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Kimberly-Clark to Power North American Mills With Renewable Wind Energy

Agreements enable Kimberly-Clark to surpass greenhouse gas reduction goal four years ahead of schedule
Press Release

DALLAS, September 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Kimberly-Clark Corporation today announced its first major commitment to renewable energy with agreements to annually purchase approximately 1,000,000 megawatt hours (245 megawatts - MW) of electricity from two new wind power projects in Texas and Oklahoma.

Black & Veatch: Renewables, Distributed Energy Resources Driving Investments in Power Transmission Assets

Strategic Directions Report finds business models challenged by shifting customer demand
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., August 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The influx of renewables and evolving customer demand for green energy and reliability are driving the electric industry to make significant capital investments in power delivery assets.

General Mills Continues Clean Energy Leadership; Signs Wind Power Agreement

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MINNEAPOLIS, June 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ – General Mills has taken another step toward its climate goal with the signing of a virtual 15-year power purchase agreement with Renewable Energy Systems (RES) for 100-megawatts (MW) of its Cactus Flats wind project. The wind project will produce renewable energy credits for General Mills that can be applied toward the company’s greenhouse gas emission reduction goals. During the peak of construction, the project will create about 250 jobs in the clean energy workforce.

Whirlpool Corporation Breaks Ground on Latest Ohio Wind Power Generation Project at its Marion Manufacturing Facility

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BENTON HARBOR, Mich., December 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Whirlpool Corporation is breaking ground today on a project to build three wind turbines to help power its Marion, Ohio manufacturing facility. The three turbines will deliver wind generated power directly to the plant and when fully completed, are expected to provide approximately 19% of the total power consumption of the facility.

Green-e Energy Certifies Southern California Edison’s New Clean Energy Options

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) announced on July 12, 2016 that two Southern California Edison (SCE) clean energy programs have received Green-e Energy certification—”Green Rate,” a voluntary program offering a 50% and 100% renewable energy option to SCE residential and commercial customers in California, and “Community Renewables,” a program that allows customers to contract directly with developers of clean energy facilities and receive bill credit through the utility.

Green Builder® Media Launches Renewable Energy Hub

New Energy Solutions site adds to the sustainable resources available online.
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January 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Green Builder Media recently announced the launch of a new online resource to educate consumers and professionals on sustainable energy solutions.

Procter & Gamble to Make Iconic Brands Including Tide and Dawn with Wind Power

New Texas based wind farm to provide 100 percent electricity to all P&G Fabric & Home Care plants in the US and Canada
Summary: 
  • Procter & Gamble (P&G) and EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) partner to generate wind power to meet P&G’s North American Fabric & Home Care plants’ electricity demands
  • P&G turns the American Business Act on Climate Pledge into a reality with wind power partnership
  • Amount of electricity generated by the wind farm would be enough to wash one million laundry loads
  • Giant pinwheel ‘wind farm’ constructed on Capitol Hill (Washington DC) to celebrate the collaboration
Press Release
  • Procter & Gamble (P&G) and EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) partner to generate wind power to meet P&G’s North American Fabric & Home Care plants’ electricity demands
  • P&G turns the American Business Act on Climate Pledge into a reality with wind power partnership
  • Amount of electricity generated by the wind farm would be enough to wash one million laundry loads
  • Giant pinwheel ‘wind farm’ constructed on Capitol Hill (Washington DC) to celebrate the collaboration

Contributing to Cleaner Air

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Air; it’s something we all share. Clean air is important to all of us. When air quality is poor, it affects all of us. But for the three million Canadians who suffer from asthma, poor air quality can be life threatening.

What Is a Renewable Energy Certificate?

A short animated video illustrating how RECs are created, tracked, traded, and finally sold to end users
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Across North America, Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) create the pathway for individuals and organizations to green their power. For nearly two decades, RECs have transformed markets for renewable energy by helping renewable energy generators connect with clean energy buyers, regardless of where the energy is generated or used.

Global Investment in Clean Energy Rises 16% in 2014 - The Minute

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Bloomberg New Energy Finance is reporting that three hundred ten billion dollars was invested globally in green energy last year, a rise of sixteen percent over 2013. That amount almost matches the record total of three hundred seventeen billion, set in 2011. It should be noted that due to decreasing costs, the dollars invested in 2014 bought almost double the clean electricity capacity than in 2011.

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