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Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Are Growing Nationwide

Here’s what you need to know about EV charging
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There’s a cure for your range anxiety about electric vehicles: more charging stations.

Most EV owners charge at home, but across the nation, and especially in Duke Energy’s service areas, public charging stations are becoming more common.

“The big thing people need to understand,” said Michael Frost, who owns a Volkswagen e-Golf, “is to not be overly concerned with public charging accessibility daily, because people charge at home most of the time. I leave the house with a full tank every morning.”

Black & Veatch Report: Corporate Sustainability Goals Are Here to Stay, but Delivering Tangible Results Remains a Challenge

Goal Setting and Measurement report finds decarbonization strategies are increasingly complex and current solutions may not be enough to achieve aggressive targets
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May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Companies of all sizes across business sectors are elevating sustainability as a core tenet of their practices, yet a new Black & Veatch report discovers that many companies continue to establish targets without a clear understanding of how to achieve them.

La-Z-Boy Signs Long-Term Renewable Energy Deal

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La-Z-Boy Incorporated, a global leader in residential furniture, has finalized a 10-year resource-backed virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA), extending through the end of 2030, with AEP Energy Partners, a competitive energy subsidiary of American Electric Power. The agreement signifies a meaningful initiative as La-Z-Boy expands its environmental programs in its quest to reduce its carbon footprint.

Electric Vehicles, Pt 1 - Follow the Fleet

With Andrew Sheets and Adam Jonas
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Price, charging infrastructure and dirty battery production are limiting the impact of EVs, but look to fleet operations to lead the way to broader adoption.

Thoughts on the Market is also available as a podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play and other major podcast platforms. In addition, the most recent episode is available on Amazon's Alexa. Just ask Alexa to "Enable Morgan Stanley" or to "Add Morgan Stanley to my Flash Briefing."

Black & Veatch: Zero-Emission Vehicles Key to Enabling Decarbonization Targets, and Operators Should Begin Planning Now

New eBook outlines eight phases to help operators navigate new technologies, infrastructure choices and supply chains as renewable power, hydrogen become their new fuels
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Driven largely by ambitious climate agendas and aggressive net-zero targets, fleet operators across the U.S. are actively decarbonizing their operations.

Honoring Earth Day and Helping Customers Achieve Their EV Innovation Goals

By Marie Hattar, Chief Marketing Officer
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Today marks the 51st annual celebration of Earth Day. Still, few people are aware of its early beginnings or have heard of Gaylord Nelson. On April 22, 1970, Wisconsin Senator Nelson issued a call to action and 20 million people in the biggest cities across the U.S. mobilized their communities for the first Earth Day—now recognized in 190 countries around the world. 

Influential Companies and Fleet Operators Call for Strong Fuel Economy and Emission Standards

Strong federal fuel economy and pollution standards would spur innovation and benefit businesses, consumers, and the U.S. auto industry.
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April 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Two powerful corporate networks, representing more than 80 companies with a combined $1.3 trillion in annual revenue, are calling on the Biden administration to set strong emissions and fuel economy standards for passenger vehicles.

The Road to a 100% Electric Vehicle Fleet

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Rita Lau Gomes's work routine looks different than it did three years ago. Before she had an electric vehicle (EV), she could plan last-minute trips to visit customers, conferences or medical sites around Portugal. These days she takes extra considerations when planning work trips or even going between home and the office.

Improving Road Safety With Homologation of Electric Vehicles

By Adeline Lim | Marketing Industry Manager
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In the world of connected and portable devices, rechargeable devices are part of our everyday life. From personal devices such as the cell phone, smartwatch, or wireless headset, to home devices such as vacuum cleaners or video game consoles, we need to ensure that they are properly charged with the designated cable and correct power supply to protect the safety of the device and operatable after charging. We certainly do not want our devices to malfunction after charging.

Ørsted Signs a Long-Term Power Purchase Agreement with Nucor

Nucor will purchase energy from the Western Trail onshore wind project, currently under construction and expected to be operational later this year.
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Nucor, a steel manufacturer, has signed a long-term agreement to purchase energy from the 367 MW wind farm in Texas.

"Western Trail will utilise Nucor steel, demonstrating our ability to develop multilateral supply chain relationships," said Vishal Kapadia, Senior Vice President and Onshore Chief Commercial Officer at Ørsted. "It's great to partner with Nucor in their efforts to improve the environmental sustainability in the steel industry."

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