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Energy Efficiency  -  June 8, 2020

Rite Aid cuts energy use by 33% with LED installations

Rite Aid announced June 8 that they have reduced electricity consumption by 33% and have increased the number of in-store LED lighting installations by 8% since last year.
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GHG Emissions  -  June 6, 2020

Weekend reads: The future of city office space; Saving Obama's renewables stimulus

It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web.
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GHG Emissions  -  June 5, 2020

Spanish winery hits 30% emissions reduction target one year early

Familia Torres, a Spanish wine producer, achieved its 2020 goal of reducing carbon emissions per bottle by 30% a year ahead of schedule through supply chain management and the use of renewable energy and energy efficiency measures and has set a new emissions goal.
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GHG Emissions  -  June 5, 2020

Rolls-Royce joins UN carbon campaign to become net zero by 2030

Rolls-Royce announced June 5 that they have joined the UN Race to Zero campaign and expect to become net-zero carbon in their operations by 2030.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  June 5, 2020

New report finds solutions for cities to overcome energy transition hurdles

A new report from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR), the University of Michigan and Sierra Club found that cities and states bear most the burden of implementing clean energy policies and in order to reach their targets they must invest more money, build more expertise and garner more support from utilities.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  June 4, 2020

Six Ohio schools to save 25% in energy costs through energy projects

Six Ohio school districts will be receiving solar and energy efficiency projects that are expected to provide an average of 25% annual utility savings for each school and collectively offset an average of 6,432 tons of carbon emissions annually.
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GHG Emissions  -  June 4, 2020

Shell pursues methane emissions monitoring project

Shell awarded June 4 a framework agreement to Bureau Veritas, who will help the energy company monitor, quantify and control methane emissions in pursuit of their goal to maintain methane emissions intensity below 0.2% by 2025.
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GHG Emissions  -  June 4, 2020

Danone's Voltic brand awarded carbon neutral certification

Volvic, a Danone bottled water brand, announced June 2 that they are officially carbon neutral and have been B Corp certified thanks to their switch to 100% renewable energy and commitment to use 100% recycled materials in their bottles by 2025.
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Solar  -  June 3, 2020

Madison, Wis., installs new solar-powered EV charging station

The City of Madison, Wisconsin approved June 2 the order of a solar-powered electric vehicle charging station, which will be deployed to power city fleet vehicles.
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Solar  -  June 3, 2020

Vermont plans local 2.2 MW solar project

Morrisville Water and Light in Vermont will soon be receiving power from a 2.2 MW solar project that is currently under construction on land used for corn silage.
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