Archive | April 2017

O&R Programs Help Save Energy, Money and Environment

Figures show that O&R and its customers continue to enjoy lower bills, breathe cleaner air and support more reliable electric service.

The latest figures tallied just in time for Earth Week this year show that O&R and its customers continue to enjoy lower bills, breathe cleaner air and support more reliable electric service by taking advantage of the Company’s wide array of energy-efficiency programs.

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Many More Jobs Solar Power Creates Than Coal

This Simple Graphic Shows How Many More Jobs Solar Power Creates Than Coal

In recent weeks, Donald Trump has spoken on several occasions about his desire to revive the coal industry for the sake of preserving and creating jobs. But 2016 data shows shifting focus away from sustainable energy sources back to fossil fuels may preserve the jobs of those in the coal industry, the net effect will ultimately cost America hundreds of thousands of new jobs per year.

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Rotterdam Implements Energy Transition and Climate Measures

Can the city of Rotterdam cut its CO2 emissions substantially and become 100 percent climate-proof by 2025? The city aims to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by increasing its use of district heating and cooling, and by using renewable energy to power transportation while encouraging the use of electric vehicles.

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The port of Rotterdam’s waste incinerator and industries generate enough waste heat to supply 1 million households with hot water.