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National Grid's Geronimo Energy Establishes Community Fund for 200 MW Crocker Wind Farm

The estimated $800,000 charitable fund’s board has been elected and is composed of local residents and landowners
Press Release

Minneapolis, MN, August 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of the American Wind Energy Association’s American Wind Week, Geronimo Energy (Geronimo), a National Grid company, announced today that it has established a local charitable giving board, named the Crocker Community Fund Board (the Fund), for the benefit of the communities connected to the Crocker Wind Farm (Crocker). Crocker is a 200 megawatt (MW) operational wind energy project located in Clark County, SD.

SCS Offers Verification of GHG Projects that Achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals

SCS Achieves Accreditation for SD VISta Standard
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., August 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ — SCS Global Services (SCS) is proud to announce its recent accreditation to verify projects against the Sustainable Development Verified Impact Standard (SD VISta).

World's First Validated and Registered Carbon Offset Project for Electric Vehicle Chargers

Groundbreaking, Award-Winning Methodology Opens New Opportunities for Transportation Industry
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World's First Validated and Registered Carbon Offset Project for Electric Vehicle Chargers Announced by SCS Global Services, Electrify America and Verra
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World's First Validated and Registered Carbon Offset Project for Electric Vehicle Chargers Announced by SCS Global Services, Electrify America and Verra

Battery Project Makes Room for More Rooftop Solar in Decorah

Alliant Energy to deploy new battery technology
Press Release

DECORAH, Iowa, July 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Clean, solar energy is a good thing. But it can also affect the performance and efficiency of the electric grid. An innovative battery-storage solution in Decorah, Iowa, jointly supported by Alliant Energy, US Department of Energy, and the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA), looks to seamlessly connect customer-owned solar while maintaining reliable electrical service across the community.

Transparency on Oil and Gas Sector Impacts

First GRI Sector Standard is one step closer – as public comment period starts
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July 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - A proposed sustainability reporting standard for oil and gas companies identifies climate change as the single biggest challenge facing the sector.

ENR Sourcebook Rankings Affirm Black & Veatch as a Global Leader in Infrastructure Development

2020 Top Design Firms list highlights company’s deep expertise and continued leadership in power, water, telecommunications and government services
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 7, 2020 /3BL Media/– The 2020 Engineering News-Record (ENR) Sourcebook highlights Black & Veatch’s global leadership in engineering, construction and procurement (EPC) services across the global power, water, telecommunications and government services sectors.

What Alliant's Big Solar Announcement Means for the Midwest's Energy Transition

The Midwest has long been a stronghold for wind. Here comes solar.
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by Emma Foehringer Merchant

Last week Midwest utility Alliant Energy, which delivers electricity in Wisconsin through its subsidiary Wisconsin Power and Light, made good on a 2019 commitment to significantly boost the amount of solar in its portfolio. The utility said it would purchase 675 megawatts in Wisconsin, upping the state’s existing total more than threefold.

Turbine 1,500: Ørsted Reaches Offshore Wind Milestone

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Ørsted reached another milestone in its expanding offshore wind business with the installation of offshore wind turbine 1,500. The renewable energy company is set to more than double its offshore wind capacity in the coming five years with the use of increasingly more powerful turbines.

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Ørsted reached another milestone in its expanding offshore wind business with the installation of offshore wind turbine 1,500. The renewable energy company is set to more than double its offshore wind capacity in the coming five years with the use of increasingly more powerful turbines.

Edison International 2019 Sustainability Report: Clean Energy

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At SCE, we’re committed to one of the most aggressive carbonfree power targets in the U.S. utility industry. At Edison Energy,we partner with large energy users, identifying solutions to help them reduce their carbon footprints and reach their own sustainability goals.

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At SCE, we’re committed to one of the most aggressive carbonfree power targets in the U.S. utility industry. At Edison Energy,we partner with large energy users, identifying solutions to help them reduce their carbon footprints and reach their own sustainability goals.

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