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Celebrating, Harnessing the Power of the Sun

Customers can save money on solar rooftop installations with SCE’s Marketplace.
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There’s a reason a day of the week is named after the sun, why it was worshipped by ancient civilizations and why National Solar Appreciation Day takes place the second Friday of March. It makes life possible. The sun is essential to the air we breathe, our food supply and plays an increasingly important part in supplying the electricity needed to power our economy.

WRI & FedEx Collaborate to Create Safe, Reliable and Green Transit

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Over the last decade, WRI Ross Cities and FedEx have worked to catalyze sustainable, resilient urban transport solutions to improve the quality of life for communities across the globe. To date, our work has directly impacted over 10 million people in more than 50 global cities Learn more about our work in Brazil, Mexico, India & China.

In our Mobility & Accessibility Program we delivered tools for:

White House Senior Director of Building Emissions to Keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day

Biden Administration Leader Joins 15th Annual Event Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality will keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day, April 22. His address will focus on the Biden Administration’s agenda for green building and opportunities for partnership with cities and private-sector leaders. 

WSP USA to Help Solano County, California Transition to Zero-emission Buses

Designing inductive charging stations for SolanoExpress and developing a plan for five agencies in Solano County to convert to all-battery-electric bus fleets by 2040.
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SUISUN CITY, Calif., March 19, 2021 /3BL Media/  — The zero-emission bus (ZEB) business at WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, has been selected to provide services on two major projects for the Solano Transportation Authority (STA).

Black & Veatch: Hydrogen Economy Taking Shape as Decarbonization Planning, Investments Accelerate

New eBook highlights role of hydrogen in reducing carbon emissions within energy-intensive industries
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., March 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ – With expectations rising for more than $10 trillion (USD) of investments in hydrogen infrastructure by 2025, clean-burning, energy-dense hydrogen will be a critical element in decarbonizing the world’s energy systems, supply chains and heavy industries, finds Hydrogen 2021: The Path to Net Zero Becomes Clearer, a new eBook from

Jim Thorne, President of Nourish Ventures and SVP, Partnerships & Strategy for Griffith Foods Hosted Networking discussion at Future Food Tech Summit

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Jim Thorne, President of Nourish Ventures and SVP, Partnerships & Strategy for Griffith Foods hosted a networking discussion at the Future Food-Tech Summit! He welcomed leaders to join the conversation and explore: Barriers to Scaling New Alternative Protein Ventures. Jim also was a 'Shark' at their start-up arena as they welcomed presenting start-ups:

4 Sustainability Issues for Business and Government

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Key takeaways from Morgan Stanley’s Sustainable Investing Summit illustrate how companies, investors and governments can pursue systemic solutions to interrelated sustainability problems.

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Key takeaways from Morgan Stanley’s Sustainable Investing Summit illustrate how companies, investors and governments can pursue systemic solutions to interrelated sustainability problems.

WSP Supports World Water Day 2021 - Valuing Water

A series of webinars and articles by WSP thought leaders will explore opportunities to maintain a reliable, sustainable water supply.
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Given the impacts of climate change on water, it is more imperative than ever that we value this precious resource in a responsible and accountable manner.

World Water Day will be celebrated on March 22, 2021 to raise awareness around global water shortages and support the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6: water and sanitation for all by 2030.

Making Sense of The Texas Power Outages

by Aamir Paul
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The Texas grid came within “seconds and minutes” of a grid outage that could’ve lasted months. I think it’s time to raise the sense of urgency around grid modernization and resiliency.

Goodyear, EASE Logistics and the City of Dublin, Ohio to Collaborate on Connected Mobility Pilot

The three entities will experiment in the areas of tire intelligence and cloud-based logistics
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AKRON, Ohio /3BL Media/ – The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, EASE Logistics and the City of Dublin today announced a pilot as part of the Smart Columbus initiative to advance connected mobility.

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