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  • June 17, 2021 8:00 AM | EMA Staff (Administrator)

    (June 17, 2021) - As part of a long-term goal to reduce energy expenses, the Monroe County Water Authority (MCWA) today announced plans to install a five megawatt (MW) solar energy array on its existing property at the corner of Penfield Rd. and Watson Hulbert Rd. in the Town of Penfield.

    Construction started this week and is expected to be completed by the end of the year. The array will benefit MCWA customers by using clean, sustainable energy to offset its power bills and also help New York State achieve its clean energy targets including generating 70 percent of its electricity through renewable resources by 2030.

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  • June 15, 2021 9:30 AM | EMA Staff (Administrator)

    (June 15, 2021) - Cities and utilities across the country are progressively adopting or increasing stormwater fees as a means to generate funding for capital projects related to mitigating surface runoff, treating runoff, or separating stormwater drains from the sanitary sewer system.

    Oftentimes, stormwater fees are assessed based on the area (square feet) of impervious surface and come in a variety of names such as rain tax, drainage fee, stormwater fee, or impervious tax.

    Regardless of the label, impervious areas create runoff, deplete groundwater recharge, spread pollutants, and have other negative effects on the environment which is why cities require funding to mitigate the impact.

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  • June 14, 2021 9:00 AM | EMA Staff (Administrator)

    (June 14, 2021) - As part of our ongoing commitment to ESG, we are hosting a webinar on Thursday 17 June 2021 ‘Decarbonising the global energy system and why it might happen faster than you think,’ with Dr Matt Ives from the University of Oxford.

    This highly relevant topic is part of Marex’s ESG collaboration with the University of Oxford.

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  • June 14, 2021 8:00 AM | EMA Staff (Administrator)

    (June 14, 2021) - 3Degrees, a leading global provider of climate solutions, today announced that Dr. Malcolm Fabiyi has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, a new position within 3Degrees.

    In his new role, Fabiyi will work closely with 3Degrees’ executive leadership team and the recently expanded board of directors and advisory board

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  • June 08, 2021 8:00 AM | EMA Staff (Administrator)

    (June 08, 2021) - Energy markets and deregulation have seen changes over the years, but one thing has not; the need for a strategy vs. just being a price taker in the market. 

    Over the past 15-years, strategies implored have changed, but the need for one definitely has not. Flying by the seat of your pants can produce some of the lowest prices available, but it can also be very costly.  It is especially costly in the case of natural disasters that can affect short and long-term energy pricing.  Let me provide an example or two.

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  • June 07, 2021 7:30 AM | EMA Staff (Administrator)

    (June 7, 2021) - Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions, a nonregulated commercial brand of Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), today announced the start of construction of the 250-megawatt (MW) Pisgah Ridge Solar project in Navarro County, Texas.

    Once in operation, it will be the largest utility-scale solar facility in Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions’ fleet.

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  • May 28, 2021 9:30 AM | EMA Staff (Administrator)

    (May 28, 2021) - Fitch Ratings has assigned Marex Group plc a BBB- rating with a Stable Outlook.  The rating reflects Marex’s growing earnings, its adequate buffer over regulatory capital requirements and its generally stable and well-managed liquidity profile.

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  • May 28, 2021 8:00 AM | EMA Staff (Administrator)

    (May 28, 2021) - Companies rarely share their emission data beyond the minimum required by regulation, which varies all over the world. This makes it challenging to calculate the emissions of the world fleet.

    Mercuria takes a step forward as a progressive industry player by increasing transparency of its shipping data and sharing it with the C4IR Oceans flagship project Ocean Data Platform.

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  • May 26, 2021 9:30 AM | EMA Staff (Administrator)

    (May 26, 2021) - Expanding its rapidly growing clean-energy portfolio, Duke Energy has begun construction on the 22.6-MW Speedway Solar power plant in Cabarrus County.

    The project will be owned and operated by Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions, a new commercial brand that includes Duke Energy Renewables. The project was selected as part of the competitive bidding process established by 2017’s landmark solar legislation in North Carolina.

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  • May 24, 2021 8:00 AM | EMA Staff (Administrator)

    (May 24, 2021) - Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) announced today that David M. Daly, president of Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G), will retire at the end of 2021 after 35 years of service.

    Kim Hanemann, PSE&G’s senior vice president and chief operating officer, will succeed Daly as president and COO, effective June 30, 2021. With her promotion, Hanemann will become the first woman to lead the state’s largest electric and gas utility in its 118-year history. 

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