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Consumers Energy and DTE Invest in Efficiency for Ludington Hydroelectric Plant

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Consumers Energy and DTE have just renewed the license for the Ludington Pumped Storage Plant. The plant began generating electricity in 1973, and licenses are only renewed every 50 years. 

Consumers Energy and DTE plan to improve efficiency and increase electricity generation by replacing the plant's six turbines.

Watch the news story at wzzm13.com

2018 Sustainability Report Details GM’s Drive for Safer, Better, More Sustainable Personal Mobility

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June 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ - General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today released “Transformation in Progress,” its ninth annual sustainability report to update employees, investors, policymakers, advocacy groups and customers on the aggressive moves the company made in 2018 to achieve its vision of a world with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion. The report also extensively covers GM’s drive to build a world-class, inclusive and customer-focused culture with strong corporate governance and transparency.

Beijing 2022 Ice Venue Cooling System to Reduce Carbon Footprint of Olympic Games

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In a landmark decision guided by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), natural CO2 refrigeration systems will be used in most of the Beijing 2022 ice venues. This will decrease the overall carbon footprint of the Olympic Games Beijing 2022. 

 

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In a landmark decision guided by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), natural CO2 refrigeration systems will be used in most of the Beijing 2022 ice venues. This will decrease the overall carbon footprint of the Olympic Games Beijing 2022. 

 

Why the DNC Doesn’t Want a Climate Debate — It Actually Makes Perfect Sense.

by Brad Zarnett
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The Democratic party and the nominees are highly intelligent people, they know what’s happening to the climate, they know that climate change will have devastating consequences for their constituents, their country, and the planet as a whole. So why don’t they welcome the chance to showcase their candidates progressive ideas and further distinguish themselves as the party of the future?

477 Investors With USD $34 Trillion in Assets Urge G20 Leaders to Keep Global Temperature Rise to 1.5 Degrees Celsius

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Amundi, Axa, California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS), Legal & General Investment Management, Natixis Investment Managers, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, and Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management, among a record number of signatories to the Global Investor Statement to Governments on Climate Change.

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Amundi, Axa, California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS), Legal & General Investment Management, Natixis Investment Managers, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, and Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management, among a record number of signatories to the Global Investor Statement to Governments on Climate Change.

CSRHub Launches on the Open:FactSet Marketplace

ESG content set available for evaluation and testing beginning June 27, 2019
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June 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ - CSRHub, one of the world’s broadest and most consistent sets of Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) ratings, is pleased to offer ESG Business Intelligence data via the Open:FactSet Marketplace. It will be available for evaluation via FactSet’s cloud-based Data Evaluation platform on June 27, 2019.

PSEG Holds One of Lowest Carbon Emissions Rates Among Largest U.S. Power Producers

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NEWARK, N.J., June 27, 2019  /3BL Media/ – PSEG has one of the lowest carbon emissions rates of the nation’s largest power producers, according to a new analysis released today.

PSEG Power Has Agreed to Sell Its Interest in Keystone and Conemaugh Coal Plants

Nears Completion of its Coal Exit Strategy With Entire Coal Fleet Sold or Scheduled for Sale or Shutdown
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NEWARK, N.J., June 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ – PSEG Power has agreed to sell its 776-megawatt (MW) interest in the Keystone and Conemaugh generation facilities in western Pennsylvania and related assets, including the assumption of related liabilities. The transaction is expected to close during the second half of 2019, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals.

Tetra Tech’s Leadership Academy Class of 2019 Hones Their Risk and Financial Management Skills

Preparing high-achieving technical leaders to provide our clients with industry-leading services
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Participants in Tetra Tech’s 2019 Leadership Academy class recently spent four days in Denver, Colorado, focused on financial and risk management tools, contract negotiations, and strategic planning to optimize performance in their operations.

Parkway School District Continues Sustainability Leadership with an Investment in Geothermal Energy

District to save taxpayers nearly $2 million over the 30-year life
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June 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ Trane®, a brand of Ingersoll Rand® and global provider of indoor comfort and energy services solutions, and Parkway School District, one of the largest school districts in Missouri, partnered to install the Greater St. Louis area's first on-campus centralized geothermal energy plant, guaranteeing at least $123,000 in total energy savings annually.

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