February 07, 2016

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Green Mountain Energy Announces Sustainability Partnership with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Published: Feb 03, 2016 – 08:00 AM EST

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 03 /CSRwire/ - Green Mountain Energy Company announced today that it will partner with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to deliver innovative and cost-effective solar and smart meter solutions to the Department. Green Mountain, the nation's longest serving renewable...

Groundswell and Sustainable Capital Advisors Partner to Expand Community Solar Access to Working Families

Published: Feb 01, 2016 – 01:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 01 /CSRwire/ - Groundswell, a nonprofit whose mission is organizing community power, and clean energy financing experts Sustainable Capital Advisors have announced a new strategic partnership to develop an innovative approach to community solar financing that will take consumer credit...

IKEA Plugs-in Addition to Solar Installation at Detroit-area Store in Canton, MI, Making Michigan's Largest Rooftop Array 25% Bigger.

Published: Jan 27, 2016 – 06:00 AM EST

Canton, Mich., Jan. 27 /CSRwire/ - IKEA, the world's leading home furnishings retailer, today officially plugged-in an expanded solar energy array atop its Detroit-area store that opened nine years ago in Canton, MI. The 40,000-square-foot solar panel addition consists of a 242.1-kW system...

Global Impact, CleanSpark Partner to Solve the Global Energy Crisis

Published: Jan 12, 2016 – 10:52 AM EST

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 12 /CSRwire/ - Global Impact, a non-profit organization that partners with groups like the Bill Melinda Gates Foundation, Clinton Foundation, Operation Smile and Global Vision to invest in humanitarian solutions for the world's most vulnerable people, has partnered with...

Acquiring a Taste for the Circular Economy

Published: Dec 29, 2015 – 02:15 PM EST

CANTERBURY, U.K., Dec. 29 /CSRwire/ - Food waste is a growing scandal which now has the public's full attention. In the United States and much of Western Europe, food scraps constitute around 19% of the waste dumped in landfills, where it ends up...

The Home Depot Exceeds 2015 Carbon and Energy Reduction Goals

Published: Dec 21, 2015 – 05:31 PM EST

ATLANTA, Dec. 21 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - The Home Depot (NYSE: HD), the world's largest home improvement retailer, has released its 2015 Sustainability Report outlining progress on its 2015 goals and outlining renewed goals. The company reported that it reduced its supply chain...

Wind Energy to Power GM’s Texas Assembly Plant

Published: Dec 11, 2015 – 02:02 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas, Dec. 11 /CSRwire/ - General Motors' Arlington Assembly plant will soon be able to build up to 125,000 trucks a year using wind power from turbines whose blades span the length of a football field in diameter. Arlington Assembly produces more...

Tarrytown Music Hall Now Powered by the Sun Thanks to Green Mountain Energy Sun Club®

Published: Dec 07, 2015 – 11:00 AM EST

TARRYTOWN, NY , Dec. 07 /CSRwire/ - The historic Tarrytown Music Hall has provided local residents with a place to enjoy quality programs and learn about theater for the past 125 years. Thanks to a $50,000 grant from the Green Mountain Energy Sun...

Novo Nordisk Joins RE100 with 100% Renewable Ambition

Published: Dec 07, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

Global diabetes company, Novo Nordisk, produces nearly half of the world’s insulin at its production sites across the world. A new commitment to renewable electricity ensures meeting the needs for the company’s products is done in a sustainable way.

Cultural Activities Center Powered by Solar from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club®

Published: Dec 01, 2015 – 01:30 PM EST

TEMPLE, Texas, Dec. 01 /CSRwire/ - The Cultural Activities Center (CAC) is a place where Central Texans go for unique experiences in art and entertainment. The non-profit center recently received a $75,000 grant from the Green Mountain Energy Sun Club to install a...

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