Carbon

21Vianet Wins 5A Green Data Center Ratings and Further Promotes Carbon Reduction

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 10:32pm

BEIJING, Sept. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 21Vianet Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: VNET) ("21Vianet" or the "Company"), a leading carrier- and cloud-neutral Internet data center services provider in China, today announced that its Boxing data center in Beijing and Nantong data center in Jiangsu province were awarded as the 5A Green Data Centers for their operations, which is the highest rating of data centers in China, at the 2021 Open Data Center Summit hosted by the Open Data Center Committee (ODCC) on September 15, 2021.

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  • BEIJING, Sept. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 21Vianet Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: VNET) ("21Vianet" or the "Company"), a leading carrier- and cloud-neutral Internet data center services provider in China, today announced that its Boxing data center in Beijing and Nantong data center in Jiangsu province were awarded as the 5A Green Data Centers for their operations, which is the highest rating of data centers in China, at the 2021 Open Data Center Summit hosted by the Open Data Center Committee (ODCC) on September 15, 2021.
  • Its Foshan Data Center was also presented with the "Innovative Data Center for Carbon Emission Reduction award at the ceremony.
  • Through this work, these organizations aim to evaluate and score data centers comprehensively from various dimensions of energy efficiency, energy-saving technology, green management and innovations.
  • 21Vianet Group, Inc. is a leading carrier- and cloud-neutral Internet data center services provider in China.

PowerTap Provides Update on the Development of Its Gen3 Hydrogen Dispensing Units And Provides Clarification of Past Statements

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 9:01pm

As previously reported in the Companys press release of July 8, 2021, the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, PowerTap Hydrogen Fueling Corp. completed the engineering design of the PowerTap Gen3 Unit.

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  • As previously reported in the Companys press release of July 8, 2021, the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, PowerTap Hydrogen Fueling Corp. completed the engineering design of the PowerTap Gen3 Unit.
  • The Company has spent an aggregate of US$2.8 million to complete the blueprint design for the PowerTap Gen3 Unit.
  • The Company is currently in discussions with third-party manufacturers to build a prototype based on the completed blueprint design.
  • ABOUT POWERTAP HYDROGEN CAPITAL CORP.
    PowerTap Hydrogen Capital Corp., through its wholly-owned subsidiary, PowerTap Hydrogen Fueling Corp. (PowerTap), is focused on installing hydrogen production and dispensing fueling infrastructure in the United States.

New Owner, NLC Energy, Settles Complaint with State of Nebraska and U.S. EPA for Environmental Violations of Past Operator of Dakota City Facility

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:58pm

A new owner and operator, NLC Energy LLC, has taken over Big Ox Energy properties including the Dakota City, Nebraska renewable biomethane plant.

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  • A new owner and operator, NLC Energy LLC, has taken over Big Ox Energy properties including the Dakota City, Nebraska renewable biomethane plant.
  • NLC Energy has started refurbishing and reopening other Big Ox facilities and has a proven track record of safe operations and full compliance with all environmental requirements.
  • NLC Energy has worked with the State of Nebraska, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice to resolve all environmental issues attributable to operation of this facility prior to NLC Energy assuming control.
  • NLC Energy expects to make further announcements regarding its plans for the Dakota City facility.

Methane Emissions Reduction Efforts Should Prioritize Organic Wastes, Energy Vision's Analysis Finds

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 6:49pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As governments work to cut methane emissions to fight climate change, analysis by the national sustainable energy non-profit Energy Vision shows that reducing emissions from organic wastes would cut methane more deeply and at lower cost than reducing emissions from the fossil fuel industry.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As governments work to cut methane emissions to fight climate change, analysis by the national sustainable energy non-profit Energy Vision shows that reducing emissions from organic wastes would cut methane more deeply and at lower cost than reducing emissions from the fossil fuel industry.
  • Last week the US and EU committed to cutting methane emissions 30% below 2020 levels by 2030.
  • "Lowering methane emissions in the fossil fuel sector is critically important, but at the same time, policymakers should understand that there are much more efficient ways of cutting methane emissions than plugging methane leaks in abandoned oil and gas operations," says Energy Vision president Matt Tomich.
  • "Our research shows that trapping the methane biogases from decomposing organic wastes could cut methane emissions more deeply and at much lower cost."

Hunger Action Month // Clarins and FEED Release a 10-Year Retrospective Film by Paris Brosnan Documenting the Importance of School Meals and the Ongoing Work to End Childhood Hunger

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 6:21pm

"I was drawn to Clarins and FEED's mission to help solve childhood hunger through school feeding.

