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Sourcing Renewables  -  April 29, 2016

NextEra Energy boasts increased renewable project pipeline as US passes 1M solar installs

As the U.S. hits a major solar milestone, NextEra Energy has become the latest utility holding company to increase its expectations for renewable energy project development.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  April 29, 2016

Kohl's breaks up tech giant club in new EPA rankings of largest green power users

Tech companies made up five of the top six slots on the U.S. EPA's most recent rankings of the largest green power users within its green power partnership program.
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Solar  -  April 28, 2016

EDF Renewable Energy, looking to expand offerings to corporate buyers, strikes deal for groSolar

As corporate demand for cost-effective renewable energy continues to rise, EDF Renewable Energy announced plans to acquire groSolar.
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Utilities  -  April 28, 2016

Duke Energy, Southern look to renewables growth; Duke targets 8 GW by 2020

Duke Energy, one of the largest utility holding companies in the U.S., has pronounced a new growth strategy: Renewable energy.
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Energy Efficiency  -  April 27, 2016

Commercial, industrial sectors used less energy in 2015, national lab finds

Commercial and industrial uses of energy declined in 2015 compared to the prior year when excluding petroleum use, according to the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
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Solar  -  April 27, 2016

Macy's expects to have 99 solar systems installed by year-end

Macy's expects to add 21 solar systems to its facilities in 2016, which will bring its grand total installations to 99.
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Energy Storage  -  April 26, 2016

Tesla reveals Powerpack battery systems pricing for utilities, businesses

Tesla Energy has revealed new information about its highly publicized Powerpack battery storage system; the company lists Target and others as customers.
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GHG Emissions  -  April 26, 2016

L'Oreal reports 56% decline in carbon emissions, 26% increase in production

Global cosmetics company L'Oreal claims it has reduced its carbon emissions by 56% from a 2005 baseline, while increasing production by 26% over the same period.
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Solar  -  April 25, 2016

San Francisco passes law to require solar panels on new buildings

San Francisco recently became the first major U.S. city to require solar panels on new residential and commercial buildings.
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Energy Efficiency  -  April 25, 2016

Representatives from Starbucks, Whole Foods, 3M among speakers at this year's Better Buildings Summit

U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz will keynote the third annual energy efficiency event.
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