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Energy Efficiency  -  June 29, 2016

Nissan, Toyota teams uncover $600k+ in energy cost savings opportunities

The U.S. Department of Energy has recognized teams within Nissan and Toyota for energy cost savings opportunities uncovered through a recent "treasure hunt exchange" that totaled $615,000.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  June 29, 2016

United Airlines named among 6 global industry leaders in biofuel use

United Airlines Inc. is among a list of six major airlines recognized as leaders in sustainable biofuel use by the Natural Resources Defense Council.
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Energy Efficiency  -  June 28, 2016 - By Amy Poszywak

Three years in, energy 'treasure hunts' still yield big savings for U.S. manufacturer

Tape, film and fabrics manufacturer Intertape Polymer Group reported a 6% reduction in energy intensity in 2015, contributing to savings of more than $3 million since 2009.
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Energy Efficiency  -  June 28, 2016

With help from Amazon, Google, Microsoft, data center energy use levels after years of rapid growth

Partially driven by the efforts of large tech companies to reduce the energy intensity of data centers, a new report has found that electric consumption from U.S. data centers plateaued in 2010.
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Regulation  -  June 28, 2016

Report: US, Canada, Mexico will pledge to be 50% powered by clean energy by 2025

Leaders of the U.S., Canada and Mexico are reportedly planning to announce a new, regional goal to derive 50% of their electricity from clean energy sources, including nuclear, by 2025.
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Energy Efficiency  -  June 27, 2016

Amid 3-pronged approach to climate change, Dell reports 16% emissions reductions YOY

Dell's strategy for reducing carbon emissions includes renewable energy sourcing, driving efficiency through its data centers and reducing the energy intensity of its products.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  June 27, 2016

PG&E to replace nuclear capacity with energy efficiency, renewable energy generation

Amid a changing energy landscape in California, Pacific Gas and Electric is targeting a generation portfolio of 55% renewable energy by 2030.
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GHG Emissions  -  June 24, 2016

Ford reports 2.4% cut in CO2 emissions per vehicle, targets 30% reduction by 2025

Ford Motor Co. has reduced carbon emissions from its global operations by 2.4% per vehicle produced in 2014 compared to 2013.
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Distributed Generation  -  June 24, 2016

Report: U.S. will deploy 77.3 GW of new distributed renewable energy by 2025

Navigant Research expects the U.S. to deploy 77.3 GW of distributed renewable energy between 2016 and 2025, with the majority of that capacity driven by solar.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  June 23, 2016

PwC: 72% of corporate renewable energy leaders are actively pursuing more

A recent PricewaterhouseCoopers survey of U.S.-headquartered businesses found that interest in buying renewable energy continues to accelerate; the survey also revealed why some companies are holding back.
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