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Energy Efficiency  -  July 21, 2016

Utilizing on-bill financing, California grocer rolls out energy-saving refrigeration upgrades

A 52,000 square-foot grocery store in a small California city has adopted a number of new energy-saving technologies with the help of its electric utility, Pacific Gas and Electric.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  July 21, 2016

'Part deux' of Tesla's master plan includes solar, semi trucks, mass transit

A decade after Elon Musk wrote out his "master plan" for Tesla, the CEO has penned 'part deux' of that plan, outlining a future that goes far beyond the integration of solar-plus-storage.
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Energy Efficiency  -  July 20, 2016

Google improves power usage efficiency 15% at data centers after AI deployment

The next generation of energy efficiency may have just arrived.
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Energy Efficiency  -  July 20, 2016

Glass manufacturing segment of Ardagh Group announces Energy Star recognition

A division of Ardagh Group, which makes glass containers for the U.S. food and beverage industries, said July 12 it has received four plant certifications from the U.S. EPA's Energy Star program.
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July 19, 2016 - By Amy Poszywak

Global carbon reduction budget helps Nissan tackle energy efficiency, save millions

Nissan in 2012 set aside a global corporate budget for carbon-reduction initiatives, opening the door to $4.7 million worth of energy efficiency projects in the U.S. alone.
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Energy Procurement  -  July 19, 2016

Reno resort joins group of Nevada casinos looking to unbundle utility service

Las Vegas-based utility NV Energy Inc. may be on its way to losing another large power customer.
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Utilities  -  July 18, 2016

NextEra terminates bid for Hawaiian Electric after regulators reject $4.3B deal

Hawaii's aggressive renewable energy targets were front and center throughout the lengthy regulatory review process for NextEra's now-cancelled bid for Hawaiian Electric.
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Energy Efficiency  -  July 18, 2016

Global energy efficiency retrofits for buildings on the rise, report finds

Global revenue for energy efficiency retrofits in commercial buildings is expected to grow from $71.4 billion in 2016 to $100.8 billion in 2025, according to a report from Navigant Research.
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July 16, 2016

Trump would be only world leader to deny climate science; Pokemon are taking over power plants

It's the weekend! Kick back with these must-read energy stories from around the web.
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Finance  -  July 15, 2016

USDA commits nearly $55M for renewable energy, efficiency projects at small businesses, farms

Big names like Apple, Google and Wal-Mart are often credited for accelerating corporate adoption of energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, but the Fortune 100s aren't the only ones in on the action.
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