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Energy Efficiency  -  October 20, 2017

West Haven to see savings from streetlight LED retrofit

A town in Connecticut estimates that it will save $338,000 per year in electrical costs through a planned LED retrofit of 4,388 of its street lights.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  October 20, 2017

Facebook data center revives Nebraska wind farm

Facebook will begin procuring energy for its Papillion data center project from a previously dormant wind farm in northeast Nebraska, the social media company announced Oct. 19.
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GHG Emissions  -  October 19, 2017

Target makes 100% RE, emissions reduction commitments

Already having made big moves into renewable energy — and overtaking Wal-Mart Stores Inc. as the top U.S. corporate solar installer last year —Target Corp. has announced an aggressive new set of climate goals that include tackling supply-chain related emissions.
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Wind  -  October 19, 2017

Amazon's Bezos christens Texas wind farm

In celebration of Amazon's Texas wind farm beginning operations, founder and CEO Jeff Bezos stood atop one of the turbines, christening the project by smashing a bottle of champagne over it. 
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October 18, 2017

Office Depot recognizes customers for 'green' spending

As part of a broader effort to encourage its customers to make "greener" business decisions, Office Depot Inc. has recognized a number of them from both the private and public sector that the company believes have taken a forward-looking leadership role in greener purchasing.
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Energy Efficiency  -  October 18, 2017

LED retrofit slashes vXchnge data center energy use

A year after the completion of a lighting retrofit at a vXchnge data center, the company has reported a reduction in electrical consumption by 244,000 kWh.
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Demand Management  -  October 17, 2017

Google on track to hit 100% RE with efficiency, offsets

Google has updated its progress — in detail — toward a series of bold environmental initiatives, including plans to hit 100% renewable energy for its global operations by the end of this year.
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Solar  -  October 17, 2017

Mercedes-Benz Stadium hosts onsite grid solar

The newly opened Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, which is in the middle of its inaugural season, has been benefitting from more than 4,000 solar panels installed onsite with help from its utility, Georgia Power.
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GHG Emissions  -  October 16, 2017

Smithfield Foods launches environmental division

After setting its first-ever greenhouse gas emissions reduction target, Smithfield Foods Inc. on Oct. 12 announced the launch of a new platform within the company, Smithfield Renewables, with the aim to "unify, lead and accelerate" the company's environmental goals.
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Energy Efficiency  -  October 16, 2017

Howard University completes LED lighting overhaul

Howard University expects to generate more than $10.5 million in lifetime cost savings from recent energy upgrades that include the LED retrofit. 
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