Clean Energy

Xcel Energy and SunPower Complete 19-Megawatt Solar PV Plant, Colorado's Largest to Date

Additional 30-MW PV solar power plant underway
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) DENVER - March 24, 2011 - Xcel Energy (NYSE: XEL) and SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWRA, SPWRB) today announced the completion and commissioning of a 19-megawatt (ac) photovoltaic solar power plant in Colorado’s Alamosa County. The Greater Sandhill installation began generating power on December 22, 2010 and is currently the largest operating PV solar power plant in Colorado.

Bernie Madoff, Richard Feynman, and the Financial Crisis - By Larry Furman

Lawrence J. Furman, MBA in Managing for Sustainability, is an alum of the Marlboro College Graduate School. Furman writes about energy, the economy, and the environment for Popular Logistics and is working to shift the energy paradigm from unsustainable f
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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.
 

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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.
 

Reinventing America for a Bright Green Future

How Green Entrepreneurs Are Building the Innovation Economy of the 21st Century
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As the Great Recession slowly recedes it’s clear that we’re not going back to the world of 2006. The world has changed, whether we like it or not. But where exactly are we going? In his State of the Union Address tonight, President Obama spoke about reinventing America to compete in this new world, about investing in innovation to move our country and our economy forward. Green entrepreneurs are bound to be a central part of this new innovation economy but not just because the government says so. The future of business is green because it makes fundamental sense on every level.

Cats, Mice and Sustainable Energy - By LJ Furman

The author has recently earned an MBA in Managing for Sustainability at Marlboro College in Vermont.
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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

Valero, Tesoro and Occidental Face Shareholder Pressure for California Proposition 23 Support

Investors File Resolutions Challenging Company Political Spending Policies and Procedures
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Responding to the oil companies’ financial backing for California’s controversial Proposition 23, investors today announced they have filed shareholder resolutions with Occidental Petroleum (Occidental), Valero Energy Corp. (Valero) and Tesoro Corporation (Tesoro) requesting Board-level review and oversight of the companies’ political expenditures and policies. Proposition 23 aims to suspend California’s landmark global warming law and, if passed, would undermine national efforts to reduce pollution causing climate change.

 

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Responding to the oil companies’ financial backing for California’s controversial Proposition 23, investors today announced they have filed shareholder resolutions with Occidental Petroleum (Occidental), Valero Energy Corp. (Valero) and Tesoro Corporation (Tesoro) requesting Board-level review and oversight of the companies’ political expenditures and policies. Proposition 23 aims to suspend California’s landmark global warming law and, if passed, would undermine national efforts to reduce pollution causing climate change.

 

CRS Supports the FTC's Update to the Green Guides

Center for Resource Solutions applauds Federal Trade Commission for proposing updated guidance on environmental claims
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Today the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released proposed revisions to its Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims ("Green Guides"), which help marketers avoid making deceptive claims by outlining general principles and providing specific guidance about how consumers are likely to interpret particular claims, and how marketers can avoid misleading consumers. Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) applauds the FTC for providing clarifying guidance to marketers who wish to accurately portray their environmental qualifications, and to consumers, who navigate the sea of environmental logos and questionable marketing claims and trust that the eco-labels they see on products and marketing materials are accurate.

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Today the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released proposed revisions to its Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims ("Green Guides"), which help marketers avoid making deceptive claims by outlining general principles and providing specific guidance about how consumers are likely to interpret particular claims, and how marketers can avoid misleading consumers. Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) applauds the FTC for providing clarifying guidance to marketers who wish to accurately portray their environmental qualifications, and to consumers, who navigate the sea of environmental logos and questionable marketing claims and trust that the eco-labels they see on products and marketing materials are accurate.

California Companies in BICEP Coalition Urge Prop. 23 “No” Vote

Ballot Measure Would Cost Jobs, Investment; Risk California’s Market Lead in One of 21st Century’s Great Emerging Industries
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California-based Levi Strauss & Co., eBay Inc., Symantec, Clif Bar & Company and The North Face – all internationally known brand names – today urged California voters to reject the Proposition 23 ballot initiative. They said it would effectively kill the state’s landmark air pollution and clean energy law – and with it the kind of technological innovation opportunities that create many jobs.

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California-based Levi Strauss & Co., eBay Inc., Symantec, Clif Bar & Company and The North Face – all internationally known brand names – today urged California voters to reject the Proposition 23 ballot initiative. They said it would effectively kill the state’s landmark air pollution and clean energy law – and with it the kind of technological innovation opportunities that create many jobs.

Who Will You Meet at Renewable Energy Markets 2010?

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With over 400 attendees from across the country, at Renewable Energy Markets 2010 you'll meet the innovators, the thought leaders, and the market drivers most reponsible for shaping the face and direction of this industry. The connections you'll make at this tightly focused conference will benefit you throughout the coming year.

When: Portland, Oregon from October 19–22, 2010

Register here

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With over 400 attendees from across the country, at Renewable Energy Markets 2010 you'll meet the innovators, the thought leaders, and the market drivers most reponsible for shaping the face and direction of this industry. The connections you'll make at this tightly focused conference will benefit you throughout the coming year.

When: Portland, Oregon from October 19–22, 2010

Register here

Green-e Energy Certifies OneEnergy Renewables' OneEnergy Wind RECs

Pacific Northwest based OneEnergy Renewables' 100% domestic wind renewable energy certificate product now certified
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Center for Resource Solutions announced today that OneEnergy Renewables' new renewable energy certificate (REC) product "OneEnergy Wind RECs" is now Green-e Energy Certified. OneEnergy Renewables joins the growing network of renewable energy providers that offer products certified by Green-e Energy, the nation's leading certification and verification program for renewable energy.

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Center for Resource Solutions announced today that OneEnergy Renewables' new renewable energy certificate (REC) product "OneEnergy Wind RECs" is now Green-e Energy Certified. OneEnergy Renewables joins the growing network of renewable energy providers that offer products certified by Green-e Energy, the nation's leading certification and verification program for renewable energy.

GE Announces Intent to Enter Joint Venture with Shenhua, a Leading Chinese Coal Company

Venture to Advance Coal Gasification and Cleaner Coal Technologies in China.
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Beijing, China – 17 November 2009 – Marking a significant step toward the deployment of “cleaner coal” technology in China, GE and Shenhua Group Corporation today announced that they have agreed to a framework for an industrial coal gasification joint venture which would combine GE’s expertise in gasification and cleaner power generation technologies with Shenhua’s expertise in building and operating coal gasification and coal-fired power generation facilities, to advance “cleaner coal” technology solutions in China.

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