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Staying the Course on Alternative Fuel

Despite a renaissance in petroleum use, sustainable energy is still an important long term investment.
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Mike Whitlatch | UPS
 

UPS has been in the alternative fuels business for a long time. In fact, we’ve been plugging in electric vehicles before it was cool — as far back as the early 1930s.

The larger our company grew over time, the more we, like others, became dependent on cheap, reliable petroleum fuels.

Balfour Beatty Construction Wins Cobb Chamber Cutting EDGE Green Technology Award

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ATLANTA, April 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Balfour Beatty Construction’s Georgia Division has been recognized for its use of sustainable technologies and awarded the Green Tech/Clean Tech award by Cobb County’s Chamber of Commerce. The award was presented at a recent Cobb Chamber First Monday Breakfast, where the chamber presented its Cutting EDGE Technology Awards to three Cobb businesses.

Advisory: U.S. Chamber Foundation to Host Annual Sustainability Forum

Experts and Thought Leaders Will Explore Circular Economy Opportunities for Business
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April 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center will convene business leaders and sustainability experts for the annual Sustainability Forum.

Cadillac CT6 to Offer Plug-In Hybrid Electric Technology

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  • PHEV system expected to achieve fuel economy more than double that of conventional engine
  • Total system power estimated 335 hp and 432 lb-ft of torque
  • Includes Regen-on-Demand system

New Corridor Terminals Anchor Long-Term Growth

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Norfolk Southern’s intermodal corridor strategy continued to advance in 2013. The most significant developments were the opening of regional intermodal terminal facilities in Charlotte, N.C., and in Franklin County’s Greencastle, Pa. The two facilities are the last “keystone” terminals planned in the first phase of the Crescent Corridor improvement program.

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Norfolk Southern’s intermodal corridor strategy continued to advance in 2013. The most significant developments were the opening of regional intermodal terminal facilities in Charlotte, N.C., and in Franklin County’s Greencastle, Pa. The two facilities are the last “keystone” terminals planned in the first phase of the Crescent Corridor improvement program.

So Much #EWaste is Unnecessary!

by CAROL BAROUDI
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During February’s GreenBiz Forum, I tweeted, #grnbz @GreenTechLady why can’t we focus more on refurbishment of #electronics?”

Volkswagen of America to Invest $10 Million in Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure by 2016

Volkswagen believes continued legislative support is needed to reach the next level of electric vehicle adoption.
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February 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Jörg Sommer, vice president, product marketing and strategy, Volkswagen of America, today presented Volkswagen’s holistic approach to e-mobility surrounding the launch of the zero-tailpipe emissions 2015 e-Golf, including a $10 million commitment to support electric vehicle infrastructure by 2016. During a presentation delivered at the 2015 Electric Drive Congress in Washington D.C., Sommer stated that Volkswagen believes continued legislative support is needed to reach the next level of electric vehicle adoption.

Designing the Energy-Efficient House of the Future — AECOM Applies Nanotechnology on Gigascale Projects

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Managing complexity, building better lives.

AECOM continues to offer the most innovative services to meet client needs on projects such as the Chuvashia House in Russia by using cutting-edge science featuring nanotechnology.

What is nanotechnology? The engineering of matter at the atomic and molecular scale — 100,000 times smaller than the diameter of a human hair — to create materials with unique properties and capabilities.

Las Vegas Project Shows Power of Solar Panels

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The desert-bound city of Las Vegas enjoys average highs of 41⁰C on July days, but drops to a positively frigid 35⁰C in September.  So you can imagine the demands on the regional power grid from air conditioning alone. With a population of just under 2 million – not including the tourists – southern Nevada demands a lot of electricity. We spoke with Chris Brophy, Vice President of Corporate Sustainabilty for MGM Resorts International to see what they’re doing to offset the energy demand on the grid.

Ecocentricity Blog - Special Issue

We Need a "Ray C. Anderson Prize," they said.
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We heard this refrain, in various forms, from the very beginning of our time stewarding Ray’s legacy here at the Foundation.  Each time it was echoed, we first felt humbled.  What an amazing honor it is to have someone want Ray’s memory preserved in this manner!

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