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GreenPower Motor Company Announces Participation in Upcoming Electric Vehicle, Consumer and Investor Events

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 6:20pm

See below for a full GreenPower itinerary for September through December events and opportunities.

Key Points: 
  • See below for a full GreenPower itinerary for September through December events and opportunities.
  • Lisa McGhee, Director of Business Development at GreenPower Motor Company will facilitate an open-mic forum with John Groden, General Manager, Parking Concepts Inc. for airport and off-airport parking entrepreneurs, owners, and operators.
  • GreenPower will showcase its new all electric BEAST school bus which shines a spotlight on its expert student transport capabilities.
  • "Participation in these events is essential to promoting awareness as to the type of impact GreenPower is having on the future of transportation and sustainability."

Update - American Power Group Announces New V6000 Low-Carbon Dual Fuel Solution For Existing Class 8 Trucks V6000 Vehicles Using Dairy RNG Can Avoid An Estimated 500 Metric Tons of CO2 Per Year And Produce A Negative Carbon Intensity Score

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 4:30pm

Lyle Jensen, APGs Business Development Advisor stated, There are approximately 2 million late-model Class 8 diesel trucks operating in the U.S.

Key Points: 
  • Lyle Jensen, APGs Business Development Advisor stated, There are approximately 2 million late-model Class 8 diesel trucks operating in the U.S.
  • Assuming an estimated CO2 reduction of 500 metric tons per truck per year utilizing APGs V6000 dual fuel solution and dairy RNG, the potential positive impact on the environment would be in the range of 1 billion metric tons of CO2 reduction per year.
  • This is an addressable carbon reduction opportunity that needs to be supported at all federal and state GHG program levels.
  • American Power Groups subsidiary, American Power Group Inc. provides cost effective dual fuel engine solutions to help accelerate an alternative fuel low-carbon future.

Schneider Electric Lexington Smart Factory Among First in the World to be Named a Sustainability Lighthouse by World Economic Forum

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 4:05pm

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced that its Smart Factory in Lexington, Kentucky was recognized as a Sustainability Lighthouse one of only three worldwide by the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Key Points: 
  • Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced that its Smart Factory in Lexington, Kentucky was recognized as a Sustainability Lighthouse one of only three worldwide by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
  • Our Lexington Smart Factory is an example to manufacturing facilities around the country that sustainability needs to be part of their operational model and that smart, connected technologies can drive efficiency, profitability and sustainability together.
  • In 2020, the Lexington Smart Factory earned the status of end-to-end Advanced Manufacturing Lighthouse for adopting 4IR technologies to transform factories, value chains and business models.
  • The Lexington factory is part of Schneider Electrics global smart factory and distribution center initiative encompassing nearly 300 factories and logistics centers in more than 40 countries.

American Power Group Announces New V6000 Low-Carbon Dual Fuel Solution For Existing Class 8 Trucks V6000 Vehicles Using Diary RNG Can Avoid An Estimated 500 Metric Tons of CO2 Per Year And Produce A Negative Carbon Intensity Score

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 3:00pm

EcoEngineers areas of practice include major carbon markets such as the EPAs Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), Californias Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) and Cap-and-Trade (MMR), and Oregons Clean Fuel Program (CFP).

Key Points: 
  • EcoEngineers areas of practice include major carbon markets such as the EPAs Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), Californias Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) and Cap-and-Trade (MMR), and Oregons Clean Fuel Program (CFP).
  • Lyle Jensen, APGs Business Development Advisor stated, There are approximately 2 million late-model Class 8 diesel trucks operating in the U.S.
  • This is an addressable carbon reduction opportunity that needs to be supported at all federal and state GHG program levels.
  • American Power Groups subsidiary, American Power Group Inc. provides cost effective dual fuel engine solutions to help accelerate an alternative fuel low-carbon future.

Galderma and CETAPHIL® Announce Renewed Commitment to Environmental Sustainability and Social Impact Through New Clear Skies Initiative

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

Galderma has made great strides to reduce its environmental footprint over the past decade, and Clear Skies outlines the company's journey to embed responsible practices across the business.

Key Points: 
  • Galderma has made great strides to reduce its environmental footprint over the past decade, and Clear Skies outlines the company's journey to embed responsible practices across the business.
  • Clear Skies is set against four key areas in which the organization can make an impact: reducing environmental impact, formulating with cleaner ingredients, using smarter packaging and serving its communities.
  • Through this strategic initiative, Galderma and CETAPHIL are committed to setting and achieving goals to continue to reduce impact on the environment and contribute to strong communities.
  • Reducing environmental impact: Since 2010, Galderma and CETAPHIL have reduced water consumption by 33% per ton of product, through programs to recycle and reuse it in factories and research facilities.

