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Energy Efficiency  -  May 12, 2017 - By Kathy Kuntz

Energy managers: Your next energy savings opportunity involves human beings

While achieving energy saving targets can be relative straightforward initially, finding new savings gets increasingly harder. One underutilized approach is to get all of your organization's employees involved in identifying and achieving energy savings opportunities.
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Regulation  -  May 12, 2017 - By Amy Poszywak

Google files for utility service alternatives in Nevada

Among the bold steps Google Inc. is making to accelerate the transition to renewable energy, the company has added its name to a growing list of corporations looking for alternatives to electricity service from Nevada utility NV Energy.
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GHG Emissions  -  May 11, 2017

PepsiCo, UPS, Wal-Mart among large fleet operators signing on to new 'Sustainable Fuel Buyers Principles'

Six large corporations have accelerated their commitment to transitioning to low carbon fuel and related technologies in signing on to the new Sustainable Fuel Buyers Principles organized by global nonprofit BSR.
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Demand Management  -  May 10, 2017

Leftover Yoplait whey helps power General Mills plant

General Mills has implemented an innovative process that uses leftover Yoplait Greek whey to fuel 10% of the electrical needs at a Tennessee production plant.
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Demand Management  -  May 9, 2017

Stanford's 4th generation district energy system

This profile, presented by Johnson Controls, goes behind the scenes on the development and deployment of a new central energy facility at Stanford University that is expected to save the campus $420 million in operational costs.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  May 8, 2017

Itron to acquire Comverge for $100M

Grid technology and services company Itron Inc. has reached an agreement to acquire demand response provider Comverge in a deal valued around $100 million, the companies announced May 8.
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Finance  -  May 4, 2017

Green bonds: A primer for energy project financing

This report highlights the benefits and downsides of green bonds, a type of debt used to fund projects yielding environmental benefits, and offers an overview of recent issuances from U.S. corporations.
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Energy Efficiency  -  May 3, 2017

Lockheed Martin cuts energy use 21% in 6 years

Lockheed Martin says it completed more than 60 total energy-efficiency and carbon reduction projects in 2016 including HVAC, lighting, building control systems, building envelope, renewable energy projects and retro-commissioning.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  April 27, 2017

Almost half of Fortune 500s have clean energy goals

The number of Fortune 500 that are making public goals around reducing greenhouse gas emissions, using renewable energy and curbing their overall energy use accelerated in 2016, Ceres, WWF and other groups revealed in a new report.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  April 27, 2017

3 new solar, wind projects help L'Oreal best targets

The addition of three new renewable energy projects in the U.S. in 2016 has helped global cosmetics company L'Oreal exceed its corporate target of a 60% reduction in CO2 emissions four years ahead of schedule while increasing its production by 29%.
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