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HP Announces Renewable Energy Agreement with SunEdison to Support Clean Data Centers in Texas

Latest Initiative Is Expected to Power HP's Texas Data Centers and Help HP Meet Its 2020 Operations Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goal Ahead of Schedule
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PALO ALTO, CA, Jul 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ - As part of ongoing efforts to lower the carbon footprint of its business, HP (NYSEHPQ) today announced that it has signed a 12-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for 112 megawatts (MW) of wind power with SunEdison, Inc. (NYSESUNE), the world's largest renewable energy development company.

Employee uses first aid to help in aftermath of Nepal earthquake

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TransCanada employee Dana Engler and his son, Shaun, had just sat down for lunch at their hotel in Thulo Syabru, Nepal on Apr. 25 when the earth began to heave.

As the walls crashed down around them, they stumbled out of the hotel with their guide while yelling at everyone to get out of the collapsing building.

Todd Thorner on Independent Power Producers

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Have you ever driven by a hillside covered with wind turbines and wondered, “Who owns those, and is the energy produced up there making it to my house?” Chances are those turbines are not owned by your local or statewide energy utility company, but by an independent power producer (IPP), an important but often overlooked area of the American energy industry.

Global Wind Day: 5 Business Benefits of Wind Power

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Did you know today is Global Wind Day? Since 2009, the Global Wind Energy Council, European Wind Energy Association and national associations have organized activities on June 15 to spread awareness about the power and possibilities of wind energy.

Quick Action and Teamwork Protects Sustainable Farm from Wildfire

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Quick action and immediate willingness to help a neighbor made a big difference in saving property and wildlife habitat from even worse destruction during Oregon’s first major brush fire of the season.

The fire consumed an estimated 40,000 acres in north-central Oregon, according to Boardman Rural Fire Protection District Lt. Casey Zellars.

“We had pretty much all the emergency responders in Morrow and Umatilla counties out there from the time the fire was reported at 2 p.m. Monday until it was finally put out after midnight on Tuesday,” he relates.

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation Funds Fellowship to Accelerate Climate Solutions via Paul Hawken’s Project Drawdown

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded $100,000 to Project Drawdown
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June 4, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded $100,000 to Project Drawdown to fund the Ray C. Anderson Fellowship.  The Fellowship is designed to foster the development of a new cohort of global leaders (scholars, scientists, entrepreneurs, and advocates) who will analyze the best available research on one hundred of the most substantive and readily available climate mitigation solutions.

Checklist: 7 Steps to Build a Framework to Manage Risk in the Energy Sector

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Aberdeen conducted a study of over 175 respondents surrounding how the energy sector approaches risk management. Specifically, it looks at how leaders in the industry ensure safety and compliance, maintain asset reliability, and outperform their peers in an increasingly complex environment by controlling risk holistically, across the enterprise.

This checklist covers the seven steps to build a framework to manage risk in the energy sector. Explore it and get to know this must-read report even better.

Infographic: The Benefits of Managing Risk in the Energy Sector

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Aberdeen conducted a study of over 175 respondents surrounding how the energy sector approaches risk management. Specifically, it looks at how leaders in the industry ensure safety and compliance, maintain asset reliability, and outperform their peers in an increasingly complex environment by controlling risk holistically, across the enterprise.

This infographic that gives a succinct (and beautiful) overview of the benefits of managing risk in the energy sector. Explore it and get to know this must-read report even better.

TransCanada Releases 2014 CSR Report

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CALGARY, Alberta, June 3, 2015 /3BL Media/ – TransCanada Corporation (TSX, NYSE: TRP) (TransCanada) officially released its 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report (csrreport.transcanada.com) today. The 2014 CSR Report was released during Canadian Environment Week as a testament to the company’s focus on CSR and commitment to operating safely and in an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable manner.

Talkback Submission Call: Energy – Powering Sustainable Futures

by David Connor
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The latest call for Talkback article submissions wants to get to the very core of the sustainability challenge - energy.

Worldwide energy consumption is tipped to grow by around 50% by only 2040 with most demand coming from non-OECD countries.

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