Alternative energy

DS Smith Paper Mill in Georgia Saluted for Its Environmental Stewardship, the First U.S. Facility Certified by Industry Group for Its Energy Efficiency

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:31pm

Sustainable packaging leader DS Smiths paper mill in southeast Georgia has earned top honors as an industry leader in energy efficiency.

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  • Sustainable packaging leader DS Smiths paper mill in southeast Georgia has earned top honors as an industry leader in energy efficiency.
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    The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) recently recognized DS Smiths mill in Riceboro, the first ISO-50001 certified facility in the pulp, paper and paper products industry in North America.
  • The Riceboro paper mill team was supported in adopting the DS Smith Group EnMS by RMK Sustainability Group.
  • Certification is designed improve energy performance, including setting goals, understanding data related to energy consumption and evaluating energy management system performance.

AECOM awarded third consecutive environmental remediation contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:55am

AECOM (NYSE: ACM), the worlds trusted infrastructure consulting firm, today announced that it has been selected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Baltimore District to continue providing nationwide environmental remediation services through the MAMMS III contract.

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  • AECOM (NYSE: ACM), the worlds trusted infrastructure consulting firm, today announced that it has been selected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Baltimore District to continue providing nationwide environmental remediation services through the MAMMS III contract.
  • The multiple-award contract, with a shared program ceiling of $240 million, includes five base years and up to two additional option years.
  • Our dedicated environmental experts consistently deliver for the USACE and have a flawless safety record on this technically complex and challenging work, said Lara Poloni, AECOMs president.
  • AECOM has supported the USACE Baltimore Districts environmental remediation programs for more than 26 years.

Sunnova, National Grid and SolarEdge Partner to Leverage DERs for New England’s Grid

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:50am

Sunnova and SolarEdge will provide voltage support across Massachusetts and Rhode Island, proving that distributed resources can unlock additional value to ratepayers.

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  • Sunnova and SolarEdge will provide voltage support across Massachusetts and Rhode Island, proving that distributed resources can unlock additional value to ratepayers.
  • This first of its kind solution aims to save homeowners money, increase New Englands grid efficiency and support National Grid on its path to achieving Net Zero by 2050.
  • To create the grid of tomorrow, DERs, especially solar and battery storage, will need to work together to support the grid in meeting its energy objectives while providing consumers with energy independence.
  • National Grids continued efforts to further integrate distributed energy resources will be accelerated by this effort which will leverage DERs interconnected to the grid to optimize power quality, which will reduce costs for all customers, said John Isberg, Vice President of Customer Sales and Solutions at National Grid.

Global Solar Panel Recycling Market Research Report (2020 to 2026) - by Type, Shelf Life and Region - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 10:26am

What are the inhibiting factors and impact of COVID-19 shaping the Global Solar Panel Recycling Market during the forecast period?

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  • What are the inhibiting factors and impact of COVID-19 shaping the Global Solar Panel Recycling Market during the forecast period?
  • Which are the products/segments/applications/areas to invest in over the forecast period in the Global Solar Panel Recycling Market?
  • What is the market share of the leading vendors in the Global Solar Panel Recycling Market?
  • What modes and strategic moves are considered suitable for entering the Global Solar Panel Recycling Market?

Guidehouse Insights Report Forecasts Horticulture LED Lighting Shipments to Grow at a CAGR of 33% by 2030

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 10:15am

According to a new report from Guidehouse Insights, worldwide horticulture LED lighting shipments are expected to grow at a CAGR of 33% by 2030.

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  • According to a new report from Guidehouse Insights, worldwide horticulture LED lighting shipments are expected to grow at a CAGR of 33% by 2030.
  • In the coming months and years, lighting experts anticipate the use of LED lighting will increase and dominate the market, with legacy technologies falling behind, says Krystal Maxwell, research director with Guidehouse Insights.
  • The report, LED Lighting for Horticultural Applications , provides a study of the global market potential for horticultural lighting with a focus on LEDs, covering unit sales and revenue.
  • Neither Guidehouse Insights nor Guidehouse undertakes any obligation to update any of the information contained in this press release or the report.

BCG Digital Ventures Collaborates With Unifrax and Clearlake to Advance Silicon Anode Technology for Lithium Ion Batteries

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 5:00am

SiFAB is a major breakthrough for the battery industry and will accelerate transition to renewable energy, said John Dandolph, CEO of Unifrax.

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  • SiFAB is a major breakthrough for the battery industry and will accelerate transition to renewable energy, said John Dandolph, CEO of Unifrax.
  • Our collaboration with BCG Digital Ventures combines our success in manufacturing and fiber-based technology with the firms expertise in accelerating innovative and sustainable ventures.
  • To learn more about BCGs and BCG Digital Ventures perspectives on climate innovation market opportunities, read The Next Generation of Climate Innovation .
  • BCG Digital Ventures (BCGDV) is the corporate innovation and digital business building arm of Boston Consulting Group.

Technip Energies: Availability of Half-Year Financial Report for the Period Ended 30 June 2021

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 7:42pm

Technip Energies N.V. ("Technip Energies") (Paris:TE) (ISIN: NL0014559478) announces that on 26 July, 2021, it published its Half-Year Financial Report for the six months ended 30 June 2021.

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  • Technip Energies N.V. ("Technip Energies") (Paris:TE) (ISIN: NL0014559478) announces that on 26 July, 2021, it published its Half-Year Financial Report for the six months ended 30 June 2021.
  • The Half-Year Financial Report includes condensed consolidated financial statements (prepared in accordance with IAS 34), an interim management report and a statement of the persons responsible for the Half-Year Financial Report.
  • A copy of the Half-Year Financial Report can be found on Technip Energies website ( https://investors.technipenergies.com/financial-information/results-center ) and is, or will shortly be, available for inspection at https://www.info-financiere.fr .
  • In addition, Technip Energies has a Level 1 sponsored American Depositary Receipts (ADR) program, with its ADRs trading over-the-counter.

GrafTech Expands Operations with New Sales Office in Japan

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 9:15pm

GrafTech International Ltd. (NYSE:EAF), a leading manufacturer of high-quality graphite electrode products essential to the production of electric arc furnace steel, announced the opening of a new sales office in Chiba-shi, Japan.

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  • GrafTech International Ltd. (NYSE:EAF), a leading manufacturer of high-quality graphite electrode products essential to the production of electric arc furnace steel, announced the opening of a new sales office in Chiba-shi, Japan.
  • This new office will provide GrafTechs customers in the region with local commercial, customer service and technical support.
  • This office also expands the companys global sales and technical support personnel.
  • This office reflects our dedication to this region and to building highly skilled teams that serve our customers across our global footprint.

Climate Experts Share Insights in New Report From Argonne’s America Resilient Conference

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 6:24pm

To discuss this challenge, the U.S. Department of Energys (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory convened the America Resilient virtual climate conference on April 14, 2021.

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  • To discuss this challenge, the U.S. Department of Energys (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory convened the America Resilient virtual climate conference on April 14, 2021.
  • The conference report is now available for free download on the America Resilient website .
  • At the conference, experts sought to increase climate-change-related education and training and to democratize access to climate data to support informed decision-making.
  • The America Resilient Climate Conference report summarizes key discussions from the panels and keynote speakers.