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PacifiCorp Names Black & Veatch As EPC Contractor for Combined Solar Power With Battery Energy Storage Project

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ – A new solar project in southern Utah is bringing together one of the West’s top utilities and a global leader in renewable energy projects to implement a combination of grid-scale battery storage and renewable power to address a transmission and distribution system reliability need.

Strengthening Clean Energy with a Diverse Workforce

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by Kristen Graf, Executive Director, WRISE (Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy)

The Future of Energy Is Decentralized

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By David Breecker, Founder and Managing Director, Microgrid Systems Laboratory 

Decentralization is a Dominant Trend

EDF+Business Webinar: The Potential of Corporate Renewables Procurement on October 25th at 1pm EDT

A webinar with Rachit Kansal, Rocky Mountain Institute.
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A webinar with Rachit Kansal, Rocky Mountain Institute.

Procuring renewable energy has become a proven and popular strategy for corporates in meeting their sustainability goals. However, the corporate procurement market is growing in size and complexity as a variety of companies are engaging with it. What are the procurement options available in the market and how can you leverage them to achieve your goals?

Nestlé Waters Plant in Sacramento Now Powered Entirely by Clean Energy

Agreement with SMUD moves Nestlé Waters towards nationwide goal of using only renewable electricity
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SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Nestlé Waters North America, in partnership with SMUD, today announced agreements that will allow its facility in Sacramento, California to be powered by 100 percent renewable energy. The agreement is a major step towards parent company Nestlé’s global goal to transition to 100-percent renewable electricity use in its operations.

New Exxon Report Is a Step Forward for Investor Disclosure on Climate Change, but Falls Short on Detail

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February 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ - A new climate report released by ExxonMobil, which explores the risks the company would face in a low-carbon transition, represents “a significant step forward for institutional investors who have long engaged with the company on climate change but falls short on key details,” Andrew Logan, director oil and gas at Ceres, said today in a statement.

The report, 2018 Energy & Carbon Summary, “adopted a whole new climate-related frame,” Logan added, “providing the clearest accounting yet of how Exxon is—and is not—planning for a low-carbon future.”

Bloomberg New Energy Finance Releases Preliminary Findings From Its Annual Climatescope Report

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LONDON, WASHINGTON D.C. and SAO PAULO, November 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Bloomberg New Energy Finance today released preliminary findings from its annual Climatescope report in time for the beginning of the COP23 climate negotiations in Bonn. Climatescope examines clean energy market conditions in developing countries annually.

Trump Proposal to Abandon Clean Power Plan Out of Step With Business Community

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BOSTON, October 10, 2017 /3BL Media/- The proposal released today by the Trump administration to abandon the Clean Power Plan is both “misguided and out of step with the leaders in the business community,” Ceres said in a statement today.

The Clean Power Plan is the nation’s first comprehensive effort to reduce carbon pollution from existing electric power plants – the second largest source of global warming pollution in the country.

Anne Kelly, senior director of policy and the BICEP Network, added: 

States, Local Government Step Up to Play Increasingly Critical Role in a Smarter Clean Energy Future

The federal government has long shaped U.S. energy policy, but today, we see states and corporations taking up the mantle
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The federal government has long played a central role in shaping U.S. energy independence and security. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA). Over the last decade, federal programs have significantly influenced the energy sector, particularly in the development of smart grids and renewable energy.

CLP Shares How to Develop Customer-Centric Utilities for the Future

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The electricity industry is undergoing a major transition, as changes are reshaping the traditional utility model. Climate change, for one, has prompted the gradual decarbonisation of generation facilities around the world. Technology advancements are driving down the costs of wind turbines, solar panels, energy storage devices and distributed energy, making renewables an increasingly viable part of people's daily lives. 

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