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Cummins Helps Family Tap The Sweet Spot On Their Property

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March in Alma, Michigan, means one thing for the Miller family: maple sugar. Not only does this resourceful family enjoy some of this sweet, homemade goodness, but so does the rest of the community.

Getting the sap from maple trees is no easy task, however, especially without power. And that’s where a Cummins’ portable generator enters this story.

Black & Veatch Joins SEIA Effort to Prevent Forced Labor in the Solar Supply Chain

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February 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Black & Veatch, a global leader in power infrastructure solutions, has joined a coalition of 175 solar companies in signing a pledge to oppose the use of forced labor in the solar supply chain. 

What Else Can Net Zero Do For Us?

Decarbonization could deliver sustainability benefits beyond mitigating climate change – but only if we take an integrated approach to balance overlapping, sometimes conflicting, goals
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The tiny city cowers in the shadow of an enormous tidal wave labelled “COVID-19”. Looming behind is a series of progressively larger tsunamis: “Recession”, “Climate change” and, finally, filling half the frame, “Biodiversity collapse”. This much-copied image by Canadian cartoonist Graeme MacKay is a potent reminder that however bad our immediate troubles are, there is worse to come.

How Ørsted Works to Ensure a Sustainable Build-Out of Green Energy

With renewable energy poised to grow at unprecedented pace and scale, Ørsted points to three sustainability challenges at the core of driving a sustainable green energy build-out. Read more in their Sustainability report 2020.
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The global deployment of renewable energy has gathered pace over the past decade, and is set to triple from about 1,600 GW of installed renewable capacity in 2020 to nearly 4,500 GW by 2030. An accelerated green build-out is critical to halve carbon emissions by the end of this decade and limit global warming to 1.5 °C.

Biogen Offers Arcadia's Home Renewable Energy Program to Employees

The collaboration is a new, creative way for employees to decarbonize as workplace values change
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WASHINGTON, February 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Arcadia, a monthly subscription service that connects renters and homeowners across the US to wind and solar energy through their utility accounts, today announced a new partnership with Biogen, a pioneer in neuroscience, that will offer all US-based Biogen employees access to 100% renewable energy in their homes.

Intel Oregon RISE Report: Our Commitment to Our Community and Corporate Responsibility

By Courtney Martin | Oregon Public Affairs Director, Intel Corporation
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We’re excited to share our new Intel Oregon RISE Report.

Now is the time for all of us to invest in Oregon’s recovery and growth – and we want you to know how seriously we take our commitment to being a responsible partner in strengthening communities where we live and work, throughout Oregon.

Cummins Green Hydrogen Technology Powers the Largest Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Electrolyzer in Operation in the World

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Bécancour, Quebec, February 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Global technology and power solutions leader Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) has provided a 20-megawatt PEM electrolyzer system to generate green hydrogen, making it the largest in operation in the world. The Cummins electrolyzer system is installed at the Air Liquide hydrogen production facility in Bécancour, Quebec. The Cummins PEM Electrolyzer can produce over 3,000 tons of hydrogen annually using clean hydropower. 

California's Clean Energy Future - With More Solar, Batteries and EVs - Requires Reimagining the Power Grid

New SCE white paper points out that the effects of climate change also are driving needed grid evolution
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ROSEMEAD, Calif., Dec. 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Fundamental changes in how the electric power grid is planned, designed, built and operated are necessary to meet future challenges that are arriving quickly. Those challenges are created by changes in electricity use and in the sources of energy connected to the grid, including greatly expanded use of electric vehicles and growth in large-scale solar power and energy storage, fundamental to California’s clean energy future.

Major Companies, Institutions in Illinois Call for 100% Clean Energy Legislation

Nearly two dozen employers across the state urge lawmakers to strengthen clean energy and transportation programs during the 2021 legislative session
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February 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Nearly two dozen companies and higher education institutions in Illinois urged state lawmakers today to accelerate the state’s transition to 100% clean energy and build a cleaner, more equitable transportation system.

Leading Corporate Citizen Hormel Foods Announces It Will Match 100 Percent of its Global Energy Use with Renewable Sourcing and Establish Science Based Targets for the Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Company’s new environmental goals are part of its 20 By 30 Challenge – its quest to achieve 20 corporate responsibility goals by 2030
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AUSTIN, Minn., January 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), a global branded food company, today announced its new set of leading environmental sustainability goals, which are part of the company’s 20 By 30 Challenge. In continuing with its corporate responsibility leadership, the company will strive to achieve 20 corporate responsibility goals by 2030 and will report its progress annually.

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