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Regulation  -  May 12, 2017 - By Amy Poszywak

Google files for utility service alternatives in Nevada

Among the bold steps Google Inc. is making to accelerate the transition to renewable energy, the company has added its name to a growing list of corporations looking for alternatives to electricity service from Nevada utility NV Energy.
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Energy Efficiency  -  May 12, 2017

ACEEE: Boston ranked top city for energy efficiency

Based on a 25-point jump from the last edition of the scorecard in 2015, Los Angeles was the most-improved city.
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Wind  -  May 11, 2017 - By Amy Poszywak

Cloud services firm Akamai strikes Texas wind deal

Amid growing demand for decarbonized services from its customers, midmarket cloud delivery network services company Akamai on May 10 announced its investment in an 80-MW Texas wind farm through a virtual power purchase agreement.
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GHG Emissions  -  May 11, 2017

PepsiCo, UPS, Wal-Mart among large fleet operators signing on to new 'Sustainable Fuel Buyers Principles'

Six large corporations have accelerated their commitment to transitioning to low carbon fuel and related technologies in signing on to the new Sustainable Fuel Buyers Principles organized by global nonprofit BSR.
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Energy Efficiency  -  May 10, 2017

H&M, Cree join 10 companies committed to EP100

Multinational clothing retail company H&M and U.S.-based LED lighting manufacturer Cree have become the latest members of EP100, committing to bold energy productivity improvements.
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Demand Management  -  May 10, 2017

Leftover Yoplait whey helps power General Mills plant

General Mills has implemented an innovative process that uses leftover Yoplait Greek whey to fuel 10% of the electrical needs at a Tennessee production plant.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  May 9, 2017

Iron Mountain signs on for Indiana wind power

Building on a series of other clean energy investments, storage and information management company Iron Mountain has signed a new renewable energy agreement that will supply a portion of its electric needs in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
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Solar  -  May 9, 2017

Kilroy Realty announces 5 MW of solar installations

Kilroy Realty Corp. on May 9 announced that construction has begun on a portfolio of commercial solar developments across nine of its class A office properties in California.
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Solar  -  May 8, 2017

Google expands 'Project Sunroof' into Germany

Google has partnered with one of the world's largest utility holding companies to expand its "Project Sunroof" product into Germany.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  May 8, 2017

Itron to acquire Comverge for $100M

Grid technology and services company Itron Inc. has reached an agreement to acquire demand response provider Comverge in a deal valued around $100 million, the companies announced May 8.
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