October 16, 2019

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UPS to Add More Than 6,000 Vehicles to Its Natural Gas Fleet

Published: Oct 10, 2019 – 03:00 PM EST

ATLANTA, Oct. 10 /CSRwire/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced plans to purchase more than 6,000 natural gas-powered trucks beginning in 2020 and running through 2022. This three-year commitment represents a $450M investment in expanding the company's alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicle...

National Grid Unveils New England’s Largest Battery Storage Facility, Back-up Energy Supply for Nantucket

Published: Oct 09, 2019 – 06:57 PM EST

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 09 /CSRwire/ - National Grid today unveiled one of the largest battery energy storage resources in the Northeast United States. Built on the island of Nantucket, in Massachusetts, the facility will ensure electric reliability for customers during peak summer months...

National Grid Files First-of-its-Kind Clean Energy Proposal

Published: Oct 07, 2019 – 03:07 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Oct. 07 /CSRwire/ - National Grid has submitted a first-of-its-kind proposal to enhance its upstate New York Community Distributed Generation Program that, if approved by state regulators, would expand access to clean energy to more low and moderate income customers. Solar-powered...

Companies Must Act Now to Achieve a 1.5°C World

Published: Oct 07, 2019 – 08:15 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Oct. 07 /CSRwire/ - 87 companies valued at around USD 2.3 trillion are now part of the UN Global Compact's campaign on Business Ambition for 1.5°C - Our Only Future. They have committed to set science-based targets to limit global warming...

National Grid Seeks Minimum of 10 Megawatts of Energy Storage

Published: Oct 04, 2019 – 02:35 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Oct. 04 /CSRwire/ - To further its commitment to clean energy and electricity reliability for upstate New York customers, National Grid has opened a competitive bidding process for a minimum of 10 megawatts of energy storage in key locations across the...

National Grid Statement on the Transportation Climate Initiative’s Framework for a Draft Regional Policy Proposal

Published: Oct 04, 2019 – 02:31 PM EST

Oct. 04 /CSRwire/ - "National Grid is committed to achieving deep decarbonization across the Northeast. The transportation sector, which is currently the largest emitter of greenhouse gases, is poised for meaningful and necessary reductions. As outlined in our Northeast 80x50 Pathway, we support...

National Grid Leads Nation on Energy Efficiency

Published: Oct 02, 2019 – 04:41 PM EST

WALTHAM, MA, Oct. 02 /CSRwire/ - Today, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) released its 2019 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard, and National Grid's service area in three states - M.A., R.I., and N.Y.- all ranked among the top five states in...

Mohawk Group Installs Latest Smartflower at Florida School as Part of Commitment to “Handprints Over Footprints”

Published: Oct 01, 2019 – 07:49 PM EST

COCOA, Fla., Oct. 01 /CSRwire/ - Students at Emma Jewel Charter Academy now have a unique hands-on opportunity to study alternative energy and sustainability with the installation of an on-campus smartflower™ solar energy unit. The Mohawk Group initiative is part of the flooring...

Schneider Electric Cuts Five Years from its Carbon Neutrality Goal, Establishing Roadmap for the Carbon Neutral World

Published: Sep 27, 2019 – 12:50 PM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 27 /CSRwire/ - Schneider Electric announced today at Climate Week NYC 2019 that it is drastically stepping up its commitment to carbon neutrality with three new actions: (1) accelerating its 2030 goal of carbon neutrality by demonstrating carbon neutrality in...

Helios Completes First Solar Energy Asset Portfolio

Published: Sep 26, 2019 – 02:04 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Sep. 26 /CSRwire/ - Today, Sol Systems announced that Helios Infrastructure fund, its joint venture with Nationwide, has completed the financing and construction of its first solar portfolio. The entire portfolio is now in service and includes eight projects in North Carolina...

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