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Commercial  -  March 24, 2020

UPS tests new electric vehicles for operational efficiency

UPS announced Wednesday that they have begun rounds of testing of new Gaussin electric vehicles that would be used to move semi-trailers and containers at their London Hub.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  March 24, 2020

Study finds need for increased grid flexibility as electrification grows

Wood Mackenzie recently released a new study that explores the increased need for flexibility in the power grid as renewable energy growth continues to take off.
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Energy Efficiency  -  March 24, 2020

Maryland manufacturers to receive energy efficiency assistance

Manufacturing facilities in Maryland could be receiving help with improving their energy savings performance through a new partnership between Regional Manufacturing Institute and Green Generation.
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GHG Emissions  -  March 23, 2020

Butterfly Ventures becomes first carbon-neutral VC firm in Europe

The Finnish VC firm Butterfly Ventures announced that they have become the first carbon-neutral VC firm in Europe by reducing air travel, sourcing renewable energy and purchasing emission credits.
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Solar  -  March 23, 2020

Solar and wind industries ask Congress for extensions amidst COVID-19

Solar Energy Industries Association and American Wind Energy Association wrote a letter to Congress detailing the challenges the renewable energy faces in the U.S. due to the COVID-19 pandemic and offering solutions to ensure work opportunities and establish a new clean energy grid during the crisis.
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Regulation  -  March 23, 2020

Chicago approves EV charging ordinance for new buildings

The Chicago City Council Zoning Committee approved March 16 an ordinance requiring all new commercial buildings with 30 or more parking spaces and new residential buildings with five or more units to have at least 20% of the parking spaces be “Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment-Ready.”
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GHG Emissions  -  March 21, 2020

Weekend reads: How social distancing is helping combat climate change; Habitat for Humanity's energy efficiency program

It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  March 20, 2020

Study shows significant drop in RE demand amid Covid-19 outbreak

A report released by BloombergNEF estimates that the coronavirus pandemic will significantly impact the renewable energy market over the coming year, including a drop in global solar demand from 121-152 GW to 108-143 GW and the first
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Energy Efficiency  -  March 20, 2020

Southern California town plans 6,500 streetlight LED retrofit

The City of Menifee, Calif., has begun work on an LED retrofit of over 6,500 streetlights in a project that is expected to save the city approximately $9.5 million over 20 years.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  March 19, 2020

Virginia, Maryland, Delaware to increase RE available in energy cooperative

Customers in Virginia, Maryland and Delaware will soon have access to increased renewable energy through the development of 15 distributed solar projects to provide services through Old Dominion Electric Cooperative.
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