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Energy Efficiency  -  June 1, 2016

CenturyLink targets 25% energy reduction at data centers by 2030, commits to sharing strategies

CenturyLink Inc. on June 1 announced new energy reduction targets for its data centers and promised to share strategies for achieving them.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  May 31, 2016

Tesla's battery manufacturing facility will be net-zero energy

Tesla Motors is planning a grand opening ceremony for its new battery manufacturing facility in Nevada, which is expected to be a net-zero energy building.
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Finance  -  May 31, 2016

Citigroup deployed $47.6B in environmental finance in 2015, cut its own energy use 22%

Marking progress toward its previously announced goals, Citigroup recently reported that it participated in $47.6 billion of environmental finance activities in 2015.
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Distributed Generation  -  May 27, 2016

Nike targets supply chain with massive logistics center run entirely on renewables

Nike unveiled a massive expansion of its European Logistics Campus; using locally sourced clean power, the distribution center will serve retailers and consumers around the world.
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Energy Efficiency  -  May 27, 2016

CoStar partners with DOE to include building energy efficiency, performance in database

Starting with Chicago and Washington, D.C., soon building energy efficiency and energy performance information will be displayed throughout CoStar Property's database.
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GHG Emissions  -  May 26, 2016

Exxon Mobil shareholders reject climate proposals; broader support for more disclosure swells

Shareholders of Exxon Mobil Corp. reportedly rejected a series of resolutions related to climate change May 25 as broader support for corporate action swells.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  May 26, 2016

Whirlpool to install 4 new wind turbines at Ohio manufacturing plants

Expanding its onsite wind portfolio, Whirlpool Corp. plans to spend $13.5 million on four new wind turbines that will help power its Marion and Ottawa plants.
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Energy Efficiency  -  May 25, 2016

Best Buy, Tesla, PepsiCo among 100+ organizations to host EDF Climate Corps fellows

More than 100 organizations across the U.S. are about to receive some summer help in accelerating their energy efficiency and clean energy projects.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  May 25, 2016

New interactive map guides corporates through renewable power options by state

The World Resources Institute unveiled a new, interactive map that compares renewable power options by state; the tool is intended to help drive corporate adoption of clean energy.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  May 24, 2016

MGM Resorts, in pursuit of cleaner power, will pay $87M to leave its utility

Two of the largest casinos in Las Vegas will stop purchasing electricity from their current utility, NV Energy, which is a subsidiary of Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
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