CSRwire News Alert – AEP’s Clean Energy Strategy Will Achieve Significant Future Carbon Dioxide Reductions

AEP’s Clean Energy Strategy Will Achieve Significant Future Carbon Dioxide Reductions

American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) today released a report outlining the company’s strategy for a clean energy future. The strategy includes new carbon dioxide emission reduction goals and investments in renewable resources and advanced technologies to enhance the efficiency of the power grid.

In the report, AEP outlines a business strategy that will lead to reductions in carbon dioxide emissions from its power plants of 60 percent from 2000 levels by 2030 and 80 percent from 2000 levels by 2050.

AEP expects to achieve its carbon dioxide emission reductions through a variety of actions including investments in renewable generation and advanced technologies; investment in transmission and distribution systems to enhance efficiency; increased use of natural gas generation; and expanded demand response and energy efficiency programs.

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Covestro Carbon Productivity Innovations Highlighted at GreenBiz18

Covestro’s scientific breakthroughs on the use of waste carbon and biomass as the raw materials to produce high-performance plastics will be showcased today at GreenBiz18 on the panel “Building a New Carbon Economy: Strategies for Turning Waste Carbon from Liability to Asset.”

The three-day GreenBiz18 (www.greenbiz.com) forum is being held Feb. 6-8 in Phoenix, Arizona.  The annual forum brings together sustainability leaders from the world’s largest companies to explore pressing challenges and emerging opportunities in sustainable business. More than 1,000 are expected to attend this year’s event.

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Global Communities Announces Initiative to Promote Sourcing Communities’ Sustainability and Resilience

By participating in the RSI, Global Communities will help companies to effectively partner with communities and governments

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