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Millions of Idle Power Plants

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by Ryan Dings, Chief Operating Officer, Sunwealth 

The next time you walk around your community, look up! On the rooftops of buildings all around us, you’ll see idle power plants – potential sites for rooftop solar installations – just waiting to be activated in the fight against climate change.

The Power of Rooftop Solar

As Simple, or Perhaps Complicated, as Flicking a Switch

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You know what’s fun? Reminiscing about old, iconic commercials is fun. You’ve got your “Beef, It’s What’s for Dinner,” the California Raisins dancing across your screen, and some excessively persistent kid giving a limping and clearly frustrated “Mean Joe” Greene of the Pittsburgh Steelers a Coca-Cola in exchange for his sweaty, disgusting football jersey. Ahhhhhhhh, good times.

National Grid US Applauds EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Comprehensive Regulation Will Enable Meaningful Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions with Flexible Options for States
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WALTHAM, Mass., August 3, 2015 /3BL Media/ – National Grid supports the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan aimed at meaningfully reducing greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants.

New Report: U.S. Power Sector Continues to Reduce Air Pollution Emissions in Advance of EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Comprehensive analysis shows electric generators & states’ emissions declining, but points to need for Clean Power Plan to achieve broader, deeper pollution reductions
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BOSTON, MA, July 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The most comprehensive analysis to date on U.S.

Tons of Emissions from Power Plants Are Already Locked In, Study Says

Current methods for calculating global emissions fail to take current facilities into account.
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The world's existing power plants are on track to pour more than 300 billion tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, and current monitoring standards often fail to take these long-term emissions into account, according to new research from scientists at UC Irvine and Princeton University.
 
The paper, published Tuesday in the scientific journal Environmental Research Letters, is the first to estimate the lifetime carbon emissions of power plants globally over multiple years.
 

Waste Management Wins Environmental Services Contract with American Electric Power

Waste Management Will Manage and Market Fly Ash
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HOUSTON, Nov. 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced that its Energy Services division has been awarded a contract to provide coal combustion product marketing and onsite landfill management services to American Electric Power (AEP) at three of its power plants in the Texas-Oklahoma region. Under the contract, Waste Management’s FlyAshDirect division will market fly ash, a substance generated during the combustion of coal, for reuse.

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