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Northwest Ohio Wind Farm to Power General Motors’ Ohio, Indiana Plants

100 MW wind farm will create approximately 300 jobs in Paulding County
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DEFIANCE, Ohio – Officials from General Motors and Starwood Energy Group joined Ohio lawmakers, county officials and local landowners today at a press conference to unveil the Northwest Ohio Wind Farm, a 100-megawatt wind project under construction in Paulding County, Ohio. Power purchased from the wind farm will help offset the power used at General Motors’ Ohio and Indiana manufacturing facilities with clean, renewable energy. 

The Greenest Town in Oil Country

In Georgetown, Texas, residents have seen an evolution now that the city is powered by 100 percent renewable energy.
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The energy is greener in Georgetown, Texas.

Karen Soeffker started serving “green ice cream” in her toy store — and sales went up.

Rita Healy said the hotel she manages advanced its corporate sustainability goals — and started hosting more guests at its local conferences.

Even the town’s top leader has gone green. Mayor Dale Ross went from not being a “gung ho environmentalist who thought about climate change,” to rubbing elbows with top environmental experts around the world.

Enel to Sell Power From Its First Wind Farm in U.S. State of Illinois to Bloomberg and General Motors

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  • Enel started construction of the 185 MW HillTopper wind farm, which will sell its power to two corporate offtakers – Bloomberg LP and General Motors

  • The construction of HillTopper, which is Enel’s first wind farm in Illinois and once completed will be able to generate around 570 GWh per year, will require an overall investment of about 325 million US dollars

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  • Enel started construction of the 185 MW HillTopper wind farm, which will sell its power to two corporate offtakers – Bloomberg LP and General Motors

  • The construction of HillTopper, which is Enel’s first wind farm in Illinois and once completed will be able to generate around 570 GWh per year, will require an overall investment of about 325 million US dollars

Global Transition to Halophyte Agriculture

Fresh Water Saving, Salt Water Loving Plants
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By Hazel Henderson

Powering a Cleaner Grid Through Green Tariffs

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This week, General Motors became one of the first companies in Michigan to participate in a new Consumers Energy program that will allow the company to match 100 percent of the electricity used at its Flint Metal Center and Engine Operations with wind energy generated from Cross Winds Energy Park II in Michigan.

Through this electricity agreement – also known as a green tariff – General Motors will be closer to its goal to source 100 percent renewable energy across its global operations by 2050.

Grid Modernization: Increasing Capital Investments To Decrease Risk

System reliability & efficiency needs are driving utilities to rely on connected technology
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Growing commitment to distributed energy resources (DER) is forcing continued modernization of the grid — and the effort shows no signs of letting up. Whether by regulatory mandate or stakeholder pressure, system upgrades are being made worldwide to support the increase in renewable energy, while making infrastructure smarter and more resilient. Historically, attention to the grid’s distribution system focused on poles and wire maintenance and upkeep, but growing connectivity between assets is requiring a more holistic approach. 

AT&T Announces One of the Largest Corporate Renewable Energy Purchases; Signs on to Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles

Wind Farms in Oklahoma and Texas to Provide 520 MW of Renewable Energy
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AT&T will purchase 520 megawatts (MW) of wind power through 2 agreements with subsidiaries of NextEra Energy Resources, the world’s largest operator of renewable energy projects. Together, these deals constitute one of the largest corporate renewable energy purchases in the U.S.* It’s also a key component of our goal to develop and leverage technology solutions that enable carbon savings 10 times the footprint of our operations by 2025.

Just Released: Voluntary Renewable Energy in the Northeast United States

A series of policy briefs evaluating the opportunities and challenges of designing policy solutions that encourage the growth of clean energy in the Northeast
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Voluntary and Corporate Renewable Energy in the Northeast United States: Barriers and Opportunities for Growth
Focusing on voluntary renewable energy in the Northeast United States, this brief explains the current and potential value of voluntary renewable energy to meet state goals in the region, and identifies key barriers to renewable energy development to meet voluntary and corporate demand and potential opportunities and solutions for overcoming them. Download

Introduction to the Green-e Renewable Energy Standard for Singapore Webinar

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Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) just released the Green-e Renewable Energy Standard for Singapore, which details the requirements and standards for Green-e certification of renewable electricity sales and consumption in Singapore. The new standard defines eligible renewable resources, requirements for customer disclosure and transparency, and use of renewable energy tracking systems. With the release of this standard, large buyers and clean energy sellers in Singapore can apply for Green-e certification of their retail renewable electricity and energy attribute certificates (“EACs”).

Green-e Certification Standard for Singapore Released by Center for Resource Solutions

New Standard will spur market demand for renewable energy options, and corporate accounting and reporting of clean energy throughout Singapore
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SAN FRANCISCO, November 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ —The NGO Center for Resource Solutions ("CRS") today announced the release of the Green-e Renewable Energy Standard for Singapore ("Standard for Singapore"), which details the requirements and standards for Green-e certification of renewable electricity sales and consumption in Singapore. The new standard defines eligible renewable resources, requirements for customer disclosure and transparency, and use of renewable energy tracking systems.

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