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August 30, 2018

Pittsburgh adds smart plugs for energy savings

The city of Pittsburgh is piloting a program for an integrated energy savings-as-a-service (iESaaS) initiative with the goal of bringing energy savings to city facilities.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  August 29, 2018

Case Study: Apple, Akamai, Etsy, and Swiss Re partner on largest RE aggregation to date

How did four companies with different energy needs and similar goals come together on the largest aggregated corporate renewable energy transaction to date? This case study, presented by 3Degrees, details how Apple, Akamai, Etsy, and Swiss Re partnered on six PPAs
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Sourcing Renewables  -  August 29, 2018

Facebook sets 100% RE goal for 2020

Facebook has committed to a 2020 deadline for reducing its GHG emissions by 75% and powering its global operation with 100% renewable energy. The company’s earlier goal of supporting 50% of its facilities with RE by 2018, set in 2015, was achieved one year early at 51% in 2017.
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Solar  -  August 29, 2018

Solar added to DEA site in Texas

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) at the El Paso Intelligence Center has completed a solar installation, representing a first for a DEA site.
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Solar  -  August 28, 2018

University of Richmond spins Spider Solar

The University of Richmond (UR) announced on August 27 that it will become the first institution of higher learning in the southeast to match 100% of its electricity needs with solar energy thanks to a PPA for a 20-megawatt solar energy facility known as Spider Solar, named for the school’s mascot.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 28, 2018

19 Mayors sign Net Zero Carbon pledge

Mayors from 19 cities around the world signed a pledge to enact regulations and/or planning policy to ensure new buildings operate at net zero carbon by 2030 and all buildings by 2050. The Net Zero Carbon Buildings Declaration is an initiative of C40 Cities.
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August 27, 2018

Is Exxon turning to RE in Texas?

Exxon Mobil Corp. intends to purchase renewable energy for delivery in Texas. The company issued a request for proposals asking solar and wind suppliers to submit proposals by June 8 for long-term deals. The largest U.S. oil company asked for at least 100 megawatts and could go higher than 250 megawatts.
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Solar  -  August 27, 2018

Beer distributor plans $2 million savings with solar

Brown Distributing Co. will install a 481-kW rooftop solar project at the company’s beverage distribution facility in Austin. The array is expected to save the company nearly $2 million over the next 25 years, paying for itself in less than five years
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Energy Storage  -  August 25, 2018

Weekend reads: Sustainability's silent hero; Hoover Dam as giant battery

Kick back and relax with these must-read energy stories from around the web:
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Energy Storage  -  August 24, 2018

Infographic: Harnessing that Hawaiian sunshine

Kona Brewing Co. is combining solar power and battery storage at its new brewery in Kailua Kona, Hawaii.
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