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GHG Emissions  -  July 22, 2020

Microsoft releases new climate initiatives with partner companies

Microsoft announced July 21 new steps in their goal to be carbon negative by 2030, including their newest climate initiative, Transform to Net Zero, in which members not only commit to getting their own companies to net-zero but pursuing technology that allows all businesses to achieve net-zero.
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GHG Emissions  -  July 21, 2020

Apple to be carbon neutral throughout supply chain by 2030

Apple announced July 21 their plan to be carbon neutral across their entire business, manufacturing supply chain and product life cycle before 2030 that every product sold has a net-zero climate impact.
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Energy Efficiency  -  July 20, 2020

Pennsylvania plans first C-PACE deal with multi-use facility

Pennsylvania will see its first-ever C-PACE deal in the form of $1.5 million in energy and water investments in Philadelphia through an agreement between the Philadelphia Energy Authority, Twain Financial Partners and SHIFT Capital.
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Energy Efficiency  -  July 17, 2020 - By Andrew Schaap, Aligned

Now Is the Time for Energy-Efficient and Sustainable Data Centers

As we begin to look back on the historic acceleration of telework, distance learning, and the digitalization of business and government caused by COVID-19, it’s clear that we have been afforded a glimpse into the future. In this column, Andrew Schaap, CEO of Aligned, a data center solutions company, explains that there has never been a stronger case, nor a more urgent time, for designing and building energy-efficient and sustainable data center infrastructure.  
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Energy Efficiency  -  July 16, 2020

The RMR Group saw $771K in energy savings last year

The RMR Group saw energy savings of $771,000 from a real-time energy monitoring program in 2019 and $1.76 million in savings since the launch of the program.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  July 15, 2020

2020 Innovation Awards Insights Report

Smart Energy Decisions is proud to present a special Insights report celebrating the winners of our third annual 2020 Innovation Awards. These awards recognize the exemplary use and implementation of innovative technologies and progressive practices among large electric power users (customers), their suppliers, and utilities that reflect new approaches to energy procurement and management.
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GHG Emissions  -  July 15, 2020

Burger King to limit cattle methane emissions with new diet

Burger King announced July 14 that they intend to reduce the daily methane emissions released by their beef livestock by 33% per day through a new program that will switch up the cows' diet and improve the sustainability of the beef industry.
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Energy Efficiency  -  July 15, 2020

Cornell College cuts energy use 20% with efficiency upgrades

Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa, expects to reduce their energy use by 20% through a series of energy efficiency projects implemented this year.
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GHG Emissions  -  July 13, 2020 - By Better Buildings

IHG'S Green Engage Program

InterContinental Hotels Group, a member of the US Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Challenge, created the IHG Green Engage system, a comprehensive online sustainability management system that allows hotels to track, measure, and report on their carbon footprint and utility consumption.
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GHG Emissions  -  July 13, 2020

Amazon reveals groundbreaking net-zero venue, naming it Climate Pledge Arena

Amazon announced last month that they secured naming rights to Seattle’s new NHL arena and will be naming the complex Climate Pledge Arena in honor of their global initiative supporting net-zero businesses by 2040.
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