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Ceres' Climate Week NYC 2020 Media Briefing

Ahead of virtual summit, Ceres’ leading experts to highlight key action steps to stop the climate crisis
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September 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As we experience another deadly and devastating hurricane and wildfire season, it is clear the climate crisis continues to wreak havoc around the globe. In 2020, carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere hit an all-time high, triple-digit temperatures in the Arctic Circle led to another warmest month on record, and the dry spring and summer heat unleashed raging forest fires from America's West to Brazil's Amazon.  In California, the wildfires across the state have already burned more acres than any year on record.

Ørsted's U.S. Offshore Wind Projects: Block Island Wind Farm

We are taking real action to create a world that runs entirely on green energy.
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In the U.S., we have the potential to deliver clean energy to the seven states on the East Coast that have committed to build more than 15GW of offshore wind capacity by 2030. We operate the Block Island Wind Farm, America’s first offshore wind farm, and have been awarded over 2,900MW of capacity through five projects.  Our offshore wind projects will not only deliver clean, reliable energy but bring huge opportunities for local economic growth and job creation.

Block Island Wind Farm

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Capacity: 30 MW

Ørsted Acquires Solar Farm under Construction in Alabama

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August 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Ørsted continues to expand its solar footprint via the acquisition of the 227MWac under construction Muscle Shoals solar project located in Colbert County, Alabama, in the US. Concurrent to the acquisition, Ørsted enters into a tax equity funding commitment with Wells Fargo.

National Grid's Geronimo Energy Establishes Community Fund for 200 MW Crocker Wind Farm

The estimated $800,000 charitable fund’s board has been elected and is composed of local residents and landowners
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Minneapolis, MN, August 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of the American Wind Energy Association’s American Wind Week, Geronimo Energy (Geronimo), a National Grid company, announced today that it has established a local charitable giving board, named the Crocker Community Fund Board (the Fund), for the benefit of the communities connected to the Crocker Wind Farm (Crocker). Crocker is a 200 megawatt (MW) operational wind energy project located in Clark County, SD.

Investing in Renewable Energy Benefits the Environment and Business

by Eunice Heath, Corporate Director of Sustainability
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Our business is energy-intensive, so having an energy portfolio that makes us less dependent on carbon prices and helps us reduce our carbon intensity makes sense.

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Our business is energy-intensive, so having an energy portfolio that makes us less dependent on carbon prices and helps us reduce our carbon intensity makes sense.

Four Dozen Ohio Businesses Call for Repeal of House Bill 6

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A group of nearly 50 businesses, investors, trade associations, and employers in Ohio sent a letter to Governor Mike DeWine and members of the Ohio Legislature today urging the immediate repeal of House Bill 6.

Businesses Applaud Largest Multi-State Effort to Expedite Decarbonization of Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles

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July 14, 2020 /3BL Media/  - Major businesses are welcoming a new agreement released today by the Governors of 15 U.S. states that pledges to work collectively to decarbonize commercial vehicles. This marks an important milestone as it is the largest multi-state collaboration on cleaning up transportation in U.S. history. It is incredibly timely as states look to rebuild a more resilient and sustainable economy in the wake of the pandemic and accelerate the transition to a clean transportation future. 

Transparency on Oil and Gas Sector Impacts

First GRI Sector Standard is one step closer – as public comment period starts
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July 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - A proposed sustainability reporting standard for oil and gas companies identifies climate change as the single biggest challenge facing the sector.

ENR Sourcebook Rankings Affirm Black & Veatch as a Global Leader in Infrastructure Development

2020 Top Design Firms list highlights company’s deep expertise and continued leadership in power, water, telecommunications and government services
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 7, 2020 /3BL Media/– The 2020 Engineering News-Record (ENR) Sourcebook highlights Black & Veatch’s global leadership in engineering, construction and procurement (EPC) services across the global power, water, telecommunications and government services sectors.

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