December 04, 2016

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MGM National Harbor First Integrated Resort in Washington D.C. Region to Achieve Prestigious LEED® Gold Green Building Certification

Published: Dec 02, 2016 – 05:05 PM EST

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 02 /CSRwire/ - MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) today announced that the U.S. Green Building Council has awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification to MGM National Harbor, the company's newest resort. Located minutes from Washington,...

An Enlightened Energy Solution for Rural Africa

Published: Nov 07, 2016 – 05:54 PM EST

BERLIN and NEW YORK, Nov. 07 /CSRwire/ - Solar energy provider Mobisol has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to provide 800,000 people and 50,000 small businesses in Kenya with reliable access to solar energy by 2020. In the...

New York’s Mohonk Preserve Goes Green

Published: Oct 25, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 25 /CSRwire/ - New York's largest nonprofit nature preserve is growing greener thanks to a new partnership with electricity provider Green Mountain Energy Company. The 8,000-acre Mohonk Preserve in Gardiner, NY has signed an agreement with Green Mountain to provide...

Energy-Efficient Operations Save GM $73 Million in 2016

Published: Oct 24, 2016 – 02:52 PM EST

DETROIT, Oct. 24 /CSRwire/ - The installation of 186,000 LED bulbs and fixtures is one of many steps helping General Motors save $73 million in energy costs in 2016. Global efforts to increase energy efficiency play a significant part in GM's goal of...

Renewable Choice Energy Celebrates 15 Years as Leading Market Pioneer

Published: Oct 17, 2016 – 06:00 AM EST

Boulder, Colo., Oct. 17 /CSRwire/ - Renewable Choice Energy, a leading global provider of clean energy products and services to the commercial industrial (CI) sector, announced this week that it is celebrating its 15th anniversary. The company commands 30-50% market share in the...

City of Birmingham Joins Trane in Launching Energy Saving Upgrades at Sustainability Commitment Signing Ceremony

Published: Oct 14, 2016 – 05:49 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 14 /CSRwire/ - In partnership with Trane, the city of Birmingham, Alabama, formalized its commitment to sustainability and launched energy saving upgrades to 125 city buildings at an Oct. 5 event at Titusville Public Library. Trane is a leading global...

CBRE Study Finds San Francisco The Nation’s Greenest City

Published: Oct 12, 2016 – 03:58 PM EST

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12 /CSRwire/ - Institutional owners of office buildings continued to pursue green building certifications in the 30 largest U.S. markets during 2015. Continuing an upward trend over the past decade, green certifications are now held by 11.8 percent of all...

Science Barge Gets Power Boost From Green Mountain Energy Sun Club

Published: Oct 06, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

YONKERS, N.Y. , Oct. 06 /CSRwire/ - On Thursday, October 6, at 4 p.m., Mayor Mike Spano will flip the switch on a new, more efficient energy system for the Science Barge, located on Yonkers' waterfront. The system, donated by Green Mountain Energy...

Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Donates $300,000 to SEARCH Homeless Services

Published: Sep 22, 2016 – 11:00 AM EST

HOUSTON, Sep. 22 /CSRwire/ - Texas sunshine and rain are now helping SEARCH Homeless Services power their facilities and conserve water thanks to a $300,000 donation from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club. SEARCH is a Houston-based nonprofit dedicated to providing hope, creating opportunity...

National Grid Pursues Smart Energy Solutions Extension

Published: Sep 06, 2016 – 06:11 PM EST

WORCESTER, Mass., Sep. 06 /CSRwire/ - Encouraged by customer satisfaction, positive results, and the opportunity to learn more about how smart grid investments may improve electric service and reliability across the Commonwealth, National Grid is seeking to extend the Smart Energy Solutions (SES)...

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