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Ceres' Climate Week NYC 2020 Media Briefing

Ahead of virtual summit, Ceres’ leading experts to highlight key action steps to stop the climate crisis
Press Release

September 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As we experience another deadly and devastating hurricane and wildfire season, it is clear the climate crisis continues to wreak havoc around the globe. In 2020, carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere hit an all-time high, triple-digit temperatures in the Arctic Circle led to another warmest month on record, and the dry spring and summer heat unleashed raging forest fires from America's West to Brazil's Amazon.  In California, the wildfires across the state have already burned more acres than any year on record.

Paul Skurdahl Joins Black & Veatch as Senior Vice President and Director of Solar Energy

Building on its renewables expertise further positions the company’s solar business for continued investment and growth
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., August 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Black & Veatch, a global leader in power infrastructure engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services, today announced that Paul Skurdahl has been named Senior Vice President and Director of Solar Energy within the company’s rapidly growing power business.

Ørsted's U.S. Offshore Wind Projects: Block Island Wind Farm

We are taking real action to create a world that runs entirely on green energy.
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In the U.S., we have the potential to deliver clean energy to the seven states on the East Coast that have committed to build more than 15GW of offshore wind capacity by 2030. We operate the Block Island Wind Farm, America’s first offshore wind farm, and have been awarded over 2,900MW of capacity through five projects.  Our offshore wind projects will not only deliver clean, reliable energy but bring huge opportunities for local economic growth and job creation.

Block Island Wind Farm

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Capacity: 30 MW

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
Press Release

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.

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