Renewable Energy CSR News

Sustainable Site Energy Solutions: Ten Things You Can Do Now for Big Impact

by Jeff Wegner, PE, CEM, LEED AP, Mechanical Engineer
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While sustainable site energy solutions are not a new thing, their economical payback has improved considerably with increased technological strides and available incentives.

Advanced technology clients are increasingly interested in three major site components:

  • Increase their site utility resiliency/reliability/redundancy
  • Lower their carbon footprint
  • Improve their bottom line

Here are 10 sustainable site energy solutions you can implement today or plan for tomorrow.

Renewable Energy Powers Low-Carbon Future for Communities

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To help communities in Hong Kong and Australia build a low-carbon future, businesses in the CLP Group are offering a growing range of clean energy options for customers. As highlighted in CLP’s Sustainability Report, customers have been responding positively.

Green Mountain Energy Customers Avoid 9.3 Billion Pounds of Carbon Dioxide in 2019

The Annual Impact Number is the equivalent of removing nearly one million cars from roadways
Press Release

HOUSTON, April 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ With Earth day approaching, Green Mountain Energy announced today the impact that its customers are making on the environment. In 2019 alone, Green Mountain Energy customers prevented more than 9.3 billion pounds of carbon dioxide (CO2) by choosing cleaner electricity and carbon offset products. For perspective, this is equivalent to removing nearly one million cars from roadways or turning lights off in 11.9 million households for a year.

Keysight, DEKRA Join Forces to Address Growing Electric Vehicle Market

Enables automotive industry to deploy interoperable charging solutions across different standards and interfaces
Press Release

Ecocentricity Blog: COVID-19 and the Climate Crisis, Part II

By: John A. Lanier
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Michael Liebreich shares good examples of how longer-term stimulus can play out in various industries. As important as whether we will have any “green stimulus” is how those dollars will be utilized.

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Michael Liebreich shares good examples of how longer-term stimulus can play out in various industries. As important as whether we will have any “green stimulus” is how those dollars will be utilized.

Tetra Tech Biogas Project Wins ABC Wisconsin 2019 Project Distinction Gold Award

Developing an innovative RNG facility for Dane County, Wisconsin, with Joe Daniels Construction Company
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Tetra Tech joined Joe Daniels Construction in receiving the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) 2019 Projects of Distinction Gold Award for the development of the Dane County Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) Facility in Wisconsin.

Merck earns 2020 Energy Star Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award

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Merck received the 2020 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. Merck has been named a Partner of the Year for 15 years in a row, and in Sustained Excellence for 13 years.

Companies receiving the award were selected for demonstrating how energy efficiency drives economic competitiveness in tandem with environmental protection.

U.S. Energy Efficiency Rebates & Incentives Update 2020 From Schneider Electric

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Schneider Electric helps organizations identify, qualify, pursue and obtain energy efficiency incentives. Each month our experts compile important news and notes. Here are your September rebates and incentives from around the U.S.

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Schneider Electric helps organizations identify, qualify, pursue and obtain energy efficiency incentives. Each month our experts compile important news and notes. Here are your September rebates and incentives from around the U.S.

Aiming for Carbon Neutral by 2050; Building the Rocket Ship for the New "Moon Shot"

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Decarbonization is a hot topic and can be considered the new “moon shot” of the 21st century. In a recently contributed article to Power Engineering magazine, power industry professionals Leslie Ponder and Kevin Cornish explore the future of decarbonization, and what it will take to get us to a future of net-zero carbon emissions or carbon-free energy goals in a rapidly decentralizing marketplace.

Research Triangle Park: Update on Our Environmental Progress

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The following is an excerpt from the 2019 CSR report.

In 2018, we announced goals to achieve 100 percent renewable energy, water neutrality, and zero waste by FY20 at Cisco’s campus in Research Triangle Park (RTP), North Carolina. The campus’s proximity to leading research universities makes it an ideal testing ground for sustainable improvements within our real estate operations. Here’s how we made progress in FY19:

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