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Walmart Expands Solar Power Use; Toronto Adds Solar Energy to Electrical Grid; 33 Countries to have Carbon Trading Schemes by 2013 - Energy Minute for September 19, 2012

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Walmart is expanding its solar initiative in Arizona. Its distribution center near Phoenix will feature 14,000 solar panels on a one million square-foot building and on parking canopies that will produce up to 30 percent of the center’s energy needs. The sustainability effort at the company’s Buckeye center is the company’s second solar project in Arizona, which ranks third in the U.S. for solar installations.

AEP reminds people that calling 811 before you dig is important and free

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As the weather cools off, many people focus on outdoor projects like planting a tree or building a fence, but often forget the hazard the underground power lines can pose. Luckily, there is an easy and free service to help. Before any digging project, protect yourself and don't forget to call 811 first to have your underground power lines marked.

AEP's short video and factsheet have all the details on this important and free service.

 

 

What's on a Power Pole?

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Knowing what equipment is on a power pole and what each piece does can help protect you and your loved ones. This simple "cheat sheet" will keep you "in the know" about electrical safety.

 

Food Waste = Jet Fuel? Yes!

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David Steiner, Waste Management's CEO, gives Melissa McGinnis a tour of their CORE program and facility. The first of it's kind in the US, this anaerobic converter takes food waste and meticulously converts it into energy. The end result now is energy for electricity but the long term plan is to be able to convert food waste into jet fuel! 
 
 
About Greenopolis
Greenopolis is dedicated to our users. We focus our attention on changing the world through recycling, waste-to-energy and conservation. We reward our users for their sustainable behavior on our website, through our Greenopolis recycling kiosks and with curbside recycling programs. Visit our site at www.greenopolis.com to learn more!
 
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David Steiner, Waste Management's CEO, gives Melissa McGinnis a tour of their CORE program and facility. The first of it's kind in the US, this anaerobic converter takes food waste and meticulously converts it into energy. The end result now is energy for electricity but the long term plan is to be able to convert food waste into jet fuel! 
 
 
About Greenopolis
Greenopolis is dedicated to our users. We focus our attention on changing the world through recycling, waste-to-energy and conservation. We reward our users for their sustainable behavior on our website, through our Greenopolis recycling kiosks and with curbside recycling programs. Visit our site at www.greenopolis.com to learn more!
 
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ReportAlert.info - General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) publishes its seventh annual Citizenship Report

The report covers GE's worldwide operations for the 2010
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) July 26, 2011 - GE today released its seventh annual Citizenship Report, entitled Sustainable Growth, at http://www.reportalert.info/ra/profiles/GE/2011/?ID=40079.

The report covers GE’s worldwide operations for the 2010 fiscal year and is structured around discussions of GE’s long-term value creation in addressing the world’s most pressing problems.

Electrical Safety e-Learning Module

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Electricity is vital to quality of life. But if not used properly, it also can kill. This e-learning module is designed to teach you the facts about safely using and working around electricity.

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Electricity is vital to quality of life. But if not used properly, it also can kill. This e-learning module is designed to teach you the facts about safely using and working around electricity.

ReportAlert.info - Constellation Energy (NYSE:CEG) publishes 2010 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

The report details the company's 2010 sustainability initiatives, performance and goals.
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) July 6, 2011 - Constellation Energy has issued its annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report, detailing the company’s 2010 sustainability initiatives, performance and goals. The report is available at http://www.reportalert.info/ra/profiles/ConstellationEnergy/2011/?ID=39368. It focuses on Constellation’s progress in leadership and governance, sustainability and innovation, environmental performance, community engagement and workplace performance.

Honey, We Shrunk the Electric Bill: REI and the Path to Sustainability

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“When it comes to the environment, can business be part of the solution? Conventional wisdom says that growing a business means increasing environmental and social impacts. More sales must mean more trash to the landfill and burning more coal to make the electricity that keeps our lights on… right? 

ReportAlert.info - RWE (FRA:RWE) publishes Corporate Responsibility Report 2010

The report provides detailed information on the Company's CR strategy, objectives, key measures & performance
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) May 20, 2011 - “Embracing challenges” is the claim of RWE´s Corporate Responsibility Report 2010. The report provides detailed information on RWE´s CR strategy, objectives, key measures and performance. RWE´s CR strategy is clearly tailored to the specific challenges of its business. It is laid down in ten areas for action each containing objectives and measures. To supply a transparent and material reporting the report is now structured according to these ten areas for action.

Sterling Planet announces completion of one of Georgia’s largest solar generating projects

First phase of Valdosta solar project now supplies green energy to Georgia Power
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Valdosta, GA - May 12, 2011 - Sterling Planet, the leading national retail provider of renewable energy and other clean-energy assets, today announced at a commissioning ceremony the completion of a 200 kWAC output solar generating project in Valdosta. One of the largest solar arrays in the state of Georgia, the Wiregrass Solar, LLC project began commercial operation on April 6 and is now generating annualized output of approximately 350,000 kilowatt-hours.

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