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Tornado Rips Through Dallas Area, Destroying Businesses

Severe storms and a tornado tore through the Dallas area on Sunday night, destroying local businesses and cutting power to around 65,000 people.

Rubicon Global and TerraCycle Recycle Halloween Candy Wrappers

Rubicon Global and TerraCycle launched a new initiative this month to recycle Halloween candy and snack wrappers in the United States. The “Trick or Trash” campaign supplies lesson plans and zero waste boxes to elementary and middle school teachers for their students.

Virginia Signs Historic Agreement for New Wind and Solar Projects

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed an agreement with Dominion Energy for new solar and wind projects to power state-owned buildings and facilities. This includes Virginia’s first onshore wind facility, a 75-megawatt project Apex Clean Energy is developing near Roanoke.

ExxonMobil, Accused of Underreporting Climate Risk, Heads to Court in Anti-Fraud Case

By failing to accurately inform shareholders about the financial risks it faces from climate change, a company could face significant financial risks of a different kind. Case in point: Exxon Mobil Corp. will go to court next week regarding allegations

Will Perry’s Planned Parting Affect Existing Energy Policy?

Rick Perry’s resignation - to take place before the end of the year - will not affect the agenda set by the DOE during Perry’s time as Energy Secretary, according to the Washington Examiner’s Daily on Energy newsletter.
 

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Tornado Rips Through Dallas Area, Destroying Businesses

Severe storms and a tornado tore through the Dallas area on Sunday night, destroying local businesses and cutting power to around 65,000 people.

Rubicon Global and TerraCycle Recycle Halloween Candy Wrappers

Rubicon Global and TerraCycle launched a new initiative this month to recycle Halloween candy and snack wrappers in the United States. The “Trick or Trash” campaign supplies lesson plans and zero waste boxes to elementary and middle school teachers for their students.

Virginia Signs Historic Agreement for New Wind and Solar Projects

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed an agreement with Dominion Energy for new solar and wind projects to power state-owned buildings and facilities. This includes Virginia’s first onshore wind facility, a 75-megawatt project Apex Clean Energy is developing near Roanoke.

ExxonMobil, Accused of Underreporting Climate Risk, Heads to Court in Anti-Fraud Case

By failing to accurately inform shareholders about the financial risks it faces from climate change, a company could face significant financial risks of a different kind. Case in point: Exxon Mobil Corp. will go to court next week regarding allegations

Will Perry’s Planned Parting Affect Existing Energy Policy?

Rick Perry’s resignation - to take place before the end of the year - will not affect the agenda set by the DOE during Perry’s time as Energy Secretary, according to the Washington Examiner’s Daily on Energy newsletter.

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Bomb Cyclone Causes Power Outages Across the Northeast

A bomb cyclone that roared across the northeastern United States on Thursday caused approximately 600,000 customers to lose power in the region.

Montreal To Ban Retailers from Trashing Unsold Food and Clothing

Montreal introduced a new plan on Thursday that calls for banning retailers in the city from sending unsold food and clothing to landfill.

Newsom Urges PG&E To Refund Customers for Planned Shutoff

California Governor Gavin Newsom sent a letter to PG&E CEO William Johnson this week urging the utility to refund small business customers for their hardships during the recent public safety power shutoff.

Wells Fargo Signs Solar Deal to Power Hundreds of Texas Locations

Wells Fargo signed a 10-year structured renewable energy agreement today with NRG Energy company Reliant for 62,000 megawatt-hours of annual solar energy. The deal is expected to power around 400 of the financial service company’s properties in Texas.

From the Editor: Awards Program Announces Call for Submissions

With the launch of our new, streamlined website (and thank you all for your positive feedback!) comes a new, streamlined awards program - and we’re calling for your entries.

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Berkshire Hathaway Firm Plans $200 Million Alberta Wind Farm

Alberta-based Berkshire Hathaway Energy subsidiary BHE Canada plans to construct a $200 million wind farm next year in the province. The firm says that a large Canadian corporate partner has already signed an agreement to purchase most of the 117.6-megawatt project’s output.

Paboco Paper Bottle Project Introduces First Prototypes for Global Brands

Paper bottle company Paboco debuted new prototypes of bio-based and recyclable bottles made from wood fibers. The Carlsberg Group, the Absolut Company, L’Oréal, and Coca-Cola in Europe are among the project partners.

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.

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

PepsiCo, 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.

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.

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