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New Hampshire Businesses Call for Strong Energy Efficiency Programs to Drive Economic Recovery

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February 11, 2021, /3BL Media/ - More than two dozen New Hampshire businesses offered their support today for accelerating energy efficiency investments in the Granite State by increasing the state’s energy-efficiency resource standard (EERS).  

Driving to an All-Electric Future

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By Danita Park

This week, we introduce a new blog series discussing all things electric vehicles (EVs).  I hope you will join me as I explore the macro drivers and micro experiences of converting from an internal combustion engine to an all-electric model.

Cummins Helps Family Tap The Sweet Spot On Their Property

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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.

How Our Power-Efficient Technologies Benefit Smartphone Users and the Earth

Qualcomm CFO Akash Palkhiwala discusses the company’s mobile origins and why it matters
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Consider how much we rely on our smartphones every day, from texting, listening to podcasts, and taking photos to ordering goods online, streaming video, and using GPS navigation – there’s a lot of processing happening in a relatively small device. And all that processing consumes battery energy. Yet, most people’s smartphones serve them all day on a single charge. And many of those phones are enabled by power-efficient solutions created by Qualcomm Technologies.

Power efficiency is in our DNA

Setting Sail for More Efficient and Greener Trade by Sea

International shipping companies respond to a higher demand for reefer containerization for greater efficiency, while aligning their fleet renewal with energy savings and carbon reduction requirements.
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Increasing Relevance of Reefers

Shipping lines continue to recognise the importance of trades involving fruit, frozen meats and other foodstuffs and are maximising the reefer potential of vessels deployed on key shipping routes, such as the West Coast of South America (WCSA) or New Zealand. 

Cummins Green Hydrogen Technology Powers the Largest Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Electrolyzer in Operation in the World

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Bécancour, Quebec, February 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Global technology and power solutions leader Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) has provided a 20-megawatt PEM electrolyzer system to generate green hydrogen, making it the largest in operation in the world. The Cummins electrolyzer system is installed at the Air Liquide hydrogen production facility in Bécancour, Quebec. The Cummins PEM Electrolyzer can produce over 3,000 tons of hydrogen annually using clean hydropower. 

California's Clean Energy Future - With More Solar, Batteries and EVs - Requires Reimagining the Power Grid

New SCE white paper points out that the effects of climate change also are driving needed grid evolution
Press Release

ROSEMEAD, Calif., Dec. 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Fundamental changes in how the electric power grid is planned, designed, built and operated are necessary to meet future challenges that are arriving quickly. Those challenges are created by changes in electricity use and in the sources of energy connected to the grid, including greatly expanded use of electric vehicles and growth in large-scale solar power and energy storage, fundamental to California’s clean energy future.

American Airlines: Addressing Climate Change

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Climate change is a pressing global challenge, and American Airlines believes it must do its part to address it. That is why the airline has set a goal to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. While ambition is important, American knows that what matters most is having a clear roadmap — with both a long-term vision and intermediate milestones — to achieve it.

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Climate change is a pressing global challenge, and American Airlines believes it must do its part to address it. That is why the airline has set a goal to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. While ambition is important, American knows that what matters most is having a clear roadmap — with both a long-term vision and intermediate milestones — to achieve it.

Solar Plant to Directly Power Major Pipeline Compression Station

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Working with Texas Eastern Transmission, a subsidiary of Enbridge, the project will have the ability to generate 4,600 MW of zero-emission energy (more than 1750 MW net, based on equity stake).

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Owens Corning Recognized for Green Power Leadership

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Owens Corning has debuted at #16 on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) National Top 100 List of the largest green power users from the Green Power Partnership. The company is also #11 on the list of Green Power Partners from the Fortune 500®.

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