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New law requires New York cryptocurrency mining to use renewable energy – EQ Mag

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul has signed a new law banning cryptocurrency mining that uses carbon-based energy. The law requires crypto mining companies to use 100% renewable energy. The law creates a two-year moratorium on some crypto mining efforts that use proof-of-work authentication for blockchain transaction validation unless they use 100% renewable energy. “I am […]

ACORE Applauds DOL Rule Removing Trump-Era Barriers to ESG Investing – EQ Mag

WASHINGTON, D.C. : The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has concluded that two rules issued during the Trump administration “unnecessarily restrained plan fiduciaries’ ability to weigh environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors when choosing investments, even when those factors would benefit plan participants financially.” The DOL issued a final rule yesterday that allows plan fiduciaries […]

Domino’s® to Roll Out Nationwide Fleet of 800 Chevy Bolt® Electric Vehicles – EQ Mag

Pizza company is offering the same great delivery, with zero emissions ANN ARBOR, Mich. : Domino’s Pizza Inc. (NYSE:DPZ), the largest pizza company in the world, is electrifying pizza delivery! More than 100 custom-branded 2023 Chevy Bolt electric vehicles are arriving at select franchise and corporate stores throughout the U.S. this month, with an additional […]

ATLAS RENEWABLE ENERGY’S LA PIMIENTA IS FULLY OPERATIONAL AND BECOMES MEXICO’S SECOND LARGEST SOLAR PLANT TO DATE – EQ Mag

Atlas Renewable Energy’s La Pimienta Solar Plant is fully operational, making it the second largest solar plant in Mexico to date. The plant will generate 789 GWh a year, and will supply the state-owned utility, Federal Electric Commission (CFE), with clean energy for the next 15 years. MEXICO CITY : Atlas Renewable Energy, an international […]

With financial backing, Casa dos Ventos targets solar and green hydrogen – EQ Mag

While it expands its wind generation capacity, Brazil’s Casa dos Ventos is working to diversify its portfolio, with solar and green hydrogen projects in sight. An important driver of the company’s growth will be a joint venture with French multinational TotalEnergies. In addition to an investment of 3bn reais (US$570mn), the partnership with the company […]

USAID ADVANCES GLOBAL CLIMATE ACTION AND GENDER EQUALITY – EQ Mag Pro

At COP27, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a suite of programs to advance gender-responsive climate action. New announcements include: Advancing Gender-Responsive Climate Action USAID announced $21.8 million dedicated to gender-responsive climate action from the Gender Equity and Equality Action (GEEA) Fund, surpassing its $14 million COP26 commitment. This includes funding for organizations […]

Expanding a Circular Renewable Economy and Improving End-of-Life Management for Renewable Technologies – EQ Mag

As the U.S. renewable energy economy grows, the question of how to dispose of decommissioned technologies, such as solar panels and wind turbines, is increasingly coming into focus. Additionally, the continued growth of the sector will also lead to a rise in demand for the critical materials used, most of which the U.S. currently imports. […]