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GHG Emissions  -  October 29, 2018

GM proposes national EV policy

General Motors proposes the establishment of a new National Zero Emissions Vehicle (NZEV) program that has the potential to place more than 7 million long-range EVs on the road by 2030—25% of all new cars— for a cumulative incremental reduction of 375 tons of CO2 emissions
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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 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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Commercial  -  October 22, 2018

Amazon UK implements solar, battery storage projects

Amazon is continuing its 100% renewable energy goal by installing large-scale rooftop solar panels on 10 of its UK fulfillment centers alongside rolling out a battery storage installation, the company announced on Oct. 16.
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Energy Efficiency  -  October 12, 2018

Green Lease Leaders: Using the Lease to Drive Innovation and Clean Energy

With a green, high-performance lease, landlords and tenants can better work together to save billions of dollars and lock in smarter, more efficient operation of buildings. This report by IMT and Better Buildings Alliance, highlights companies that are enabling sustainability investments via their lease clauses.
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Energy Efficiency  -  October 8, 2018

Huntsman posts decrease in energy use

Huntsman Corporation, the global chemical manufacturer, announced that its total energy use in 2017 was below a 2006 baseline, with production intensity also decreasing slightly in 2017 due to the decrease in energy usage.
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GHG Emissions  -  October 5, 2018

Kingspan joins SBTi, targets new reductions

Kingspan Group announced on Oct. 4 that it is committing to the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The initiative supports participating companies to determine how much they must cut their emissions to prevent the worst impacts of climate change.
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Energy Efficiency  -  October 4, 2018

Walmart shoppers save with LED lighting

Walmart announced Oct. 4 that it's customers successfully saved 1.2 billion kWh of electricity use over the last two years through the purchase of energy-efficient LED light bulbs over traditional bulbs.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  October 3, 2018

Virgin Atlantic uses carbon waste to power transatlantic flight

Virgin Atlantic on Oct. 2 deployed its first commerical flight powered by fuel produced from industrial waste gases using pioneering technology in a transatlantic flight from Orlando International Airport to London Gatwick, a project that could shift
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Energy Efficiency  -  October 2, 2018

Cushman & Wakefield posts increase in energy efficiency

Cushman & Wakefield reported that their emissions efficiency improved by 10% on a per billion-dollar revenue basis in 2017.
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