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Climate Solutions Provider 3Degrees Prepares to Scale With New COO Role, Hires Malcolm Fabiyi

Fabiyi brings global perspective and technical expertise to the newly created role
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SAN FRANCISCO, June 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - 3Degrees, a leading global provider of climate solutions, today announced that Dr. Malcolm Fabiyi has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, a new position within 3Degrees.

Taking the Heat out of Energy Storage

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South Korea offers an object lesson on how overlooking safety can have a chilling effect on markets – in its case, resulting in around US$400 million in lost sales of stationary energy storage systems.

Diode Ventures Announces Financial Close of Its First Greenfield Utility-Scale Solar Photovoltaic Project

Once constructed, Grizzly Ridge solar installation will help serve increasing demand for renewable energy in Texas
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ - To help address growing demand for solar energy generation in the southwestern U.S., Diode Ventures (Diode), a Black & Veatch company that develops global infrastructure projects, announced today that has reached financial close on the Grizzly Ridge Solar Project, a nearly 140-megawatt (MW) utility-scale solar field located in Hamilton County, Texas. The project was co-developed with RKB Energy, LLC (RKB).

Black & Veatch Expands 'Experts on Demand' to Include Data Center Facility Consulting and Advisory Services

New service offering designed to assist data center operators with upgrading facility infrastructure to meet increased data demand and processing needs
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations are increasingly employing more data-intensive applications to conduct business and serve their customers, driving a growing need to upgrade or modernize their enterprise data center infrastructure. To better address the changing needs of its clients, Black & Veatch announces today that it has added data center facility consulting and advisory services to its Experts on Demand micro-consulting platform.

Ecocentricity Guest Blog: Driving the Future of Solar Roadways in Georgia

By: Jen Datka, Drawdown Georgia
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The state of Georgia has over 90,000 miles of public roads. Can you imagine a future in which those miles of asphalt could serve as a powerful climate solution by capturing solar energy?

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The state of Georgia has over 90,000 miles of public roads. Can you imagine a future in which those miles of asphalt could serve as a powerful climate solution by capturing solar energy?

Robot Flying Squad Takes Off

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They’re becoming an increasingly common sight on the horizon – giant turbines towering imperiously over open countryside as wind power is embraced as an effective alternative to fossil fuels.

But wind turbines need regular maintenance. They are exposed to extreme conditions including lightning, UV radiation, snow, hail, and storms, which can damage them and affect their performance.

Momentum Building Among Fortune 500 Around Climate Action, but Not at Scale Required

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June 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Sixty percent of Fortune 500 companies have set a climate or energy-related goal, yet they vary dramatically in terms of ambition and are not happening at the speed or scale needed to align with what the science requires, according to a new World Wildlife Fund (WWF) report. “More and more companies are setting voluntary climate goals and increasing their climate ambition, however it’s still not enough to stave off the worst impacts of climate change,” said Marcene Mitchell, WWF’s senior vice president for climate change.

Ecocentricity Blog: On Board

By: John A. Lanier
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Last week’s news shows that fossil fuel companies are vulnerable to director challenges. Activist investors now have an example to point to, which will shift power dynamics when such future challenges are made.

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Last week’s news shows that fossil fuel companies are vulnerable to director challenges. Activist investors now have an example to point to, which will shift power dynamics when such future challenges are made.

How EHS Is Helping Support the Transition to Cleaner Energy

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Under new leadership comes new national priorities. President Joe Biden has made clear that a broad transition to renewable energy will be prominent in his agenda.

Black & Veatch Analysis of Carbon-Neutrality Projects Informs Sacramento Municipal Utility District's 2030 Zero Carbon Plan

Leader in decarbonization planning assessed a range of zero-carbon generation projects for SMUD in detailed utility analysis
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Zero-carbon technologies, including carbon capture, energy storage, hydrogen, solar and wind, will allow the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) to achieve its goals of zero-carbon emissions in its electricity supply by 2030, finds a recent analysis by decarbonization solutions leader Black & Veatch.

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