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Industry partners use ORNL software to trim carbon footprint of buildings

Industry partners use ORNL software to trim carbon footprint of buildings

Two years after the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory provided a model of nearly every building in America, commercial partners are using the tool for tasks ranging from designing energy-efficient buildings and cities to linking energy efficiency to real estate value and risk.

AWS Energy Competency

GE Digital achieves AWS Energy Competency status

GE Digital, the leading software innovator enabling the power generation and energy industries, today announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Energy Competency status.

Climate risk

SEC Rules Standardize Climate-Related Disclosures for Investors

The Securities and Exchange Commission today proposed rule changes that would require registrants to include certain climate-related disclosures in their registration statements and periodic reports, including information about climate-related risks that are reasonably likely to have a material impact on their business, results of operations, or financial condition, and certain climate-related financial statement metrics in a note to their audited financial statements

 Anglo-American Partnership Combines Technology to Help Drive ‘Build Back Better’ Movement

Anglo-American Partnership Combines Technology to Help Drive ‘Build Back Better’ Movement

The partners, US-based Digital Twin expert Cityzenith and NeuerEnergy – powered by UK-based Aqovia, a leading Artificial Intelligence (AI) and digital solutions specialist, have joined forces to show companies and districts the path they must take to meet net zero goals.

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Choose to Reuse: Environmental Benefits of Reconditioned SF<sub>6</sub>

Choose to Reuse: Environmental Benefits of Reconditioned SF<sub>6</sub>

When it comes to medium and high voltage circuit breakers, there is no better electrical insulator than sulfur hexafluoride (SF6). The manufactured gas is most commonly used to fill circuit breakers within utility substations to prevent and quench arcing events.

Bottom Line: Consumers Prefer Companies That Care

Bottom Line: Consumers Prefer Companies That Care

In this fast-paced world of meeting deadlines, quotas and targets, one facet of business that can easily get overlooked is corporate social responsibility. (For reference in this article, the corporate responsibility acronym, Cr, from the Uptime® Elements will be used.) It’s a corporation’s initiative to take responsibility for the environmental and social well-being of the world. Cr generally applies to efforts that go beyond what may be required by regulators or environmental protection groups.

2016 UPTIME AWARDS WINNER Best Green Reliability Program

2016 UPTIME AWARDS WINNER Best Green Reliability Program

LOOP LLC operates the only crude oil deepwater port complex in the United States, consisting of an off-loading facility in the Gulf of Mexico and pipeline, storage and domestic terminaling facilities in southeastern Louisiana. The deepwater port complex is a vital energy hub, with pipeline connections to approximately 50 percent of the nation’s refining capacity. The Clovelly Hub facility can store over 70 million barrels of crude in belowground caverns and aboveground tanks. LOOP’s unique pumping systems can transport crude at rates in excess of 100,000 barrels per hour on multiple, interconnected pipelines.