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CITGO and Houston Astros’ Carlos Correa Team up for SpringSpirit Baseball’s Breakfast for Champions

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HOUSTON, February 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation and Houston Astros’ Star Shortstop and 2015 American League Rookie of the Year Carlos Correa teamed up for SpringSpirit Baseball’s Eighth Annual Breakfast for Champions fundraiser. During the breakfast, Lance Berkman – former Astro, fellow World Series Champion and SpringSpirit Board member – led a conversation with Correa about what he has learned in his journey to become a professional baseball player.

Arrow Electronics’ SAM Car Spotlighted in the International Corporate Citizenship Film Festival

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Arrow Electronics is showcasing its award-winning SAM Car project in the International Corporate Citizenship Film Festival. The festival, which honors excellence in corporate citizenship, relies on public voting to determine a “fan favorite” and finalists in each of its three company-size categories.

Electrification on the Rise: Can Electric Vehicle Charging Networks Keep Up?

Utilities need to start thinking about how to scale up power infrastructure to meet demand
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Last year marked a monumental turning point for the future of electric vehicles (EVs), with several auto companies such as Volkswagen AG, General Motors and Volvo announcing significant electrification plans. Bolstered by improved battery technology, longer battery range, greater variety and lower prices, consumer confidence in EVs is at an all-time high. According to Forbes, light-duty EV sales in the United States rose 37 percent in 2016.

FCA US LLC Set to Deliver Thousands of Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Minivans to Waymo's Self-Driving Service

Expanded delivery of vehicles signifies commitment to support the launch of the world’s first driverless ride-hailing service
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AUBURN HILLS, Mich., January 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ - FCA US LLC announced an agreement to supply thousands of Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans to Waymo to support the launch of the world’s first driverless ride-hailing service. Vehicle delivery begins in late 2018 with Pacifica H

Check the Boxes: Your Smart City To-do List

Building a smart city is easy to envision, but challenging to implement
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Building a smart city is easy to envision, but it can be challenging to implement. From questions about financing and stakeholder engagement to technology advocacy and information technology (IT) governance, there is a lot to consider after you’ve made the decision to enable data to make your community more livable, sustainable and connected. After the overarching vision and strategy are set, making smart cities real often starts by implementing a series of smaller changes that contribute to the overall transformation.

Environmental Remediation Project Earns EPA Honors

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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, January 31, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) is being recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Wastewater Management for the National Vulcanized Fibre (NVF) Yorklyn Site Wetland Project in Yorklyn, Delaware.

The Three Things Global Leaders Need to Do to Prepare for the Next Big Economic Shift

By Dion Weisler, President and CEO, HP Inc.
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The fourth industrial revolution is upon us. Technology, jobs, government policies, and entire economies around the world are on the edge of a massive shift. This presents a once-in-a-generation opportunity for global leaders to come together and embrace new digital technologies that hyper-charge their economic prospects, create new manufacturing jobs, educate the next generation of highly skilled labor, and ultimately shape the next hundred years of our planet.

Data and Partnerships Serve as the Foundation for Tomorrow’s Smarter Cities

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The insights uncovered in Black & Veatch’s 2018 Strategic Directions: Smart Cities & Utilities Report demonstrate a growing awareness among communities and utilities that modern, digital infrastructure such as data collection networks, infrastructure automation and advanced communication systems are the key components of today’s smart city initiatives. It is only through these systems that cities and utilities can optimize operations to realize the promise of the smart city – and create a sustainable future.

San Diego to Develop Innovative Hydropower Energy Storage Project

500 MW San Vicente Energy Storage Facility Would Increase Renewable Energy Capacity, Accessibility
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SAN DIEGO, January 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Black & Veatch has been selected to serve as owners’ representative for an energy storage facility at the San Vicente Reservoir near Lakeside in San Diego County, California. The project owners, the San Diego County Water Authority and the City of San Diego, are assessing the potential to develop the 500 megawatt (MW) San Vicente Energy Storage Facility (SVESF) to increase the availability and efficiency of renewable energy for the region. It will provide enough stored energy to supply approximately 325,000 homes annually.

Is Subaru Love Real? Owner's Survey Tells the Story

Subaru owners rate all models in the brand’s lineup among the highest in satisfaction.
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Is Subaru “Love” for vehicles like the Outback, Forester and Crosstrek real, or just a marketing campaign? Consumer Reports just announced which brands satisfy drivers most after living with their vehicles for three years, and it reveals Subaru “Love” is real. CR’s report is an evaluation from car owners, and not CR’s editors.

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