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Ecocentricity Blog: Climate Action Ninjas

By John A. Lanier
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For nearly 30 years, Ceres has been working with businesses and investors to advance the shift toward a sustainable economy. That’s exactly what they did in this case, just with a heavy dosage of ninja stealth.

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For nearly 30 years, Ceres has been working with businesses and investors to advance the shift toward a sustainable economy. That’s exactly what they did in this case, just with a heavy dosage of ninja stealth.

Ecocentricity Blog: Challenge Accepted

By: John A. Lanier
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Recently, one particular gauntlet was thrown down by an unlikely challenger, and it was a weighty one at that. About a month ago, Xcel Energy became the first major utility in the United States to commit to providing 100% carbon-free energy to its customers by 2050.

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Recently, one particular gauntlet was thrown down by an unlikely challenger, and it was a weighty one at that. About a month ago, Xcel Energy became the first major utility in the United States to commit to providing 100% carbon-free energy to its customers by 2050.

New Strategic Investment Firm to Focus on Innovation in Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Generation

Energy Impact Partners launches first private equity fund with National Grid, Xcel Energy, and Southern Company
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NEW YORK CITY, October 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Energy Impact Partners LLC (EIP) today announced the formation of its first strategic equity fund focused on investments that seek to optimize energy consumption and improve sustainable energy generation.  The fund’s first closing includes investments from energy industry leaders Southern Company (NYSE: SO), National Grid (NYSE: NGG) and Xcel Energy (NYSE: XEL) as limited partners.  

Xcel Energy Awarded “Champion of Energy Efficiency in Industry” from ACEEE

Utility receives national award for outstanding industrial efficiency programs
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The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has named Xcel Energy one of four winners of the organization’s prestigious “Champion of Energy Efficiency in Industry” Award. The award, presented to outstanding leaders involved with advancing industrial energy efficiency, recognize leadership and accomplishment in the field. Winners were selected based on demonstrated excellence in leadership, program implementation, energy policy, and private sector initiatives. Xcel Energy was nominated for “creativity and persistence in delivering exemplary energy efficiency programs to industrial customers, and for providing leadership and support to the electric and natural gas utility industry in the design and implementation of industrial energy efficiency programs.”

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The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has named Xcel Energy one of four winners of the organization’s prestigious “Champion of Energy Efficiency in Industry” Award. The award, presented to outstanding leaders involved with advancing industrial energy efficiency, recognize leadership and accomplishment in the field. Winners were selected based on demonstrated excellence in leadership, program implementation, energy policy, and private sector initiatives. Xcel Energy was nominated for “creativity and persistence in delivering exemplary energy efficiency programs to industrial customers, and for providing leadership and support to the electric and natural gas utility industry in the design and implementation of industrial energy efficiency programs.”

Xcel Energy announces 2011 Efficiency Partner Awards

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Xcel Energy recognizes customers every year for outstanding efficiency achievements. This is a top line summary of the companies who have saved the most energy and money through Xcel Energy efficiency programs.

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Xcel Energy recognizes customers every year for outstanding efficiency achievements. This is a top line summary of the companies who have saved the most energy and money through Xcel Energy efficiency programs.

New Wind Farm to Serve Colorado Customers

Xcel Energy to add 200 megawatts of wind
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Taking advantage of market conditions favorable to the development of additional wind projects in Colorado, Xcel Energy announced that it will add 200 megawatts of cost-competitive generation through a contract with NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, near Limon, Colo. The Limon Wind Energy Center will have turbines located in both Lincoln and Elbert counties near Limon.

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Taking advantage of market conditions favorable to the development of additional wind projects in Colorado, Xcel Energy announced that it will add 200 megawatts of cost-competitive generation through a contract with NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, near Limon, Colo. The Limon Wind Energy Center will have turbines located in both Lincoln and Elbert counties near Limon.

SolarTAC Plugs into the Sun with Grand Opening

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The Solar Technology Acceleration Center (SolarTAC) and is the largest test, demonstration and research facility for solar technologies in the United States. On June 6, 2011, supporters attended a grand opening ceremony with Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper.

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The Solar Technology Acceleration Center (SolarTAC) and is the largest test, demonstration and research facility for solar technologies in the United States. On June 6, 2011, supporters attended a grand opening ceremony with Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper.

American Carbon Registry Presents Annual Awards for Outstanding Environmental Achievements

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Arlington, VA - March 28, 2011 - On March 16th, American Carbon Registry (ACR), a nonprofit enterprise of Winrock International, hosted its annual dinner in Washington DC. ACR presented awards to three outstanding ACR member companies. As has been the tradition since ACR joined Winrock, awards are based on the ACR guiding principles of excellence, innovation and quality.

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