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AIDAdiva Cruise Ship is Fourth in AIDA Fleet to be Fitted with Filter System to Reduce Emissions by Nearly 90 Percent

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May 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ - After its scheduled visit to the shipyard from April 21 to May 4, 2015 at the Blohm & Voss shipyard in Hamburg, AIDAdiva now offers even more attractive amenities on board.

Alongside routine classification and maintenance work, the AIDAdiva is now already the fourth ship in the AIDA fleet to be fitted with the first phase of a multi-phase filter system for the treatment of emissions. The so-called scrubber reduces sulfur dioxide emissions by around 90 percent.

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

Bombardier PRIMOVE to Provide Wireless Charging and Battery Technology to Berlin

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  • World’s first capital to introduce an inner city e-bus line with the PRIMOVE wireless charging and battery system
  • Installation of first PRIMOVE charging station in Berlin started
  • Expected COsavings of around 260 tons per year
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  • World’s first capital to introduce an inner city e-bus line with the PRIMOVE wireless charging and battery system
  • Installation of first PRIMOVE charging station in Berlin started
  • Expected COsavings of around 260 tons per year

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.

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