In 2021, Green Mountain Energy customers avoided more than 8.7 billion pounds of carbon dioxide, the equivalent of planting 1 million trees
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.
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.
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 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.
Wind and solar projects helping drive the company toward its 20 By 30 Challenge renewable energy goal
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.
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.
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.
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.
Increasing demand and significant cost reductions have changed the clean energy landscape. Learn how decarbonization efforts may present opportunities for investors.
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.