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Ørsted to Develop One of the World's Largest Renewable Hydrogen Plants to Be Linked to Industrial Demand in the Netherlands and Belgium

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'SeaH2Land' is an ambitious vision, linking GW-scale electrolysis to the large industrial demand in the Dutch-Flemish North Sea Port cluster through an envisaged regional cross-border pipeline. The green electricity required to produce the renewable hydrogen is proposed to come from the build-out of additional large-scale offshore wind.

Influential Companies and Fleet Operators Call for Strong Fuel Economy and Emission Standards

Strong federal fuel economy and pollution standards would spur innovation and benefit businesses, consumers, and the U.S. auto industry.
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April 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Two powerful corporate networks, representing more than 80 companies with a combined $1.3 trillion in annual revenue, are calling on the Biden administration to set strong emissions and fuel economy standards for passenger vehicles.

Faurecia Partners With Schneider to Purchase Offsite Renewable Electricity

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Faurecia, one of the world’s leading automotive technology companies, announced that it has signed an exclusive advisory contract with Schneider Electric to procure offsite renewable electricity as part of its CO2 neutral program. Under the agreement, Faurecia will benefit from Schneider Electric’s support in the development and deployment of competitive processes for power purchase agreement sourcing to cover all Faurecia sites in Europe, North America, China and Brazil.

Vistra, Malta and Southwest Research Institute Collaborate on Department of Energy Funded Study to Advance Clean Power Generation

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and IRVING, Texas,  April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Vistra (NYSE: VST) a leading Fortune 275 integrated retail electricity and power generation company and Malta Inc., a leading developer of long-duration thermal energy storage solutions, in collaboration with Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), have been awarded a Department of Energy (DOE) grant.

Ecocentricity Blog: An Electric Analogy

By: John A. Lanier
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If we want to champion more renewable electricity, I think we should understand the difference between a kilowatt and a kilowatt-hour, if only so that we have more credibility on the topic.

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If we want to champion more renewable electricity, I think we should understand the difference between a kilowatt and a kilowatt-hour, if only so that we have more credibility on the topic.

Oportun's Impact on Environmental Sustainability

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Oportun recognizes that a sustainable healthy planet is critical to ensuring the long-term success of our business and the well-being of the communities we serve. To that end, we leverage our position as a financial services company to promote more sustainable and responsible business practices. In partnership with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and other organizations, we have assessed our environmental impact and developed sustainability initiatives, beginning with our corporate offices.

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Pentair Earns 2021 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award

Pentair Energy Efficient Pool Pumps Have Helped Reduce Consumers’ Energy Costs as Well as Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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LONDON, April 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Pentair (NYSE: PNR), a leading provider of water treatment and sustainable solutions, is proud to announce it received the 2021 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. Pentair was the first pool equipment manufacturer to have an ENERGY STAR certified pool pump and has been recognized as an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year every year since 2013.

Highlighting Chevron's Role in Advancing a Lower Carbon Future

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The future is lower carbon and we have a vital role to play.

Additional oil and gas supply will be needed to meet rising energy demand over the next 20 years— including in scenarios aligned with the Paris Agreement and UN Sustainable Development Goals. 

The International Energy Agency’s (IEA’s) Sustainable Development Scenario (SDS) projects that oil and gas will make up nearly half of global energy supply in 2040.

Enbridge's Green Push Could Use Canadian Tax Credits, CEO Says

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Enbridge Inc.’s push into new frontiers of the energy transition such as carbon capture and clean hydrogen production could use Canadian tax credits similar to those in the U.S., the company’s CEO said.

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