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Ceres Joins U.S. Partners to Launch 'America Is All In' and Call for an Ambitious National Climate Target

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With the U.S. officially back in the Paris Agreement, Ceres joins the cross-sector call from a renewed network of non-federal climate leaders for a strong national climate target to ensure the U.S. is on track to cut emissions in half by 2030 and achieve net-zero emissions no later than 2050. 

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With the U.S. officially back in the Paris Agreement, Ceres joins the cross-sector call from a renewed network of non-federal climate leaders for a strong national climate target to ensure the U.S. is on track to cut emissions in half by 2030 and achieve net-zero emissions no later than 2050. 

Advocating for Federal Clean Energy Policies

By Kristin Atkins, VMware
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Sustainability is a company priority here at VMware. Last year, we doubled down on our sustainability commitments and announced our 2030 Agenda, a decade-long business initiative to address critical challenges facing the global community—one of which is climate change.

Cummins to Power North America's First Hydrogen-Powered Ferry

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Cummins’ hydrogen fuel cells are being integrated into North America’s first commercial hydrogen fuel cell powered ferry.

A 70-foot, 75 passenger, zero-emission ferry named “Sea Change” will be the flagship for a planned future fuel cell powered fleet in the bay area of San Francisco. The project is designed to demonstrate and test the potential commercialization of fuel-cell powered marine vessels in the global maritime industry.

New Hampshire Businesses Call for Strong Energy Efficiency Programs to Drive Economic Recovery

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February 11, 2021, /3BL Media/ - More than two dozen New Hampshire businesses offered their support today for accelerating energy efficiency investments in the Granite State by increasing the state’s energy-efficiency resource standard (EERS).  

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. 

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. 

California's Clean Energy Future - With More Solar, Batteries and EVs - Requires Reimagining the Power Grid

New SCE white paper points out that the effects of climate change also are driving needed grid evolution
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ROSEMEAD, Calif., Dec. 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Fundamental changes in how the electric power grid is planned, designed, built and operated are necessary to meet future challenges that are arriving quickly. Those challenges are created by changes in electricity use and in the sources of energy connected to the grid, including greatly expanded use of electric vehicles and growth in large-scale solar power and energy storage, fundamental to California’s clean energy future.

Major Companies, Institutions in Illinois Call for 100% Clean Energy Legislation

Nearly two dozen employers across the state urge lawmakers to strengthen clean energy and transportation programs during the 2021 legislative session
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February 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Nearly two dozen companies and higher education institutions in Illinois urged state lawmakers today to accelerate the state’s transition to 100% clean energy and build a cleaner, more equitable transportation system.

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.

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