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Lafarge Tracks Clean Energy Initiatives and Success at Dawson Road Location

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

Working with Efficiency Manitoba, Lafarge Canadas Dawson Road location installed energy-efficient machinery and LED lights at the facility - saving nearly half a million kWh of electricity over five years.

Key Points: 
  • Working with Efficiency Manitoba, Lafarge Canadas Dawson Road location installed energy-efficient machinery and LED lights at the facility - saving nearly half a million kWh of electricity over five years.
  • Efficiency Manitobas commitment to energy savings is well aligned with Lafarges.Lafarge is an active participant in our energy efficiency programs.
  • Through consistent integration of energy-efficient technology, Lafarge has continued to demonstrate the importance of reducing energy consumption, receiving $395,689 from Efficiency Manitoba for their Manitoba operations, $216,499 specifically at Dawson Road.
  • The numbers across our operations prove to us that investing in energy efficiency is a simple methodology to cut energy waste, explains Larson.

Alaska Power & Telephone Completes Construction of the Gustavus Intertie

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 5:27pm

Alaska Power & Telephone Company (AP&T) is pleased to announce completion of the Gustavus intertie a federally-funded project linking the National Park Services facilities in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve to clean, renewable energy available from the Falls Creek hydropower project near the community of Gustavus, Alaska.

Key Points: 
  • Alaska Power & Telephone Company (AP&T) is pleased to announce completion of the Gustavus intertie a federally-funded project linking the National Park Services facilities in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve to clean, renewable energy available from the Falls Creek hydropower project near the community of Gustavus, Alaska.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211014005912/en/
    The Falls Creek hydro project in Gustavus, Alaska - now a source of clean energy for Glacier Bay National Park.
  • I thank the Alaska Power and Telephone Company for their hard work and all those who helped make this a reality.
  • Alaska Power & Telephone Company (OTC: APTL) is an investor-owned utility providing diverse utility services in over 40 communities in rural Alaska.

Science Based Targets initiative approves eBay's ambitious goal to reduce scope 1 and 2 carbon emissions 90% by 2030

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

eBay also commits to reduce value chain (scope 3) emissions from downstream transportation and distribution by 20% in the same timeframe.

Key Points: 
  • eBay also commits to reduce value chain (scope 3) emissions from downstream transportation and distribution by 20% in the same timeframe.
  • These emissions represent the transportation of the goods shipped using its platform and eBay will work with its logistics providers to offer low-carbon alternatives.
  • Separate from the science-based target, eBay is also committing to be carbon neutral for its offices and data centers (scope 1 and 2) by the end of 2021.
  • "By setting ambitious science-based targets grounded in climate science, eBay is taking action to prevent the most damaging effects of climate change."

DGAP-News: Pacifico Renewables Yield AG signs 14.1 MW solar park acquisition in the Netherlands and prolongs strategic partnership

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:08pm

Gruenwald, October 14, 2021 - Today, Pacifico Renewables Yield AG (ISIN: DE000A2YN371) (the "Company"), an independent producer of electricity from renewable sources, signed a purchase agreement to acquire a solar park near Hernen in the Netherlands with an expected installed capacity of approximately 14.1 MW.

Key Points: 
  • Gruenwald, October 14, 2021 - Today, Pacifico Renewables Yield AG (ISIN: DE000A2YN371) (the "Company"), an independent producer of electricity from renewable sources, signed a purchase agreement to acquire a solar park near Hernen in the Netherlands with an expected installed capacity of approximately 14.1 MW.
  • The ground-mounted solar park was developed by the Company's strategic partner, Pacifico Energy Partners GmbH ("Pacifico Partners").
  • The solar park is currently under construction and expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2022.
  • The acquisition of the Dutch solar park serves as an illustrative example for the benefits of this relationship.

Turkey Data Center Market Size by Investment to Reach USD 902.7 Million by 2026 - Arizton

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 6:00pm

CHICAGO, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In-depth analysis and data-driven insights on the impact of COVID-19 included in this Turkey data center market report.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In-depth analysis and data-driven insights on the impact of COVID-19 included in this Turkey data center market report.
  • Turkey data center market size is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 5.24% during the period 20202026.
  • Turkey data center market research report includes market size in terms of area, investment, power capacity, and colocation revenues.
  • Get insights on 18 existing data centers and 3 upcoming facilities spread across Istanbul, Ankara, and other cities.

