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Energy Efficiency  -  November 3, 2020

Aramark HQ awarded LEED Silver certification

Aramark announced Oct. 30 that its headquarters office space in Philadelphia received LEED Silver certification for its sustainable design and construction.
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GHG Emissions  -  November 3, 2020

Fairfax County task force recommends carbon neutrality for government, school district

A task force developed in a collaboration between the Fairfax County Government and Fairfax County Public Schools in Northern Virginia is advocating for the county’s adoption of a goal to achieve carbon neutrality in its government and school operations by 2040.
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GHG Emissions  -  November 3, 2020

Estée Lauder reaches 2020 goal of net zero emissions

The Estee Lauder Companies announced Nov. 2 that it has achieved its two targets of net zero emissions and sourcing 100% renewable electricity globally for its direct operations.
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GHG Emissions  -  November 2, 2020

Norwegian Air targets 45% emissions cut by 2030

Norwegian Air recently announced that it is committed to reducing carbon emissions by 45% from 2010 levels by 2030, a goal that aligns the company's sustainability strategy with the Paris Agreement.
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GHG Emissions  -  November 2, 2020

Enviva eliminates 32M metric tons of CO2 across the globe

Enviva announced in its newly released, first-ever Corporate Sustainability Report that it has eliminated 31 million metric tons of carbon emissions, the equivalent of the emissions from eight coal-fired power plants in one year, and displaced approx
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Energy Efficiency  -  November 2, 2020

U of BC receives $974K in funding for heat waste recovery project

The University of British Columbia received additional funding from the Canadian government for the progression of an energy efficiency initiative that is expected to reduce CO2 emissions by 14,600 tons.
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GHG Emissions  -  October 31, 2020

Weekend reads: How we could re-enter the Paris Agreement; Covid-19 saves 2.5 years of emissions

It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web.
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Energy Storage  -  October 30, 2020

U.S. Army invests $7.2M into battery storage research

The U.S. Army announced Oct. 21 that it awarded $7.2 million toward the pursuit of battery technology research in a project led by the University of Maryland that will ultimately advance the use of Army devices that require large amounts of battery power.
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Solar  -  October 30, 2020

Voya adds 350 kW of onsite solar at new office location

Voya Financial announced Oct. 29 the construction of solar carports at its new office in Chandler, Ariz., that could offset more than 663,600 kWh of electricity in its first year of operation.
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Energy Efficiency  -  October 30, 2020

Medford, Ore., retrofits 8,000 city fixtures with LED lighting

The City of Medford, Ore., expects to reduce its energy consumption, maintenance costs and carbon emissions through a new $4 million contract for the installation of LED lighting in its street lights and park department lighting.
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