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Green Mountain Energy Customers Advance Sustainability by Choosing Renewable Energy

In 2021, Green Mountain Energy customers avoided more than 8.7 billion pounds of carbon dioxide, the equivalent of planting 1 million trees
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HOUSTON, May 19, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Green Mountain Energy recognizes the importance of protecting the environment. With each passing year, it becomes increasingly clear that everyone must work together to mitigate the effects of climate change. While solving this problem requires complex strategies, our choices as individuals play an important role.

From Cows to Kilowatts: Black & Veatch Awarded EPC Project To Convert Dairy Farm Manure Into Renewable Natural Gas

Engineering and construction leader to design-build system to curb dairy farm greenhouse gas emissions while simultaneously creating a new revenue stream based on sustainable fuel.
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Although dairy is a dietary staple in many American households, it can be hard on the environment due to the amount of greenhouse gases (GHG) produced from dairy farms. To address this, Black & Veatch has partnered with Amp Americas to develop an engineering, procurement and construction project that turns cow manure into renewable natural gas (RNG).

Aflac 2021 Business & Sustainability Report: Renewable Energy

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Aflac is investing in smart environmental solutions that contribute to a sustainable future. Aflac has recently expanded its solar array with an installation at the Paul S. Amos campus. The expansion is expected to lower Aflac’s greenhouse gas emissions in Columbus, Ga., by more than 10%.

To reduce our carbon footprint, we installed a 1.3-megawatt solar array at our largest campus in Columbus, Ga.

Aflac Square in Chofu, Japan

Hormel Foods on Track to Match 100% of Domestic Energy Use with Renewable Sourcing by End of 2022

Wind and solar projects helping drive the company toward its 20 By 30 Challenge renewable energy goal
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AUSTIN, Minn., April 25, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), a global branded food company well known for its corporate citizenship, is pleased to announce that it anticipates matching 100% of its domestic energy use with renewable sourcing by the end of 2022. The renewable energy achievement is part of the company’s 20 By 30 Challenge, a set of 20 aggressive environmental and social responsibility goals Hormel Foods is striving to reach by 2030.

Earth Day 2022: Investing in Our Planet and Doing Our Part

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April 22 marks Earth Day and is recognized as a day to encourage environmental awareness and drive actionable change.

First launched in 1970 to combat pollution and the impact on human health, Earth Day is now a worldwide mobilization effort with more than one billion people participating each year to make a difference. This year’s focus is investing in our planet to build healthy cities, countries and economies.

The Home Depot X Energy Star: Making Energy Choices That Count for You and the Climate

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In 1992, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) introduced the ENERGY STAR program, designed to help businesses and individuals save money and protect our climate through superior energy efficiency.

Ecocentricity Guest Blog: What About Those EV Batteries?

By: Maurice Carter
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We've gone from no one paying attention to the electric vehicle battery supply chain to everyone freaking out about it. 

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We've gone from no one paying attention to the electric vehicle battery supply chain to everyone freaking out about it. 

Whirlpool Corporation Continues to Move Forward on Its Sustainability Journey With New Wind Farm Project in West Texas

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On March 23, Whirlpool Corp. celebrated the groundbreaking of a 340 Megawatt wind farm in Callahan County, Texas. This Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) is a collaboration with Clearway Energy Group and Deere & Company, parent company of John Deere. Named “Mesquite Sky,” the completion and launch of this project is an important part of Whirlpool Corp.’s ongoing sustainability practices, adding a new sustainable source of power to the electrical grid while helping to reduce the company’s carbon footprint.

Investing Through the Renewable Energy Transition

Increasing demand and significant cost reductions have changed the clean energy landscape. Learn how decarbonization efforts may present opportunities for investors.
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By Vijay Chandar
Investment Strategist, Wealth Management

The signs of growing interest in clean energy are easy to spot: solar panels line rooftops, wind turbines dot open plains, and electric cars cruise highways.

Less apparent, but equally important, are the economics at the center of this story: The costs to produce wind and solar energy have dropped markedly in the past decade, and demand has increased as electric utilities begin to phase out fossil fuels.

Virtual Power Purchase Agreement with ENGIE North America to Develop Renewable Energy

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Stanley Black & Decker has signed a virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with ENGIE North America (“ENGIE”), a global leader in low-carbon energy solutions, to develop new wind energy in Texas.

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