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National Grid Statement on the Transportation Climate Initiative’s Framework for a Draft Regional Policy Proposal

A statement from Dean Seavers, President, National Grid, US
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October 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ - “National Grid is committed to achieving deep decarbonization across the Northeast. The transportation sector, which is currently the largest emitter of greenhouse gases, is poised for meaningful and necessary reductions.

Utilities That Take This Approach to Battery Storage Will Maximize Future Market Share

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By Liz Waldren

As more U.S. states offer incentives for renewable energy investment and costs for solar photovoltaic (PV) panels continue to decrease, it seems utility-scale battery energy storage is positioned to take charge of the next renewables revolution.

Indonesia Adds Value to Mining Industry, Invests in Downstream Processing Facilities

PT Borneo Alumina Indonesia appoints Black & Veatch as a technical consultant to lead alumina refinery project
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JAKARTA, Indonesia, October 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Creating mining and minerals processing infrastructure to increase Indonesia’s mineral value while strengthening downstream processing capabilities has been at the core of the Indonesian mining authority and mineral export laws since 2009.

DSM: Driving Innovation to Enable Renewable Energy for All

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Electricity: the more our population grows, the more of it we need. And the more electricity we consume, the stronger the case for using renewable, non-polluting power sources in place of fossil fuels. Going forward, further innovation in solar and wind power technology is needed if we are to meet our future power supply goals. 

National Grid Leads Nation on Energy Efficiency

Massachusetts, New York, and Rhode Island top list in 2019 ACEEE rankings
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WALTHAM, MA October 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Today, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) released its 2019 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard, and National Grid’s  service area in three states — M.A., R.I., and N.Y.— all ranked among the top five states in energy efficiency.  Massachusetts ranked number one for the ninth year in a row, with R.I. ranked third, and N.Y. moving from sixth in 2018 to fifth this year. 

Green STEM Career Education Initiative Partners With Ingersoll Rand’s Trane and Thermo King Brands

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MINNEAPOLIS, October 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy is pleased to announce it will partner with Ingersoll Rand’s Thermo King® and Trane® businesses to further its national climate change education Green STEM Career initiative for the 2019-2020 year.

Whirlpool Corporation Named to 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index

Press Release

October 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ Whirlpool Corporation is among a distinguished group of companies included on the 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) North America Index – a recognition of its longstanding commitment to sustainable business practices. This is not the home appliance manufacturer's first appearance on the annual index. In fact, Whirlpool Corporation has been recognized on the DJSI 13 of the past 14 years.

Aggregating Small Energy Demand Case Study

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Today, the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance launched its first case study highlighting the work of its members on an aggregated #renewablenergy project. The partnership established between @Bloomberg, @Gap, @Workday, @salesforce, and @CoxEnterprises allowed the group to successfully pool demand towards the procurement of a large-scale solar project in North Carolina. The result? Greater impact than any one company would have had alone and progress towards achieving overall energy goals.

VMware at Climate Week 2019

By Nicola Acutt, Vice President, Sustainability Strategy
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Last week, leaders from around the world convened in New York for the United Nation’s Climate Summit. The goal was to gather consensus on how we double down on commitments and actions to curb carbon emissions globally. VMware participated, offering our point of view on the urgency of climate change, sharing the steps we’re taking, and collaborating with other leaders on bold actions. According to the U.N.’s report, as a society we need to shift 70-85 percent of electricity to renewable energy sources by 2050 to avoid the worst impacts of climate change.

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