Turkey Data Center Market Size by Investment to Reach USD 902.7 Million by 2026 - Arizton

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 6:00pm

CHICAGO, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In-depth analysis and data-driven insights on the impact of COVID-19 included in this Turkey data center market report.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In-depth analysis and data-driven insights on the impact of COVID-19 included in this Turkey data center market report.
  • Turkey data center market size is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 5.24% during the period 20202026.
  • Turkey data center market research report includes market size in terms of area, investment, power capacity, and colocation revenues.
  • Get insights on 18 existing data centers and 3 upcoming facilities spread across Istanbul, Ankara, and other cities.

Acer Expands Antimicrobial Product Portfolio

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:45pm

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Acer announced that it has expanded its antimicrobial product portfolio to multiple product lines, covering both consumer and commercial audiences. From TravelMate laptops for those in the office to Enduro Urban devices for outdoor lovers, plus a host of accessories like a Works With Chromebook certified keyboard and mouse set, antimicrobial devices are now available to a significantly wider range of users.

Key Points: 
  • Acer has expanded its antimicrobial product portfolio to a wide range of categories, including laptops, displays, accessories and apparel
    The Acer Enduro Urban N3 laptop and Enduro Urban T3 tablet are durable antimicrobial devices designed for people who are regularly out and about, rain or shine
    The Acer VE246Q antimicrobial monitor features a 23.6-inch FHD VA display that is both eye-friendly and earth-friendly, holding certifications such as ENERGY STAR, TCO and EPEAT
    TAIPEI, Taiwan, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Acer announced that it has expanded its antimicrobial product portfolio to multiple product lines, covering both consumer and commercial audiences.
  • Acer and the Acer logo are registered trademarks of Acer Inc. Other trademarks, registered trademarks, and/or service marks, indicated or otherwise, are the property of their respective owners.
  • All antimicrobial solutions including Antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass and silver ion antimicrobial technology do not claim to protect users or provide any direct or implied health-benefit.
  • Products featuring Acer Antimicrobial 360 Design have implemented the antimicrobial solutions on high-touch surfaces and most of the exterior area.

Italvolt and ABB announce partnership agreement as a key step in delivering Italian gigafactory

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 12:50pm

TURIN, Italy, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Italvolt Spa, the company founded by Lars Carlstrom aimed at creating in Italy one of the largest gigafactories in Europe for the production and storage of lithium ion batteries for electric vehicles, with a planned capacity of 45 GWh for about 550,000 electric vehicles per year, has selected ABB for Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) at its site in Northern Italy. It also announces its partnership agreement with the global technology company, to jointly explore how automation, electrification and digitalization solutions can fast-track production processes for battery manufacturing.

Key Points: 
  • It also announces its partnership agreement with the global technology company, to jointly explore how automation, electrification and digitalization solutions can fast-track production processes for battery manufacturing.
  • "Together we will explore our technologies and synergies with Italvolt, providing our know-how for this ambitious project."
  • The gigafactory will be located at the famous Olivetti site and is being designed by iconic Italian automotive design house division Pininfarina Architecture.
  • By connecting software to its electrification, robotics, automation and motion portfolio, ABB pushes the boundaries of technology to drive performance to new levels.

Italvolt and ABB announce partnership agreement as a key step in delivering Italian gigafactory

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 12:45pm

It also announces its partnership agreement with the global technology company, to jointly explore how automation, electrification and digitalization solutions can fast-track production processes for battery manufacturing.

Key Points: 
  • It also announces its partnership agreement with the global technology company, to jointly explore how automation, electrification and digitalization solutions can fast-track production processes for battery manufacturing.
  • "Together we will explore our technologies and synergies with Italvolt, providing our know-how for this ambitious project."
  • The gigafactory will be located at the famous Olivetti site and is being designed by iconic Italian automotive design house division Pininfarina Architecture.
  • By connecting software to its electrification, robotics, automation and motion portfolio, ABB pushes the boundaries of technology to drive performance to new levels.

Wolverine Power Cooperative and Clēnera Announce Contract for Largest Solar Array in Southwest Michigan

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 12:30pm

BOISE, Idaho, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Clnera and Wolverine Power Cooperative (Wolverine) today announced a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between Wolverine and Clnera's affiliate, Gemstone Solar LLC.

Key Points: 
  • BOISE, Idaho, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Clnera and Wolverine Power Cooperative (Wolverine) today announced a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between Wolverine and Clnera's affiliate, Gemstone Solar LLC.
  • Clnera , a developer of large-scale solar and storage projects, and a subsidiary of Enlight Renewable Energy LTD (TASE: ENLT), will manage construction and operation of Gemstone Solar.
  • Wolverine is Michigan's leader in new renewable energycurrently providing members with power that is 60 percent carbon-free.
  • "Wolverine's mission is to provide reliable and competitive power to its member-cooperatives," said Eric Baker, President & CEO of Wolverine Power Cooperative.