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Solar  -  March 4, 2020 - By Better Buildings, U.S. Department of Energy

Installing Rooftop Solar on a 1960s Multifamily High-Rise Building

The challenge facing the Tower Company was to determine how to install cost-effective rooftop solar on a 1960s high-rise apartment building with an existing structure and near full occupancy. Read this column from Better Buildings to explore the solution and outcome (including a one-year after-tax payback).
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March 4, 2020

GM to install 3,500 employee EV charging stations

General Motors will be adding 3,500 new EV charging stations for employee use at its facilities in the U.S. and Canada, tripling the amount that are currently accessible.
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GHG Emissions  -  March 4, 2020

Calif. real estate firm recognized for carbon neutrality

A Scottsdale, Ariz.,-based real estate development firm focusing on providing real estate for the regulated cannabis industry announced March 3 that they have received validation of their carbon neutrality from the U.N. Climate Neutral Now Initiative and One Carbon World.
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Solar  -  March 4, 2020

Hospice of the Foothills to save $750K with solar installation

Hospice of the Foothills, a nonprofit hospice facility in Grass Valley, Calif., expects to save more than $750,000 in energy costs over the next 25 years, or $30,000 annually, thanks to a solar system installed at the facility.
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March 3, 2020

Chesapeake College reduces energy intensity by 24%

Chesapeake College has successfully reduced energy intensity by 24% since 2011, reaching its goal of 20% eight years early, saved more than $250,000 per year in energy cost as they pursue their target of carbon neutrality in campus operations by 2025
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Energy Efficiency  -  March 3, 2020

City of Detroit launches building energy challenge

The City of Detroit launched Feb. 27 their Detroit Energy Challenge to encourage buildings in the city to commit to reducing emissions and improving efficiency.
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GHG Emissions  -  March 3, 2020

Horizon Organic to go carbon positive by 2025

Horizon Organic has committed to becoming carbon positive by 2025 across its supply chain by first achieving carbon neutrality and then supporting opportunities to remove, reduce and offset additional emissions from being released.
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Microgrids  -  March 2, 2020

Naval sub base expands cogen, efficiency

The Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn., will be expanding its on-site cogeneration capacity and microgrid system, along with other efficiency upgrades, through an $83.1 million energy savings performance contract.
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Finance  -  March 2, 2020

Toyota issues $750M green bond for clean vehicles

Toyota Financial Services announced Feb. 14 a $750 million green bond that will be used to fund new retail installment contracts and operating lease contracts to finance environmentally-friendly Toyota and Lexus vehicles.
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February 29, 2020

Weekend reads: The Airbnb of renewable energy; Shell's new offshore wind breaks records

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