industry’s past success fighting smog.

“What gives me confidence that we’re actually going to be able to get there is looking in the rear-view mirror and seeing the innovation that has occurred over the last 30 years to get us to where we’re at today,” Jim Fier told participants at Work Truck Week 2021, a celebration of the commercial truck business, which was held virtually this month because of the pandemic.

Cummins Leader Calls for Continued Innovation in All Technologies to Reach Environmental Goals

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Innovation in both internal combustion and alternative technologies is the best way to achieve important environmental benefits today and a carbon-neutral future, a Cummins leader told a U.S. Senate committee Tuesday.

Vice Chairman Tony Satterthwaite testified that advanced internal combustion engines can achieve immediate reductions in air pollutants and carbon emissions while the infrastructure and manufacturing scale develops for low-carbon technologies like battery and fuel cell electric powertrains.

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