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Distributed Energy Resources  -  August 21, 2017

Maryland announces $5.5M CHP grant program

In outlining the program, which will be administered by the Maryland Energy Administration, Gov. Larry Hogan highlighted the new CHP system installed at Peninsula Regional Medical Center, which was funded in part by a $494,320 grant from the state.
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August 19, 2017

Weekend reads: Rainbow-colored solar panels; Mexico looks to cap-and-trade; 'PACE' loan defaults & more

Kick back with these must-read energy news stories from around the web.
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Energy Efficiency  -  August 18, 2017

Cooper Tire & Rubber cuts energy use 18%

Findlay, Ohio-headquartered Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. said Aug. 11 that it has reduced energy usage intensity by 18% since 2009.
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Energy Efficiency  -  August 14, 2017

Case study: 3M's road to ISO 50001, SEP certification

This case study outlines the enterprisewide approach taken by The 3M Company, a multinational manufacturer, to certify multiple sites to the Better Buildings Initiative's "Superior Energy Performance" program, which includes a certified ISO 50001 energy management system.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 11, 2017

Despite setbacks, Eastman cuts energy use

Helped by a restructuring of its energy programs, Eastman Chemical Co. has improved its energy intensity by 10.1% and reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 14% and has implemented a variety of programs to improve the environmental impact across its facilities.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 11, 2017

Las Vegas Sands revamps efficiency projects

Detailing the company’s first annual measurement against new sustainability goals, Las Vegas Sands Corp. recently released its 2016 environmental report.
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CHP  -  August 10, 2017 - By Megan Corsano

UK university implements biofuel CHP plant

A university in the U.K. recently implemented a biofuel combined heat and power plant focused on creating flexibility behind the meter, allowing customers to be more in control of how they use their own power, in what the team behind the project calls an “energy system of the future.”
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Finance  -  August 9, 2017 - By Amy Poszywak

Green bond funds help Digital Realty hit energy goals

As the use of green bonds continues to increase among U.S. corporations, Digital Realty in 2016 became one of the first REITs, and the first data center REIT, to successfully complete an issuance. Proceeds have since been used to help fund nine projects across four countries.
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Energy Efficiency  -  August 9, 2017

Trucking company increases fleet efficiency

A Southwest-based transportation company recently completed a purchase of 1,000 solar power systems for its fleet of Navistar commercial trucking fleet and exceeded the SuperTruck program improvement goals set by the U.S. DOE.
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Energy Procurement  -  August 7, 2017

Caesars cuts energy use, GHG emissions

Caesars Entertainment Corp. recently released its 2017 sustainability report, reflecting its drop in total energy use and increase in renewable energy following a deal approved earlier this year that allowed the gaming corporation's Nevada facilities to stop buying power from their utilities.
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