October 04, 2015

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Norfolk Southern Launches $53-Million Energy Innovation Project at Juniata Locomotive Shop

Posted: Mar 27, 2015 – 02:00 PM EST

ALTOONA, Pa., Mar. 27 /CSRwire/ - Norfolk Southern today launched a $53-million energy conversion project at its Juniata Locomotive Shop that will substantially reduce carbon emissions and water usage at the 70-acre facility. Norfolk Southern will replace the shops coal boilers with natural...

U.S. EPA Recognizes Sand Valley Landfill Renewable Energy Program as Electricity Project of the Year

Posted: Mar 26, 2015 – 02:15 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS, Mar. 26 /CSRwire/ - Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) announced today that its Sand Valley Landfill Gas-to-Energy (LFGTE) project in Collinsville, Ala. has been named Electricity Project of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA.) The EPA's Landfill Methane...

Unilever North America Reaches 100% Zero Waste to Landfill Across Distribution Centers

Posted: Mar 17, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ, Mar. 17 /CSRwire/ - Unilever North America today announced it has achieved 100% zero waste to landfill (ZLF) at all dedicated distribution centers in North America. Unilever reached its target of ZLF at all global factories in January. Reducing waste...

Green Mountain Energy Sun Club® Donates Over $422,000 for Solar Projects at Pennsylvania and New York Non-Profits

Posted: Mar 16, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

PITTSBURGH, PA, Mar. 16 /CSRwire/ - The Green Mountain Energy Sun Club is donating over $422,000 to ten non-profit organizations across Pennsylvania and New York to fund the purchase and installation of new solar projects that will be completed over the course of...

SolarCity and DIRECTV Make Solar Power More Accessible and Affordable to Homeowners Across the Country

Posted: Mar 13, 2015 – 12:36 PM EST

LONG BEACH, Calif., Mar. 13 /CSRwire/ - SolarCity (NASDAQ: SCTY) and DIRECTV (NASDAQ: DTV) are teaming up to make affordable solar power even more accessible for homeowners in major cities across the country. The two companies announced the first-of-its-kind program at DIRECTVs California...

Time Warner Cable Exceeds “Go Green” Goal by Reducing Its Carbon Intensity by 38 Percent

Posted: Mar 10, 2015 – 10:15 AM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Mar. 10 /CSRwire/ - Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE:TWC) has announced that its Go Green initiative has resulted in a 38 percent reduction in the companys carbon intensity over the past two years, far exceeding its goal of a 15...

Wind Power to Debut on GM’s Renewable Energy Roster

Posted: Feb 17, 2015 – 03:19 PM EST

DETROIT, Feb. 17 /CSRwire/ - General Motors for the first time is procuring wind to power its manufacturing operations, enabling one of its Mexico facilities electricity needs to be run mostly on renewable energy. This addition of 34 megawatts of wind power allows...

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....



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