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  • "I was drawn to Clarins and FEED's mission to help solve childhood hunger through school feeding.
  • This school meals program gives children a sense of belonging, community, and an education.
  • A little goes a long waycollectively, small actions can make a lifechanging difference for those who need it most."
  • WFP's school feeding programme is a powerful way to better engage vulnerable children in education and to help them thrive.

Unconventional Gas Solutions LLC (UGS) Launches New Renewable Fuels Processing Product Line, Makes Key Additions to Their Executive Team, Acquires a New Facility & Announces Business Wins

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 3:31pm

Unconventional Gas Solutions LLC has launched a new line of process solutions for renewable natural gas (RNG), renewable hydrogen production and hydrogen recovery from industrial processes.

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  • Unconventional Gas Solutions LLC has launched a new line of process solutions for renewable natural gas (RNG), renewable hydrogen production and hydrogen recovery from industrial processes.
  • He also supervised the Natural Gas Processing Business Unit where the team delivered one of the largest gas processing packages on a Floating, Production, Storage & Offloading (FPSO) vessel in the Brazilian Pre-Salt region.
  • At Air Liquide, he was responsible for delivering the worlds largest onshore membrane-based gas processing plant.
  • The new facility will complement the companys Houston headquarters, the Business Development office in Wilmington, Delaware, and its R&D facility in Boston.

Getka and Unimot to Power Projects in Poland with American-Made Solar Panels from First Solar

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 2:05pm

Tulsa, Okla. and Warsaw, Poland, Sept. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- U.S.-based Getka Group and Polish energy company Unimot announced today that First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: First Solar) will supply 30 megawatts (MW) of advanced, American thin film photovoltaic (PV) solar panels to power a portfolio of projects in Poland.

Key Points: 
  • Tulsa, Okla. and Warsaw, Poland, Sept. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- U.S.-based Getka Group and Polish energy company Unimot announced today that First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: First Solar) will supply 30 megawatts (MW) of advanced, American thin film photovoltaic (PV) solar panels to power a portfolio of projects in Poland.
  • The panels are part of the first phase of a strategic renewable energy initiative to diversify PV module supplies to Poland.
  • The PV panels will be delivered in the first quarter of 2022, with plans to expand as Unimot expands solar projects.
  • Unimot and Getka have previously partnered to pursue energy security initiatives in the region as a mechanism to support regional energy diversification programs.

Fifth Third Appoints Michele Mullins Climate Risk Officer; Role Reflects Bank’s Commitment to Managing Climate Change Risk

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 2:48pm

Fifth Third Bank, National Association, today announced the appointment of Michele Mullins as the Companys first climate risk officer.

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  • Fifth Third Bank, National Association, today announced the appointment of Michele Mullins as the Companys first climate risk officer.
  • The role expands Mullins duties as director of enterprise risk governance and business support, and reflects the Banks commitment to environmental sustainability leadership.
  • In nearly 20 years with Fifth Third, Mullins has served in a variety of management roles in Risk and in the Commercial line of business.
  • As director of Enterprise & Climate Risk Governance and business support, Mullins will continue to report to Bob Shaffer, executive vice president and chief risk officer.

GoFor Ranked Among Top 10 of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 2:15pm

GoFor , North Americas only Renewable Delivery() marketplace for same-day, last mile deliveries of big and bulky items, has been listed #10 out of 444 of Canadas fastest growing companies by The Globe and Mails Report on Business.

Key Points: 
  • GoFor , North Americas only Renewable Delivery() marketplace for same-day, last mile deliveries of big and bulky items, has been listed #10 out of 444 of Canadas fastest growing companies by The Globe and Mails Report on Business.
  • The companys top-10 ranking is also proof of its leadership in serving the growing demand for a cost effective and sustainable last mile.
  • I couldnt be more proud of GoFors impressive year-over-year revenue growth and profitability, said Ian Gardner, CEO of GoFor.
  • We are thrilled to be recognized alongside so many notable companies for our exponential growth over the last few years.

Vail Resorts and Toyota Announce Mobility Partnership to Enhance Guest Experience for Outdoor Adventurers across U.S.

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 2:00pm

"As Vail Resorts' first-ever Mobility Partner, we are thrilled for guests to experience our brand and vehicles firsthand," said Lisa Materazzo, group vice president, Toyota Marketing, Toyota Motor North America.

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  • "As Vail Resorts' first-ever Mobility Partner, we are thrilled for guests to experience our brand and vehicles firsthand," said Lisa Materazzo, group vice president, Toyota Marketing, Toyota Motor North America.
  • "Together with our regions and dealers, we're excited to take the mountain experience to new heights with Vail Resorts."
  • A partnership with shared values:
    The companies' partnership goes beyond a shared commitment to elevating the guest experience.
  • Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning and development subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN).