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Solar  -  January 7, 2017

Weekend reads: Garbage power; a winery's climate change battle; solar for Trump's wall & more

Kick back with this week's must read energy stories from around the web.
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Energy Storage  -  January 4, 2017

Massachusetts moves to create energy storage targets

Massachusetts is moving forward with plans to establish targets for the use of energy storage after the state Department of Energy Resources deemed such targets as prudent.
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Utilities  -  January 3, 2017

WSJ: Cyberattacks renew power grid security concern

While a recent article reporting that Russian hackers had penetrated the U.S. electric grid was later proved incorrect, renewed alarm about the security of the country's infrastructure is not without merit, according to a recent report from The Wall Street Journal.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  January 3, 2017

Hawaiian Electric to hit 100% renewables by 2040

In a recent filing with state regulators, Hawaii's largest utility outlines its plans for increasing its use of renewable energy to meet 100% of the state's power needs by 2040.
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Regulation  -  December 30, 2016

With veto, Ohio clean energy standards to unfreeze

Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Dec. 27 vetoed a bill that would have weakened the state's renewable energy standards for power companies; seven of the state's largest businesses, including Nestle, Owens Corning and Whirlpool, applauded the move.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  December 29, 2016 - By Amy Poszywak

2016's top 3 corporate energy management trends

As the clock winds down on 2016, we've taken a look back at the year in corporate energy management with an eye toward the most impactful storylines.
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Regulation  -  December 19, 2016

Michigan energy reform maintains customer choice program, increased renewable energy mandate

Reaching a last-minute compromise, Michigan lawmakers on Dec. 15 passed long-sought-after reforms to the state's energy policies that will increase the renewable energy standard and maintain the retail electric choice program.
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Energy Storage  -  December 12, 2016 - By Amy Poszywak

Wal-Mart's journey to 100% renewables reinvigorated with energy storage, shifting utility models

As Wal-Mart Stores Inc. ventures farther down its somewhat long and winding road to 100% renewable energy, advancements in technologies such as energy storage and in the way it works with its utilities are accelerating its journey.
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December 9, 2016

Agenda, speakers unveiled for SED Innovation Summit

With the inaugural Smart Energy Decisions Innovation Summit quickly approaching, a more detailed agenda and confirmed list of speakers, including energy executives from General Motors, Procter & Gamble and Switch, is now available.
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Industrial  -  December 1, 2016

Utility proposes $500k power credit for automakers

A central Ohio electric utility has proposed an economic development cost-recovery rider intended to provide up to $500,000 in annual funds to area automakers such as Honda.
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