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New Cummins CEO Says Energy Transition Is Chance for Company To Shine

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Describing her first 90 days as a whirlwind, Cummins Inc.’s new CEO says she believes more than ever this is a moment of truth for the planet and society and an opportunity for the company to shine.

“We have the opportunity and responsibility to leverage our expertise to develop sustainable solutions that enable our customers' success, positively impact our communities and protect our planet for future generations,” said Jennifer Rumsey, President and CEO of the global power technology leader. “And we are doing just that.”

Understanding EDISON: The Strategic Energy and Water Efficiency Program of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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Operations on a global scale pose a particular challenge to any company aiming to address the diverse needs of its sites. As part of its sustainability strategy, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, has committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from its operations, aiming for a 50% reduction in Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions by 2030 compared to 2020. To achieve this goal, the company focuses on four areas:

1. New construction sustainability

Pull the Lever on Low-Carbon: 6 Strategies for Your Business

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For many corporations, it’s no longer a matter of if, but a matter of when they will need to get serious about reducing carbon emissions.

With the impact of new regulations and a more robust global push to achieve net zero emissions by 2050, there is no better time than now to begin thinking about your organization’s low-carbon transition plan.

'Moving the Ball Forward' on Clean Energy, Climate Equity

Edison International demonstrates leadership, urgent action and commitment to zero emissions at UN climate conference in Egypt.
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The United Nations Climate Change Conference in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, known as COP27, has been marked by discord over topics such as the struggle to maintain a commitment to global warming limits. There has also been good news, including an agreement between the United States and China to cooperate again on climate change issues.

Major 2,000 MW Solar and Battery Storage Effort To Address UK Energy Needs

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Global E&C provider Black & Veatch called upon for technical insights

LONDON, November 28, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Black & Veatch has been awarded a lead role in the development of an initial 2GW of solar and battery storage by UK-based developer Amberside Energy. Black & Veatch will deliver technical advisory and support services for Amberside’s Solar & Storage Portfolio Framework Agreement.

EPRI Receives DOE Award To Research Uranium Recovery Options for the Next Generation of Reactors

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November 28, 2022 /3BL Media/ EPRI, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Southern Company Research and Development, and Deep Isolation announced today they have been awarded $2.8 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for a joint nuclear research and development project. The project is focused on nuclear fuel management options to help power advanced nuclear energy systems, which could play an important role in meeting national decarbonization goals.

Entergy Arkansas, U.S. Government Sign First MOU To Work Toward 24/7 Carbon-Free Electricity

MOU will help federal agencies in Arkansas meet goals of sourcing 100% CFE by 2030
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November 17, 2022 /3BL Media/ - On Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the 2022 United Nations at the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, the Biden-Harris Administration announced the federal government’s first Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a utility to work toward achieving 100 percent carbon pollution-free electricity (CFE), at least 50 percent of which would be provided on a 24/7 basis, in line with the requirements of Executive Order 14057.

When Disaster Struck: Booster Services Active Fire Incident

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During natural disasters, first responders like fire departments, law enforcement, and emergency medical services save lives, protect property, and mitigate the timeline to full recovery.

While it is an afterthought during normal operations, fuel is critical to keep generators running and emergency vehicles rolling during emergency events. Traveling to and from gas stations that are still online during an emergency disrupts response efforts by taking time and attention away from the emergency at hand.

Accelerate Wind Designs More Efficient Rooftop Wind Turbines With Amazon EC2 Instances Powered by AMD

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Renewable energy has the potential to provide both environmental benefits and considerable energy cost savings for commercial and industrial building owners. But, so far, the focus has been on solar panels. While wind turbines have the potential to deliver even more renewable energy, they are more complicated to make cost effective. This is where Accelerate Wind saw an opportunity.

National Grid Donates $6 Million in Financial Assistance To Support Economically Vulnerable New York Customers

New programs are the first in the state to assist low-to-moderate-income households struggling to pay energy bills and facing food insecurity
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National Grid is kicking off its annual Season of Giving by donating $6 million to further support New York customers who are struggling to make ends meet this winter.

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