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Freeport-McMoRan Emission Reduction & Energy Efficiency

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October 20, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Freeport-McMoRan invests more than $10 million annually into energy-related research and development. Freeport-McMoRan participates in utility efficiency programs and supports renewable energy standards when feasible, such as providing mining-related property for solar power generation.

Recent efficiency achievements include:

  • Deployed proprietary alternative anode technology to reduce energy required in producing electrowon copper

NRG Renew to Develop 20MW Solar Energy Facility for Cisco

NRG Solar Blythe II to Help Cisco Achieve 2016 Renewable Energy Goals
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NRG Renew LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc.

Where Most People Live Without Electricity, This Volunteer Shines

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Meet Daily Point of Light Award honoree Richard Fahey. Read his story and nominate an outstanding volunteer or organization as a Point of Light.

Richard Fahey brings light where nearly all of the people live in darkness after the sun goes down.

Solar On and Under Fire

Solar is soaring, but some are stopping at no end to stall its success.
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Solar is on fire. According to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) Energy Infrastructure Report, solar and wind represented 100% of the nation’s new generating capacity in April. The U.S. Energy Information Agency reports that, among the U.S. renewable portfolio, solar is growing the fastest, primarily because of the cost benefit—the price of solar photovoltaics (PV) has plummeted 99% over the last four decades, from $74/watt in 1972 to less than $.07/watt in 2014.

Taco Bell Shines Purple in a New Way

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Taco Bell's focus on reducing its footprint can be seen all the way in sunny Southern California.

Taco Bell is focused on exploring ways to use its scale for good, and reduce its environmental footprint. This exploration has ignited a fire in the brand to become a leader in sustainability in ways that are both good business and the communities we operate in.

Toyota Flips the Switch to Sustainable Power at Yellowstone National Park

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Lamar Buffalo Ranch renewable, zero emission energy system is now online

System features 208 re-used Camry Hybrid batteries

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Lamar Buffalo Ranch renewable, zero emission energy system is now online

System features 208 re-used Camry Hybrid batteries

Is Apple Building Trust for Apple Pay Though Climate Change Action?

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By Carol Pierson Holding

At the Apple earnings call last week, CEO Tim Cook reported Apple’s latest record-breaking results and the strongest March quarter ever, with 27% revenue growth and 40% earnings growth year over year.

Wells Fargo Selects Clean Technology Startups for Innovation Incubator

$10 million program to help four winning companies develop energy-efficient smart glass, cooling, battery and smart metering technologies
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, April 9, 2015 – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced the selection of four clean technology startups for the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2), a five-year, $10 million program to foster innovative environmental technologies. The program is funded by the Wells Fargo Foundation and co-administered by the U.S.

Solar Power's Shining Moment

Solar is currently growing faster than any other segment in the energy industry.
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LAST YEAR, a new solar system was installed in the U.S. every three minutes. Creative financing solutions and plummeting panel prices have made solar widely accessible for homeowners and businesses alike. And by next year, experts predict that solar will actually be the cheapest form of electricity in many U.S. states.

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