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Four Ways Battery Storage Is Transforming the Electrical Grid

Southern California Edison is named No. 1 in battery storage in SEPA’s annual utility survey.
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By Julia Roether

Battery storage is a flexible energy storage solution. Batteries can capture and store solar and wind power to use when the sun isn’t shining or the wind isn’t blowing.

Today, the Smart Electric Power Alliance announced that Southern California Edison is No. 1 in battery storage based on the most megawatt-hours last year. The alliance’s 12th annual survey, which includes more than 500 utilities, determines the top 10 rankings.

Appointment of New Business Development Lead Signals Continued Growth of Black & Veatch’s Renewable Energy Business in Europe

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REDHILL, United Kingdom, August 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The United Kingdom has made the fastest transition to decarbonisation, while Europe has led the world in installed renewable energy capacity during the last decade – according to the World Economic Forum. To support this drive for sustainable energy infrastructure, Black & Veatch has appointed Denis Buckley as Business Development Manager Renewables, Europe.

Schneider Electric | Using Available Tech, We Can Help #MoveTheDate Starting Now

Earth Overshoot Day is moveable if we act now.
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Earth Overshoot Day: It’s the day of the year when we’ve used more natural resources than our planet can renew in 365 days. This year in the United States, Earth Overshoot Day falls on March 15th , — the earliest it has ever been . Despite the progress made in recent years, it has been steadily moving up since 80’s.

Gas Processing Innovations Spur Increased Deployments, Including Role in Power Generation Mix

Black & Veatch’s new floating solutions leader identifies floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) technologies as viable route to gas industry growth
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SINGAPORE, August 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – LNG technologies, such as floating LNG (FLNG) innovations, driven by its shorter construction lead times and lower capital investment costs, are increasingly becoming a viable option for increased gas deployments. FLNG helps mitigate siting constraints that shore-based infrastructure may face.

At the same time, the continued need for a balanced power generation portfolio as well as the need to address energy security and environmental concerns are driving rapid growth in the gas industry.

Providing Electricity Packaged in Ways That Meet the Needs and Lifestyles of Customers

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Our residential and small business brands — NRG, Reliant, and Green Mountain Energy — provide electricity packaged in ways that meet the needs and lifestyles of our customers. Increasingly, these solutions are becoming sustainable solutions. Renewable energy plans are the most direct example, but we are also thinking more critically about more in-depth sustainability opportunities.

Black & Veatch Appoints Dynamic Industry Veterans to Power Business Leadership Team

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., August 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Following the announcement of Black & Veatch’s global Power business restructuring in July, the company today announced the completion of its global Power leadership team. The appointments strengthen the company’s full portfolio of engineering services to full turnkey EPC solutions as clients address the rapidly evolving Power market landscape.  

Smithfield Foods’ “Manure-to-Energy” Project to Inject Renewable Natural Gas Directly to Milan, Missouri Distribution System

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SMITHFIELD, Va., August 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce that construction of a low-pressure natural gas transmission line connecting a Smithfield hog farm located in Northern Missouri with the city of Milan’s natural gas pipeline has been completed. Renewable natural gas (RNG) produced at the hog farm will be directly injected into the natural gas transmission line flowing into Milan’s natural gas distribution system prior to delivery.

Mid-Course Correction Revisited - Profitable & Sustainable Business

The updated book by Ray Anderson's Grandson John Lanier with foreword by Paul Hawken
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by John Lanier, author and grandson of Ray Anderson 

You always remember your first. Book, that is – you always remember your first book. You know, the first one you write. What were you thinking of?

In my case, the first book is also my only book. Whether I go on to write a hundred more or keep authorship in my rearview mirror, Mid-Course Correction Revisited will always be special to me. The reason is simple. It has everything to do with who my co-author was.

The Case for Investing in Sustainable Buildings

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by Sam Adams, CEO & Co-Founder, Vert Asset Management 

Why Invest for Sustainability in Real Estate?

ENGIE Storage Announces 19 MW/38 MWh Community Solar and Energy Storage Project Portfolio under the Massachusetts SMART Program

Portfolio to participate in ISO-NE Wholesale Markets
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August 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ — ENGIE Storage announced it will supply and operate a 19 MW/38 MWh portfolio of six energy storage sites that will contribute to the Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target Program and participate in ISO-New England wholesale markets.

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