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October 16, 2021

Weekend Reads: Biden's Sweeping Offshore Wind Plan; The Critical Role of Data Centers

It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web.

October 15, 2021

Best Buy Plans Massive Solar Farm to Cover 30% of its Stores Electricity

Best Buy announced Oct. 13 that it will soon offset the carbon impact of 30% of its U.S. store portfolio through a new utility-scale solar project.

Sourcing Renewables  -  October 15, 2021

Rio Tinto Explores Biomass-Powered Steelmaking Process

Rio Tinto announced Oct. 13 a new technology used in its steelmaking processes using sustainable biomass in place of coking coal to lower the emissions associated with production.

Energy Storage  -  October 15, 2021

Humboldt County Launches Community Solar-Plus-Storage Grids

Residential, commercial and industrial energy users in Humboldt County will soon have access to solar-plus-storage community grids under a new program.

Solar  -  October 15, 2021

California Community to Feature EV Charging and Solar at All New Homes

The New Home Company announced Oct. 14 that all the homes constructed in its new community in Granite Bay, Calif., will feature solar systems, battery storage and at-home electric vehicle chargers.

Solar  -  October 14, 2021

EVRAZ Steel Mill Gets 300 MW Solar Installation

EVRAZ North America announced Oct. 13 that its Pueblo plant will become the first steel mill to be powered largely by solar energy thanks to a new 300 MW project.

GHG Emissions  -  October 14, 2021

Las Vegas Explores Digital Twin Technology for Emissions Cuts

Las Vegas will soon be deploying 5G networking and IoT and Digital Twin technology to accelerate its transition to zero carbon emissions and reduce the operating costs of the city’s buildings.

GHG Emissions  -  October 14, 2021

Canadian Investors Step Up to Encourage Climate Change Consideration

A group of investor associations launched Oct. 14 a new initiative encouraging the connection between finance and corporate institutions to align Canada’s financial system with a low-carbon economy.

GHG Emissions  -  October 14, 2021

Kraft Heinz Publishes Update on 15% Energy Use Reduction Target

The Kraft Heinz Company announced Oct. 14, along with its new ESG report, that it reduced energy use intensity by 2.2% and greenhouse gas intensity by 3.4% between 2019 and 2020.

Energy Storage  -  October 13, 2021

Massachusetts EV School Bus Completes Vehicle-to-Grid Power Supply

An electric school bus in Beverly, Mass., successfully delivered power back into the grid through vehicle-to-grid technology for more than 50 hours over the summer.

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