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P&G Opens New Innovation Center for Sustainability Supply Chains

To advance its Ambition 2030 sustainability objectives, P&G has opened a new Product Supply Innovation Center (PSIC) in Germany’s Rhine-Main region. The Center will serve as a hub for collaboration with a network of local suppliers, tech companies, R&D institutions and top universities to develop solutions to decarbonize its global ... Read more »

ConEd Banks On Energy Efficiency Near Term For Clean Energy Transition

In response to New York’s clean energy goals and requirements, Consolidated Edison Inc. (ConEd), one of the largest utilities in the U.S., is banking on energy efficiency programs in the near term, and renewables and electrification in the longer term. New York’s nation-leading climate targets include the following. Additionally, New ... Read more »

Equinor Accelerates Energy Transition Strategy, Plans To Invest Billions in Renewables

During its June capital markets day, Equinor, one of the largest energy companies in the world, discussed its strategy and targets to become a leader in the energy transition to a low-carbon future – with an emphasis on renewables and low-carbon solutions. Anders Opedal, President and CEO of Equinor, said, ... Read more »

Texas Electricity Users Asked to Conserve; ERCOT Expects No Rolling Blackouts

ERCOT asked Texas electricity users to cut back on electricity consumption this week. A significant number of power plants were offline simultaneously on Monday, and as of Wednesday afternoon, about 9,000 megawatts of electricity were still offline, an ERCOT spokesperson said. This week’s heat led to high electricity demand — that factor, combined with the downed units, meant that the

Maldives Builds First-Of-Its Kind Floating Island City To Mitigate Climate Change

To mitigate the effects of climate change and rising sea levels, the atoll nation of Maldives is building the first-of-its kind floating island city. Designed by Dutch Docklands, the development will feature thousands of waterfront residences and services floating along a flexible, functional grid across a 200-hectare lagoon. Construction is ... Read more »

World’s First Triple Net Zero Building In New York

The Seventy-Six, an Albany, New York housing development, is expected to be the first triple net-zero project – energy, water, waste – of its kind. The $250 million project, being developed by Garrison Architects based in New York City, is part of a revitalization effort for Albany’s historic South End ... Read more »

Are Building-Integrated PVs Ready To Take Off?

Building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) are not your typical solar panels. In comparison to traditional solar panels, which are attached to buildings, BIPVs are built into the exterior as key elements. Serving a dual purpose – generating clean energy and defending against the elements – BIPVs offer appealing benefits in addition to ... Read more »

PG&E Builds First Remote Grid For Wildfire Mitigation

In a first for the California utility – and what may be a model for peers – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has replaced traditional distribution lines in the Sierra Nevada foothills high fire-threat district (HFTD) with a hybrid, renewable, and remote power system. Severe drought and extreme wildfire ... Read more »

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