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Vistra's TXU Energy Launches New Plan With Automatic Savings for Electric Vehicle Owners

TXU Energy EV PassSM offers bill credits during prime charging times – every night and all weekend long
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IRVING, Texas, March 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Vistra's flagship retail electricity brand, TXU Energy, today announced the launch of TXU Energy EV PassSM. The company’s first plan designed specifically for electric vehicle owners gives customers 50% off all energy charges every weeknight and all weekend long – providing automatic bill credits at times when customers are normally charging their vehicles.

White House Senior Director of Building Emissions to Keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day

Biden Administration Leader Joins 15th Annual Event Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality will keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day, April 22. His address will focus on the Biden Administration’s agenda for green building and opportunities for partnership with cities and private-sector leaders. 

Nornickel Cuts Emissions at Kola Peninsula by 85% in 2021

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MOSCOW, March 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ — PJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel, the world’s largest producer of palladium and high grade nickel and a major producer of platinum and copper, has shut down its metallurgical shop at Kola MMC in Monchegorsk. The shop was shut down on March 20th 2021. It was previously a major source of sulphur dioxide emissions at Kola MMC’s Monchegorsk site.

The First Filling Station to Supply Bio-LNG and Bio-CNG in Northwest Italy Comes Online

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The collaboration between IVECO, a commercial vehicles brand of CNH Industrial N.V., ENGIE, and VULCANGAS has reached an important milestone, just a year after the inauguration of the filling station near IVECO’s global headquarters in Turin, Italy, it has become today the first filling station in the Northwest of the C

Climate Action 100+ Issues Its First-ever Net Zero Company Benchmark of the World's Largest Corporate Emitters

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Benchmark defines key indicators of success for business alignment with a net zero emissions future and goals of the Paris Agreement

Detailed assessments show companies are increasingly making ambitious climate commitments, but now need to deliver

Benchmark sets clear engagement priorities for $54 trillion investor-led initiative to drive faster corporate climate action

WSP USA to Help Solano County, California Transition to Zero-emission Buses

Designing inductive charging stations for SolanoExpress and developing a plan for five agencies in Solano County to convert to all-battery-electric bus fleets by 2040.
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SUISUN CITY, Calif., March 19, 2021 /3BL Media/  — The zero-emission bus (ZEB) business at WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, has been selected to provide services on two major projects for the Solano Transportation Authority (STA).

Black & Veatch Leads Design, Construction of 'Electric Island,' a First-of-its-Kind, High-Capacity Public Charging Station Designed for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Electric Vehicles

Collaboration of Daimler Trucks North America, Portland General Electric reflects critical need to build infrastructure for electrified trucking fleets
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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, March 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ – As the automotive industry accelerates the delivery of  electrified truck models, Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) and Portland General Electric (PGE) are teaming up on a first-of-its-kind, public charging station specially designed for medium and heavy-duty electric commercial trucks.

Tetra Tech Receives Two Industry Awards From Climate Change Business Journal

Advancing offshore wind power and reducing greenhouse gas emissions
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In March 2021, Climate Change Business Journal (CCBJ) recognized Tetra Tech with Consulting & Engineering and Project Merit Awards for the company’s work during 2020. EBI Inc. presented the annual CCBJ awards for outstanding businesses at its virtual Environmental Industry Summit held March 12, 2021.

Southeast's First Nuclear Plant Is Generating Clean Energy at Age 50

Robinson Nuclear Plant in Darlington County, S.C., marks anniversary with plans to continue generating reliable, carbon-free energy
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Robinson Nuclear Plant was a trailblazer as the Southeast’s first commercial nuclear plant.

The plant started generating electricity 50 years ago, and Duke Energy is planning for it to continue producing reliable, carbon-free energy for at least another 30 years.

Black & Veatch Guides Another Wind Energy Deal to Successful Close in Europe

Technical due diligence insights for BayWa’s acquisition of 50 MW Scottish wind farm provides the execution certainty to conclude purchase
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GUILDFORD, United Kingdom, March 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - BayWa’s acquisition of High Constellation Wind Farm, from Blue Energy, signals another technical due diligence success for Black & Veatch’s wind energy team in Europe.

Global renewable energy developer BayWa r.e. has added the consented, ten turbines, up to 50MW wind farm project to its growing portfolio of UK assets; which already includes installed capacity of 685 MW, and management of more than 2,400 MW of wind and solar capacity.

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