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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. 

Southeast's First Nuclear Plant Is Generating Clean Energy at Age 50

Robinson Nuclear Plant in Darlington County, S.C., marks anniversary with plans to continue generating reliable, carbon-free energy
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Robinson Nuclear Plant was a trailblazer as the Southeast’s first commercial nuclear plant.

The plant started generating electricity 50 years ago, and Duke Energy is planning for it to continue producing reliable, carbon-free energy for at least another 30 years.

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
Press Release

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

Chevron is Advancing A Lower-Carbon Future

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See Chevron’s perspective and actions to advance a lower-carbon future. These actions will make energy and global supply chains more sustainable – helping industries and customers that use our products build the lower-carbon world we all desire.

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CASE Delivers Industry's First Electric Backhoe Loaders to Utilities in New York

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The construction industry’s first designed and commercially developed electric backhoe loaders — two CASE 580 EV backhoes from CASE Construction Equipment — have been delivered and are currently working with utility companies in New York State, USA. 

CLP Achieves 2020 Carbon Intensity Target on Path to Climate Vision 2050

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As the COVID-19 crisis turned the spotlight on global health, the pace of climate action has expedited around the world, particularly as world leaders are expected to strengthen their Paris Agreement climate commitments at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference later in 2021. In support of global developments, CLP has upheld the Group’s commitment to decarbonise its operations as it transitions to a Utility of the Future.

March of the Machines

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The robots are coming. What was once science fiction has become reality – and there is every chance we will see more and more of them in coming years.

Driving Meaningful Change for a Sustainable Future

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“Making a positive difference for the environment is something that has always been close to my heart,” says Hendrik Rosenthal, who was appointed CLP Director - Group Sustainability in 2018. 

“Growing up, I was fascinated by the then-new concept of reusing and recycling. Talks within my community about the safety of nuclear power also exposed me to the energy industry and its social and environmental responsibilities.” 

Going Green, One Data Point at a Time

Utility customers want to know their personal carbon impact.
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Helping consumers make the right choices

The Biden administration’s pledge to create a carbon-free electricity generation sector by 2035 will require buy-in not just from utilities, but from the public en masse as well. Understanding the role of consumers, and the diverse factors that motivate them, will be critical to achieving decarbonization goals.

National Grid and Standard Hydrogen Corporation Announce Plans for Innovative Hydrogen Energy Station

Demonstration for multi-use, renewable hydrogen-based energy system
Press Release

WALTHAM, MA/ALBANY, NY, March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - National Grid is taking additional steps into a clean energy future today by announcing a partnership with Standard Hydrogen Corporation to demonstrate the nation's first multi-use, renewable hydrogen-based energy storage/delivery system in New York's Capital Region, with completion expected by late 2022. The system will produce and store hydrogen exclusively from purchased renewable power and will make use of the inherent flexibility of hydrogen.

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