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August 23, 2019

Arizona U expands use of renewables

The University of Arizona (UA) is partnering with Tucson Electric Power (TEP) on a 20-year green energy plan for the purchase of solar and wind power that begins with an initiative to offset all of its Scope 2 GHG emissions by December 2020.
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Utilities  -  August 23, 2019

Dominion ordered to let customers purchase from CSPs

The State Corporation Commission (SCC) of Virginia issued an order on August 21 that Virginia Electric and Power Company (Dominion) must immediately resume processing enrollment requests for customers who wish to purchase energy from Direct Energy Business or Calpine.
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Solar  -  August 22, 2019

Michigan school district completes solar system

The Flushing Community Schools district in Flushing, Mich., has completed construction on a seven-site solar array that will generate 956.8 KW from five roof- and two ground-mounted systems. The energy produced by these solar systems will offset approximately 84% of the district’s current electric loads.
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August 22, 2019

Detroit Zoo to power up with 100% RE

The Detroit Zoo will use only Michigan-made renewable energy by late 2020. The energy, purchased through DTE Energy's MIGreenPower program via three new wind parks coming online next year, will reduce carbon dioxide by 7,425 metric tons.
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August 21, 2019

C&Is set new record for renewables purchases

Solar and wind purchases by some of the nation’s largest commercial and industrial (C&I) entities set a new record in 2018 and the activity is continuing to advance.
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Hydro  -  August 21, 2019

Notre Dame breaks ground on hydro

By summer 2021, the University of Notre Dame is expected to generate about seven percent of the University’s electrical needs and offset nearly 9,700 tons of carbon dioxide annually from the 2.5 megawatt (MW) hydroelectric facility that broke ground this week.
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August 20, 2019

Ardent Mills signs 25-year subscription for solar

Denver-based Ardent Mills, a flour-milling and ingredient company, has finalized a 25-year agreement with US Solar to purchase an expected 1.8 million kWh annually. This energy partnership is a subscription plan that will reduce energy costs at the company’s Hastings Mill, the first operating mill in Minnesota.
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Energy Efficiency  -  August 20, 2019

Stony Brook U gets $79M for energy efficiency upgrades

The State of New York has committed $79 million in energy efficiency-saving upgrades for Stony Brook University, located on Long Island, that will reduce campus greenhouse gas emissions by 28,000 tons a year and save nearly $6 million in energy and maintenance costs annually.
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August 19, 2019

Iron Mountain opens 100% RE data center

Iron Mountain Incorporated, the storage and information management company, has expanded its Phoenix data center campus with a second enterprise-class data center facility, AZP-2, powered entirely with renewable energy (RE).
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Energy Efficiency  -  August 19, 2019

Williams College opens 1st energy-efficient dorm

Williams College, in Williamstown, Mass., will open its first energy-efficient residence hall on campus when the fall semester begins. Garfield House, a 16,570 square-foot, $9.8 million solar-powered building will house as many as 40 students in a combination of single and double rooms.
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