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Regulation  -  June 7, 2017 - By Amy Poszywak

Nevada lawmakers pass bills to restore net metering, raise renewables standard, launch community solar

Evidence of a shift in clean energy policies in Nevada, the state Legislature this week passed a series of industry-backed bills that will increase the state's use of renewable energy and customer access to it.
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Energy Efficiency  -  June 6, 2017

Energy efficiency 'expert in a suitcase' cuts bills 10%

The knowledge and expertise of a seasoned energy efficiency professional is now available in a high-tech suitcase developed by two of the U.S. DOE's national labs.
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GHG Emissions  -  June 5, 2017

Exxon shareholders call for climate risk disclosure

Shareholders of Exxon Mobil on May 31 approved a proposal calling for the global oil and gas company to assess and disclose risk related to climate change.
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Microgrids  -  June 5, 2017

Report finds rapid growth in C&I microgrid adoption

Recent applications include Apple Inc.'s new campus in California, which was designed as a microgrid in order to ensure operations can continue in the event of a utility grid outage, and a project being deployed in a Denver transit-focused development area.
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June 3, 2017

Weekend reads: Paris accord fact check; auto industry death spiral; Ohio's deregulation bill & more

Kick back with these must-read energy stories from around the web.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  June 2, 2017 - By John Failla

How to create your company's clean energy future

There are three possible actions in response to PresidentTrump's decision to withdraw the from the Paris climate agreement: Do nothing; complain; or take action to drive adoption of renewable energy in your organization.
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Power Prices  -  June 2, 2017

Duke Energy Progress proposes 14.9% rate hike

If approved by the commission, commercial and industrial customers would see an average increase of 13.5%.
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GHG Emissions  -  June 2, 2017

CEOs join governors, mayors to meet Paris targets

Without the backing of the federal government, a powerhouse coalition of U.S. governors, mayors, university presidents and more than 100 businesses have begun work on a plan to meet the country's greenhouse gas reduction commitment under the Paris climate agreement.
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Energy Efficiency  -  May 26, 2017

EV charging helps property earn LEED Platinum

The Watt Companies on May 24 announced that its Watt Plaza property in California has achieved LEED Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for the second time.
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Energy Efficiency  -  May 25, 2017

LED retrofit scales efficiency at Vancouver airport

In addition to reducing electricity use, a new LED lighting system has expanded the lighting coverage and increased safety for pilots, air traffic controllers and ground crews at Vancouver International Airport.
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