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February 19, 2018

RE hits 18% of total U.S. power mix

Renewable energy generation increased to 18% of total electricity for the U.S. in 2017, up from 15% the previous year. New wind and solar builds, along with an easing drought in the West, combined to boost this increase
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Energy Efficiency  -  February 16, 2018 - By Heineken

Infographic: Heineken Drops the C

Heineken announced on Feb. 12 its "Drop the C" program, aimed at increasing its share of renewable energy from the current level of 14% to 70% by 2030. The company also reported reaching its 2020 emission targets in production in 2017
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Energy Efficiency  -  February 16, 2018

Lindt Chocolate partners with Eversouce to reduce energy usage

Lindt Chocolate USA has formed a partnership with Eversource in an effort to reduce electricity usage and costs by nearly 3.5 million KWh a year at its Statham, NH plant.
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Energy Efficiency  -  February 12, 2018

UMD gains $18.3M for energy conservation

The University of Maryland has secured $18.3 million from the Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) for the development of a $21.5 million energy efficiency project. The project will impact eight on-campus buildings.
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GHG Emissions  -  January 17, 2018

Dow and USGBC join forces to reduce GHG emissions

Dow Building Solutions and the U.S. Green Building Council announced on Jan. 17 a collaboration with the goal of providing solutions to measurably reduce GHG emissions through improved energy efficiency in buildings.
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GHG Emissions  -  January 5, 2018

Report: 2017 global plug-in vehicle sales pass 1M

Global sales of plug-in electric vehicles surpassed 1 million in 2017, and the market is projected to experience annual growth around 38% through 2020, according to a new report from Navigant Research.
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Regulation  -  December 23, 2017

Weekend reads: A holiday guide to climate science; coal for Christmas at FERC; Tesla's big year & more

The holidays are here, and so is the final weekend reads edition of 2017! Cozy up with the top five holiday/year-end energy stories of the week.
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GHG Emissions  -  December 13, 2017

PepsiCo books largest known order of Tesla Semis

An executive with PepsiCo told Reuters that the company has reserved 100 Tesla Semis as part of its efforts to reduce fuel costs and fleet emissions.
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GHG Emissions  -  December 12, 2017

Kraft Heinz sets GHG goal in 1st sustainability report

Among a wide range of corporate social responsibility goals outlined in Kraft Heinz's inaugural corporate social responsibility report, the company outlined plans to reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions by 5.1% and implement a series of onsite renewable energy projects.
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Demand Management  -  December 6, 2017 - By Amy Poszywak

Bose announces 2020 goal to cut energy use 6%

In its first-ever public sustainability report, audio equipment manufacturer Bose Corp. outlined how its efforts to bring together its carbon reduction, renewable energy and energy efficiency goals into a broader environmental management system has prepared it for the future.
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