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Turbine 1,500: Ørsted Reaches Offshore Wind Milestone

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Ørsted reached another milestone in its expanding offshore wind business with the installation of offshore wind turbine 1,500. The renewable energy company is set to more than double its offshore wind capacity in the coming five years with the use of increasingly more powerful turbines.

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Ørsted reached another milestone in its expanding offshore wind business with the installation of offshore wind turbine 1,500. The renewable energy company is set to more than double its offshore wind capacity in the coming five years with the use of increasingly more powerful turbines.

Edison International 2019 Sustainability Report: Clean Energy

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At SCE, we’re committed to one of the most aggressive carbonfree power targets in the U.S. utility industry. At Edison Energy,we partner with large energy users, identifying solutions to help them reduce their carbon footprints and reach their own sustainability goals.

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At SCE, we’re committed to one of the most aggressive carbonfree power targets in the U.S. utility industry. At Edison Energy,we partner with large energy users, identifying solutions to help them reduce their carbon footprints and reach their own sustainability goals.

National Grid Reminds Qualifying Customers that Bill Payment Assistance is Available as Federally Funded HEAP Programs are Extended Through June 30

Customers who receive HEAP also qualify for a National Grid discount rate
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SYRACUSE, N.Y., June 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – National Grid reminds customers that applications are still being accepted for the federally funded Home Energy Assistance Program and the Emergency HEAP program through June 30, 2020, while funds are available. The programs have been extended to assist customers who are struggling to pay their energy bills during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Project Paves Way for Flexible Energy System

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A key project has been launched to help achieve a net zero economy by exploring how a flexible energy system works.

The Carbon Trust, which supports the development of low carbon technologies and solutions, is leading the cross-sector consortium project, supported by world-class university Imperial College London.

The Flexibility in Great Britain project will investigate the potential for an integrated, flexible energy system to reduce the cost of meeting the UK’s net zero economy target by 2050. 

Schneider Electric Receives the Solar Impulse Efficient Solution Label Award for Profitable Environmental Protection

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  • EcoStruxure Microgrid Advisor and NEO Network solutions receive recognition from Solar Impulse Foundation; join growing Schneider Electric portfolio
  • Label certifies products, services, or processes with high standards for economic profitability and ecologic sustainability
  • The program identifies and accelerates solutions in alignment with UN Sustainable Development Goals
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  • EcoStruxure Microgrid Advisor and NEO Network solutions receive recognition from Solar Impulse Foundation; join growing Schneider Electric portfolio
  • Label certifies products, services, or processes with high standards for economic profitability and ecologic sustainability
  • The program identifies and accelerates solutions in alignment with UN Sustainable Development Goals

Sowing Doubt and Undermining Science

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People want to rely on scientific evidence in countless different contexts. As one professor put it, “Science has ‘epistemic authority,’ meaning it is the best method humans have available to understand what is true about the world.” So science should be able to speak for itself. But people with a vested interest in undermining science are working behind the scenes to obscure it.

Water Protections and Other Regulations Are Rolling Back. What Should Businesses Do?

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While companies thought they had a grasp of water protection and sustainability regulations, now these regulations are being rolled back rather than continuing the 50-year trend of strengthening them. What does it mean for the business sector?

Southern Company Commits to Net-Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

Investors Applaud Southern’s Commitment to a Net-Zero Carbon Future
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May 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Southern Company (NASDAQ: SO) announced an updated climate strategy with a goal of achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 at its annual stockholder meeting today. Institutional investors praised the company’s move, reaffirming the importance of carbon reduction efforts and the risks and opportunities for electric utilities, their shareholders and society at large. 

Geronimo Energy, a National Grid company, and Big Rivers Electric Corporation Announce Power Purchase Agreement for 160 MW MISO Kentucky Solar Project

Unbridled Solar is currently the largest solar project development in the state of Kentucky
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May 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Geronimo Energy (Geronimo), a National Grid company, and Big Rivers Electric Corporation (Big Rivers) announced today the execution of a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for the Unbridled Solar Project (Unbridled Solar) in Henderson and Webster Counties, Kentucky.

Alliant Energy Announces Six New Solar Projects in Wisconsin

Solar to provide customers with cost-effective and sustainable energy while creating jobs and spurring economic growth in communities we serve.
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MADISON, Wis., May 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Alliant Energy (NASDAQ: LNT) announces plans to acquire and advance 675 megawatts (MW) of solar in mostly rural areas in six Wisconsin counties: Grant, Jefferson, Richland, Rock, Sheboygan and Wood. The projects are the next step in the company's Clean Energy Blueprint, a strategic roadmap to cost-effectively accelerate renewable energy while reducing carbon emissions.

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