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Environmental Sustainability: Solar Success, MGM Resorts International and NRG Energy Celebrate the Installation of the World’s Largest Convention Center Solar Array | November 2014 CSR Newsletter

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Three months, 20 acres, and 21,000 solar panels.

In October MGM Resorts International celebrated the completion of the Mandalay Bay Convention Center rooftop solar array, built in partnership with energy company NRG. A gathering Thursday at the miX lounge on Delano’s top floor gave attendees a bird’s eye view of one of the largest rooftop solar arrays anywhere in the world. Notable speakers included Mandalay Bay President Chuck Bowling and Nevada Senator Harry Reid.

MGM Resorts International and NRG Energy Celebrate the Installation of the World’s Largest Convention Center Solar Array

The 20-acre array at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino will offset 20 percent of the resort’s peak energy demand, will be joined by an additional 2-megawatt dc (MW dc) array currently under development
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LAS VEGAS, October 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ - NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG) and MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) today announced the completed installation of the world’s largest rooftop solar array on a convention center. Covering approximately 20 acres atop the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, the 6.4 megawatt (MW dc) [5.0 megawatt ac (MW ac)] photovoltaic array will produce enough electricity to power the equivalent of approximately 1,000 U.S. homes annually and is the first of its kind on the Las Vegas Strip.

SF Event to be 100% Powered by Renewable Microgrid

Four-day VERGE SF event powered by mix of renewable fuels and storage
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OAKLAND, Calif., October 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ –– VERGE San Francisco, a four-day conference focusing on the intersection of technology and sustainability, will be powered by a fully functional, replicable, renewably-powered microgrid, demonstrating the power of distributed energy solutions on the market today.

Boeing's Enlightening Partnerships (video)

Boeing and NRG Energy team up on a solar project to build a better planet
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Boeing and NRG Energy brought their first solar power plant online in Brawley, Calif., 10 months after the project began.

Six megawatts of power – generated via 25,000 solar panels arranged on 3,100 solar arrays spread across 37 acres -- started feeding the southern California power grid with clean, renewable energy.  Engineers supporting the project say the new solar farm, known as “Community,” can power 2,200 average homes at full capacity.

Honda Joins Vehicle-to-Grid Technology Demonstration Project in Partnership with University of Delaware and NRG Energy

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December 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Honda has joined a demonstration project for experimental vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology aimed at providing a potentially valuable energy storage resource to the nation's electrical grid while providing for more cost-effective ownership of plug-in electric vehicles.

GE ecomagination CEO Series: Energy Technology Ventures

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Listen in as host Robert Reiss is joined by Kevin Skillern of GE Energy Financial Services, Rich Germain of ConocoPhillips and Sumit Sarkar of NRG Energy. They’re discussing a new joint venture among GE, ConocoPhillips and NRG Energy called Energy Technology Ventures, created to invest in next-generation energy technologies. Beyond capital, with the resources of three of America’s largest energy companies, this joint venture will help innovative companies accelerate the commercialization of new technologies and achieve the scale needed to benefit energy users, the economy and the environm

Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Wins LEED Gold for New HQ; HP Picks Social Innovation Leader; NRG Reduces Energy Use - CSR Minute for July 25, 2012

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility 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 Responsibility 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.

Cola Cola Enterprises Reports Sustainability Progress; Levi Strauss Employees Volunteer; NRG Energy, MidAmerican Sola, and First Solar Team Up on Solar Plant - CSR Minute for May 14, 2012

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility 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 Responsibility 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.

GE, NRG & ConocoPhillips Invest in Wastewater Bioreactor

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A new technology for the treatment of wastewater has been developed by General Electric, NRG Energy, and ConocoPhillips. The companies are supporting Israel-based Emefcy, developer of the Megawatter System, which uses bacteria to turn a regular wastewater treatment plant into an electricity-producing bioreactor that produces both clean water and electricity.

 

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A new technology for the treatment of wastewater has been developed by General Electric, NRG Energy, and ConocoPhillips. The companies are supporting Israel-based Emefcy, developer of the Megawatter System, which uses bacteria to turn a regular wastewater treatment plant into an electricity-producing bioreactor that produces both clean water and electricity.

 

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