August 04, 2015

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California Directs State's Largest Utilities to Offer Green-e Energy Certified Green Power Programs

Posted: Feb 06, 2015 – 03:00 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 06 /CSRwire/ - In a landmark decision last week, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approved the "Green Tariff Shared Renewables Program," a measure that will give millions of California residents and businesses the chance to participate in a utility...

Whirlpool Corporation Announces Plans to Use Wind Turbines to Power Findlay, Ohio Facility

Posted: Jan 26, 2015 – 04:30 PM EST

FINDLAY, Ohio, Jan. 26 /CSRwire/ - Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR), the worlds largest global manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances is building on the companys 40 years of commitment to sustainability by using wind energy to power its manufacturing facility located in...

WGL Energy's Carbon Offsets Achieve Green-e Climate Certification

Posted: Jan 22, 2015 – 06:18 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Jan. 22 /CSRwire/ - Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that WGL Energy Services' carbon offsets for commercial customers have been Green-e Climate certified. WGL Energy Services is one of the largest competitive energy suppliers in the mid-Atlantic region....

Ecolab to Offset its Electricity Use in Minnesota Through SunEdison Community Solar Gardens

Posted: Jan 16, 2015 – 01:52 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. and BELMONT, Calif., Jan. 16 /CSRwire/ - Ecolab Inc. is the first major corporate participant in Minnesota's newest alternative energy program, which uses community solar gardens -- shared solar panel sites with grid-connected subscribers -- to offset electricity use. SunEdison,...

TransCanada Adds Eighth Solar Facility to Power Portfolio

Posted: Jan 05, 2015 – 02:59 PM EST

TORONTO, ON, Jan. 05 /CSRwire/ - TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) today announced that it has acquired the eighth Ontario solar facility from Canadian Solar Solutions Inc. (Canadian Solar). The newly built Liskeard 1 facility has a generating capacity of 10-megawatts and is...

Greenbacks for Green Ideas

Posted: Dec 23, 2014 – 03:54 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 23 /CSRwire/ - The Toyota Research Institute of North America (TRINA), a division of Toyota Motor Engineering Manufacturing of North America (TEMA), in partnership with The Electrochemical Society (ECS) is requesting proposals from young professors and scholars pursuing innovative...

IKEA to Increase Size of Michigan’s Largest Roofto Solar Array by Approximately 25% Atop Detroit-Area Store in Canton, MI

Posted: Dec 03, 2014 – 04:59 PM EST

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA , Dec. 03 /CSRwire/ - IKEA, the worlds leading home furnishings retailer, today announced plans to increase the solar array atop its Detroit-area store that opened eight years ago in Canton, MI. In September, IKEA began work on a 44,000-square-foot expansion...

GMP Becomes First Utility in the World to Receive B Corp Certification

Posted: Dec 01, 2014 – 11:32 AM EST

COLCHESTER, VT, Dec. 01 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - Green Mountain Power today was recognized as the first utility in the world to become a Certified B Corp. B Corps are companies that believe business can be a force for good and are certified...

SF Event to be 100% Powered by Renewable Microgrid

Posted: Oct 08, 2014 – 08:51 PM EST

OAKLAND, C.A., Oct. 08 /CSRwire/ - VERGE San Francisco, a four-day conference focusing on the intersection of technology and sustainability, will be powered by a fully functional, replicable, renewably-powered microgrid, demonstrating the power of distributed energy solutions on the market today. VERGE SF,...

Colgate-Palmolive Recognized for Energy and Climate Change Leadership by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Posted: Sep 25, 2014 – 07:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sep. 25 /CSRwire/ - Eleven more Colgate-Palmolive manufacturing sites have successfully achieved the U.S. Environmental Protection Agencys (EPA) ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry in 2014. Thirty-one Colgate sites have now earned this recognition, surpassing the Companys 2015 goal to have...

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