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GHG Emissions  -  September 9, 2020

Uber plans transition to become zero-emission platform by 2040

Uber announced Sept. 8 their new sustainability initiatives, which include a commitment to becoming a fully zero-emission platform by 2040.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  September 9, 2020

Empower your business with energy expertise

When making energy decisions, many Texas businesses think about competitive supply and distributed energy resources (DERs) separately. And until now, the approach made sense. But it may no longer be the most practical or cost-effective game plan. This white paper produced by NRG introduces a new approach, a cohesive and flexible energy strategy that bundles and coordinates your competitive supply and DERs. Managing these resources together achieves price benefits beyond their individual values.
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Solar  -  September 9, 2020

Facebook inks PPA with Utah solar

Facebook completed Sept. 9 a PPA for two Utah solar projects totaling 155 MW that will support the company’s Eagle Mountain Data Center.
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Wind  -  September 9, 2020

Maryland water utility to offset energy use 30% with wind farm

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) announced Sept. 8 that it has entered into an agreement that will offset their energy usage through 2030 with power and RECs from a 50 MW wind facility.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  September 9, 2020

Smart Energy Voices Podcast: Episode 4 - The Purpose Driven Organization

It’s not uncommon these days to hear talk of businesses, large and small, developing a purpose statement that has to do with its societal responsibility. Why is that and how should business leaders think about it? But a more important question is this: How does the issue of organizational purpose magnify and support what is happening in the renewable energy movement? To answer that question, Smart Energy Decisions founder, John Failla invited author and consumer expert Jeff Fromm to discuss the issue, along with David Smart, Sr. Vice President of Sales and Marketing at BioStar Renewables, a company that’s taking this issue of “purpose” very seriously with Jeff’s help.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  September 9, 2020

Bundling Competitive Supply and Distributed Energy Resources

When making energy decisions, many Texas businesses think about competitive supply and distributed energy resources (DERs) separately. And until now, the approach made sense. But it may no longer be the most practical or cost-effective game plan. This white paper produced by NRG introduces a new approach, a cohesive and flexible energy strategy that bundles and coordinates your competitive supply and DERs.
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GHG Emissions  -  September 8, 2020

Walmart cut emissions 7.7% since 2015

Walmart saw a 3.8% reduction in Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions last year, reflecting a 7.7% decrease since their baseline year of 2015.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  September 8, 2020

Tempur Sealy commits to 100% RE in operations

Tempur Sealy announced Sept. 8 their new commitments to sourcing 100% renewable electricity for their U.S. and European Tempur-Pedic and Sealy manufacturing operations this year and sourcing RECs from wind farms across the U.S.
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Solar  -  September 5, 2020

Weekend reads: Tesla's pursuit of the European energy market; Running U.S. cars on wind and solar

It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web.
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Wind  -  September 4, 2020

Apple invests in Danish wind

Apple announced Sept. 3 that they are investing in two of the world's largest onshore wind turbines in Denmark that will power their data center in Viborg and provide surplus energy into the Danish grid.
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