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Utilities  -  May 15, 2019

Venetian to stay with NV Energy

The Venetian Resort Las Vegas, part of Las Vegas Sands Corporation, and NV Energy announced today that they have reached a long-term energy supply agreement and have recommitted to a partnership that advances renewable energy and powers The Venetian’s world-class properties in an increasingly sustainable way.
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May 14, 2019

Indianapolis Colts go green

The Indianapolis Colts will begin installing solar panels at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center, the team’s headquarters and practice facility, in the upcoming months.
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May 13, 2019 - By Better Buildings, U.S. Department of Energy

What is Efficiency-as-a-Service?

As-a-service business models are growing in popularity - and one of the most impactful may be Efficiency-as-a-Service. This column from Better Buildings discusses this pay-for-performance, off-balance sheet financing solution that allows customers to implement efficiency projects with no upfront capital expenditure, including how it works, alternative approaches, and advantages and disadvantages.
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Energy Efficiency  -  May 8, 2019

Pitzer College building earns zero net energy certification

The Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability at Pitzer College has won the first higher education building certification in California for using zero net energy. The certification, from the International Living Future Institute, has been awarded to only three other higher education structures around the world.
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Energy Efficiency  -  May 7, 2019

McDonald’s, Target, Walgreens honored by DOE

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is recognizing eight organizations, including H&M, McDonald’s, Target, and Walgreens for their leadership in the Better Buildings Initiative’s Advanced Rooftop Unit (RTU) Campaign.
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GHG Emissions  -  May 1, 2019 - By Ryan Martel

The business case for a price on carbon

Climate change poses an urgent threat to the American economy. As this column from Ceres notes, companies across all sectors understand what is at stake and are already taking concrete steps to accelerate the transition to a zero-carbon economy and ensure they remain competitive in the global economy.
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GHG Emissions  -  April 30, 2019

Verizon aims to be carbon neutral by 2035

Verizon announced the company will go carbon neutral by 2035 in its Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions. This goal will be achieved through a combination of reducing those emissions directly, migrating energy procurement in favor of renewable and clean energy and through the purchase of carbon offsets. 
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Energy Efficiency  -  April 29, 2019

2019 Innovation Awards Insights Report

The second annual Smart Energy Decisions Innovation Awards were presented on March 13, 2019, to 22 large electric power users representing commercial, industrial, higher education and government sectors. This special edition of Smart Energy Decisions Insights highlights winners for Customer Projects, Utility Partnerships, and Renewable Energy Sourcing.
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Energy Efficiency  -  April 27, 2019

Weekend reads: What companies are best for the environment?; Utility politics

It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web:
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Utilities  -  April 22, 2019

Facebook hit with $39M utility bill in NM

Facebook will be billed $39 million by PNM, nearly half the cost of a new $85 million transmission line, according to a ruling from the Public Regulation Commission (PRC) in New Mexico.
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