May 19, 2019

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HARC Joins Forces With Green Mountain Energy Sun Club to Support Sustainability Research and Regional Green Building Leadership

Published: May 14, 2019 – 04:10 PM EST

HOUSTON, May 14 /CSRwire/ - HARC and Green Mountain Energy Sun Club leaders celebrated the completion of a sustainability project signifying a major step towards the organization's goal of achieving a highly regarded net zero energy (NZE) status, which would make the HARC...

Grand Opening of Accessible Horticulture and Education Center at Overbrook School for the Blind

Published: May 10, 2019 – 08:00 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA, May 10 /CSRwire/ - Local officials will join Overbrook School for the Blind (OSB) students, staff, and Board of Trustees, for a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the M. Christine Murphy Horticulture and Education Center - a LEED-Silver certified...

Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House and Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Unite to Bring Sustainability to Landmark Campus

Published: May 09, 2019 – 12:14 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA, May 09 /CSRwire/ - Leaders and staff from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club joined the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House to commemorate Sun Club-funded sustainability projects at the non-profit, including the unveiling of a 5-foot-solar-powered sculpture in a new orchard today. The sculpture,...

U.S. Gain Brings Sixth Renewable Natural Gas Development Project Online

Published: May 07, 2019 – 09:00 AM EST

APPLETON, Wis., May 07 /CSRwire/ - U.S. Gain, a leader in development, procurement and distribution of sustainable energy solutions, announces the completion of its sixth renewable natural gas (RNG) landfill development project located in Church Hill, Tennessee. Methane gas from Carter Valley Landfill,...

Smithfield Foods and RAE Partner to Produce Renewable Energy while Restoring Missouri’s Natural Environment

Published: Apr 26, 2019 – 11:40 AM EST

ST. LOUIS, Apr. 26 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE) have formed a joint venture called Monarch Bioenergy to produce renewable natural gas (RNG) across Smithfield's hog farms in Missouri. This partnership converts manure collected from Smithfield farms into...

NRG Energy’s 2018 Sustainability Report Showcases 37% Reduction in Carbon Emissions

Published: Apr 25, 2019 – 09:30 AM EST

PRINCETON, N.J., Apr. 25 /CSRwire/ - NRG Energy Inc. (NYSE:NRG) today released its 2018 Sustainability Report, providing an update on the Company's comprehensive sustainability strategy. NRG demonstrated advancement across all of its previously announced sustainability initiatives, including a 37% reduction in carbon emissions,...

$200,000 Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Grant Funds Solar Energy and Horticultural Training Program at My Possibilities

Published: Apr 24, 2019 – 10:00 AM EST

PLANO, Texas, Apr. 24 /CSRwire/ - My Possibilities (MP), a for-cause organization that provides continuing education and vocational training for adults with disabilities, announced today the completion of sustainability projects funded by a $200,000 grant from the Green Mountain Energy Sun Club. MP...

World Bank and Pact Launch First ‘State of the Sector’ Report for Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining

Published: Apr 24, 2019 – 03:00 AM EST

• Over 40 million people globally work in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) • 10 million people living in 40 countries in sub-Saharan Africa are directly engaged in ASM • Accurate, reliable data on artisanal and small-scale mining is an essential first step...

General Mills to Match 100 Percent of Its Annual U.S. Electricity Use With New Wind Power Agreement

Published: Apr 23, 2019 – 10:15 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, Apr. 23 /CSRwire/ - General Mills has taken one of the biggest steps thus far toward its climate goal by signing a virtual 15-year power purchase agreement with Roaring Fork Wind, LLC, a joint venture partnership between RES (Renewable Energy Systems) and...

Green Mountain Energy Customers Avoid 9.9 Billion Pounds of Carbon Dioxide in 2018

Published: Apr 22, 2019 – 12:52 PM EST

HOUSTON, Apr. 22 /CSRwire/ - In celebration of Earth Month, today Green Mountain Energyannounced its customers prevented more than 9.9 billion pounds of carbon dioxide in 2018 by choosing cleaner electricity and carbon offset products - 1.3 billion more pounds than in 2017....

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