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Commercial  -  March 7, 2019

Nevada GreenEnergy Rider to benefit large power users

Large commercial customers, such as casinos and government entities, in Nevada may soon be able to take advantage of additional renewable energy resources and reduce the cost of their electric service under a new program in development with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada.
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March 6, 2019 - By Tim Porter, Urjanet

Are You Still Manually Collecting Energy Data? Three Ways it Will Cost You

Despite the global explosion of cloud-based solutions and digital transformations across industries, many companies still rely on manual data entry to power their energy data collection programs. This column from Urjanet examines the costs of poor data quality, delayed information, and misused resources—and discusses steps towards a solution.
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GHG Emissions  -  March 6, 2019

Apple reports supply chain milestones

Apple reported it has secured 3.9 gigawatts in clean energy through its own investments and commitments from suppliers, on the way to a goal of 4 gigawatts – one-third of the energy needed to make Apple products – by 2020.
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Solar  -  March 6, 2019

Microsoft adds 74 MW of solar in NC

Microsoft Corp. will become the sole offtaker of the Wilkinson Solar Energy Center, a 74-megawatt solar project in North Carolina. The company signed a 15-year PPA with Invenergy, which will construct, own, and operate the Center. This represents Microsoft's fourth PPA in the PJM Interconnection and will bring Microsoft's total renewable energy portfolio to more than 1.3 gigawatts.
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Energy Storage  -  March 5, 2019

Boston food bank installs thermal energy storage

The Greater Boston Food Bank has posted a 75% reduction in energy use during targeted peak hours and substantial cost savings since the beginning of the year after installing a new thermal energy storage (TES) system for the refrigeration units at its 117,000 square-foot, high-efficiency Yawkey Distribution Center in South Boston.
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Energy Efficiency  -  March 4, 2019

Benchmarking and Transparency: Resources for State and Local Leaders

Buildings account for about 40% of the energy consumed in the U.S. and therefore offer a great opportunity for energy and cost savings. This resource guide from Better Buildings shows how benchmarking and transparency can provide the foundation for improved energy performance.
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Energy Efficiency  -  March 4, 2019

Lafayette College plans carbon neutrality

Lafayette College, located in Easton, Penn., has approved Climate Action Plan 2.0 (CAP), a major sustainability initiative developed to guide the college towards achieving carbon neutrality by 2035.
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CHP  -  March 2, 2019

Weekend reads: Amazon's electric megafleet; CHP wakes up

It's the weekend! Kick back and relax with these can't-miss energy articles from around the web:
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Regulation  -  March 1, 2019

Virginia denies Walmart aggregation petition

The State Corporation Commission of Virginia has denied a petition by Walmart to aggregate 164 store locations in the state in order to purchase renewable energy from third-party suppliers because it would shift a financial burden to remaining customers.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  February 28, 2019

3M flips the switch to 100% RE

3M announced its commitment to move to 100% renewable electricity in all its facilities around the work, beginning with its St. Paul headquarters, a 409-acre campus with some 12,000 employees across 30 buildings and research labs.
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