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Legislation to Partially Repeal House Bill 6 Falls Short by Failing to Restore Clean Energy Programs

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April 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Gov. Mike DeWine signed legislation today to partially repeal Ohio’s scandal-ridden House Bill 6, but failed to restore the state’s renewable energy and energy efficiency resource standards.

Renewable Energy to Responsible Energy: A Call to Action

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How can the growing renewable energy (RE) sector fully live up to its potential to drive positive social and environmental outcomes? The S&P Global Foundation is proud to sponsor a ‘Call to Action’ report through the Renewable Energy to Responsible Energy Initiative to explore exactly this question.

Danfoss and Ørsted Sign Corporate Power Purchase Agreement

Two of Denmark's largest companies, Danfoss and Ørsted, have signed a corporate power purchase agreement for 27 MW of the capacity of Horns Rev 2 Offshore Wind Farm.
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Danfoss, a world-leading industrial manufacturer of energy efficient solutions, has signed a 10-year fixed price corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA) with Ørsted to offtake the renewable electricity output of 27 MW of Ørsted's 209MW Danish offshore wind farm Horns Rev 2, which came out of subsidy in October 2020.

Ørsted, Aker Carbon Capture, and Microsoft Commit to Explore Development of Carbon Capture

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Ørsted, Aker Carbon Capture, and Microsoft have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore ways to support the development of carbon capture and storage at biomass-fired heat and power plants in Denmark.

Carbon capture and storage is widely accepted as an important instrument to meet both the Danish climate targets of 70 % carbon reduction by 2030 and to meet the Paris Agreement's goal to limit global temperature increases to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

Vistra's TXU Energy Launches New Plan With Automatic Savings for Electric Vehicle Owners

TXU Energy EV PassSM offers bill credits during prime charging times – every night and all weekend long
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IRVING, Texas, March 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Vistra's flagship retail electricity brand, TXU Energy, today announced the launch of TXU Energy EV PassSM. The company’s first plan designed specifically for electric vehicle owners gives customers 50% off all energy charges every weeknight and all weekend long – providing automatic bill credits at times when customers are normally charging their vehicles.

White House Senior Director of Building Emissions to Keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day

Biden Administration Leader Joins 15th Annual Event Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality will keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day, April 22. His address will focus on the Biden Administration’s agenda for green building and opportunities for partnership with cities and private-sector leaders. 

The First Filling Station to Supply Bio-LNG and Bio-CNG in Northwest Italy Comes Online

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The collaboration between IVECO, a commercial vehicles brand of CNH Industrial N.V., ENGIE, and VULCANGAS has reached an important milestone, just a year after the inauguration of the filling station near IVECO’s global headquarters in Turin, Italy, it has become today the first filling station in the Northwest of the C

Cummins Leader Says past Successes Can Inform Carbon-Neutral Future

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When Cummins’ Chief Technical Officer thinks about the global power leader’s aspiration to be carbon neutral by 2050, he’s inspired by the industry’s past success fighting smog.

“What gives me confidence that we’re actually going to be able to get there is looking in the rear-view mirror and seeing the innovation that has occurred over the last 30 years to get us to where we’re at today,” Jim Fier told participants at Work Truck Week 2021, a celebration of the commercial truck business, which was held virtually this month because of the pandemic.

Tetra Tech Receives Two Industry Awards From Climate Change Business Journal

Advancing offshore wind power and reducing greenhouse gas emissions
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In March 2021, Climate Change Business Journal (CCBJ) recognized Tetra Tech with Consulting & Engineering and Project Merit Awards for the company’s work during 2020. EBI Inc. presented the annual CCBJ awards for outstanding businesses at its virtual Environmental Industry Summit held March 12, 2021.

Cummins Leader Calls for Continued Innovation in All Technologies to Reach Environmental Goals

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Innovation in both internal combustion and alternative technologies is the best way to achieve important environmental benefits today and a carbon-neutral future, a Cummins leader told a U.S. Senate committee Tuesday.

Vice Chairman Tony Satterthwaite testified that advanced internal combustion engines can achieve immediate reductions in air pollutants and carbon emissions while the infrastructure and manufacturing scale develops for low-carbon technologies like battery and fuel cell electric powertrains.

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