March 05, 2015

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Renewable/Alternative Energy is any naturally occurring, theoretically inexhaustible source of energy, such as biomass, solar, wind, tidal, wave, and hydroelectric power that is not derived from fossil or nuclear fuel.


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Wind Power to Debut on GM’s Renewable Energy Roster

Press Release Published: 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

Press Release Published: 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

Press Release Published: Jan 26, 2015 – 04:30 PM EST

FINDLAY, Ohio, Jan. 26 /CSRwire/ - Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR), the world's largest global manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances is building on the company's 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

Press Release Published: 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

Press Release Published: 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

Press Release Published: 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

Press Release Published: 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

Press Release Published: Dec 03, 2014 – 04:59 PM EST

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA , Dec. 03 /CSRwire/ - IKEA, the world's 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

Press Release Published: 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

Press Release Published: 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,...

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