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McCain Foods Unveils Australia's Largest “Behind-the-Meter” Renewable Energy System

McCain’s Ballarat plant will reduce CO2 emissions by 27,100 tonnes per year.
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Sept. 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ McCain Foods Australia has announced it has commenced construction on a renewable energy system that will reduce emissions from its Ballarat food processing facility by more than 27,000 tonnes of CO2 per year.

The project, which will house Australia’s largest “behind-the-meter” renewable energy system, will subsidise McCain’s energy consumption in Ballarat by 39 per cent.

Duke Energy's Green Source Advantage Continues Solar Expansion in North Carolina

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  • Duke University first academic institution to take advantage of program. 
  • More than 100 megawatts of solar capacity planned.
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  • Duke University first academic institution to take advantage of program. 
  • More than 100 megawatts of solar capacity planned.

Ceres' Climate Week NYC 2020 Media Briefing

Ahead of virtual summit, Ceres’ leading experts to highlight key action steps to stop the climate crisis
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September 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As we experience another deadly and devastating hurricane and wildfire season, it is clear the climate crisis continues to wreak havoc around the globe. In 2020, carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere hit an all-time high, triple-digit temperatures in the Arctic Circle led to another warmest month on record, and the dry spring and summer heat unleashed raging forest fires from America's West to Brazil's Amazon.  In California, the wildfires across the state have already burned more acres than any year on record.

CIT Named Top Lead Arranger for Renewable Energy Financing

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NEW YORK, September 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) today announced that its 

Paul Skurdahl Joins Black & Veatch as Senior Vice President and Director of Solar Energy

Building on its renewables expertise further positions the company’s solar business for continued investment and growth
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., August 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Black & Veatch, a global leader in power infrastructure engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services, today announced that Paul Skurdahl has been named Senior Vice President and Director of Solar Energy within the company’s rapidly growing power business.

LG Solar Modules Power Net Zero Home

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With the need to curb greenhouse gas emissions, many companies large and small are eagerly blazing a path forward with innovative solutions that can have very substantial environmental impacts. One forward-thinking architectural firm, archimania in Memphis, Tenn., is taking this challenge head-on in the residential space with the design and construction of civitas, a reimagining of what the home of the future can be with green technologies fully implemented. 

Rooftop Solar Array at Global Links Headquarters Funded by Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Goes Live August 27

Solar Flip the Switch Coincides with Global Links’ 30th Anniversary
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PITTSURGH, August 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Pittsburgh-based medical relief and international development nonprofit Global Links and Green Mountain Energy Sun Club will flip the switch on a 63.2 kilowatt (kW) solar array to celebrate Global Links’ 30th anniversary.

CIT Leads $162 Million Financing for Texas Solar Plant

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NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2020 /3BL Media/-- CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) recently announced that its Power and Energy unit served as sole lead arranger on a $162 million financing for the East Blackland Solar Project in Travis County, Texas.

Ørsted Acquires Solar Farm under Construction in Alabama

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August 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Ørsted continues to expand its solar footprint via the acquisition of the 227MWac under construction Muscle Shoals solar project located in Colbert County, Alabama, in the US. Concurrent to the acquisition, Ørsted enters into a tax equity funding commitment with Wells Fargo.

Ecocentricity Blog: Walking and Chewing Gum

By: John A. Lanier
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I’m a huge advocate for utility-scale solar. That doesn’t mean, however, that I think we’re doing it perfectly right now.

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I’m a huge advocate for utility-scale solar. That doesn’t mean, however, that I think we’re doing it perfectly right now.

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