According to a couple of American billionaires, the future of the energy grid looks very green. Philip Anschutz, of oil and entertainment industry wealth, is hoping to build what would become America's largest wind farm in Wyoming.
Strategic Directions Report reflects increasing engagement tied to smart city, smart utility efforts
OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, January 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Cities and utilities are increasingly relying on data analytics tools to advance their smart systems, even as municipal leaders grapple with how to pay for these upgrades. Fulfilling the smart city promise will require integrating communication technology and increasing stakeholder engagement.
Highlights from Domtar's 2015 Sustainability Report
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Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) designs, manufactures, markets and distributes a wide variety of fiber-based products, including communication papers, specialty and packaging papers, and absorbent hygiene products. The foundation of our business is a network of world-class wood fiber-converting assets that produce papergrade, fluff and specialty pulp. The majority of our pulp production is consumed internally to manufacture paper and consumer products.
PROVIDENCE, R.I., December 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ – After just 11 months of construction on its “sea2shore: The Renewable Link” project, National Grid today announced that it is now officially delivering electricity generated by the offshore Block Island Wind Farm to the electricity grid in Rhode Island and to customers – a first-in-the-nation milestone.
Whirlpool Corp. started construction today on three wind turbines to help power its Marion, Ohio manufacturing facility.
The three turbines will deliver wind generated power directly to the plant and when fully completed, are expected to provide approximately 19 percent of the total power consumption of the facility, the company said.
U.S. Companies Will Make Good on Climate Agreement
As business people, we have an opportunity every day to decide how we create value. Do we focus, as Milton Friedman suggested, on creating products and services in a way that maximizes our bottom line with no direct accountability for social responsibility? Or do we find ways to create shared value that can enhance our shared natural and social capital?
Valley Nature Center now enjoys renewable energy from the sun
WESLACO, Texas, November 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The Valley Nature Center is getting some help from the sun thanks to a $30,000 donation from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club. The Sun Club® donation equipped the six-acre nature preserve with two new solar arrays that will help power both the Center’s welcome facility and pond with 100 percent clean energy.