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Bèl Rèv is Finally in Sight

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Blue Marble Dreams Founder, Alexis Gallivan, Guest Blogging for NRG Power Persepectives: 

NRG Cedar Bayou EcoCenter Supports a Concerted Effort to Protect Remaining Marshland

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Contributed photo by Tom Harvey, Texas Parks and Wildlife: Teens and adults harvest marsh grass from ponds at the NRG EcoCenter on Cedar Bayou for transplant to a wetlands site along Dickinson Bayou.

Posted: Sunday, August 14, 2016 12:00 am | Updated: 2:56 pm, Tue Aug 16, 2016.

By Mark Fleming mark.fleming@baytownsun.com

A Very Sweet Success

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Ice cream is probably the world’s most ubiquitous treat. In Port Au Prince, Haiti, ice cream will become more than a sticky, melty, sweet – starting today, ice cream will change Haitian lives. Crazy, right?

Q&A with Jennifer Brunelle, Head of positiveNRG, NRG Energy’s Philanthropy Program

Versaic chats with client NRG Energy about their philanthropy programs
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Jennifer Brunelle leads the philanthropy program for Princeton, NJ-based NRG Energy, the leading integrated power company in the U.S. 

MGM Resorts International and NRG Energy Complete the Installation of One of the Nation’s Largest Rooftop Solar Array

28-acre expanded array atop Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino will offset 25 percent of the resort’s peak energy demand
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LAS VEGAS, NV, July 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ – NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG) and MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) today announced the completed expansion of one of the nation’s largest rooftop solar arrays. On the roof of the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, the expanded solar array has more than 26,000 photovoltaic panels and produces a combined 8.3 MW dc (6.5 MW ac) of electricity. At full production, the system supplies 25% of the power demand of the entire Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino campus.  

MGM Resorts International Named Finalist for Prestigious U.S. Chamber Foundation Corporate Citizenship Award

MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) has been recognized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation for its innovative sustainability initiatives and commitment to alternative energy sources.
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LAS VEGAS, August 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ — MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) has been recognized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation for its innovative sustainability initiatives and commitment to alternative energy sources.

The company has been named a finalist for Best Environmental Stewardship Program in the 2015 Corporate Citizenship Awards.

Las Vegas Project Shows Power of Solar Panels

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The desert-bound city of Las Vegas enjoys average highs of 41⁰C on July days, but drops to a positively frigid 35⁰C in September.  So you can imagine the demands on the regional power grid from air conditioning alone. With a population of just under 2 million – not including the tourists – southern Nevada demands a lot of electricity. We spoke with Chris Brophy, Vice President of Corporate Sustainabilty for MGM Resorts International to see what they’re doing to offset the energy demand on the grid.

Solar Power Utilities Look to New Investment Models - The Minute

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Two-thirds of the nation’s solar capacity installed in the U.S. last year was utility-scale solar power. The rapid growth of this new industry has been driven by government loan guarantees and an Investment Tax Credit worth 30 percent of a project’s cost. The results have been the Ivanpah plant, a venture between BrightSource Energy, NRG Energy, and Google, and two plants developed by the Spanish energy company, Abengoa. Located in the Mojave Desert, all three produce electricity when the sun is not shining by storing solar power for overnight use.

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