Across The Wire

  1. truth® And Girl Scouts Are Teaming Up To Provide Youth With The Facts To Take On Environmental Tobacco Pollution

    More than 4.5 trillion cigarette butts are littered worldwide each year. Truth Initiative®, the national public health organization building a culture where all youth and young adults reject tobacco, has partnered with Girl Scouts Nation's Capital in the Greater Washington Region, to engage more than 2,000 girls in the fight against tobacco

  2. Electrification Project By Duke Energy And Golden State Foods To save Fuel And Lower Emissions

    A total of 32 electric power outlets will help trucks at the Golden State Foods(GSF) distribution center cut costs and lower air emissions as part of a Duke Energy electrification project

  3. Apple, Akamai, Etsy And Swiss Re Collaborate To Accelerate Renewable Energy Development In Illinois And Virginia

    Apple, Akamai, Etsy and Swiss Re today announced an agreement to develop two new wind and solar energy farms in Illinois and Virginia. Spearheaded by Apple, the new projects will generate 290 megawatts to the PJM electric grid serving much of the Eastern United States, including areas of Virginia, Illinois, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland

  4. New Study Advises Policymakers To Consider Renewable Natural Gas For Low-Carbon Buildings Strategy

    Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today joined businesses, affordable housing advocates, scholars, and local government leaders to announce the results of a new study it commissioned by Navigant Consulting, Inc. that advises policymakers to consider renewable natural gas for California's low carbon building strategy as a pathway for California to achieve its greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goals

  5. California Entering Decade Of Disruption, As Power System Shifts Dramatically

    With California’s grid facing an era of rapid change as access to renewable energy grows, three new reports from the nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank Next 10 examine key issues involving the state’s power system. The reports take a deep dive into how the grid might be challenged or helped by the rise of electric vehicles; the increase in distributed energy resources, such as rooftop solar panels; and the growth of community choice aggregation, which

  6. Novartis Announces US Renewables Agreement To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    Novartis announced today a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) in collaboration with Invenergy, North America's largest privately held renewable energy company

  7. Spectra7 Launches Eco-Link Initiative To Lower Hyperscale Data Center Carbon Footprint

    Spectra7 Microsystems Inc., a leading provider of high-performance analog semiconductor products for broadband connectivity markets, recently launched its Eco-Link initiative aimed at reducing the carbon emissions in data centers

  8. Kraft Heinz Expands Environmental Commitments To Include Sustainable Packaging And Carbon Reduction

    As part of its commitment to reduce natural resource needs and manage overall environmental footprint, The Kraft Heinz Company recently announced the expansion of its environmental stewardship strategy to include time-bound targets for achieving greater packaging sustainability and setting science-based goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

  9. SDG&E Seeks To Install More Than 300 New Electric Vehicle Chargers At Schools, Parks, And Beaches To Help Reduce Range Anxiety

    Some of the most frequented community facilities and destinations in the San Diego region, such as schools, parks, and beaches, would gain a new amenity – electric vehicle (EV) charging stations – under a program proposed by San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) to help reduce range anxiety, air pollution, and greenhouse gas emissions

  10. Environmental Group: Levi's Sets Apparel Industry Standard With New Climate Commitments

    Environmental group celebrates today's announcement by Levi, Strauss & Co to reduce 40% of greenhouse gas emissions in its supply chain by 2025, and applauds the denim giant for setting a new standard on climate commitments in the apparel industry