Energy

Shifting to a Digital Grid Forces System-Wide Grid Modernization

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We are at the dawn of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, defined by its velocity and volume, scope and scale, and systems impact. The foundation of this new era is squarely built upon the success of the "digital grid." The first three revolutions—defined by the introduction of steam and mechanization, electricity and computing, respectively—all had profound societal impacts, but they lacked the exponential rate of technological breakthroughs and complexity that define the fourth.

Cox Enterprises Creates Clean Energy in West Virginia

New River Clean Energy Facility converting landfill gas to energy
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ATLANTA, March 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Cox Enterprises announced today the completion of the New River Energy Facility in Beckley, W. Va. The facility captures landfill gas to generate energy and reduce methane emissions, which produces positive outcomes for the local community and the environment. The facility has the capacity to annually offset 14,200 tons of carbon and produce enough clean energy to power nearly 2,000 homes.

Spring Is Here! Time To Plan Your Summer Vacation At Yosemite National Park

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Spring has arrived and it's the perfect time to book your summer vacation at Yosemite National Park.

Located in California's Sierra Nevada mountains, Yosemite National Park is famed for its waterfalls, deep valleys, grand meadows, ancient giant seqouias, a vast wilderness area, and much more. With activities like hiking, fishing, horseback riding, rock climbing, and boating, it is impossible to be bored at this incredible destination and resort!

Quality of LifeHacks for Keeping Your Energy Costs Low in the Workplace

By: Quality of Lifehacks
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Winter brings long nights, cold temperatures—and high energy bills. All of that artificial heat and light uses up energy resources and costs a lot.

While we’re often focused on not running up our heating bills at home, it’s just as important to be aware of skyrocketing costs at the office. Here are a few areas to focus on when cutting costs.

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Bloomberg Celebrates 20 Years at the Center of India’s Financial Markets

Top executives are optimistic about the economy as reforms gain momentum
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Originally posted on Bloomberg.com

To mark our 20th year in India, Bloomberg convened four distinguished corporate and financial heavyweights at a forum to discuss the country’s financial and economic future, drawing over 400 clients from leading corporations, regional and global banks and financial institutions, and top asset managers to Mumbai on October 21st.

Disclosing Climate-Related Financial Risk

Former chair of the US Security and Exchange Commission, Mary Schapiro discusses the importance of clear and consistent standards for climate-related financial disclosures.
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Donald Trump Could Slow Clean Energy’s Hard-Won Progress

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Originally posted on Huffington Post.

“A Trump presidency would probably not be the worst disaster, given that support is grandfathered in at the federal level,” said Jenny Chase, head of global solar analysis at Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

“Energy” and Its Materiality in Your Enterprise Shared Perspectives From an Industry Expert

SustainabilityHQ Highlights (09.29.2016)
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In the pages of our newsletters over time there are many mentions of “materiality,” and how this applies (especially) in corporate sustainability, ESG, CSR and so on. “What” is material – and “how” do we report on that? American companies are devoting considerable time, attention and resources to exploring and answering the questions about materiality. The G&A Institute team is focused on the many aspects of the materiality discussion.

Paper and Pulp: An Industry That’s Circular by Nature

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There is a growing recognition among businesses and con­sumers that we must move away from a linear “take, make, waste” model of consumption where we extract materials, produce things and discard products to landfills. We are now embracing circular economy models, which by design are restorative and regenerative. Done properly, the final result is a system in which material streams are efficiently managed and recycled. The benefits of this holistic approach are clear, resulting in less waste, lower costs and reduced environmental impact.

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