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Utilities  -  April 21, 2017

California amusement park joins green power program

A California amusement park has joined a number of other large energy users in Santa Clara in taking advantage of a renewable energy program that will cover 100% of its electricity use.
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Utilities  -  April 18, 2017

REI, Starbucks, Target opt in for PSE green tariff

A number of large corporate and municipal energy consumers, including REI, Starbucks and Target, have signed up for a new green tariff offering from Puget Sound Energy.
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Regulation  -  April 17, 2017

Energy secretary orders grid study of renewable energy impacts to coal, nuclear generation

Energy Secretary Rick Perry has reportedly ordered a study of the U.S. grid, with a focus on the impacts of an accelerating amount of renewable energy being added to the U.S. mix.
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Regulation  -  April 15, 2017

Weekend reads: 'Ninja force' grid protection; NRG's activist challenge; Trump pressed on climate & more

Kick back with these must-read energy stories from around the web.
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Regulation  -  March 28, 2017

Trump signs executive order to roll back climate protections, vows to end 'war on coal'

Following weeks of speculation regarding President Donald Trump's plans for an executive order aimed at unwinding Obama's climate regulations, the president made it official March 28 alongside a group of coal miners at the U.S. EPA.
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Energy Efficiency  -  March 24, 2017

Industrial recommissioning: Not just a tune-up

This report from the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project reviews features of six existing industrial recommissioning programs offered by utilities and provides a set of recommendations for successfully implementing a new program that saves energy and money.
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Utilities  -  March 23, 2017

Xcel Energy makes largest multistate wind investment

The announcement adds to the growing level of wind energy capacity being added to electric utility service territories across the country.
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Commercial  -  March 8, 2017

Dunkin' recognized for energy management program

Dunkin' Brands Group Inc., the parent company of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, has been recognized by the Association of Energy Services Professionals for its creation of an energy management program in partnership with its utilities.
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Regulation  -  February 20, 2017

Nevada governor announces deregulation committee

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has begun the formation of a committee tasked with creating a framework for deregulating the state's electricity market.
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Regulation  -  February 17, 2017

Nevada bill calls for 80% renewables by 2040

A Democratic lawmaker in Nevada has proposed legislation to more aggressively ramp up the state's renewable portfolio standard.
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