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Why Two American Billionaires Are Betting on Renewable Energy


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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.

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Tetra Pak Announces Science Based Targets for Climate Impact Reduction

First in food packaging industry to receive SBT approval
Press Release

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, 2 February 2017 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak today pledged that by 2030, the greenhouse gas emissions from its own operations will be at least 40% lower than in 2015.

Working with the Science Based Targets initiative, the company also set a goal that by 2040, emissions will be down 58% compared with a year ago.

In doing so, Tetra Pak becomes the first company in the food packaging industry to have its climate impact reduction targets approved by the Science Based Targets (SBT) initiative.

Black & Veatch: Rise of Data Propels Growing Adoption of Smart City Solutions

Strategic Directions Report reflects increasing engagement tied to smart city, smart utility efforts
Press Release

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.

SCS Global Services Named Clean Energy Award Recipient

SCS Awarded “Best Renewable Energy Verification Specialist 2016”
Press Release

EMERYVILLE Calif., January 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ ­– Global Energy News Magazine has named SCS Global Services as recipient of its 2016 Best Renewable Energy Verification Specialist award. The Clean Energy Awards recognize companies whose work advance clean energy solutions.

Domtar's Community Effort to Improve Energy Efficiency in Sweden

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.

An Historic Achievement – National Grid Customers Are the First in the U.S. to Receive Offshore Wind Power

Press Release

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 Starts Construction on 3 Wind Turbines


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.

Whirlpool employs 10,000 workers in Ohio, including about 1,000 at its Greenville facility.

Amid Political Uncertainty, the World is Looking to U.S. Businesses to Act on Climate Change

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?

Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Brings Solar to Valley Nature Center

Valley Nature Center now enjoys renewable energy from the sun
Press Release

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.


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