Galderma and CETAPHIL® Announce Renewed Commitment to Environmental Sustainability and Social Impact Through New Clear Skies Initiative

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Galderma and CETAPHIL®, the #1 U.S. doctor-recommended sensitive skincare brand, are proud to announce the Clear Skies initiative, a long-term commitment to supporting a healthier environment and brighter futures for all. Galderma has made great strides to reduce its environmental footprint over the past decade, and Clear Skies outlines the company's journey to embed responsible practices across the business. Clear Skies is set against four key areas in which the organization can make an impact: reducing environmental impact, formulating with cleaner ingredients, using smarter packaging and serving its communities.

Key Points: 
  • Clear Skies is set against four key areas in which the organization can make an impact: reducing environmental impact, formulating with cleaner ingredients, using smarter packaging and serving its communities.
  • Through this strategic initiative, Galderma and CETAPHIL are committed to setting and achieving goals to continue to reduce impact on the environment and contribute to strong communities.
  • Clear Skies will support the company's efforts towards being more sustainable by using fewer resources and creating less waste.
  • Reducing environmental impact: Since 2010, Galderma and CETAPHIL have reduced water consumption by 33% per ton of product, through programs to recycle and reuse it in factories and research facilities.

DGAP-News: Pure Extraction Corp.: PURX HYDROGEN POWERED SYSTEM STRATEGY FOR NET ZERO

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 12:06pm

The Company intends to offer a hydrogen fuel cell powered supercritical CO2 extractor system that will be zero-emission, fully mobile and non-grid reliant.

Key Points: 
  • The Company intends to offer a hydrogen fuel cell powered supercritical CO2 extractor system that will be zero-emission, fully mobile and non-grid reliant.
  • This already developed supercritical CO2 extraction system is fully operational and can be monitored and supported remotely by the Company's in house fully integrated software operating system.
  • The system can be used for remote online training and commissioning of the supercritical CO2 extraction system including online diagnostics of the fully automated extractor.
  • The Company anticipates to have this new state-of-the-art Hydrogen powered Generation V extraction system available by the end of the year.

PyroGenesis Receives New U.S. Patent for the Destruction of Ozone Depleting Substances

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 12:00pm

The system is then used to destroy ozone depleting substances.

Key Points: 
  • The system is then used to destroy ozone depleting substances.
  • This high-power steam torch system is used in PyroGenesis SPARC technology, a patented PyroGenesis process designed to destroy ozone depleting substances such as end-of-life (EOL) refrigerants like CFCs, HCFs, and HFCs, which have high global warming potential (GWP).
  • EOL refrigerants are potent greenhouse gases with a GWP that can be thousands of times greater than carbon dioxide (CO2).
  • This patent represents a key milestone as we roll out our SPARC technology; a technology which is specifically geared to reducing ozone depleting substances, said Mr. P. Peter Pascali, CEO and Chair of PyroGenesis.

Volvo Buses launches new global electromobility offer

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 11:02am

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/-- Volvo Buses is expanding its electromobility offer worldwide.

Key Points: 
  • GOTHENBURG, Sweden, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/-- Volvo Buses is expanding its electromobility offer worldwide.
  • The global demand for electromobility solutions in the public transport sector is rising and Volvo Buses expects a rapid increase in the coming years.
  • At Volvo Buses, circularity is important, and the new Volvo BZL Electric has been developed to be over 90 percent recyclable.
  • Volvo Buses has years of experience of electromobility solutions from working closely together with operators all over the world.

World Economic Form awards Schneider Electric Lexington, Kentucky Sustainability Lighthouse recognition and Wuxi, China Smart Factory Advanced Lighthouse status

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 9:15am

The World Economic Forum has also recognized the companys Smart Factory in Wuxi, China as an Advanced Lighthouse the fourth Schneider Electric factory to receive this distinction to date, joining Lexington, Kentucky, Batam, Indonesia and Le Vaudreuil, France factories.

Key Points: 
  • The World Economic Forum has also recognized the companys Smart Factory in Wuxi, China as an Advanced Lighthouse the fourth Schneider Electric factory to receive this distinction to date, joining Lexington, Kentucky, Batam, Indonesia and Le Vaudreuil, France factories.
  • The Smart Factory in Wuxi joins the Lexington plant as the second Schneider Electrics site to earn the status of end-to-end Advanced Manufacturing Lighthouse.
  • Both plants were recognized for adopting Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies to transform factories, value chains and business models.
  • As an electronic manufacturing site developing a large product mix, the Wuxi campus embraced Schneider Electrics 4IR-based EcoStruxure technology to rebuild its end-to-end value chain.