September 17, 2019

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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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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....

Itron and Discovery Education Launch “Week of Resourcefulness” to Inspire Next Generation Environmental Leaders in Efficiency, Conservation and Sustainability Innovation in Celebration of Earth Day

Published: Apr 22, 2019 – 10:33 AM EST

SILVER SPRING, Md., Apr. 22 /CSRwire/ - In celebration of Earth Day, Itron, Inc., a technology company innovating the way cities and utilities manage energy and water, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning...

National Grid: Delivering the Future of Heat

Published: Apr 22, 2019 – 08:00 AM EST

MELVILLE, N.Y., Apr. 22 /CSRwire/ - As an extension of its June 2018 Northeast 80x50 Pathway, a deep dive analysis into ways to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, National Grid is on the verge of filing proposals for the future of heat with...

Consumers Energy Receives National Recognition as ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year, Saves Customers $2 Billion on Bills

Published: Apr 09, 2019 – 12:19 PM EST

JACKSON, Mich., Apr. 09 /CSRwire/ - Consumers Energy is being honored for the seventh time in eight years with the ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award for energy efficiency programs that have saved Michigan homes and businesses over $2...

Expediting Development & Supply of Renewable Natural Gas

Published: Apr 01, 2019 – 04:32 PM EST

APPLETON, Wis., Apr. 01 /CSRwire/ - U.S. Gain is pleased to announce a new renewable natural gas (RNG) development project located in Springfield, Nebraska, which is producing much-needed clean fuel for the transportation industry, as well as a RNG supply contract for Southern...

SC Johnson Plans Shift to Geothermal Power at Headquarters, Significantly Reducing Energy Use

Published: Apr 01, 2019 – 11:00 AM EST

RACINE, Wis., Apr. 01 /CSRwire/ - SC Johnson today is announcing its intention to use geothermal energy to power its Racine headquarters, a move that will greatly reduce the company's environmental footprint and positions the company as a leader in the private sector...

Consumers Energy Achieves Broad Support for Breakthrough Clean Energy Plan, Files Settlement

Published: Mar 26, 2019 – 08:42 AM EST

JACKSON, Mich., Mar. 26 /CSRwire/ - Consumers Energy and other stakeholders have filed a settlement with the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) on the company's Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) outlining a breakthrough Clean Energy Plan for Michigan. The plan positions Consumers Energy as...

“Is This My Home?”

Published: Mar 21, 2019 – 09:00 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Mar. 21 /CSRwire/ - Through the eyes of a little girl and the wonderful creatures she meets, the book "Is this my home?" shows why we must care for our common home, planet Earth. It's an important message for children -...

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