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Black & Veatch, a Leader in Decarbonization, Joins Ammonia Energy Association

Company embraces membership as catalyst for making ammonia a key player in zero-carbon energy landscape
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., November 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – As an industry leader in advancing decarbonization, Black & Veatch – experts in ammonia-related projects – sees an expanding role for the chemical compound in a low-carbon landscape. To help further that, the company has joined the Ammonia Energy Association, an influential advocate of responsible ammonia use in a sustainable energy economy.

VMware Hunts Zombies, Summons Sustainability Second Wave

By Sydney Sawaya, Associate Editor, sdxcentral
Article

To drive the next generation of technological advancements, VMware’s Director of Sustainability Innovation Nicola Peill-Moelter says sustainability innovation has to move faster. And we’ve got to kill the zombies — zombie servers, that is.

Cummins Takes Leadership Role in Promising Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Technology

by Blair Claflin, Director of Sustainability Communications
Blog

Cummins is quickly becoming the leader in a power technology for commercial and industrial uses that could be an important bridge to a carbon-neutral future and beyond.

Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) can convert a higher percentage of a fossil fuel’s energy into power than combustion-based processes and can also use low- and no-carbon fuels such as hydrogen to generate power.

Can a Clean Electricity Standard Rival the Efficiency of a Carbon Price?

by Travis Kavulla, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs at NRG Energy
Blog

Lots of the best minds in energy are in hyperdrive these days thinking about what a low-carbon grid looks like and how to get there. In a timely contribution to the field, E3 is out today with a major study of that question, as seen through the lens of PJM, one of the largest electricity markets in North America.

Vistra Invests in New Technologies, Launches Vistra Zero Portfolio

Vistra Zero generates zero-carbon electricity, leading America toward a clean energy future.
Blog

Vistra, which is already developing the world's largest battery energy storage project, the 400-MW/1,600-MWh Moss Landing Energy Storage Facility in California, today announced that it is breaking ground on six new solar projects and one battery energy storage project. These new zero-carbon developments, which are part of a newly launched Vistra Zero portfolio, represent a capital investment of approximately $850 million and are all located in the attractive Texas ERCOT market where Vistra has a leadership position:

Vistra Releases Comprehensive Review of Company Climate Strategy

Blog

Climate change is a defining issue of our time, impacting all global citizens, industries, and nations and it must be addressed collectively. As an integrated retail electricity provider and producer of electric power, Vistra has been committed to combating climate change through the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from our business activities.

Edison Chouest Offshore Affiliate Executes Long-Term Charter Agreement With Ørsted and Eversource for Provision of the First U.S. Jones Act Compliant Wind Farm Service Operation Vessel

Press Release

Cut Off, Louisiana /3BL Media/ — Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO), Ørsted and Eversource announced today the execution of a long-term charter agreement for the provision of the first-ever U.S. flagged “Jones Act” compliant Service Operations Vessel (SOV). The SOV will be engineered, constructed and operated by ECO as an integral part of the operation and maintenance of the Revolution Wind, South Fork Wind and Sunrise Wind offshore wind farms in the northeast United States, which are dependent on obtaining the necessary federal permits from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM).

Putting Purpose into Action: Environmental Stewardship

What if healthcare technology companies could help treat people and our planet?
Article

The health of our planet is vital to the health of society and the patients we serve. For years, we’ve been committed to reducing our use of natural resources and investing in renewables to sustainably power our operations and promote environmental stewardship. Today, it’s more important than ever that we acknowledge and plan for the challenges caused by climate change. That is why we have set a goal to be carbon neutral in our operations by FY30. This milestone will increase the resilience, longevity, and sustainability of our business as we continue to improve patient health.

Putting Purpose into Action: Reducing Our Operational Footprint

Excerpts from the 2020 Medtronic Integrated Performance Report
Article

ADDING BUSINESS VALUE

Actively managing our environmental impacts and reducing our footprint fosters positive relationships with stakeholders, reduces our operating costs, and sustains our ability to operate.

OPERATING SUSTAINABLY

Being a good environmental steward is part of our business strategy. We focus our efforts on reducing the energy, emissions, water, and waste footprint of both our operations and our products.

Putting Purpose Into Action: A Message From Our CEO

It's never been clearer: our future depends on companies that not only innovate boldly, but ones that act with integrity.
Article

Over the past months, we’ve seen ties between health, progress, and prosperity strain in real time due to the hardships brought on by the pandemic. Life as we know it changed dramatically, as did the role of the private sector in many ways.

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