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Energy Storage  -  October 25, 2016

Home Depot to install 200 energy storage systems

The Home Depot has plans to deploy a new energy storage solution, created through a newly announced strategic alliance between Southern Co. and Bloom Energy, at about 60 of its retail stores, bringing its total installations to 200.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  October 25, 2016

Starbucks moves higher in EPA green power ranks

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Green Power Partnership on Oct. 24 updated its Top Partner Rankings, which highlight organizations that are choosing to use electricity from clean, renewable sources.
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Energy Efficiency  -  October 24, 2016

GM expects $73M in energy cost savings this year

On its path toward 100% renewable energy, General Motors is working to drastically reducing the amount of energy its operations use through energy efficiency projects such as the installation of 186,000 LED bulbs and fixtures.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  October 24, 2016

Digital Realty signs agreement for Texas wind power

Digital Realty, a global provider of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions, has signed a long-term power purchase agreement for electricity generated from a Texas wind project.
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October 22, 2016

Weekend reads: Beer batteries; the nation's 1st carbon tax; a comeback for big oil & more

Kick back with these must-read energy stories from around the web.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  October 21, 2016

Apple, GM, more recognized for clean power use

The U.S. EPA has recognized 16 public and private organizations for their activities in sourcing clean power this year through the government organization's Green Power Partnership program.
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Regulation  -  October 21, 2016

C&I electric customers gain new benefits in Delware

Business customers of Delmarva Power have been allotted new benefits — including additional energy efficiency funding for large commercial and industrial companies — associated with the utility's completed merger with Exelon under a decision by state regulators.
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Energy Storage  -  October 20, 2016

Lockheed Martin installs 1-MW storage system

Stradling the line between large energy user and supplier, Lockheed Martin said Oct. 19 that it has installed a 1-MW energy storage system - the kind it produces itself - at the company's Syracuse, N.Y., facility.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  October 20, 2016

Large Boston-based energy users team up on solar PPA

In a move expected to serve as a model for other large energy buyers looking to increase their supply of renewable energy, three large Boston-based energy users have joined together to execute a 25-year solar power purchase agreement.
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Solar  -  October 19, 2016

Target overtakes Wal-Mart as top solar installer

Target added more solar generation this year than any other U.S. retailer, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association's 2016 rankings, released Oct. 19.
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