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New LG Solar Modules Launching in U.S. Deliver Higher Efficiency, Performance

New LG Panels Work Harder, Look Better for Homeowners, Installers
Press Release

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., July 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ — LG Business Solutions is launching a new generation of solar modules in the United States – the latest LG NeON® 2 panels featuring even higher efficiency and greater performance characteristics than current models. 

INFOGRAPHIC: Sunny Days Ahead with Renewable Energy, Solar 101 for Consumers

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Solar energy can power a home throughout the day and may greatly reduce how much a family spends on electricity each year. Those who don’t take advantage of the natural energy of the sun will almost always pay for their electricity; those who use solar can put their home to work for them.

Download more solar infographics from LG Electronics. 

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Duke Energy Renewables' Largest Solar Project Now Online in Texas

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  • 200-MWac Holstein Solar project achieves commercial operation.

  • Company’s Texas solar portfolio to exceed 500 MWac in operation by mid-2020.

     

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  • 200-MWac Holstein Solar project achieves commercial operation.

  • Company’s Texas solar portfolio to exceed 500 MWac in operation by mid-2020.

     

Battery Project Makes Room for More Rooftop Solar in Decorah

Alliant Energy to deploy new battery technology
Press Release

DECORAH, Iowa, July 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Clean, solar energy is a good thing. But it can also affect the performance and efficiency of the electric grid. An innovative battery-storage solution in Decorah, Iowa, jointly supported by Alliant Energy, US Department of Energy, and the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA), looks to seamlessly connect customer-owned solar while maintaining reliable electrical service across the community.

ENR Sourcebook Rankings Affirm Black & Veatch as a Global Leader in Infrastructure Development

2020 Top Design Firms list highlights company’s deep expertise and continued leadership in power, water, telecommunications and government services
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 7, 2020 /3BL Media/– The 2020 Engineering News-Record (ENR) Sourcebook highlights Black & Veatch’s global leadership in engineering, construction and procurement (EPC) services across the global power, water, telecommunications and government services sectors.

What Alliant's Big Solar Announcement Means for the Midwest's Energy Transition

The Midwest has long been a stronghold for wind. Here comes solar.
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by Emma Foehringer Merchant

Last week Midwest utility Alliant Energy, which delivers electricity in Wisconsin through its subsidiary Wisconsin Power and Light, made good on a 2019 commitment to significantly boost the amount of solar in its portfolio. The utility said it would purchase 675 megawatts in Wisconsin, upping the state’s existing total more than threefold.

Turbine 1,500: Ørsted Reaches Offshore Wind Milestone

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Ørsted reached another milestone in its expanding offshore wind business with the installation of offshore wind turbine 1,500. The renewable energy company is set to more than double its offshore wind capacity in the coming five years with the use of increasingly more powerful turbines.

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Ørsted reached another milestone in its expanding offshore wind business with the installation of offshore wind turbine 1,500. The renewable energy company is set to more than double its offshore wind capacity in the coming five years with the use of increasingly more powerful turbines.

Edison International 2019 Sustainability Report: Clean Energy

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At SCE, we’re committed to one of the most aggressive carbonfree power targets in the U.S. utility industry. At Edison Energy,we partner with large energy users, identifying solutions to help them reduce their carbon footprints and reach their own sustainability goals.

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At SCE, we’re committed to one of the most aggressive carbonfree power targets in the U.S. utility industry. At Edison Energy,we partner with large energy users, identifying solutions to help them reduce their carbon footprints and reach their own sustainability goals.

How Northeast Businesses Can Prepare for an Uncertain Summer

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Energy planning for summer always requires careful analysis. This year, COVID-19 adds a new wrinkle, making planning even more complex.

We’re seeing unusual electric demand patterns in the Northeast as a result of social distancing:

Ecocentricity Blog: What Makes a Goal Good

By: John A. Lanier
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If a company doesn’t know how to accomplish a sustainability goal, then that’s a good thing! The uncertainty and stress that is induced by a stretch-goal invites creativity, innovation, and growth. 

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If a company doesn’t know how to accomplish a sustainability goal, then that’s a good thing! The uncertainty and stress that is induced by a stretch-goal invites creativity, innovation, and growth. 

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