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
Solar is soaring, but some are stopping at no end to stall its success.
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'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.
$10 million program to help four winning companies develop energy-efficient smart glass, cooling, battery and smart metering technologies
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 is currently growing faster than any other segment in the energy industry.
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.