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ENR Rankings Put Black & Veatch at the Heart of Digital Transformation

Strong placements in power, telecommunications and water cement Black & Veatch’s position at the leading edge of utility infrastructure development
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – At its heart the world’s digital transformation relies on clean energy and the rapid, resilient transmission of data and information. Securing top four finishes in three key Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) rankings puts Black & Veatch at the center of enabling the digital society. 

Alliant Energy Adds Solar and Battery System at DNR Site near Sauk City

New clean energy alternative to power buildings on Black Hawk Unit property
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MADISON, WI, April 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – An Alliant Energy solar generation and battery storage project will provide power to a park building and cabin when they reopen later this year just south of Sauk City, Wisconsin. The new system replaces an overhead line that previously brought electricity to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) structures. 

Black & Veatch NextGen Ag Develops Sustainable Infrastructure for Cultivated Meat Company

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Global food production is responsible for more than a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions. Agriculture uses half the world’s habitable land and consumes 70 percent of its freshwater withdrawals.

New Low-emissions Plant Will Power One Million More Homes In New York State

Bechtel’s construction stimulates economy and supports COVID-19 response in Dover Plains community
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RESTON, Va., April 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - One million additional homes in New York state will receive low-carbon, affordable, safe and reliable power from the newly completed Cricket Valley Energy Center, which was built by Bechtel. The 1,100-megawatt (MW) combined-cycle plant in Dover, New York, will use advanced emissions-control technology to ensure it operates as one of the most efficient power-generation facilities in the U.S.

Tomorrow Rising Web Series by Schneider Electric

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Schneider Electric presents Tomorrow Rising: a web series showcasing our international energy training program for determined people and young entrepreneurs from underprivileged backgrounds.

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Geronimo Energy, a National Grid company, and Cargill Announce Virtual Power Purchase Agreement for 200 MW MISO Illinois Solar Project

Prairie Wolf Solar Project poised to be one of the largest solar developments east of the Mississippi and one of the largest single project VPPAs in the country
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April 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Geronimo Energy (Geronimo), a National Grid company, and Cargill announced today the execution of a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) for the Prairie Wolf Solar Project (Prairie Wolf) in Coles County, Illinois.

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
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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.

National Grid, CEG Help Cohoes-Based PVA Repurpose its Business to Manufacture Critical COVID-19 Equipment

Economic development grants help NY companies retool operations, produce pandemic supplies
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NEW YORK, April 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As manufacturers around the world look for ways to make products that support the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, National Grid has found a way to support companies across New York who are joining those efforts. As an example, Cohoes-based high-tech manufacturer Precision Valve and Automation, or PVA, is receiving National Grid support to produce critical equipment for healthcare workers and patients.

SCE Crews Insulate Power Lines to Prepare for Active Wildfire Season

The utility continues to keep communities safe while following critical health guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
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by Reggie Kumar

Along The Old Road in Valencia, Willie Rios and his crews are installing insulated power lines, work by Southern California Edison that is considered critical during the COVID-19 pandemic. They are working amid a challenging health crisis while practicing physical distancing.

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.

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