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GHG Emissions  -  October 31, 2018

You’ve set your sustainability goals. Now what?

Reaching corporate sustainability goals can be like running a marathon: the early rush of adrenaline followed by miles of hard work before crossing the finish line. In this column, Daniel Hill of EDF Climate Corps follows the journey of evian and Danone Waters to reduce its carbon footprint and offers advice to those running a similar race towards these goals.
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October 31, 2018

Dayton Children’s Hospital earns energy efficiency rebates

Dayton Children’s Hospital earned $283,393 in rebates through energy-saving measures. The Dayton Power and Light Company (DP&L), a subsidiary of The AES Corporation has recognized Dayton Children’s for earning these rebates as part of a broader corporate energy efficiency project
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Energy Efficiency  -  October 30, 2018

Better Plants Program Partners save $5.3B in energy costs

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings, Better Plants program partners have posted savings of more than $5.3 billion in cumulative energy costs, which represents approximately 12% of the U.S manufacturing energy footprint.
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Energy Efficiency  -  October 25, 2018

NYSERDA offers $1 million for net zero building design

Large real estate portfolio owners in the state of New York have $1 million available for support with developing energy performance standards and institutional mechanisms to enable the design, construction and operation of net-zero buildings through
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Energy Efficiency  -  October 23, 2018

University of New Mexico engineering center wins efficiency award

The University of New Mexico's Farris Engineering Center won the New Mexico Association of Energy Engineers' Energy Project of the Year award following a $26 million renovation project focusing on sustainability and energy efficiency.
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Commercial  -  October 23, 2018

Self-storage facilities switch entire portfolio to LED

National Storage Affiliates Trust plans to convert its entire portfolio of self-storage facilities to LED lighting to cut down energy costs, one of its largest operating expenses, by reducing energy consumption.
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Energy Efficiency  -  October 22, 2018

RESF Fall Presentation: Shell's Sky Scenario

Smart Energy Decision's Fall Renewable Energy Sourcing Forum featured presentations addressing the theme of creating and executing RE strategies. Here is the first in a series of these presentations, "Shell's Sky Scenario: Meeting the Goals of the Paris Agreement"
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Energy Storage  -  October 19, 2018

San Diego Zoo Global adds onsite battery storage

San Diego Zoo Global will add a new storage project featuring a 1 MW battery to mitigate spike in usage to lower demand charges. The system will also minimize energy costs by recharging the battery when energy is at its lowest available rates
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Energy Efficiency  -  October 19, 2018

City of Lincoln retrofits to LED

The City of Lincoln, Neb. will undertake a city-wide street lighting retrofit project that will improve the city’s safety and sustainability efforts while reducing its utility budget by 38%.
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October 17, 2018

Sony moves up RE goal

Sony Corporation has announced a new target for its commitment to using 100% renewable electricity. Just one month after announcing a 2040 target, the company moved the target to 2040.
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