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Energy Efficiency  -  March 23, 2019

Weekend reads: Are we done with fossil fuels?; IKEA's Innovation Lab

It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web:
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Energy Efficiency  -  March 22, 2019 - By Sukhjinder Singh

Energy and facility managers deserve access to modern technology

Why is it that many C&I energy or facility managers who want to find simple answers from their data seemingly can’t? In this column, Sukhjinder Singh of Pear.ai discusses how even hard-to-manage energy data can be tamed and optimized to provide the insights companies need to make informed energy decisions.
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March 22, 2019

GM allocates $300 million for new electric vehicle

General Motors is investing $300 million to produce a new Chevrolet electric vehicle at its assembly plant in Orion Township, Mich. The investment is part of GM’s total commitment of $1.8 billion towards its U.S. manufacturing operations, creating 700 jobs and supporting 28,000 jobs across six states.
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Microgrids  -  March 22, 2019

II‐VI Incorporated deploys microgrid for NJ plant

II‐VI Incorporated, a manufacturer of engineered materials and optoelectronic components, is lowering its carbon footprint, reducing water use and improving air quality with a new microgrid at its Warren, New Jersey manufacturing facility.
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Energy Storage  -  March 21, 2019

Whole Foods adds storage, benefits from DRAM

Whole Foods Market will employ energy storage in three of its northern California grocery stores to reduce energy consumption. The plan will allow the company to benefit from participation in the state’s Demand Response Auction Mechanism (DRAM) market.
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March 20, 2019

Javits Center to add NYC’s largest rooftop solar

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today plans to install up to 1.4 megawatts of solar renewable energy on the green rooftop of the Javits Center on Manhattan's West Side, which will become New York City's largest rooftop solar generation project to date.
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Energy Efficiency  -  March 19, 2019

EPA awards Energy Star to 100 plants

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that 100 manufacturing plants earned ENERGY STAR certification for their superior energy performance in 2018. Together, these plants reduced their energy bills by more than $400 million.
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Energy Efficiency  -  March 19, 2019

FCA drives down lighting energy costs

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has lowered lighting energy costs by more than 50% at more than 50 FCA US LLC facilities and dealerships in North America. Working with Current, powered by GE, the largest impact to-date has come from 18 FCA US manufacturing sites.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  March 18, 2019

A Comparison of Fuel Choice for Backup Generators

With increasing severe weather events and disasters triggering greater numbers of costly power outages, there is a growing interest in generators for reliable backup power. As businesses consider backup generators and systems, this research, sponsored by Enchanted Rock, discusses the costs and benefits of various configurations.
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Commercial  -  March 18, 2019

Tesla approved to build largest U.S. EV charging site in Pasadena

Tesla will begin building the largest fast-charging site for electric vehicles in the western United States in Pasadena, Calif.
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