Exelon Noted by DJSI and the Carbon Disclosure Project; Center for Resource Solutions Gives Market Development Awards; GE Introduces New Turbines to Support Renewable Energy Sources - Energy Minute for October 3, 2012
Exelon has been recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes and the Carbon Disclosure Project. For the seventh consecutive year, DJSI has included Exelon on its North America Index, based on the company’s sustainability performance. In addition, the utility is one of two U.S. utilities and one of 15 companies overall to be named to the CDP’s S&P 500 Carbon Performance Leadership Index, and one of seven utilities to be named to CDP’s S&P 500 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index. Exelon is the only U.S. energy utility to be named to both the Global 500 CPLI and the CDLI.
The Center for Resource Solutions has recognized three organizations and one individual for building the market for renewable energy over the last year. The CRS Market Development Awards were given to the National Football League, the Wisconsin Public Service Community Foundation, Puget Sound Energy, and Lisa Jackson of the EPA.
GE has introduced a new line of gas-powered electrical turbines designed to run alongside renewable energy sources in markets from the U.S. to Saudi Arabia to Japan. The turbines are designed to provide electricity when solar and wind are not productive, and to burn less fuel when operating at less than peak capacity.
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