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Green-e Certification Recommended in New Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council Guidance

Recently released Guidance for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing suggests efficiency and purchasing certified clean energy as a pathway to reducing environmental impact
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Green-e Certification Recommended in New Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council Guidance

Recently released Guidance for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing suggests efficiency and purchasing certified clean energy as a pathway to reducing environmental impact

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Green-e Certification Recommended in New Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council Guidance

Recently released Guidance for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing suggests efficiency and purchasing certified clean energy as a pathway to reducing environmental impact

RMI Launches Business Renewables Center

Corporate demand for renewables could double U.S. wind and solar capacity and new collaborative platform will help make it happen
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Avista Receives First Storage Units for Energy Storage Project

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Avista received its first set of Energy Storage units on Dec. 30 as a result of a $3.2 million grant from Washington Governor Jay Inslee and the Washington State Department of Commerce. The installation of the units is the first step in Avista’s research that will help address how to integrate power generated from intermittent renewable sources such as wind and solar into the electrical grid and better ways to improve power system reliability. 

KeyBank Offers Green Solutions for Business, KeyBanc Capital Markets’ Renewable Energy Portfolio Nearly $1.6 Billion

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CLEVELAND, November 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ — KeyBank is responding as more companies seek to conserve cash, reduce energy consumption, and cut operating costs through renewable energy initiatives. Key’s Community Bank provides a unique set of financial tools for business clients who implement their own energy efficiency and sustainability projects, and Key’s “green” experts come armed with the resources, connections, and financing to devise and implement the solutions for clients.

Register Now for Renewable Energy Markets 2014

Register before September 30 and take advantage of over 25% savings off the regular conference rate
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September 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Taking place in Sacramento, CA from December 2–4, REM 2014 is the most important conference of the year for the clean energy market. Join us for three days of events geared toward attendees from around the globe who share an interest in and commitment to promoting clean energy. Set in California's state capital, REM 2014 promises to be the largest yet, with dozens of sessions covering every aspect of the North American renewable energy markets, including:

Bacardi in Puerto Rico: Powered by the Wind

“Good Spirited” turbines at world’s largest rum premium distillery inspire islanders, visitors
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Hamilton, Bermuda, June 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ – BACARDÍ, creator of the world’s favorite rum, generates energy with power from the wind. Installed in 2010, two majestic, wind turbines now are a distinct part of the landscape – and the environmental consciousness – at the world’s largest premium rum distillery in Cataño, Puerto Rico, just outside San Juan.

U.S. Backs Three Cutting-Edge Offshore Wind Projects

Posted by Pete Danko
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Projects in three states will lead the way as the United States attempts to leap ahead on offshore wind power by deploying cutting-edge technologies. The Obama administration announced on Wednesday it would grant awards of up to $47 million apiece to three renewable energy projects.
 

Celebrating Success in Sustainability

TransCanada collaborates through Business Roundtable to find ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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At TransCanada, we are dedicated to improving the quality of life for people in the communities where we operate and are proud to work toward this objective with other business leaders.

Collaborating through organizations, such as  Business Roundtable, major North American corporations are actively finding ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve energy efficiency, conserve water and protect the environment — achievements that benefit North America and the rest of the world.

Loan Guarantees for U.S. Renewables Making a Comeback

Posted by Pete Danko
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Federal loan guarantees for renewable energy, which spurred the development of massive projects like the recently completed Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in California – and roiled the 2012 elections – are emerging from hibernation.
 
More than two years after closing the last such loan guarantee, the U.S. Department of Energy announced on Wednesday that it intends to make up to $4 billion available “for innovative renewable energy and energy efficiency projects located in the U.S. that avoid, reduce, or sequester greenhouse gases.”

California Drought Dries Up Hydro, But Power Stays On

Solar, wind, natural gas, and planning help stave off energy crisis for parched state.
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California's record drought has parched crops, but hasn't yet dimmed lights or choked the flow of electricity, even though the Golden State, with more than 300 dams, has long been a hydroelectricity leader among U.S. states.
 

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