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Cascades, the Quebec Government and Rackam Announce a Major Solar Energy Project in Kingsey Falls

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Kingsey Falls, June 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Pierre Arcand, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister responsible for the Northern Plan, Mario Plourde, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cascades Inc., Mathieu Chagnon, President of Rackam, and Stéphanie Trudeau, Vice-President, Strategy, Communication and Sustainability at

Cascades launches an important… solar energy project!

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Yesterday we announced a major renewable energy project that we have been working on for several months with Rackam: construction of a solar power plant. This innovative project will supply power to the Cascades industrial complex in Kingsey Falls, allowing us to reduce our consumption of natural gas.

Learn more about this innovative project...

New EPA Rule: A National Energy Plan - The Minute

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Critics of U.S. energy practices have long complained about the lack of a comprehensive national energy policy. Over the past few years, the Obama administration has put forth an “all of the above” plan, which includes nuclear, although no new nuclear plants are being built; “clean coal,” an energy source with a doubtful definition; and natural gas, sidestepping the controversy over fracking.

Caltech Announces New, Disruptive Innovation

Guest Blog by Thomson Reuters Sustainability
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Dr. Harry Atwater of Caltech is one of the world’s leading researchers of Applied Physics and Materials Science, specializing in technology related to photovoltaics and solar energy (1).

Obama Launches Host of New Actions and Commitments on Renewables & Efficiency

by RP Siegel
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There is a sea change gradually sweeping across this country, propelled, perhaps, by the idea of an actual sea change rather than the familiar metaphorical one. Seas are rising, become less salty, more acidic. Currents are changing direction, giving birth to new winds, some of them quite temperamental.

President Obama Highlights Citi’s Support for Solar Distributed Generation in the U.S.

Citi commits to target $1 billion in financing for solar distributed generation over next three years
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New York, May 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Today, President Obama announced more than 300 private and public sector commitments to create jobs and cut carbon pollution by advancing solar deployment and energy efficiency. As part of Citi’s larger $2.25 billion financing goal for energy efficiency and distributed generation announced this week at the Better Buildings Challenge Summit in Washington, D.C., Citi will target $1 billion specifically for solar distributed generation over the next three years.

Honda Smart Home US Offers Vision for Zero Carbon Living and Mobility

Project achieves more than 11 tons of CO2 reduction per year compared to a conventional home and vehicle
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  • Super-efficient “living laboratory” seeks to address two major sources of U.S. CO2 emissions: cars and homes 
  • Project achieves more than 11 tons of COreduction per year compared to a conventional home and vehicle 
  • Honda home energy management system (HEMS) maximizes the home’s energy efficiency while communicating with the electric utility to improve grid stability 
  • Home surpasses California’s 2020 target for zero net energy residential construction 
  • Member of University of California, Davis community will live in home, drive Honda Fit EV (electric vehicle) 
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  • Super-efficient “living laboratory” seeks to address two major sources of U.S. CO2 emissions: cars and homes 
  • Project achieves more than 11 tons of COreduction per year compared to a conventional home and vehicle 
  • Honda home energy management system (HEMS) maximizes the home’s energy efficiency while communicating with the electric utility to improve grid stability 
  • Home surpasses California’s 2020 target for zero net energy residential construction 
  • Member of University of California, Davis community will live in home, drive Honda Fit EV (electric vehicle) 

CECP Announces Winners of the 2014 Excellence Awards

Cargill and PG&E Recognized for Effective Community Engagement that Aligns with Business
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