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Denver’s Pepsi Center is First Major Sports Arena to Introduce Sustainable Aluminum Cups

Ball Corporation and Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, LLC (KSE) today announced that Ball's recyclable aluminum cup will soon be available to visitors at KSE's Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado.

In Largest Settlement of Its Kind, Formosa Plastics Agrees to Pay $50 Million

In the largest ever settlement of a Clean Water Act suit brought by private individuals, petrochemical giant Formosa Plastics Corp. has agreed to pay

Fiji Water Says All Plastic Bottles Will Be Made from 100% Recycled Material by 2025

Fiji Water has announced its plan to make all plastic bottles from 100% recycled plastic (rPET) by 2025, with 20% rPET in bottles next year.

Report Shows 35% Anticipate PPA Price Decrease in 2020

Just over one-third of utility-scale renewable energy developers say they anticipate a power purchase agreement (PPA) price decrease in 2020, according to LevelTen Energy’s PPA Price Index for Q3 2019.

Meet the 100: Brian Payer, Director of Strategy for Industry Solutions – Sphera

Meet Brian Payer, director of strategy for industry solutions with Sphera. Payer works with Sphera’s customers on their environmental performance and responds to their sustainability questions.
 

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Denver’s Pepsi Center is First Major Sports Arena to Introduce Sustainable Aluminum Cups

Ball Corporation and Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, LLC (KSE) today announced that Ball's recyclable aluminum cup will soon be available to visitors at KSE's Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado.

In Largest Settlement of Its Kind, Formosa Plastics Agrees to Pay $50 Million

In the largest ever settlement of a Clean Water Act suit brought by private individuals, petrochemical giant Formosa Plastics Corp. has agreed to pay

Fiji Water Says All Plastic Bottles Will Be Made from 100% Recycled Material by 2025

Fiji Water has announced its plan to make all plastic bottles from 100% recycled plastic (rPET) by 2025, with 20% rPET in bottles next year.

Report Shows 35% Anticipate PPA Price Decrease in 2020

Just over one-third of utility-scale renewable energy developers say they anticipate a power purchase agreement (PPA) price decrease in 2020, according to LevelTen Energy’s PPA Price Index for Q3 2019.

Meet the 100: Brian Payer, Director of Strategy for Industry Solutions – Sphera

Meet Brian Payer, director of strategy for industry solutions with Sphera. Payer works with Sphera’s customers on their environmental performance and responds to their sustainability questions.

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Airlines Slam Idea from Committee on Climate Change to Tax Frequent Fliers, Ban Air Miles Programs

Airlines operating in the UK are opposing a notion put forth by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) that calls on taxing frequent fliers and banning air miles program in order to combat the aviation industry’s environmental impact.

Biomethane to Supply Vermont College with 50% of its Heating and Cooling Energy Needs

Vanguard Renewables has selected Kinsley Energy Systems to supply high-efficiency combined heat and power (CHP) for a new renewable energy project.

South Carolina County to Install 5 MW Battery Storage Project

Anderson County, South Carolina has announced it will build an energy storage project at the Anderson Civic Center that will be part of the area's long-term strategy to integrate battery technology into the smart grid that Duke Energy Carolinas is building. 

Carnival’s AIDA Cruises Will Pilot the World’s First Fuel Cell System for Large Passenger Vessels

Carnival Corporation & plc, a global leisure travel company, today announced its Germany-based brand, AIDA Cruises, has partnered with leaders from the maritime and engineering sectors to pilot the world's first fuel cell system designed to power large passenger vessels.

Pepsi Issues $1 Billion in Green Bonds to Fund its Sustainability Initiatives

Pepsi Co, Inc. today announced that it has priced the company's first ever Green Bond. The net proceeds from the $1 billion Green Bond offering will fund a series of key initiatives to advance PepsiCo's sustainability agenda.

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Funding Efficiency Projects: C-PACE for the Fortune 1000

The C-PACE finance program can be a friendly capital alternative for those Fortune 1000 businesses whose facility operating costs remain unnecessarily high - which is often the case. Here’s how.
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Report Shows More Companies Than Ever Before Are Providing Detailed ESG Reporting Information

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) is calling on regulators and standard setters to simplify and align the corporate reporting landscape in the seventh edition of “Reporting Matters” – WBCSD’s annual review of member companies’ environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance.  

Small C&I Customers Losing Estimated Billions from Planned CA Outages

Losses for small commercial and industrial customers in the areas of California experiencing planned PG&E power outages could total nearly $2.5 billion, according to expert calculations.

New York State Releases Energy-Efficient Building Standards Toolkit

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) released a toolkit to help municipalities voluntarily adopt higher energy efficiency standards for new and renovated buildings.

British Airways Owner Pushes for Net Zero Carbon Emissions

The company that owns airlines including British Airways and Aer Lingus set a course this week to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

The Lego Group Tests Brick Recycling Program in the US

The Lego Group started a pilot program in the United States this week to recycle previously used bricks by donating them to nonprofits nationwide.

PG&E Starts Cutting Power to More than 800,000 Customers

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) began the process of turning off power to more than 800,000 customers in California this week.

Procter & Gamble Doubling FSC-Certified Fibers for Family Care Brands

Procter & Gamble plans to almost double their use of FSC-certified fiber for all family care brands to 75% over the next five years.

NJ County to Undergo Energy Efficiency Improvements, Expects to Save $1.7 Million Annually

Hudson County, NJ has announced it will make critical improvements to buildings and infrastructure — energy efficient enhancements that will help modernize facilities and deliver long-term savings to the county and its residents.

How Solar Plus Storage Saves Money, Creates Resilience: An In-Depth Look

As commercial and industrial organizations look to make their companies more energy resilient, on-site solar has been growing in popularity - and recently, many organizations have begun to evaluate whether to pair solar with energy storage, not just to save

Study Shows Consumers’ Environmental Concern Creates ‘Pivotal Opportunities’ for Food and Beverage Companies

The environment and health have historically been seen — and communicated — as separate areas: however they are increasingly converging, creating pivotal opportunities for food and beverage (F&B) brands in how they market their products over the next 12 months.

UPS to Purchase 6,000 Natural Gas-Powered Trucks

UPS recently announced plans to purchase more than 6,000 natural gas-powered trucks beginning in 2020 and running through 2022.

Virginia Public School System Using Energy from 1 MW Solar Project

Solar arrays at four more schools in Augusta County, Virginia, are now complete and operational, bringing additional renewable energy to the Augusta County Public School (ACPS) system.

27 MW Illinois Solar Farm Will Help State Reach Goal of 25% Renewable Energy by 2025

A 27 megawatt (MW) solar farm in the Village of DePue, Illinois will soon be under construction and, upon completion, will be the largest in Bureau County and will directly advance the state’s goal of reaching 25% renewable energy by 2025.

Total Corporate Funding for Solar Up 34% Year-Over-Year

Total corporate funding in the solar sector (including venture capital/private equity, public market, and debt financing) for the first nine months of 2019 was up with $9 billion raised, compared to $6.7 billion in for the same time period in 2018, a 34% increase year-over-year.

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