February 21, 2019

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Consumers Energy Sets Goals for Smart Energy District in Jackson, Including 40 Percent On-Site Renewable Energy

Posted: Feb 19, 2019 – 09:58 AM EST

JACKSON, Mich., Feb. 19 /CSRwire/ - Consumers Energy today announced its goals for the Jackson Smart Energy District, an efficient, affordable, clean energy hub in its hometown. The Jackson Smart Energy District aims to achieve 2040 Clean Energy goals 15 to 20 years...

Solidia Technologies Named to Global Cleantech 100 for Third Year

Posted: Jan 30, 2019 – 01:48 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Jan. 30 /CSRwire/ - Solidia Technologies was listed on the Global Cleantech 100 for the third year, underscoring to investors its promise as a leading sustainable innovation. The list combines Cleantech Groups research data with qualitative judgments from nominations and insight...

Consumers Energy Dedicates First Ever Solar, Battery Storage Systems on Grand Rapids’ West Side

Posted: Jan 24, 2019 – 08:45 AM EST

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 24 /CSRwire/ - Consumers Energy today dedicated Michigans first ever rooftop solar array and battery storage system in a vibrant and growing area of Grand Rapids. Nearly 1,800 solar panels atop the Bridge Street Market and adjoining buildings between...

IDEA Public Schools “Flips the Switch” to Go Solar With Green Mountain Energy Sun Club

Posted: Nov 27, 2018 – 03:00 PM EST

WESLACO, Texas, Nov. 27 /CSRwire/ - IDEA Public Schools headquarters in Weslaco is one step closer to becoming the first self-sustaining building in South Texas, thanks in part to a $100,000 donation from the Green Mountain Energy Sun Club. Weslaco Mayor David Suarez,...

The Health Product Declaration Collaborative and U.S. Green Building Council Announce Strategic Partnership

Posted: Nov 14, 2018 – 08:40 AM EST

CHICAGO, Nov. 14 /CSRwire/ - The Health Product Declaration Collaborative (HPDC) announced the formation of a new strategic partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The announcement was made during the 2018 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, the worlds largest conference and...

GIGA and Toxnot Partner to Simplify Building Product Transparency Reporting

Posted: Nov 14, 2018 – 08:30 AM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Nov. 14 /CSRwire/ - A new integration partnership, between Toxnot and GIGA, enables Toxnot users to connect their building product disclosures directly to GIGAs Origin Material Hub. Building product disclosures, which are created on Toxnot are recognized by the mindful...

Nestlé Waters North America Signs Renewable Energy Agreement with ENGIE Resources

Posted: Oct 22, 2018 – 12:10 PM EST

HOUSTON, Oct. 22 /CSRwire/ - Nestl Waters North America (NWNA), together with ENGIE Resources, today announced that they have signed a renewable energy agreement through which ENGIE will supply over 50 percent of the energy needed for NWNAs manufacturing and distribution facilities in...

Toxnot Chosen to be Platform for Creation of ILFI Declare Labels

Posted: Sep 06, 2018 – 08:30 AM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Sep. 06 /CSRwire/ - The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) has selected Toxnot as the software platform for the creation of Declare Labels. Toxnot is a chemical management innovator, enabling users to collect chemical data, compare chemical hazard profiles, optimize...

Wells Fargo Commits $5 Million to Establish GRID Alternatives’ Tribal Solar Accelerator Fund

Posted: Sep 03, 2018 – 09:00 AM EST

DENVER, Sep. 03 /CSRwire/ - Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) announced today a philanthropic commitment of $5 million over three years to support solar projects in tribal communities across the U.S. The donation to nonprofit GRID Alternatives, a national leader in making solar technology...

Wilsonart Escalates Commitment to Educate Architects and Designers about Endangered Woods and Protected Forests

Posted: Aug 28, 2018 – 07:00 AM EST

TEMPLE, Texas, Aug. 28 /CSRwire/ - A year after launching its educational initiative, Understanding Wood: Sourcing Against the Grain, Wilsonart announces a renewed commitment to help educate architects and designers (AD) about using responsibly sourced wood materials. To further support the AD community,...

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