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Finance  -  July 15, 2016

USDA commits nearly $55M for renewable energy, efficiency projects at small businesses, farms

Big names like Apple, Google and Wal-Mart are often credited for accelerating corporate adoption of energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, but the Fortune 100s aren't the only ones in on the action.
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Energy Efficiency  -  July 15, 2016

Energy efficiency initiatives help Michigan casino save 1.3 kWh, earn governor's recognition

After making a number of large-scale energy improvements, Odawa Casino Resort in Petoskey, Mich., was recently selected as one of two finalists for the state's 2016 Governor's Energy Excellence Awards.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  July 14, 2016

Plans for an 'off-grid' residential complex scrapped by NYC developer

The developer of residential complex in New York City that was intended to be energy independent has cancelled the project, citing the expiration of a key tax incentive.
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Energy Storage  -  July 13, 2016

IKEA to complement solar with fuel cell systems at 4 California stores

Following the success of an initial fuel cell system at one of its San Francisco area stores, IKEA on July 13 announced plans to install additional systems at four other California stores.
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Energy Procurement  -  July 12, 2016

MGM, Wynn move forward with plans to stop buying power from NV Energy

MGM Resorts International and Wynn Resorts have complied with necessary steps to proceed with plans to stop purchasing power from NV Energy.
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Energy Efficiency  -  July 11, 2016

Kroger sets goal to reduce energy consumption 40% by 2020

In outlining a number of new sustainability goals, supermarket chain The Kroger Co. has committed to reducing its cumulative energy consumption 20% by 2020 from a 2000 baseline.
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GHG Emissions  -  July 11, 2016

Largest 500 global companies make strides toward GHG reductions; others lag behind

While the largest 500 companies in the world have decoupled their growth from their greenhouse gas emissions, other large emitters have yet to follow, according to a new report.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  July 7, 2016

IKEA installs 3 electric car charging stations at new, solar-equipped Las Vegas store

Home furnishings retailer IKEA announced July 7 the installation of three electric vehicle charging stations at its new Las Vegas store.
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Energy Efficiency  -  July 6, 2016 - By Amy Poszywak

Lighting retrofit helps CBRE Group reduce portfolio's energy use 2.4% in 2015

With a managed portfoliowide average Energy Star score already near 80, commercial real estate services and investment firm CBRE Group still managed to pare energy use down 2.5% in 2015.
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Commercial  -  July 5, 2016 - By Aaron Daly

The case for utility investment in natural refrigeration technologies

Whole Foods Market global energy coordinator Aaron Daly calls on utilities to help accelerate commercial adoption natural refrigeration systems to replace the use of hydrofluorocarbons, which are said to be thousands of times more powerful than carbon dioxide as a greenhouse gas.
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