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GHG Emissions  -  August 10, 2017

Federal court blocks EPA regulation of HFCs

A U.S. EPA-backed regulation prohibiting the use of certain refrigerant chemicals that have been considered greenhouse gases was overruled Aug. 8 by the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington.
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Finance  -  August 9, 2017 - By Amy Poszywak

Green bond funds help Digital Realty hit energy goals

As the use of green bonds continues to increase among U.S. corporations, Digital Realty in 2016 became one of the first REITs, and the first data center REIT, to successfully complete an issuance. Proceeds have since been used to help fund nine projects across four countries.
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Energy Efficiency  -  August 9, 2017

Trucking company increases fleet efficiency

A Southwest-based transportation company recently completed a purchase of 1,000 solar power systems for its fleet of Navistar commercial trucking fleet and exceeded the SuperTruck program improvement goals set by the U.S. DOE.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  August 7, 2017

Case study: Managing costs with energy storage

This case study, presented by EDF Renewable Energy, illustrates the real cost saving benefits of energy storage for commercial and industrial companies.
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Energy Procurement  -  August 7, 2017

Caesars cuts energy use, GHG emissions

Caesars Entertainment Corp. recently released its 2017 sustainability report, reflecting its drop in total energy use and increase in renewable energy following a deal approved earlier this year that allowed the gaming corporation's Nevada facilities to stop buying power from their utilities.
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Regulation  -  August 5, 2017

Weekend reads: Inside Trump's DOE; how AC conquered America; the rise of Tesla & more

Kick back with these must-read energy news stories from around the web.
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Regulation  -  August 4, 2017

Trade groups urge future mayor to prioritize efficiency

A collection of New York trade groups released a paper Aug. 2 outlining the steps they recommend that the city takes in order to increase the energy efficiency of its buildings.
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Energy Efficiency  -  August 3, 2017 - By Ryan Prestel

Myth busters: Is efficiency possible in old buildings?

Ryan Prestel, CEO and co-founder of JadeTrack, a sustainability management software platform, offers examples of how you can succeed in your energy efficiency and sustainability goals no matter how old your building is.
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Energy Storage  -  August 3, 2017

IKEA offers solar energy storage to UK customers

IKEA has announced plans to roll out a whole new offering to homeowners: Energy storage.
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Energy Efficiency  -  August 2, 2017

Solar helps Target reduce energy use

In its 2016 corporate sustainability report, Target announced that it reduced energy intensity in stores by 2.32% since 2010 and achieved Energy Star certification in 76% of its buildings.
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