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Businesses Call on Virginia General Assembly to Adopt Clean Car Standards

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Influential businesses in Virginia called on Gov. Ralph Northam and members of Virginia General Assembly today to accelerate the Commonwealth’s clean transportation transition by adopting strong clean car standards that would increase the number of low-emission and electric vehicles on Virginia’s roads.

National Grid Joins Low-Carbon Resources Initiative Aimed at Enabling Affordable Net Zero Path

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WALTHAM, Mass., January 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ - National Grid today joined the Low-Carbon Resources Initiative (LCRI), a five-year initiative to develop and demonstrate key clean energy technologies and decarbonization solutions. These include clean hydrogen, bioenergy, and renewable natural gas, all potential pathways to a decarbonized future. 

Low-Carbon Resources Initiative (LCRI)

Net Zero Gaining Momentum Like Never Before Among Investor and Business Community

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2020 can't get behind us fast enough. But the shocking realization we've all faced about how vulnerable our society and global economy is also one of the reasons we've seen the remarkable embrace of ‘net zero’ by the business community this year.

STMicroelectronics Partners with Schneider Electric on Carbon Neutrality and Co-Development of Energy-Efficient Solutions

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STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has selected Schneider Electric as a strategic partner to support its goal to reach carbon neutrality by 2027. Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, will support ST in this next stage of its ongoing efforts to reduce its global environmental footprint. 

2020's Top 10 Trends in Purpose

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2020 was undisputedly a year like none other. What started off with widespread wildfires in Australia was soon eclipsed by the COVID-19 pandemic, followed in quick succession by economic uncertainty, growing racial inequity and unrest, political divisiveness – and the most active hurricane season on record.

Ørsted and Amazon Sign Europe's Largest Offshore Wind Corporate Power Purchase Agreement

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December 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Amazon, the technology company based in Seattle, Washington, has signed a 10-year corporate power purchase agreement with Ørsted, the world-leader in offshore wind, to offtake the output of 250MW from Ørsted's planned 900MW Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farm in Germany. This CPPA will contribute to Amazon’s target of being 100% renewable by 2030 as part of the company’s goal to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2040.

Ørsted Commissions the Netherland's Largest Wind Farm

Ørsted has fully commissioned the 752MW Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm, the company's first in the Netherlands. Borssele 1 & 2 is the second largest operating offshore wind farm in the world and the largest offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.
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Ørsted has fully commissioned the Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm. The wind farm has a capacity of 752 MW, making it the largest offshore wind farm in the Netherlands and the second largest operating offshore wind farm in the world. Borssele 1 & 2 provides enough green electricity to power one million Dutch households. Borssele 1 & 2 is Ørsted's first offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.

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Ørsted has fully commissioned the Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm. The wind farm has a capacity of 752 MW, making it the largest offshore wind farm in the Netherlands and the second largest operating offshore wind farm in the world. Borssele 1 & 2 provides enough green electricity to power one million Dutch households. Borssele 1 & 2 is Ørsted's first offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.

Cummins Unveils Vision for Low-Carbon Future With Hydrogen

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Cummins laid out an aggressive strategy for hydrogen this week, addressing both production of the low-carbon energy source as well as the fuel cell technology to convert it into power for customers.

Speaking at the company’s Hydrogen Day, leaders said Cummins has the technical expertise and the manufacturing and customer support capabilities to successfully bring to market a range of hydrogen-related products at a scale for widespread adoption.

Rebecca Leber: A Brand New Day

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The New York Times recently compiled a list of 104 environmental protections that the Trump administration has rolled back in four short years — they include major climate policies as well as rules that ensured clean air and water, preserved wildlife, and regulated toxic chemicals. With the election of Joe Biden, however, many are hoping for a dramatic and immediate reversal. This week on Sea Change Radio, we unpack some of the key items on our environmental wishlist for the incoming Biden Administration with Mother Jones reporter Rebecca Leber.

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