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Vistra Brings Texas’ Largest Battery Energy Storage System Online

DeCordova Energy Storage Facility provides 260 megawatts of dispatchable, instant-start, emission-free power; expands company’s portfolio of zero-carbon generation facilities and reliability in ERCOT
Press Release

IRVING, Texas, May 26, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Vistra (NYSE: VST) today announced that its DeCordova Energy Storage Facility in Granbury, Texas, is online and storing and releasing electricity to the ERCOT grid in time for another hot Texas summer. The 260-megawatt/260 megawatt-hour battery energy storage project is the largest of its kind in the Lone Star State.

Digitally-Driven Operations Enhance Industrial Sustainability and Performance

by Chris Johnson
Blog

As we look back to Earth Day 2022, and cap a month of focus on our planet, I am reminded of the COP26 collaboration ambitions and the clear message that industry has a critical, active role to play in in advancing action on climate change. Digital technologies and real-time networks will be key enablers — and businesses stand to gain significantly as they adopt them.

PSE&G Offers Tips to Prepare for Summer and High Heat Days

Friday is National Heat Awareness Day
Press Release

NEWARK, N.J., May 25, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Friday, May 27, is National Heat Awareness Day and PSE&G, New Jersey’s largest utility, reminds our customers to properly protect themselves during the high heat days of summer. PSE&G is prepared to meet the increased electrical demand that high temperatures bring.

The Promise and Progress of Renewable Diesel

Renewable diesel can bridge the gap as we work to electrify transportation
Article

Even with electric vehicles (EVs) on the horizon, the greatest barrier to decarbonizing the transportation sector, particularly in the last mile, is clean energy infrastructure. While we all want to see more EVs on the road, today and for many years to come, charging infrastructure will limit the adoption of electric vehicles, even with new electric vehicles available for retail and fleet customers to purchase.

Comprehensive Pipeline Security

Article

Though the embrace of digitalization and data analytics have made companies significantly more efficient and informed, it has also made them more vulnerable to cyberattacks. With several high-profile utilities and pipeline operators — including the Colonial Pipeline — fighting off cyberattacks in recent years, much of the attention around pipeline security has shifted toward cybersecurity.

Iskratel Introduces Energy-Efficiency Labelling, Calls for Industry-Wide Adoption

The initiative is the “missing piece of the jigsaw” to unlocking a greener Europe and reducing operators’ carbon footprints
Press Release

VIENNA, Austria, May 23, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Committed to open and transparent communication about the energy consumption of its equipment, Iskratel has started using energy-efficiency labels for all of its new broadband products. According to Iskratel, the labels will improve credibility and comparability, and enable operators to make informed decisions when selecting products that reduce their environmental impact.

EDP Renewables and Bristol Myers Squibb Execute Power Purchase Agreement for the Cattlemen Solar Park

Long-term agreement will enable the continued development and eventual construction and operation of the Texas solar park that will annually power the equivalent of more than 37,000 average homes
Press Release

HOUSTON, May 23, 2022 /3Bl Media/ -- EDP Renewables SA (EDPR), through its fully owned subsidiary EDP Renewables North America LLC (EDPR NA), and Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) have executed a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for 60 megawatts (MW) at the 240-MW Cattlemen Solar Park in Milam County, located in central Texas.

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - May 2022

Quarterly Newsletter of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation
Newsletter

Updates from the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business

Alumna Profile: For Unwana Etuk, Sustainability is a (Literal) Journey

PSE&G Shares Tips to Stay Safe, Save Energy and Save Money While Using Electricity

Is your home or business electrically safe and energy efficient?
Press Release

NEWARK, N.J., May 20, 2022 /3BL Media/ — PSE&G and the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) are teaming up during National Electrical Safety Month to increase awareness about the dangers of electricity and how to prepare your home or business for safe and efficient energy use.

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