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Expert Interview With Tracey Dubuque, Onshore Wind Energy Practice Leader

Helping clients navigate the complexities of wind projects
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Tracey Dubuque has worked with Tetra Tech for more than 15 years. She began her career as an engineer working in Tetra Tech’s remediation group. In 2005, she transitioned to working on energy projects, supporting front-end permitting and siting for various wind developers. In 2013, she became the practice leader for Tetra Tech’s onshore wind program.

Ingersoll Rand Joins International Community at COP 23

The company highlights pivotal steps in decreasing global greenhouse gas emissions and improving energy efficiency
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BONN, Germany, November 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Ingersoll Rand (NYSE: IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, joins representatives from hundreds of countries at the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) on Nov. 6-17 to support continued actions that address climate change.

What Utilities Can Learn From Massachusetts’s Largest Energy Storage Project

A conversation with Jonathan Poor, Green Charge’s director of business development for the Northeast
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A conversation with Jonathan Poor, Green Charge’s director of business development for the Northeast 

COP23 is Here: What is Schneider Electric Doing to Tackle Climate Change?

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November 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Schneider Electric, which has been at the forefront of sustainability efforts for more than a decade, has made significant progress on its 10 Commitments for Sustainability since 2015.

Ecocentricity Blog: Suniva vs. Solar Installers, Round Two

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The problem remains the same – the expected tariff would drive up the cost of solar panels in the United States, making renewable energy less competitive in the marketplace while simultaneously harming solar installation jobs.

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The problem remains the same – the expected tariff would drive up the cost of solar panels in the United States, making renewable energy less competitive in the marketplace while simultaneously harming solar installation jobs.

Schneider Electric | WHITE PAPER: Almost 25% of Global GHG Emissions Will Soon Be Regulated by Government Carbon Pricing

Here is what you need to know
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What are SBTs? Put simply, Science-based Targets specifies how much and how quickly companies need to reduce GHG emissions in order to avoid a 2°C global temperature increase. SBTs provide a clear pathway for a company to achieve future business growth while remaining below the 2°C limit. More than 300 companies have committed to setting SBTs under the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) and over 70 companies have approved SBTs.

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Clean Power is Already the Plan

by Bruno Sarda, Head of Sustainability
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What would a repeal of the Clean Power Plan (CPP) actually mean? The announcement that the EPA is seeking to repeal the CPP raises some valid questions about the future of clean energy and carbon emissions in the U.S. To understand the impact, let’s look at some important context.

ENGIE North America Announces Largest Utility-Scale Energy Storage Installation in Massachusetts

3 MW/6 MWh energy storage system to be installed at Mt. Tom Solar, adjacent to former coal plant; benefits include lower utility capacity costs/demand charges, reduced stress on electric grid, and optimization of solar energy
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HOLYOKE, Mass., October 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ - ENGIE North America and Holyoke Gas & Electric (HG&E) today announced plans for the largest utility-scale energy storage installation in Massachusetts. Green Charge, an ENGIE NA subsidiary, will operate the three-megawatt energy storage system at Mt. Tom Solar, which began operation in January of this year adjacent to the former Mt. Tom Power Station.

Trends in Integrated LNG and Gas Generation: A Timely Consideration for Indonesia and the Philippines

Planning for Liquefied Natural Gas Terminals and Gas-Fired Gen Can Balance Power Gen Mix in Asia
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For growing maritime nations like Indonesia and the Philippines, planning for integrated liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminals and gas-fired generation is a timely solution to balance the power generation mix and help meet 2015 Conference of Parties (COP21) commitments.

Both nations are vast archipelagos together totaling some 350 million people. Prospects for economic growth remain strong while full electrification remains a focused goal for both nations. 

States, Local Government Step Up to Play Increasingly Critical Role in a Smarter Clean Energy Future

The federal government has long shaped U.S. energy policy, but today, we see states and corporations taking up the mantle
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The federal government has long played a central role in shaping U.S. energy independence and security. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA). Over the last decade, federal programs have significantly influenced the energy sector, particularly in the development of smart grids and renewable energy.

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