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June 20, 2018

Investment in renewables squeezes coal

An estimated $11.5 trillion of investment will go into electricity generation between now and 2050, including 85% percent, or $9.8 billion, for wind, solar and other zero-emissions technologies such as hydro and nuclear.
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Regulation  -  June 20, 2018

Fortune 100s join Transportation Electrification Accord

A coalition of Fortune 100 companies, consumer advocates, labor and consumer groups have signed the Transportation Electrification Accord, expressing a shared vision that transportation electrification policy can and should provide economic, social and environmental benefits.
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Energy Storage  -  June 19, 2018

Siemens tests ammonia for green energy storage

Siemens, the German industrial firm, is piloting a project that uses ammonia as a new form of energy storage. The company hopes to prove that ammonia can be as useful as more established storage technologies, such as lithium-ion batteries, when it comes to managing the variable output of wind and solar power.
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June 19, 2018

College installs Wisc.’s largest solar array

Madison Area Technical College announced the beginning of installation of Wisconsin’s largest rooftop solar array. The project, a 1,400 KW solar photovoltaic system, will offset up to 15% of the college’s electricity use
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Wind  -  June 18, 2018

AT&T expands RE in Texas

AT&T announced on June 15 – Global Wind Day – that it is expanding its renewable energy program in Texas by way of a PPA for 300 megawatts from two new wind farm projects.
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June 18, 2018

Facebook plans new data center in Alabama

With the headline, “Hello, Alabama!,” Facebook announced it will locate its newest data center in Huntsville, Ala.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  June 18, 2018 - By Ryan Martel

One year later, companies and investors are Still In

June marks one year since President Trump announced that he would pull the U.S. out of the Paris Agreement. In the hours and days after, Ceres, along with several partner organizations including World Wildlife Fund and Climate Nexus, helped to mobilize hundreds of influential companies
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Energy Efficiency  -  June 16, 2018

Weekend reads: Billionaires go RE; Microsoft manages efficiency w/AI & more

Kick back with these must-read energy stories from around the web:
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Energy Efficiency  -  June 15, 2018

Energy innovation by large corporations power Ohio growth

Large corporations, including Campbell Soup Company, General Motors, JP Morgan Chase & Co., and Owens Corning were among those cited as leading investors in energy innovation in Ohio.
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Energy Efficiency  -  June 14, 2018

Colgate Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report 2017

With the release of the 2017 Colgate Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Report, the company announced it had surpassed its 2020 goal of reducing absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from manufacturing of 25% vs. a 2002 baseline.
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