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Black & Veatch Joins SEIA Effort to Prevent Forced Labor in the Solar Supply Chain

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February 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Black & Veatch, a global leader in power infrastructure solutions, has joined a coalition of 175 solar companies in signing a pledge to oppose the use of forced labor in the solar supply chain. 

Biogen Offers Arcadia's Home Renewable Energy Program to Employees

The collaboration is a new, creative way for employees to decarbonize as workplace values change
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WASHINGTON, February 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Arcadia, a monthly subscription service that connects renters and homeowners across the US to wind and solar energy through their utility accounts, today announced a new partnership with Biogen, a pioneer in neuroscience, that will offer all US-based Biogen employees access to 100% renewable energy in their homes.

Duluth Gets Its First Community-owned Solar Project in Lincoln Park to Benefit Disadvantaged Families and Veterans

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A new garden in town is providing energy to community members in Duluth, MN—but it’s not produced through photosynthesis.

The Lincoln Park Solar Garden is a 40-kilowatt solar array project by Ecolibrium3. The non-profit group in Duluth operates in the low-income Lincoln Park neighborhood to lead and inspire change towards an equitable and sustainable future.

Cummins Green Hydrogen Technology Powers the Largest Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Electrolyzer in Operation in the World

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Bécancour, Quebec, February 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Global technology and power solutions leader Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) has provided a 20-megawatt PEM electrolyzer system to generate green hydrogen, making it the largest in operation in the world. The Cummins electrolyzer system is installed at the Air Liquide hydrogen production facility in Bécancour, Quebec. The Cummins PEM Electrolyzer can produce over 3,000 tons of hydrogen annually using clean hydropower. 

Duke Energy Named One of Fortune's 'World's Most Admired Companies' for Fourth Consecutive Year

Company continues to execute a customer-focused strategy that is guiding its investments and delivering value to customers.
Press Release

CHARLOTTE, N.C., February 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy’s (NYSE: DUK) commitment to helping customers through the Covid pandemic while also advancing a robust clean energy transformation kept the company among Fortune magazine’s 2021 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies for the fourth year in a row. Duke Energy was ranked 7th among gas and electric utilities.

Blue Sky Thinking Gives CLP the Edge on Green Technology

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Many people talk about the importance of clean technology, but putting it into practice isn’t as simple. It involves challenges such as high implementation costs and a lack of immediate returns, and organisation has to be genuinely forward-looking in working towards sustainability. 

CLP India was an early adopter of clean technology and has gone on to demonstrate that – while costly in the short-term – it can end up giving a business a powerful competitive edge in the longer term.

How Biden's Climate Policies May Affect Georgia

Drawdown Georgia Team Members Interviewed by WABE
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BY MOLLY SAMUEL

Georgia is already feeling effects from climate change. On the coast, sea levels are going up. Temperatures are going up around Georgia, too; last year was one of the state’s warmest on record.

Rising seas threaten highways, bridges and homes. Heat affects people’s health. Drought is not good for farmers.

COVID-19 Sharpens Focus on Resilience and Sustainability for Rockwell Automation

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In an interview with Anoop Menon of Zawya, Blake Moret, chairman and chief executive officer of Rockwell Automation, shares insight on how COVID-19 has forced companies to sharpen their focus on reliance, agility, and sustainability.

ZAWYA.com is a leading source of global and regional news serving millions of professionals across the Middle East and North Africa, including the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt.

Supporting Paris Agreement Reentry to Complement Significant Industry Progress

By Lynn Good, Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer, Duke Energy
Press Release

Our country is at a critical point in addressing the important issue of climate change. At Duke Energy, we’re taking aggressive action to address this challenge while delivering affordable, reliable, and increasingly clean energy. This is what our customers, communities and stakeholders expect from us and what we expect from ourselves.

Garry King Named Global Services Leader for Black & Veatch's Conventional Power Generation Business

Building on the company’s 100-year history of engineering and construction expertise, addition further reinforces the company’s position in a rapidly changing market.
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The global power generation industry continues to be transformed as it finds itself balancing demand for baseload power with the continued need to decarbonize and further integrate renewable energy into the power generation mix.

To meet its clients’ evolving needs in this shifting market, Black & Veatch is further expanding its power generation service offerings and has named Garry King as Senior Vice President of Global Services in the company’s Global Conventional Generation business line.

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