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National Grid’s Service Territory Tops Energy Efficiency Ranking

Massachusetts earns top spot for seventh year, Rhode Island rises to third, and New York lands in seventh
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WALTHAM, MASS., September 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Once again, the three states across National Grid’s service area — Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New York — are all ranked among the top ten for energy efficiency. The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) today released its 2017 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard:

Chevrolet Spark EV and Volt Rank Among Top “Greenest” Vehicles

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The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy released its annual comprehensive ranking of the nation’s “Greenest” vehicles. This year, two Chevrolet vehicles made the top 12 list.

New Fridge Standards Take Effect Monday: How Refrigerators Have Kept Cool Over 40 Years of Improvements

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One of the great inventions of our time – the modern refrigerator – will get an efficiency makeover when new national efficiency standards go into effect on September 15, reducing energy use of most refrigerators and freezers by about 20 to 25 percent.
 

Honda R&D Installs Advanced Fast-Fill Hydrogen Refueling Station

New station on Honda R&D Americas' Torrance, California campus built in anticipation of Honda's next-generation fuel cell electric vehicle, due in 2015
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  • New station on Honda R&D Americas' Torrance, California campus built in anticipation of Honda's next-generation fuel cell electric vehicle, due in 2015
  • Honda-developed hydrogen refueling protocol significantly reduces fill time

Buick Encore and Chevrolet Spark are ‘Greener Choices’ for 2014

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The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy has released its annual list of the greenest vehicles available on the market in 2014.

We are happy to announce that the 2014 Buick Encore and 2014 Chevrolet Spark have earned a place on the list of their “Greener Choices.”

Four Honda Vehicles Earn Recognition on ACEEE’s List of “Greenest” and “Greener” Vehicles of 2014

Civic Hybrid, Civic Natural Gas, Insight and Odyssey earn top green scores
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·      Civic Hybrid, Civic Natural Gas, Insight and Odyssey earn top green scores

·      16th straight year that multiple Honda vehicles are named to top 12 list

 

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·      Civic Hybrid, Civic Natural Gas, Insight and Odyssey earn top green scores

·      16th straight year that multiple Honda vehicles are named to top 12 list

 

Honda Releases 2013 North American Environmental Report

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  • CO2-adjusted fuel economy of Honda and Acura automobiles up 9.5%
  • CO2 emissions intensity of automobile production in N.A. down 16.2%
  • CO2 emissions intensity of product shipments in the U.S. down 8%
  • CO2 emissions intensity of service parts shipments in the U.S. down 13.5%
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  • CO2-adjusted fuel economy of Honda and Acura automobiles up 9.5%
  • CO2 emissions intensity of automobile production in N.A. down 16.2%
  • CO2 emissions intensity of product shipments in the U.S. down 8%
  • CO2 emissions intensity of service parts shipments in the U.S. down 13.5%

California Records 1,000 Megawatts of Installed Solar Power; New Energy Efficiency Tech and Programs to Save 27% of Future Electricity Use - Energy Minute for January 18, 2013

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California regulators are reporting that the state has hit a major milestone in renewable energy: more than 1 gigawatt—1,000 megawatts—of solar power has been installed through the California Solar Initiative, which encourages homeowners, businesses, local governments and nonprofit organizations to install solar panels on their roofs. Launched in 2007, the California Solar Initiative is an ambitious road map that calls for 1,940 new megawatts of solar power to be installed statewide by 2016. The 1,066 megawatts installed by the end of 2012 put the state more than halfway to that goal.

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