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Making Sense of The Texas Power Outages

by Aamir Paul
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The Texas grid came within “seconds and minutes” of a grid outage that could’ve lasted months. I think it’s time to raise the sense of urgency around grid modernization and resiliency.

La TD publie son Rapport sur les enjeux environnementaux, sociaux et de gouvernance 2020 et son Rapport sur La promesse TD Prêts à agir 2020

Ces rapports décrivent la façon dont la TD a accéléré ses efforts et étendu son influence positive dans une année marquée par d’importants changements et d’importantes perturbations.
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TORONTO and CHERRY HILL, N.J., 5 mars 2021 /3BL Media/  – Dans un monde perturbé par la COVID-19, la TD a directement contribué à des changements positifs et au progrès sociétal en vue de favoriser un meilleur avenir, plus durable et inclusif.

Ontario's First Carbon-negative Bus Hits the Road

Enbridge Gas is helping to build one of Canada’s greenest transit fleets
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Transit users can now catch a carbon-negative ride on Ontario’s first bus fueled by renewable natural gas (RNG).

Ceres 2021 to Call on Capital Market Leaders for Urgent Action to Stop the Climate Crisis

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Three-day virtual convening will draw institutional investors, C-suite executives, policymakers, regulators and thought leaders from around the world

Ceres 2021: Transform Tomorrow Today will call for urgent action to achieve a net-zero emissions future and build back a more just and inclusive economy 

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Three-day virtual convening will draw institutional investors, C-suite executives, policymakers, regulators and thought leaders from around the world

Ceres 2021: Transform Tomorrow Today will call for urgent action to achieve a net-zero emissions future and build back a more just and inclusive economy 

Zero-emission Energy Observer Vessel Taps Rockwell Automation Technology to Travel the World

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The world’s first hydrogen-powered ship is on a six-year, zero-emission global voyage thanks in part to Rockwell Automation’s advanced automation technology.

First developed in 2017, the Energy Observer travels the world as a “lab in motion” using a combination of intermittent renewable energy sources including solar panels, hydrogen fuel cells, lithium-ion batteries, and hydrogen production to achieve energy autonomy.

First Project of Its Kind in Canada Will See Enbridge Subsidiary Inject Green Hydrogen Into Its Gas Distribution Grid

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In the long term, Gazifère aims to be North America’s first natural gas utility to be 100% green by 2050.

In the short term, hydrogen could very well be a vital rung on that ladder.

Gazifère, an Enbridge subsidiary, and Evolugen, the Canadian operations arm of Brookfield Renewable, today announced plans to build and operate one of Canada’s largest green hydrogen injection projects in Quebec.

WSP USA Partners With the Coalition for Climate Resilient Investment

Collaborating to integrate climate-related data into cash flow modeling and valuation estimation practices for infrastructure assets.
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WASHINGTON, D.C., February 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ — WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services firm, has partnered with the Coalition for Climate Resilient Investment (CCRI) on an initiative to support resilient communities and sustained socio-economic development. 

CCRI is focused on developing practical methods and tools to mainstream climate-related data into infrastructure investment decisions.  

A Safer and Greener Campus for Students

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LEVERAGING DOW INNOVATION

The project in ZJG applied ECOGROUND™ technologies from the Dow Construction Chemicals business to the running track, basketball and badminton court in Baiyun School, and a waterborne based coating from the Dow Coating Materials business to the exterior wall of Zhongxing School.

WSP Selected for Multiple 2020 EBJ and CCBJ Achievement Awards

Resilience work, innovation and sustainable technology advances recognized by preeminent environmental business publishing and research company.
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SAN DIEGO, February 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ — WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services firm, received honors from Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) and Climate Change Business Journal (CCBJ) for project and technological merit, and exponential growth of its corporate resilience practice.  

The awards speak to WSP’s enterprise-wide focus on, and commitment to, innovation and advancing its climate, resilience and sustainability services across all public and private sector markets. 

WSP USA Office First in Boston to Receive Fitwel v2.1 CI Certification

WSP led the Fitwel v2.1 certification process for its new workplace that incorporates multiple features that support a healthier, more energy-efficient workplace environment.
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BOSTON, February 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ — The new Boston office of WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, has been certified as a Fitwel One Star workplace in recognition of a design that incorporates multiple health and wellness features for employees and visitors.

Fitwel is a building certification that supports healthier workplace environments to improve occupant health and productivity. The WSP office, located at 100 Summer Street, is Boston’s first Fitwel Commercial Interior v2.1-certified space, achieving 94 points over seven impact categories.

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