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Ecocentricity Blog: Making Magic

By: John A. Lanier
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Much like the oxygen and erosion control that trees offer to other organisms in their habitats, The Ray is helping to give life to other ideas. This was on display just this past week in the form of an exciting announcement from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

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Much like the oxygen and erosion control that trees offer to other organisms in their habitats, The Ray is helping to give life to other ideas. This was on display just this past week in the form of an exciting announcement from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

La-Z-Boy Signs Long-Term Renewable Energy Deal

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La-Z-Boy Incorporated, a global leader in residential furniture, has finalized a 10-year resource-backed virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA), extending through the end of 2030, with AEP Energy Partners, a competitive energy subsidiary of American Electric Power. The agreement signifies a meaningful initiative as La-Z-Boy expands its environmental programs in its quest to reduce its carbon footprint.

Black & Veatch Appointed to Drax Technical Services Framework

Framework win with major energy generator increases Black & Veatch’s growing UK power presence
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GUILDFORD, England, May 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Major UK power provider Drax has awarded Black & Veatch a role on the company’s Technical Services Framework.

Turning the Tide

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Public sentiment has been hugely influential in our shift from fossil-fuelled power generation to clean and renewable energy sources. The question now is, how do we turn the tide on the mining sector’s “dirty” image and reveal how the mining supply chain and renewables can combine to limit global warming to at or below 2°C?

The mining sector is a significant contributor of greenhouse gas emissions. 

Green Wave Sweeps Hong Kong

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Carbon neutrality is no longer a distant dream. It is a goal and an imperative after the Hong Kong government set 2050 as a target date to achieve it in the battle to combat climate change.

An important factor in reaching that goal is to use more renewable energy – a clean, inexhaustible, and increasing cost-competitive option that allows development without putting future generations in jeopardy.

Kimberly-Clark North American Consumer Tissue Manufacturing is Now Powered by 100% Wind Energy

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Maverick Creek, a 50,000-acre wind farm in Eden, Texas that is owned and operated by Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp., is now powering the production of many essential products like Cottonelle®, Viva®, Scott® and Kleenex® with more than 670,000 megawatt hours of renewable energy annually. The new wind farm also reduces Kimberly-Clark’s greenhouse gas emissions by more than 300,000 MTCO2e, which is equivalent to emissions from more than 71,000 passenger vehicles driven for one year.

Setting Records, Walmart Continues Moving Toward Becoming a Totally Renewable Business

By Mark Vanderhelm, VP of Energy and Facilities Management
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Doing what’s right for the future of our planet means making major change. That’s why we’ve committed to becoming a regenerative company powered by 100% renewable energy in our own operations by 2035, and are investing in the technologies of tomorrow, today – so each step toward our goal prioritizes renewable, restorative operations.

Company Launches Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions - Offering Renewable Energy, Resiliency Solutions for Commercial Customers Nationwide

New brand connects customers with sustainable energy solutions that inspire breakthroughs and meaningful environmental and social benefits.
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) today announced the launch of Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions, a new commercial brand that unifies products and services offered by several Duke Energy subsidiaries, including Duke Energy Renewables, REC Solar and Duke Energy One, under one comprehensive brand.

Four Steps to Green Power

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Businesses worldwide are embracing the advantages of going green, and renewable energy is an effective way for companies to reduce their carbon footprints. It not only shows corporate social responsibility, but can also bring commercial benefits.

For businesses able to set up renewable energy systems on their premises and sell the electricity they generate to the power grid, energy can be transformed from an operating cost to a source of income in the long term, subject to market and climate conditions.

ON Semiconductor Returns to Season 7 Formula E with Mercedes-EQ FE Team

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As a proud supplier of the Mercedes-EQ Formula E racing team, ON Semiconductor continues to support the team during season 7 of Formula E. This season demonstrates the collaborative work between our teams in developing next-generation electric powertrain innovations for cutting-edge performance and efficiency.

The technical collaboration between ON Semiconductor and the Mercedes AMG High Power Performance (HPP) division has delivered significant advances for the car.

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