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Zero-emission Energy Observer Vessel Taps Rockwell Automation Technology to Travel the World

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The world’s first hydrogen-powered ship is on a six-year, zero-emission global voyage thanks in part to Rockwell Automation’s advanced automation technology.

First developed in 2017, the Energy Observer travels the world as a “lab in motion” using a combination of intermittent renewable energy sources including solar panels, hydrogen fuel cells, lithium-ion batteries, and hydrogen production to achieve energy autonomy.

Green Source Advantage Offers More Renewable Energy Options for South Carolina Customers

  • Duke Energy launches cost-effective pathway to renewable energy for large customers.
  • Regulators approve 200 megawatts of new renewable energy capacity.  
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  • Duke Energy launches cost-effective pathway to renewable energy for large customers.
  • Regulators approve 200 megawatts of new renewable energy capacity.  

Construction Set to Begin on Enbridge's Third Offshore Wind Project in France

Calvados joins Saint-Nazaire and Fécamp in spurring development of French offshore wind industry
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February 23, 2021, /3BL Media/ - Construction is about to start on the 448-MW Calvados offshore wind project, Enbridge’s third offshore wind farm in France, as the project secures a key investment milestone. The project will provide enough energy to power to nearly 300,000 homes in the Normandy region when it reaches operation in 2024.

Cummins to Power North America's First Hydrogen-Powered Ferry


Cummins’ hydrogen fuel cells are being integrated into North America’s first commercial hydrogen fuel cell powered ferry.

A 70-foot, 75 passenger, zero-emission ferry named “Sea Change” will be the flagship for a planned future fuel cell powered fleet in the bay area of San Francisco. The project is designed to demonstrate and test the potential commercialization of fuel-cell powered marine vessels in the global maritime industry.

Customer Participation in PGE's Green Future Impact Program Catalyzes New Renewable Energy Facility

Intel Corp. enabled PGE agreement with Avangrid Renewables to add 138-megawatts of new renewable energy, filling program’s original capacity.
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PORTLAND, Ore., February 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) today announced that Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) has joined PGE’s Green FutureSM Impact program. Intel’s participation is enabling PGE to enter into a 15-year agreement with Avangrid Renewables, a subsidiary of AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE:AGR), to purchase clean, emissions-free energy from a new 138-megawatt solar facility that will be developed in Wasco County, Oregon.

Webinar / What the Clarbon? Demystifying the Climate-Carbon Nexus

Antea Group's Live Webinar February 25th
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Climate vs Carbon: What’s the difference? How are businesses impacted by each? How should businesses develop a strategy to address both? What are stakeholders really asking for? 

ALLETE Clean Energy Announces Renewable Energy Sale Agreements with Two More Fortune 500 Companies for Caddo Wind Site in Oklahoma


DULUTH, Minn., February 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - ALLETE Clean Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of ALLETE, Inc. (NYSE: ALE), announced today renewable energy sale agreements with the Oshkosh Corporation and Hormel Foods for a combined 100 megawatts from its Caddo wind site under construction in Oklahoma.

The 303-megawatt Caddo site, with renewable energy sale agreements with three investment-grade Fortune 500 customers, will double ALLETE Clean Energy’s capacity to serve the accelerating corporate demand for clean energy. The project is in Caddo County in southern Oklahoma.

The Energy Rainbow


By Dr Jeanne Ng, Director – CLP Research Institute

As the world moves towards carbon neutrality, we will witness the changing colours of energy – from brown, carbon-intensive sources, to green, carbon-neutral sources. 

This is critical because the demand for power will continue to grow and, as the world becomes more digitalised, concerns over direct personal exposure to emissions from the use of energy will also continue to grow. 

How Ørsted Works to Ensure a Sustainable Build-Out of Green Energy

With renewable energy poised to grow at unprecedented pace and scale, Ørsted points to three sustainability challenges at the core of driving a sustainable green energy build-out. Read more in their Sustainability report 2020

The global deployment of renewable energy has gathered pace over the past decade, and is set to triple from about 1,600 GW of installed renewable capacity in 2020 to nearly 4,500 GW by 2030. An accelerated green build-out is critical to halve carbon emissions by the end of this decade and limit global warming to 1.5 °C.

Cummins Helps Family Tap The Sweet Spot On Their Property


March in Alma, Michigan, means one thing for the Miller family: maple sugar. Not only does this resourceful family enjoy some of this sweet, homemade goodness, but so does the rest of the community.

Getting the sap from maple trees is no easy task, however, especially without power. And that’s where a Cummins’ portable generator enters this story.


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