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GHG Emissions  -  August 30, 2019

Cushman & Wakefield reports GHG reductions

Cushman & Wakefield, the global real estate service firm, achieved a 26% reduction in global Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions per $billion revenue between 2017 and 2018. The company also achieved a 5% reduction in Scope 3 emissions during the same period.
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August 29, 2019

Fifth Third powers up with 100% renewal energy

Fifth Third Bancorp of Cincinnati is now on its way to realizing its goal of powering its operations with 100% renewable energy and meeting its environmental sustainability goals two years ahead of schedule. The company's Aulander Holloman SolarFacility in Hertford County, NC, announced in March 2018, is now open and is expected to generate enough clean energy to equal or even exceed the company’s power needs for a year.
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August 29, 2019

USTA ‘aces’ sustainability

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) is serving up a range of sustainability initiatives from the LEED Silver-certified Louis Armstrong Stadium at the site of the U.S. Open in Queens, NY, to RECs donated by Constellation to cover all of the electricity consumed during the event.
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August 28, 2019

Cooper Tire completes energy reduction projects

Cooper Tire & Rubber has completed major energy reduction initiatives that save the company 302 million KWH of electricity, equal to the GHG emissions needed to produce 3.16 million tires.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 28, 2019

Utility Trailer Manufacturing cuts emissions

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. has reported substantive reductions to energy, water, and materials usage through proactive green initiatives that served to reduce costs while improving efficiency and substantial financial savings for the company each year.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 27, 2019

Carnival sails towards emission-neutral operations

Carnival Corp., operator of Carnival Cruise Lines, is looking to operate emission-neutral ships throughout its operation. Carnival signed an agreement with Corvus Energy for the installation and operation of lithium-ion battery storage systems in its AIDA brand beginning next year and then expand the initiative to its Costa Cruises.
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August 27, 2019

Energy-efficient CHP proposed for Ohio State

More energy-efficient systems are in the offing at Ohio State University. Just two years after sealing a $1.165 billion, 50-year energy plan with Ohio State Energy Partners (OSEP) covering the school's heating, power and cooling systems, a $288 million Combined Heat and Power Plant awaits approval.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  August 26, 2019

SED’s RE Sourcing Forum program expanded

Smart Energy Decisions has announced the addition of several special sessions to their upcoming Renewable Energy Sourcing Forum, set for September 16-18 at the Ponte Vedra Beach Club & Inn, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Buyer registration closes Wednesday, August 28.
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August 26, 2019

Walmart working with Tesla to fix faulty solar panels

Walmart and Tesla are working to resolve a dispute over faulty rooftop solar panels that caught fire at seven retail locations even as the lawsuit, filed August 20 in New York State Supreme Court, continues.
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Energy Efficiency  -  August 24, 2019

Weekend reads: Walmart sues Tesla; the Greenest colleges

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