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Utilities  -  November 20, 2018

Raiders stadium applies to leave NV Energy

LV Stadium Events Co., a subsidiary of the Las Vegas Raiders, filed an application with the Nevada Public Utilities Commission to leave NV Energy. The company issued a request for proposals from service providers and expects to complete the selection process by Dec. 1.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  November 20, 2018

Fort Hood saves with solar

Fort Hood has saved an estimated $5 million over the last 20 months after added a solar plant featuring 65,000 panels.
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Microgrids  -  November 19, 2018

Bowery Farming to add microgrid

Bowery Farming, an indoor vertical farming company, will add a hybrid microgrid system that includes a rooftop solar array, natural gas generator, and a lithium-ion battery energy storage system at its New Jersey facility.
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GHG Emissions  -  November 19, 2018

P&G hits goals, sets new ones

The Procter & Gamble Company announced it has made significant progress against their 2020 goals for climate, water, and waste, and have set new goals for 2030.
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November 17, 2018

Weekend reads: Big data drives green energy; Corporates support climate policy

It's the weekend! Kick back and relax with these must-read stories from around the web:
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Solar  -  November 16, 2018

Archdiocese of New York Launches RE Pilot Program

The Energy Department of the Archdiocese of New York along with five parishes has launched a renewable energy pilot program. Each of the parishes, including three on Staten Island and two in Yonkers, has signed a 20-year PPA with Con Edison Solutions.
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Energy Storage  -  November 16, 2018

OPG and Stem partner for energy storage

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and Stem, Inc. announced the launch of a new partnership on advanced energy storage systems that will assist Ontario industrial manufacturers in managing electricity costs.
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Microgrids  -  November 15, 2018

City of Palo Alto to test microgrid

The City of Palo Alto, Calif., will explore developing a microgrid with VMware, Inc. to test the potential of microgrids to advance resiliency at the corporate and community level. The goal of the partnership is to expand this initial “proof of concept” into a campus-level community microgrid that incorporates renewable power, battery storage and additional controls
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Energy Efficiency  -  November 15, 2018

ATL upgrades LED

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) has completed a retrofit of their existing airport apron lighting with high-mast LED lighting, which will enhance nighttime operations with higher illuminance levels and better light coverage on the apron while reducing lamp replacement and maintenance costs.
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Solar  -  November 14, 2018

UC Santa Cruz plans solar + storage system

The University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) will develop a 2 MW solar parking canopy structure plus energy storage system via a 20-year PPA with ForeFront Power. The agreement allows for no upfront cost for the University through a streamlined procurement process via SPURR
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