06. July 2017 · Comments Off on Philly commits to 100 percent renewable energy by 2035 · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Weeks after Mayor Jim Kenney joined hundreds of other mayors across the country denouncing the White House’s move to reject the Paris climate accord, Philadelphia announced today that it has committed to transitioning to 100 percent clean energy. Currently, energy used by buildings and industry in Philadelphia accounts for 79 percent of carbon pollution in the city. “In Philadelphia we’re not afraid of hard work and will do everything in our power to fight climate change,” Kenney said. In reference to Pres

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18. December 2015 · Comments Off on Uruguay’s Smart Move into Renewable Energy · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

As global warming worsens condition, the climate summit held in Paris discussed ways on how to properly deal with this worldwide crisis. And one country announced their outstanding performance in dealing with it – Uruguay’s smart move by shifting into renewable energy.In just 10 years, Uruguay has shifted to getting 95% of its electricity from renewable energy. They use wind and solar energy to back-up their hydro power plants which was able to sustain the country’s electricity demands.

Source: Uruguay’s Smart Move into Renewable Energy – Health Aim

10. December 2015 · Comments Off on Power to the People: Nissan and Enel Launch First Smart Grid Trials · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

At the 21st UN Conference on Climate Change (COP21) in Paris this week, Nissan has announced the development of an innovative Vehicle to Grid system which will allow drivers to operate as individual ‘energy hubs’ with the ability to store, use or return electricity to the grid. Nissan will commence Smart Grid trials in partnership with multinational energy manufacturer and distributor, ENEL.

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09. December 2015 · Comments Off on Schneider Electric makes green push with smart storage · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Schneider Electric has launched a smart energy storage solution to increase the use of renewable energy.The EcoBlade was launched by the company at COP21 in Paris. It is a scalable energy storage system for domestic, industrial or commercial environments and for electricity grids.Powered by Li-ion batteries, it consists of blades the size of a 30-inch flat screen, weighing under 25 kg.The equipment also contains a smart connected battery module and is ready to use in standalone mode.

Source: Schneider Electric makes green push with smart storage – Computer Business Review

21. October 2015 · Comments Off on PG&E Joins White House Climate Initiative, Says Modern Electric Grid is Vital to Long-Term Clean Energy Goals · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

In a show of support for the Obama administration’s push for a strong international agreement on climate change, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) stood with the president and senior administration officials at the White House today as they announced new pledges by major companies to reduce greenhouse gases and address the impacts of global warming.PG&E was among the companies signing on to the administration’s American Business Act on Climate initiative, which is aimed at rallying U.S. companies behind the need for action on climate change ahead of international climate talks in Paris next month. The utility’s pledge outlined a series of actions it plans to pursue.

Source: PG&E Joins White House Climate Initiative, Says Modern Electric Grid is Vital to Long-Term Clean Energy Goals | Domestic | waaytv.com