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Increasing our Stake in Solar Power

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While Enbridge's history may be firmly rooted in the transportation of carbon-based energy, with more than 160 years of experience in providing natural gas to customers in Ontario and Quebec and more than six decades of transporting western Canadian oil to markets in the American Midwest and Eastern Canada, we have always been a company that looks to the future.

And these days a big piece of that future is renewable energy.

// Hydro Ottawa’s Green Energy Initiatives

Renewable Electricity – The Way Forward
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In 1882, Hydro Ottawa’s predecessor, the Ottawa Electric Light Company, first lit the streets of the nation’s capital using renewable green energy. Fast forward 130 years later, it’s a legacy that Hydro Ottawa, through its Green Energy initiatives, is proud to carry on.

Leonardo Academy Develops Alternative Fuel Locator App – Free Download

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(3BL Media) Madison, WI - July 25, 2012 - Leonardo Academy announced today its new alternative fuel locator mobile app, Cleaner and Greener® Fuels. The app is free of charge and provides a series of interactive maps that locate alternative fuel stations across the United States via a smartphone or mobile device. The app can be downloaded from both the iTunes App Store and the Google Play Store (the Android market) or the Cleaner and Greener® website.

Get Thee Into The Crawlspace!

Where Your Home’s Most Intimate Secrets Await!
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Sealed crawlspaces offer many benefits, from improved indoor air quality to energy efficiency, but this homeowner appreciates that they are also a lot less creepy than standard, vented crawlspaces.  This makes regular inspections a lot less intimidating.

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Sealed crawlspaces offer many benefits, from improved indoor air quality to energy efficiency, but this homeowner appreciates that they are also a lot less creepy than standard, vented crawlspaces.  This makes regular inspections a lot less intimidating.

L'Oréal USA Installs Second Rooftop Solar System in the US

LEED Gold Certified Franklin Manufacturing Plant Aims to Further Reduce CO2 Emissions with Conversion to Solar Power
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) New York, NY - August 3, 2011 - L'Oréal USA announced today that its Franklin, New Jersey manufacturing facility is partnering with GeoPeak Energy in a Purchase Power Agreement (PPA) to install a 1.0 Megawatt Photovoltaic Solar System at that facility. This is the second solar powered, green energy application for L’Oréal in the US.  The company also uses solar technology in its manufacturing and distribution plants in India, Spain, Mexico and China. Twenty percent of the company’s electricity used globally last year was from renewable sources. 

CSR Minute: UK Publishes Planning Guidelines for Sustainable Development; Dole Food Launches New Web Site for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

L'Oréal USA Converts Piscataway Manufacturing Facility to Solar Power

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) New York, NY - June 16, 2011 - L'Oréal USA announced today that its Piscataway, New Jersey manufacturing facility is partnering with GeoPeak Energy in a Purchase Power Agreement (PPA) to install a 1.4 Megawatt Photovoltaic Solar System at that facility. Although this is the first solar powered, green energy application for L’Oréal in the US, the company uses solar technology in its manufacturing and distribution plants in India, Spain, Mexico and China. Today, twenty percent of the company’s electricity used globally is from renewable sources.

Thinking Beyond the R-Factor in Home Insulation by writer, Nancy Weking Poling

Fiction Writer Nancy Werking Poling Speaks About (Of All Things) Home Insulation!
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Greenspiration Home guest blogger, Nancy Werking Poling, puts a fiction writer's spin on her tale about about insulating her North Carolina mountain home.  She breaks the process and the pay-off down for the average homeowner with creative style.  

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Would YOU like to be a Guest Bloggin' Homeowner (like Nancy) for Greenspiration Home?  If you've got a homeownership lesson to share, contact us.  If your story is a good fit, we'll include it on the Greenspiration Home blog -- the web's most entertaining homeowner-to-homeowner resource for building, renovating and decorating green!

 

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Greenspiration Home guest blogger, Nancy Werking Poling, puts a fiction writer's spin on her tale about about insulating her North Carolina mountain home.  She breaks the process and the pay-off down for the average homeowner with creative style.  

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Would YOU like to be a Guest Bloggin' Homeowner (like Nancy) for Greenspiration Home?  If you've got a homeownership lesson to share, contact us.  If your story is a good fit, we'll include it on the Greenspiration Home blog -- the web's most entertaining homeowner-to-homeowner resource for building, renovating and decorating green!

 

Sterling Planet announces completion of one of Georgia’s largest solar generating projects

First phase of Valdosta solar project now supplies green energy to Georgia Power
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Valdosta, GA - May 12, 2011 - Sterling Planet, the leading national retail provider of renewable energy and other clean-energy assets, today announced at a commissioning ceremony the completion of a 200 kWAC output solar generating project in Valdosta. One of the largest solar arrays in the state of Georgia, the Wiregrass Solar, LLC project began commercial operation on April 6 and is now generating annualized output of approximately 350,000 kilowatt-hours.

Mapping the Road to a Climate Catastrophe Solution

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Our world is on the brink of a climate catastrophe, with current atmospheric CO2 levels at highs unparalleled in the last 800,000 years, and projected levels for the year 2100 set to almost triple that record. At the Future in Review FiReGlobal : West Coast conference, scientist Larry Smarr shared several potential scenarios for how our world and our country can fight back against these trends. What will it take to turn our futures around and how can we put our individual purchasing power to work in creating a solution to climate catastrophe?


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Our world is on the brink of a climate catastrophe, with current atmospheric CO2 levels at highs unparalleled in the last 800,000 years, and projected levels for the year 2100 set to almost triple that record. At the Future in Review FiReGlobal : West Coast conference, scientist Larry Smarr shared several potential scenarios for how our world and our country can fight back against these trends. What will it take to turn our futures around and how can we put our individual purchasing power to work in creating a solution to climate catastrophe?


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