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Harnessing the Power of Parked EVs

E-Flex and Cisco help electric vehicles drive to Net Zero

By Kevin Delaney

Electric vehicles solve a lot of problems. But they also create a few of their own.

One is power consumption. With the popularity of EVs on the rise, the prospect of recharging millions at a time risks putting huge pressure on electricity grids, especially during peak charging times.

Partnership With Bravo Motor Company Offers Cutting-Edge Solutions for EV Battery Manufacturing


Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) has announced a partnership with Bravo Motor Company, a company from California that offers applied innovation around decarbonization with a focus on the production of batteries, vehicles, and energy storage systems. With the new alliance, Rockwell Automation will contribute to cutting-edge solutions for the manufacture of batteries and electric vehicles in the Brazilian market, based on the concept of the circular economy.

Georgia-Pacific's Leaf River Cellulose Mill Earns Second Consecutive EPA Energy Efficiency Certification

By WDAM Staff

For the second consecutive year, Georgia-Pacific’s Leaf River Cellulose Mill in New Augusta has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR certification.

This certification signifies that the industrial plant performs in the top 25% of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA.

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NRG Energy 2021 Sustainability Report: Our Sustainability Strategy

NRG Energy: Our journey to a greener tomorrow.

2021 was another year of progress, made possible through collaboration and innovation. This is our twelfth sustainability report and it's humbling to look back on the headway we've made.

We remain committed to transparency and disclosure of our sustainability strategy, governance, plans, and progress. We follow the most widely accepted standards and strive to provide our investors with information that is concise, comparable, and decision-useful. This year, we:

Ørsted and Partners Sign Agreement To Progress Gigawatt-Scale Floating Wind Site in Scotland

The Ørsted, Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy consortium has signed an Option Agreement with Crown Estate Scotland (CES) for its new floating offshore wind site off the north-east coast of Scotland.

Secured during the recent ScotWind offshore wind leasing round, the option agreement secures a seabed lease for a floating wind site of up to 1GW. The project will be located off Caithness, around 50 km east of Wick and is Ørsted’s first large-scale floating wind development project anywhere in the world, as well as expanding Ørsted’s footprint from onshore wind to offshore wind in Scotland. The proposed floating offshore wind farm will be known as Stromar.

Ørsted Celebrates 10 Years of Offshore Wind in the Humber

Global renewable energy leader, Ørsted is celebrating a decade of offshore wind in the Humber with the launch of a new report exploring the company’s economic impact on the region.
Press Release

From humble beginnings of temporary buildings in the shadow of Grimsby’s iconic Dock Tower, Ørsted’s East Coast Hub - the world’s largest offshore wind operations & maintenance hub - now supports six offshore wind farms off the East Coast.

To date, Ørsted has directly invested or enabled investment of £9.5 billion (Westermost Rough, Race Bank, Hornsea 1 and Hornsea 2) in infrastructure and assets off the coast of the Humber.

Over the next decade, further investments are due to add another £14 billion.

North America's Building Trades Unions and Ørsted Agree To Build an American Offshore Wind Energy Industry With American Labor

A first in the U.S., the National Offshore Wind Agreement sets industry on a course to build an equitable offshore workforce with family-sustaining careers
Press Release

WASHINGTON, June 29, 2022 /3BL Media/– Today, North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) and Ørsted, the U.S. leader in offshore wind energy, announced a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) to construct the company’s U.S. offshore wind farms with an American union workforce.

CNH Industrial Journey to Electrification


As a testament to the long-lasting efforts towards sustainability, CNH Industrial has a long tradition in the electric vehicle sector and is determined to continue its journey.

U.S. Energy Secretary Granholm Praises Progress on State Pier at Future Offshore Wind Turbine Staging and Assembly Facility

U.S. Representative Courtney, CT Port Authority, Ørsted and Eversource host Sec. Granholm, CT Governor Lamont, and other state and local officials for tour
Press Release

NEW LONDON, Conn. July 1, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Joint venture partners Ørsted and Eversource joined U.S. Representative Joe Courtney in welcoming U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm today to tour the construction progress at State Pier in New London. Ørsted and Eversource are working with the State of Connecticut, Connecticut Port Authority, and Gateway Terminal to transform State Pier into a world-class, state-of-the-art, heavy-lift marine terminal and future offshore wind hub.

National Grid Renewables Orders 2 GW of Responsibly Produced First Solar Modules

Deliveries of advanced, lower carbon thin film solar modules scheduled for 2024 and 2025
Press Release

TEMPE, Ariz. and MINNEAPOLIS, June 23, 2022 /3BL Media/ - First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) signed a framework agreement with National Grid Renewables for 2 gigawatts (GW)DC of advanced, responsibly-produced thin film photovoltaic (PV) solar modules. Scheduled for delivery in 2024 and 2025 throughout the United States, the contracted modules are part of First Solar’s advanced Cadmium Telluride (CadTel) thin film module technology platform.


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