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SC Johnson Stakes Out Wind Power Turf

In advance of President Obama’s State of the Union Address, which is expected to include an urgent call for climate change action, SC Johnson has announced a new wind power initiative that expands its U.S. wind power commitments into Mexico.

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Chevron, EDF Chat About Fracking, Cap & Trade

Monday evening, two energy business and environmental policy heavyweights duked it out – sparring over several economic and environmental issues involving the future of energy in California and beyond.

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Talking Carbon Reduction with GM’s Sustainability Chief

GM achieved a milestone of 7,000 metric tons of carbon reduction as the result of their investment in IdleAir, a Knoxville, Tennessee-based company that makes an innovative Advanced Travel Center Electrification service available for long-haul truckers. IdleAir provides parking stations that provide electricity, heating and cooling, as well as Internet and Satellite TV, for long-haul truckers. Using these stations eliminates the need for truckers to idle their engines during these rest stops thereby savings thousand of pounds of carbon emissions in the process

Via Motors Plug-In Extended Range Business Van For Verizon Wireless Taken By Bill Roth Founder of Earth 2017 at the North American International Auto Show

Plug-In Electric Van: Business Fleet Solution to Higher Pump Prices

Via Motors’ has built a cargo van for Verizon Wireless that is an electric plug-in with extended range achieved through a gasoline motor that is a generator to the van’s battery system. Think Chevy Volt for a business van that is primarily driven in a lot of stop and go urban traffic.

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IBM Teaching Schools How to Save Money On Buildings

IBM recently announced three public school initiatives as part of their Smarter Planet program which is now five years old. Through the use of IBM software and analytics, the schools are able to monitor and manage their physical assets more effectively, which results in reduced operating costs, increased returns on invested capital and reduced operating costs, leaving more precious resources available for their core educational missions. With more than 95% of all school districts across the US facing budget cuts, there could not be a better time to bring this combination of technology and know-how to bear on minimizing the peripheral costs associated with running an educational system.

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Spotlight on the Sharing Economy: Q&A with Park at my House

According to IBM, over 30 percent of traffic and car pollution in a large city is caused by drivers circling, looking for parking. So when drivers book their parking in advance through us, they save gas and time and money.

Volkswagen's ultra-green Chattanooga factory will receive power from an ocean of solar panels that lie on 33 acres to the north of the plant.

World’s Greenest Auto Plant Has Massive New Solar Park

Volkswagen has flipped the switch on a gigantic new solar park that will help power its ultra-green Diesel Passat factory in Chattanooga, Tenn.

The park is the largest solar installation ever built in Tennessee. A veritable ocean of solar modules – 33,600 in all – occupy 33 acres and produce enough electricity to power 1,200 homes each year.

Ford Experimental Dashboard That Will Display Measurements Of A Driver's Health/Wellness

C-Max Test Drive: Interactive, Fun, Affordable, Fuel Efficient

Almost every manufacturer at the NAIAS was launching new cars equipped with electrification technologies that will turn driving into a digital engagement, delivering value by saving money at the pump, reducing tail pipe emissions and potentially hooking you up with your future significant other.