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Fleet Electrification: New Black & Veatch eBook Outlines Transition to Sustainable Electric Vehicle Fleets

Free download offers 10 steps organizations can take to build optimal charging facilities
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 14, 2022 /3BL Media/ - With transportation emitting the most greenhouse gases of any economic sector in the United States, businesses, utilities and governments are retooling their delivery and transportation practices as they work toward their sustainability goals.

Aramark Commits To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions From the Food It Serves by 25 Percent by 2030

Company Will Also Extend Availability of Climate-Friendly “Cool Food Meals” to Thousands of Locations in the United States in January 2023
Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, June 13, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the largest U.S.-based food service provider, announced today it is the first contract catering company in the U.S. to sign World Resources Institute’s (WRI) Cool Food Pledge. By signing the Pledge, Aramark is committing to drastically reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with the food it serves in the U.S. by 25 percent by 2030.

A Decade After Superstorm Sandy, New Jersey's Infrastructure Is Considerably More Prepared for Hurricane Season

PSE&G’s Customers Experience Fewer Outages Today, Demonstrating $4.8 Billion Investments Enhance Resiliency and Improve Reliability
Press Release

NEWARK, N.J., June 9, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Public Service Electric and Gas, New Jersey’s largest utility, is well prepared to support customers and the state for what experts say could be another very active hurricane season. Ten years after Superstorm Sandy raged across the East Coast, PSE&G continues to protect customers’ utility service from the damaging impact of extreme weather by strengthening and upgrading its infrastructure.

Southern Company, in Partnership With Volta, Now Offering Sustainable Software Solutions to Companies Transitioning From Commercial Fleets to Electric Vehicles

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Southern Company today announced a significant step in electric transportation solutions for companies looking to transition commercial fleets to electric vehicles (EV). Having worked with Volta previously on optimizing EV siting analytics, Southern and Volta today announce PredictEV® Fleet – a product that will allow Southern Company to inform and advise customers on the right fleet electrification strategy to meet their needs in the most efficient and thorough way.

Solar Installation at FedEx Facility in D.C. Benefits Local Nonprofit

Bill credits from the solar project and direct funding from both FedEx and Sol Systems will help Washington D.C. nonprofit SOME offset their annual electricity costs.
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Located in Northeast Washington, D.C., the FedEx Express Eckington Place facility’s 915 kW rooftop community solar installation is one of the largest in the nation’s capital, with the capacity to generate electricity for the equivalent of 150 homes. FedEx, along with D.C.-based solar developer Sol Systems and local nonprofit SOME (So Others Might Eat) have announced a special charitable arrangement that spreads the benefits of this community solar project even further into the District.

Electrification of Airports From Landside to Airside

Generation and storage of electricity to support infrastructure development objectives, operations and cleaner flight
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The electrification of mobility will be a game changer for airports. Emerging transportation technologies are shaping the next generation of air and ground transportation, which will transform operating conditions at airports and significantly help to reduce environmental footprints.

Burlington Gas Safety Exercise Unites First Responders

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Delran Fire Chief Kevin Peak’s two public servant roles united recently when he participated in a virtual safety exercise with PSE&G’s Burlington Gas division. That’s because Peak is also a first auto technician in Fleet Maintenance, after starting his PSE&G career with a brief stint in Gas Operations.

Duke Energy Teammates Show Support for Diversity and Inclusion

Indiana group will participate in Indianapolis Pride Parade for the first time
Blog

By Page Leggett Duke Energy teammates are sponsoring and attending Pride Month parades and festivals, but it is far from the only work they do to support the LGBTQ+ community.

Education is a core part of the Duke Energy employee resource groups’ (ERG) mission. The company’s Indiana WeR1 chapter, formed last year, will participate in the Indy Pride Parade for the first time.

Natural Gas and Renewables Will Work Together To Achieve Energy Independence

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The Russian invasion of Ukraine, along with ensuing decisions to ban or reduce demand for Russian oil and gas exports, have caused significant shifts in the global oil and gas market and reminded citizens and governments worldwide of the need for stability of domestic oil and gas costs.

Henkel's Climate-Positive Journey: From the Shop Floor to the C-Suite

Words by Leon Kaye
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With time running out to achieve the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius by mid-century, companies are primed to meet the urgency of the moment in which we find ourselves today. And their stakeholders — from employees and customers to investors — now expect nothing less. Even as companies announce plans to pursue net-zero greenhouse gas emissions, a select few are going even further by seeking to go climate-positive — meaning they save more emissions than they generate.

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