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ON Semiconductor Returns to Season 7 Formula E with Mercedes-EQ FE Team

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As a proud supplier of the Mercedes-EQ Formula E racing team, ON Semiconductor continues to support the team during season 7 of Formula E. This season demonstrates the collaborative work between our teams in developing next-generation electric powertrain innovations for cutting-edge performance and efficiency.

The technical collaboration between ON Semiconductor and the Mercedes AMG High Power Performance (HPP) division has delivered significant advances for the car.

Black & Veatch: Zero-Emission Vehicles Key to Enabling Decarbonization Targets, and Operators Should Begin Planning Now

New eBook outlines eight phases to help operators navigate new technologies, infrastructure choices and supply chains as renewable power, hydrogen become their new fuels
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Driven largely by ambitious climate agendas and aggressive net-zero targets, fleet operators across the U.S. are actively decarbonizing their operations.

Merck Accelerates Climate Goals; Announces Carbon Neutrality in Operations by 2025

100% Renewable Energy Goal to be Achieved 15 Years Ahead of Schedule; Includes Three New Virtual Power Purchase Agreements
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April 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Merck has announced ambitious goals to achieve carbon neutrality across its operations by 2025 (Scopes 1 & 2 emissions) and a 30% reduction in its value chain emissions by 2030 (Scope 3 emissions).[1]

These goals are aligned with science and build on Merck’s long-standing focus on preventing the worst impacts of climate change and supporting the global effort to achieve the Paris Agreement goals by reducing demand for energy and minimizing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

#TtInspires: Myriam Mathieu Cardinal, Junior Engineering Professional

Pursuing a career based on passion for renewable energy
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Myriam Mathieu Cardinal joined Tetra Tech in 2020 as a junior engineering professional. After completing the fourth year of her degree, she is now considered a candidate for the engineering profession in electrical engineering specializing in advanced renewable energy technologies. Myriam stood out to our renewable energy recruiters during an event at Institut en génie de l’énergie électrique (IGEE or Institute for Electrical Power Engineering), in Montreal, Canada, where she demonstrated her talent, leadership, and passion for Leading with Science®.

Duke Energy Renewables, At&T Offer $20,000 in Scholarships to Support Diverse Wind Technology Workforce in Oklahoma

Scholarships will be awarded to High Plains Technology Center students enrolled in wind technology program in 2021 and 2022 semesters.
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. and DALLAS, April 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Duke Energy Renewables, through the Duke Energy Foundation, and AT&T today announced $20,000 in student scholarships to High Plains Technology Center in Woodward, Okla., for students interested in pursuing wind turbine technology careers.

600-Acre Solar Farm to Power Wells Fargo Buildings in North Carolina

A recently announced collaboration with Duke Energy and NextEra Energy Resources represents another step in Wells Fargo’s goal to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
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As Wells Fargo continues to ramp up efforts to respond to our planet’s climate crisis, the company has announced another major solar expansion, this time with our North Carolina neighbor Duke Energy. Under a 20-year renewable energy purchase agreement, Wells Fargo will receive 100% of the output from a planned 600-acre solar farm in Catawba County. The project will supply more than 50% of Wells Fargo’s electricity needs in North Carolina and approximately 8% of the company’s annual global electricity requirements when it comes online in 2022.

Energy Supplied to Minera El Abra As of January 1, 2021, Is Emission-Free

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Since January 1 of this year, all of the energy used by Minera El Abra, a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan, is from clean and renewable sources.

This milestone is part of the energy transition being developed in Chile, marked by the transformation of the power matrix towards renewable sources, which is part of achieving the objectives signed by Chile in the Paris Agreement.

Minera El Abra remains committed to compliance with applicable environmental regulations, and to the continuous improvement of its performance in matters related to the environment.

Albertsons Companies Commits to Setting Science-Based Target to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Emissions reduction goals will support the United Nations’ Paris Agreement and a better future
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BOISE, Idaho, April 21, 2021 /3BL Media/– Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI) has announced its commitment to the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) and will set an emissions reduction target that supports the goals of the United Nations’ Paris Agreement to reduce carbon emissions. Albertsons Cos.’ emissions reduction goal will align with standards that are designed to ensure a better future and to prevent the worst impacts of climate change.

Hershey Announces New Renewable Energy Agreements Aligned With 2030 Goal to Reduce Emissions by More Than 50%

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HERSHEY, Pa., April 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced two new clean energy partnerships to develop solar projects in the U.S. as it moves its operations toward the use of clean and renewable energy.

From Nuts to Clean Energy: Buying Renewable Energy Is Just Another Way to Bring Goodness to the World

by Mark Kline, Sr. Manager, Nut & Energy Sourcing, Global Commodities
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Over the past 13 years, I have spent much of my career focused on nut research and purchasing. For more than seven-and-a-half years, I have been responsible for Hershey’s procurement of peanuts and almonds. Before that, I worked in R&D as Hershey’s nut technical expert and on chocolate innovation projects.

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