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Lockheed Martin’s 2.26-MW solar carport in Oldsmar at construction midpoint

| Renewable Energy

The first phase of the solar carport at Lockheed Martin’s Mission Systems and Training facility in Oldsmar, Fla. – – the largest private, nonutility-owned solar array – – is completed, and phase two construction is underway. Continue reading

Lego Group to invest $150 million to boost search for sustainable materials

| Materials

The Lego Group has announced plans to invest $150 million in R&D and implementation of new, sustainable, raw materials to manufacture LEGO® bricks and packing materials. Continue reading

Broadwind Energy announces $50 million in new tower orders

| Renewable Energy

Broadwind Energy Inc., Cicero, Ill., has announced $50 million in new tower orders from a U.S. wind turbine manufacturer. Continue reading

S&P Dow Jones Indices launches two Environmental & Socially Responsible Indices

| Air/Emissions

S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) has launched the S&P Environmental & Socially Responsible Indices, designed to expose investors to securities meeting sustainability investing criteria while maintaining a risk and performance profile similar to their respective underlying indices: the S&P 500® and the S&P Developed BMI Ex-U.S. & Korea LargeMidcap. Continue reading

Johnson Controls packaged units meet 2015 regional efficiency standards

| Energy Efficiency

York Sunline packaged units from Milwaukee-based Johnson Controls now meet 2015 regional efficiency standards Continue reading

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