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February 15, 2018

FERC eliminates barriers for energy storage

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) voted on Feb. 15 to remove barriers to the participation of electric storage resources in the capacity, energy, and ancillary services markets operated by Regional Transmission Organizations (RTOs)
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Solar  -  February 15, 2018

Sierra Nevada combines solar and natural gas to power brewery

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., based in Chico, Calif., was honored by Chico Electric for its sustainability efforts, centered on its $4 power plant, consisting of three units that supports its brewery with a combination of solar and natural gas
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February 14, 2018

Trump 2019 budget slashes EPA, DOE funding

The newly-released 2019 budget proposal from the Trump Administration calls for spending cuts of 24% from the EPA and more than 65% from the DOE’s renewable energy office while boosting spending on fossil fuels and nuclear programs.
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February 14, 2018

Maryland opens first energy storage tax credit program

The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) announced on Feb. 13 that it is accepting applications for the 2018 Energy Storage Tax Credit Program. The program, the first of its kind launched in the U.S., is designed to encourage the deployment of energy
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Wind  -  February 13, 2018

Nestlé reaches for 100% RE with wind PPA

Nestlé in the U.S. announced on Feb. 12 a 15-year PPA with EDP Renewables that will provide approximately 80 percent of the electricity load for five Nestlé facilities in southeastern Pennsylvania.
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Energy Efficiency  -  February 13, 2018

Con Edison adds HVAC upgrade incentives for C&I

Con Edison announced two new programs offering incentives for C&I customers that make HVAC upgrades. The Prescriptive Rebate Program offers cash incentives for the installation of standard energy-efficient equipment
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Sourcing Renewables  -  February 12, 2018

SED expands renewable energy event schedule

Following the success of the 2017 Renewable Energy Sourcing Forum, Smart Energy Decisions is producing two editions of the Forum in 2018. The Spring edition will take place June 18-20 at the Rancho Bernardo Inn in San Diego.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  February 12, 2018

Heineken “drops the C”, increases RE

Heineken announced on Feb. 12 its "Drop the C" program, aimed at increasing its share of renewable energy from the current level of 14% to 70% by 2030. The company also reported reaching its 2020 emission targets in production in 2017
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Energy Efficiency  -  February 12, 2018

UMD gains $18.3M for energy conservation

The University of Maryland has secured $18.3 million from the Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) for the development of a $21.5 million energy efficiency project. The project will impact eight on-campus buildings.
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Energy Efficiency  -  February 10, 2018

Weekend reads: The forgotten renewable; Olympics go green & more

Every Saturday, we'll bring you five of the most interesting — or quirky; it is the weekend after all — energy stories from around the web that you may have missed this week. This weekend's reads:
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