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GHG Emissions  -  August 6, 2019

Best Transportation delivers with emission-free vehicle

Best Transportation has become the first trucking company to move a container from the Port of New York & New Jersey using an electric vehicle. The use of this type of vehicle is the first step in the company’s plan to increase the number of electric vehicles in its state-of-the-art fleet.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  August 2, 2019

DE Forum Presentation: Charting a course for DERs at Tyson

Smart Energy Decisions' recent Distributed Energy Forum focused on creating and executing strategies to maximize opportunities from the deployment of distributed energy resources by large power users. We continue our series of event presentations with the keynote, "Charting a course for DERs at Tyson" from Alex Floyd, senior manager, sustainable food strategy.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 1, 2019

San Francisco maps 100% emissions-free transportation

Mayor London N. Breed, along with Supervisor Aaron Peskin, introduced legislation to expand the number of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in San Francisco parking facilities and unveiled a roadmap to achieve 100% emission-free transportation by 2040.
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July 31, 2019

Green Lease Leader: Green Leasing Spurs Efficiency Improvements in Cleveland Businesses and City Building

With a green, high-performance lease, landlords and tenants can better work together to save money and lock in smarter, more efficient operation of buildings. The latest report in the Green Lease Leaders series, "Green Leasing Spurs Efficiency Improvements in Cleveland Businesses and City Building," focuses on case studies from the City of Cleveland and MAN Holdings LLC.
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Energy Efficiency  -  July 30, 2019

Dunkin' Brands highlights green achievement

Dunkin’ Brands’ green achievement announced that more than 340 Dunkin’ U.S. restaurants have met DD Green Achievement standards, a program designed to help their franchisees build more sustainable and energy-efficient restaurants.
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July 30, 2019

Boston, San Francisco & Seattle lead clean energy efforts

U.S. cities, led by Boston, San Francisco, and Seattle, are ramping up their clean energy efforts, notably with stricter energy-saving rules for buildings, but only a few cities appear on track to meet their community-wide climate goals, according to the 2019 City Clean Energy Scorecard.
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Energy Efficiency  -  July 29, 2019 - By Gavin Platt, Lucid

Making the Case for Energy Management Information Systems

There’s hidden potential for energy savings in your buildings, but how do you tap into it? This column from Gavin Platt, VP of design and co-founder of Lucid, discusses how innovators are learning to harness the power of building data in Energy Management Information Systems (EMIS) to activate a modern energy management program.
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Energy Storage  -  July 29, 2019

Shorenstein Properties sets new goals

Upon achieving its environmental performance targets ahead of the original 2020 timeline, Shorenstein Properties LLC outlined new goals for 2025, including a 40% reduction in energy use and a 40% reduction in GHG emissions over a 2008 baseline measurement.
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Energy Storage  -  July 27, 2019

Weekend reads: RE at 50% by 2030?; Solar in space

It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these don't-miss articles from around the web.
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GHG Emissions  -  July 26, 2019

Houston drafts city climate action plan  

The city of Houston released a draft of its city climate action plan on July 25 that calls for increasing the generation of renewable energy, greater investment in “green infrastructure” and expanding the use of alternative modes of transportation by making it easier for people to walk, ride their bikes and use public transit.
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