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Dec01

2030 framework for climate and energy policies

EU leaders agreed on 23 October 2014 the domestic 2030 greenhouse gas reduction target of at least 40% compared to 1990 together with the other main building blocks of the 2030 policy framework for climate and energy, as proposed by the European Commission in January 2014. This 2030 policy framework aims to make the European Union's economy and energy system more competitive, secure and sustainable and also sets a target of at least 27% for renewable energy and energy savings by 2030.

Nov04

Happy 10th Birthday ACCR – A Worldwide Success Story

3M ACCR Was Commercially Introduced In 2004 and Has Now Been Installed On Five Continents

Oct08

Stadtwerke Düsseldorf rely on 3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid

Stadtwerke Düsseldorf have decided to use Novec 1230 fluid as the preferred fire extinguishing agent to protect their server rooms, data centers and switchgear stations.