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Southern California Edison is named No. 1 in battery storage in SEPA’s annual utility survey.

Blog from in Energy
Aug 15, 2019 9:10 AM ET

By Julia Roether

Battery storage is a flexible energy storage solution. Batteries can capture and store solar and wind power to use when the sun isn’t shining or the wind isn’t blowing.

Today, the Smart Electric Power Alliance announced that Southern California Edison is No. 1 in battery storage based on the most megawatt-hours last year. The alliance’s 12th annual survey, which includes more than 500 utilities, determines the top 10 rankings.

Article from in Education
Aug 15, 2019 8:40 AM ET

Students are calling for healthy, sustainable, novel food that is, ideally, all locally-sourced. How can universities & food service providers keep up? This panel explores how future-thinking schools and providers like Sodexo are moving food production on-campus with innovative agtech. These programs satisfy important logistical criteria – consistent year-round volume, nutrition, traceability, menu creativity – and interactive curricula for a student generation looking to change the food system.

Black & Veatch’s new floating solutions leader identifies floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) technologies as viable route to gas industry growth

Press Release from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Aug 15, 2019 8:00 AM ET

SINGAPORE, August 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – LNG technologies, such as floating LNG (FLNG) innovations, driven by its shorter construction lead times and lower capital investment costs, are increasingly becoming a viable option for increased gas deployments. FLNG helps mitigate siting constraints that shore-based infrastructure may face.

At the same time, the continued need for a balanced power generation portfolio as well as the need to address energy security and environmental concerns are driving rapid growth in the gas industry.

Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Aug 14, 2019 5:45 PM ET

A generation ago, the dream of owning a bicycle was one shared by a vast number of American kids. While the explosion of competitors like video games and iPhones may have somewhat tempered that youthful enthusiasm for bikes in this country, there are still millions of children in developing nations who can only begin to imagine having their very own bicycle. This week’s guest on Sea Change Radio, Dan Austin, is in the business of fulfilling those dreams for kids from Belgrade to Calcutta.

by Denise Lana Molina, Director Global Sustainability Communications at Schneider Electric

Article from in Energy
Aug 14, 2019 5:30 PM ET

In 2018, the World Health Organization noted that specific populations are more vulnerable to climate change. People living on small islands, flat coastal regions, megacities, and mountainous or polar regions are especially at risk. As are children, particularly in underdeveloped countries, as are elderly people and people with pre-existing medical conditions.

Smith’s Food & Drug Joins the 38th Stop of Smithfield’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Aug 14, 2019 2:35 PM ET

SALT LAKE CITY, August 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Smith’s Food & Drug, joined forces to donate more than 40,000 pounds of protein to the Utah Food Bank. Smithfield’s contribution was part of the company’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour.

Bacardi’s Martin Voke on fostering diversity in a male-dominated industry and making legal another arm of the business

Article from in Human Resources
Aug 14, 2019 2:00 PM ET

By Billy Yost

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Aug 14, 2019 1:30 PM ET
  • Urban Revitalization grants provide much-needed gap funding for redevelopment and restoration of buildings in Northern Kentucky and southwest Ohio
  • A proven catalyst for economic development and job growth in communities
  • Nearly $2.4 million in Urban Revitalization grants to 72 projects across Greater Cincinnati since 2011

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Aug 14, 2019 12:00 PM ET

ROSTOCK, Germany, August 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - AIDA Cruises has been awarded the “Blue Angel”, German federal government’s ecolabel, for AIDAnova’s environmentally friendly ship design.

Research by Junior Achievement and Alliance Data Shows that Cash is Still Popular with Teens, but Technology is Becoming a Favored Money Management Tool

Press Release from in Finance & Investment
Aug 14, 2019 11:45 AM ET

August 14, 2019  /3BL Media/ -Teens may love technology, but most still rely on cash when it comes to purchases and getting money from mom and dad. In fact, 80 percent of teens who receive money from parents or caregivers say it is in the form of cash and 75 percent of teens say they have made purchases in cash. Despite this, budgeting apps are gaining in popularity.

Press Release from in Human Resources
Aug 14, 2019 11:30 AM ET

Companies to give thousands of free laptops to low-income students and seniors; Dell Technologies also to fund computer lab upgrades at nonprofits across the United States. In eight years, Comcast’s Internet Essentials Program has connected more than eight million people — from two million households — to the Internet at home, including 600,000 in Texas.

Article from in Health and Wellness
Aug 14, 2019 11:15 AM ET

The World Health Organization describes burnout as “extreme workplace stress.” According to Harvard Business Review, it has six main causes: workload overload, perceived lack of control, a mismatch between efforts and payoff, lack of a supportive community, lack of recognition and/or fair treatment, and a values mismatch.

Article from in Education
Aug 14, 2019 11:10 AM ET

In 2018, Crayola partnered with the National Association of Elementary School Principals to present its ninth annual grant awards program, Champion Creatively Alive Children. Each year, the program awards 20 elementary and middle schools from across the country with $2,500 and an additional $1,000 in Crayola products to fund innovative initiatives to increase art-infused education school-wide.

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Aug 14, 2019 11:00 AM ET

Grants presented to six organizations in Hancock, Shelby, Cass, Whitley, Tippecanoe, Vigo, Howard counties

By Stephanie Wood

Blog from in Business & Trade
Aug 14, 2019 11:00 AM ET

Not all companies have a Chief Historian. Then again, not all companies have such a long, rich heritage of innovation. Margaret Gurowitz explains the highlights—and delights—of her unique job.