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Energy Efficiency  -  April 2, 2019

Newark plans 17-building upgrade project

The City of Newark, New Jersey announced an energy savings improvement project that includes upgrading building infrastructure in 17 facilities, from City Hall to Symphony Hall, that will cut the city’s annual energy operating costs by an estimated 36% with potential savings of nearly $1 million a year. 
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Sourcing Renewables  -  April 2, 2019

SC Johnson shifts to geothermal power at Wisc. HQ

SC Johnson announced its intention to use geothermal energy to power its Racine, Wisconsin headquarters, a move the company says will greatly reduce their environmental footprint and position the company as a leader in the private sector in the transition to cleaner, renewable energy sources.
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Energy Efficiency  -  April 1, 2019

Denver lights up 44,000 LEDs

The City of Denver will install about 44,000 LED to outdoor fixtures that will emit a neutral, whiter light and save the city some $844,000 a year on their energy bill.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  March 30, 2019

Weekend reads: The Shell switch; the Renewables race

It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web:
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March 29, 2019

Michigan State's long-term view on renewable energy

With students and faculty pushing for environmentally friendly programs and a longer life span than most corporations, universities have special advantages and challenges when it comes to implementing renewable energy programs. In this presentation from a recent Renewable Energy Sourcing Forum, Dr. Wolfgang Bauer of Michigan State University explores higher ed's approach to renewable energy and energy efficiency.
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Microgrids  -  March 29, 2019

City of Medford to add solar + storage microgrid

The City of Medford will install a microgrid energy management system at the city’s Department of Public Works. The system includes a 235kW PV solar array, which has already been installed, a 100kW/255kWh NEC Distributed Storage Solution (DSS), and an emergency generator.
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GHG Emissions  -  March 29, 2019

Missoula goes green at new airport terminal

The Missoula International Airport is adding energy efficiency and emission reductions to its plans for a new terminal. Airport officials from Montana will meet this week with the FAA to pursue a Voluntary Airport Low Emissions grant to provide funding for equipment to reduce the airport’s carbon footprint.
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March 28, 2019

Facebook, Google, GM, Walmart and more to drive 60 gigawatts of corporate renewables

Google, Facebook, General Motors and Walmart are among a group of more than 300 companies who joined to launch the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA), the largest group of corporate renewable energy buyers in the U.S. The group announced a target to add more than 60 gigawatts of new corporate renewables online by 2025.
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GHG Emissions  -  March 28, 2019

BP commits $100 million for emissions reductions

BP announced that it has established a $100 million fund for projects that will deliver new greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions in its Upstream oil and gas operations. The new Upstream Carbon Fund will support BP’s efforts to achieve targets set in 2018.
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March 27, 2019

Innovation Summit Presentation: Collaboration Enables Merck to Take a Huge, Sustainable Leap Forward

The Smart Energy Decisions 2019 Innovation Summit opened on a high note with a team from Merck discussing how their usually conservative company set a strategy of aggressive environmental sustainability goals and how they plan to reach these targets.
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