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Sourcing Renewables  -  May 25, 2016

New interactive map guides corporates through renewable power options by state

The World Resources Institute unveiled a new, interactive map that compares renewable power options by state; the tool is intended to help drive corporate adoption of clean energy.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  May 24, 2016

MGM Resorts, in pursuit of cleaner power, will pay $87M to leave its utility

Two of the largest casinos in Las Vegas will stop purchasing electricity from their current utility, NV Energy, which is a subsidiary of Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
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Solar  -  May 24, 2016

Corporate solar purchases among key commercial solar market drivers, study says

The continued growth in corporate adoption of solar energy is expected to contribute to a rebound in the commercial market in the coming years, according to a new report from Greentech Media.
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Industrial  -  May 23, 2016

Ford testing new foams, plastics that use captured CO2

The Dearborn, Mich.-based automaker recently said it is testing new foams and plastics for use in its vehicles that have the potential to reduce petroleum use by more than 600 million pounds annually.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  May 23, 2016

Moving beyond RECs, Microsoft seeks more renewables for data centers

Microsoft is working to assure that more than 60% of the electricity used by its data centers will come directly from renewable energy by the early 2020s, up from the current 44%.
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Commercial  -  May 23, 2016

Top 10 Green Leasing Tips for Building Owners

This two-page report from the U.S. Department of Energy's Better Buildings Alliance outlines best practices for landlords and tenants engaging in green projects.
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Industrial  -  May 20, 2016

Dow Chemical unit hits 100% renewable power at manufacturing sites

Dow Buildings Solutions a business unit of The Dow Chemical Co., said May 19 that it has reached 100% renewable energy procurement for its North American manufacturing operations.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  May 20, 2016

Small Ohio town boasts country's 1st hotel to be heated, cooled with geothermal energy

Proof that big ideas can come from small places, a new hotel in Oberlin, Ohio, has been named the first hotel in the U.S. to be heated and cooled with geothermal energy.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  May 19, 2016

Best Buy, Nordstrom agree to increase renewable energy use after shareholder request

Retailers Best Buy and Nordstrom recently agreed to increase their use of renewable energy following a request from the New York State Common Retirement Fund.
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Energy Efficiency  -  May 19, 2016

Wisconsin manufacturer Oshkosh cuts energy use 10% in 2015, receives state recognition

Wisconsin-based manufacturing company Oshkosh Corp. cut its energy use by 10% in 2015 and was recently recognized by the state's utilities as a corporate leader in energy efficiency.
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