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Solar  -  July 19, 2017

Napa Valley wineries turn to solar power

A family-run winery in Napa Valley is expecting to offset 95% of its utility bill through power generated from a 177-kW solar installation at its property.
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GHG Emissions  -  July 18, 2017

Salesforce strives for 100% renewable energy

After hitting its energy efficiency goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in April, Salesforce is working toward achieving its building certification goals and achieving 100% renewable energy use as outlined in its newest sustainability report.
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Regulation  -  July 18, 2017

EPA begins buyout offers for staffing cuts

Employees of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will start leaving the federal government by the end of summer as the White House's plan to cut the agency's staff through buyouts moves forward, according to news reports.
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GHG Emissions  -  July 12, 2017

Software company reduces carbon emissions by 40%

CA Technologies on July 11 announced a 2030 goal to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 40% from a 2015 baseline.
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Energy Efficiency  -  July 11, 2017

Chicago named nation's 'greenest city'

Chicago has been recognized for success in its commercial building sustainability by being named the "Greenest City" in America by CBRE Group Inc. and Maastricht University's Green Building Adoption Index study.
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Distributed Generation  -  July 10, 2017

Google's 'X' spins off geothermal energy startup

Born out of Alphabet Inc.'s secretive lab division known as Google X, a geothermal energy heating and cooling startup has been spun off to operate as an independent company.
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Energy Efficiency  -  July 7, 2017

AT&T cuts energy intensity by 43%

AT&T announced that it achieved a 43% reduction in energy intensity since 2013 and cut its direct, or Scope 1, CO2-equivalent emissions by nearly 3% since 2008 in its end-of-year 2016 sustainability update.
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Industrial  -  July 5, 2017

Volvo targets 100% electric, hybrid vehicle portfolio

Volvo Car Group announced July 5 that all its vehicles released after 2019 will have an electric motor, marking its transition away from reliance on internal combustion engines.
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Regulation  -  July 1, 2017

Weekend reads: A federal energy bill; Southern kills 'clean coal' plant; world's largest wind farm & more

Kick back with these must-read energy stories from around the web.
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Energy Efficiency  -  June 30, 2017 - By Ryan Spies

Competing for efficiency in the manufacturing industry

Ryan Spies, manager of sustainability and energy for Saint-Gobain in North America, suggests that a sense of competition in the industrial sector can help spur out-of-the-box thinking and improvements needed to drive energy efficiency and meet corporate sustainability targets.
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