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GHG Emissions  -  July 22, 2019

S&P Global ahead of 5-year GHG target

S&P Global has reduced its GHG emissions by 30% from 2013 to 2018, twice the rate of its 15% goal for that timeframe. The company also achieved a reduction in their Scope 1 & 2 emissions.
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GHG Emissions  -  July 18, 2019

Mitsubishi beats emissions targets

Mitsubishi Electric announced total CO2 emissions from production (GHG other than CO2 converted into CO2 mass) were reduced to 1.3 million tons in fiscal 2019, beating the target of 1.43 million tons. The reduction was attributed to measures such as the introduction of high-efficiency equipment and revised operations.
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July 18, 2019

Crafting a decrease in energy usage

Craft Brew Alliance (CBA), a leading craft brewing company, posted a decrease in their all-in electricity and gas usage, including breweries, pubs, and offices, of 2,759 Gigajoules in 2018 compared to 2017, with 16% of their energy coming from RECs,
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Utilities  -  July 17, 2019

Georgia Power forced to double RE

The Georgia Public Service Commission on July 16 finalized Georgia Power Company’s 2019 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), increasing the required amount of renewable energy procurement to 2,210 megawatts, more than double the utility’s initial recommendation to add 1,000 megawatts by 2022.
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Energy Efficiency  -  July 16, 2019

Rite Aid highlights energy efficiency in first CSR report

Rite Aid announced it has installed LED lighting in nearly 20% of their stores and plans to add another 200 per year going forward. These installations have decreased annual electric consumption by 18 million kWh.
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July 15, 2019

UDR announces target with 1st CR report

UDR, Inc. has set initial targets to reduce energy consumption by 15% between 2015 and 2025, procure 10% of common area electricity through renewable energy sources by 2025, and reduce water consumption intensity by 10% between 2015 and 2025.
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Energy Storage  -  July 13, 2019

Weekend reads: RE storage goes Rube Goldberg; Major fleets go green

It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web:
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Energy Efficiency  -  July 12, 2019 - By Cliff Majersik, IMT

Washington Blazes a Trail for State Action on Energy Efficiency

Washington State recently became the first state to adopt an existing building performance standard, putting it at the forefront of all states in addressing energy efficiency in buildings. In this column from the Institute for Market Transformation, Executive Director Cliff Majersik shows how Washington is blazing a trail that other states are likely to follow.
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GHG Emissions  -  July 11, 2019

Kimberly-Clark doubles down on GHG reduction target

After meeting its GHG reduction goal four years ahead of schedule by posting a reduction of 27% vs. a 2005 baseline, Kimberly-Clark announced it will double the target from the original 20% goal to a 40% reduction by 2022.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  July 11, 2019

NYC expands EV charging for municipal fleet

The City of New York has received delivery of a $3.3 million, 50-unit purchase of EV ARC™ units, which will provide charging to electric vehicles across multiple departments including city police, fire, and other essential city services.
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