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Consumers Energy Proposes Long-Term Plan, Cleaner Energy Future for Michigan

Posted: Jun 14, 2018 – 08:55 AM EST

FAST FACTS - Karn 1 and 2 would be retired in 2023 - 37 percent renewable energy by 2030 - 43 percent renewable energy by 2040 - Significant investments in solar and increased use of energy efficiency and customer demand management programs Learn...

CMS Energy Becomes First U.S. Company to Enter Sustainability-Linked Loan

Posted: Jun 07, 2018 – 11:09 AM EST

JACKSON, Mich., Jun. 07 /CSRwire/ - CMS Energy and its primary subsidiary, Consumers Energy (collectively ), announced they have entered the first syndicated sustainability-linked revolving credit facilities for a U.S. borrower. The aggregate $1.4 billion of new credit facilities allow CMS to reduce...

Consumers Energy, Grand Rapids Public Schools Announce Finalists for Sixth Annual Student Art Competition

Posted: May 31, 2018 – 10:35 AM EST

GRAND RAPIDS, M.I., May 31 /CSRwire/ - Organizers have announced the 10 finalists out of nearly 50 entries from Grand Rapids Public Schools student artists who will have their energy-related art work highlighted during this falls ArtPrize competition through collaboration with the school...

Sol Systems and WGL Energy Celebrate Completion of 6 MW Solar System in Virginia’s Danville Utilities Territory

Posted: May 30, 2018 – 09:44 AM EST

DANVILLE, Va., May 30 /CSRwire/ - The Kentuck Solar Project stakeholders, led by Sol Systems, a Washington, D.C.-based solar development and finance company, and WGL Energy Systems (WGL Energy), a WGL company, joined to celebrate the completion of a 6-megawatt (MW) alternating current...

Xcel Energy Cuts Carbon Emissions 35 Percent

Posted: May 22, 2018 – 12:15 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, May 22 /CSRwire/ - Xcel Energy is a step closer to achieving one of the most aggressive carbon-reduction goals in the industry. Today, the company announced it cut carbon emissions 35 percent, according to its newly released Corporate Responsibility Report. This puts...

DTE Energy and Consumers Energy Accelerate Plans for Cleaner Energy in Michigan

Posted: May 18, 2018 – 01:58 PM EST

DETROIT, M.I., May 18 /CSRwire/ - Consumers Energy and DTE Energy today said they are accelerating plans to produce cleaner energy in Michigan, targeting at least a 50 percent Clean Energy Goal by 2030 achieved through a combination of investments in at least...

Pact Launches Energy for Prosperity, a New Global Initiative to Improve Energy Access in Developing Communities

Posted: May 02, 2018 – 08:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 02 /CSRwire/ - Today, Pact announced the launch of a new global initiative called Energy for Prosperity (E4P) to improve energy access in low- and middle-income communities as part of the organizations integrated approach to development. Globally, more than 1...

Walmart Announces 20 MMT of Supplier Emission Reductions through Project Gigaton; Unveils Plans for Expanding Electric Vehicle Charging Stations and Doubling U.S. Wind and Solar Energy Use

Posted: Apr 18, 2018 – 11:50 AM EST

BENTONVILLE, AK, Apr. 18 /CSRwire/ - Today, Walmart announced that suppliers have reported reducing more than 20 million metric tons (MMT) of greenhouse gas emissions in the global value chain, as part of the companys Project Gigaton initiative. Walmart launched Project Gigaton last...

Major, Complex Onsite Solar Portfolio Now Operational in Washington, DC

Posted: Apr 18, 2018 – 09:56 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C. , Apr. 18 /CSRwire/ - Sol Systems joined Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser to celebrate the completion of a 11.8 MW solar system for Washington D.C.s Department of General Services (DC DGS). Last year I signed a Mayors Order to maintain...

AMLI Residential, Green Mountain Energy Commit to 100 Percent Renewable Energy in Houston and Dallas

Posted: Apr 03, 2018 – 12:00 PM EST

HOUSTON, Apr. 03 /CSRwire/ - AMLI Residential and Green Mountain Energy Company have announced a sustainability partnership to install 330 kW of solar panels across four AMLI communities in the Dallas area. AMLI is also purchasing 100% renewable energy for all of the...

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