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Sourcing Renewables  -  May 10, 2016

Duke Energy Renewables expands into New Mexico with 25-MW solar project

Power from project, which is under construction and expected to be completed later in 2016, will be sold to Western Farmers Electric Cooperative.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  May 9, 2016 - By Amy Poszywak

Views from the top: Jigar Shah's vision for the convergence of solar, energy efficiency solutions

Clean energy entrepreneur Jigar Shah on what's next for corporate adoption of renewable sources and energy efficiency, and why your next HVAC solution might be bundled with solar.
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Energy Efficiency  -  May 9, 2016

Legrand to reduce energy intensity by 21% through fuel cell installation at HQ

Electrical and digital infrastructure solutions manufacturer Legrand plans to install a fuel cell system at its headquarters and manufacturing facility in Connecticut.
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Finance  -  May 6, 2016

Palm Springs approves entry of clean energy financing program for city property owners

The city of Palm Springs, Calif., recently voted to participate in state program to provide financing for energy efficiency and renewable energy upgrades with no out-of-pocket costs.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  May 6, 2016

SolarCity launches new service set, including storage, for utilities, grid operators

SolarCity, a company most commonly known for its rooftop solar business, is now offering a new set of services, including behind-the-meter storage, for utilities and grid operators.
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Energy Efficiency  -  May 5, 2016

NYC announces new energy efficiency initiatives, regulations for buildings

Toward New York City's goal of reducing carbon emissions by 80% by 2050, the mayor's office recently announced new energy efficiency initiatives for buildings.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  May 5, 2016

Etsy to power Brooklyn headquarters with solar, encourages sellers to follow suit

E-commerce website Etsy recently announced a series of initiatives intended to increase the use of solar energy, both within its business and throughout its marketplace.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  May 4, 2016

Nonutility buyers comprised 37% of wind PPAs in Q1

Companies such as 3M and Salesforce were among nonutility buyers of wind power purchase agreements in the first quarter of 2016, according to AWEA.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  May 4, 2016

Interface Americas manufacturing sites are using 96% renewable energy, biofuel

Modular carpet manufacturing company Interface is operating its North American manufacturing sites using 96% renewable energy, including a notable amount of biogas.
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Finance  -  May 3, 2016

John Hancock inks $227M deal with SolarCity for portfolio including commercial, industrial projects

John Hancock Financial is investing $227 million in a diversified portfolio of residential, commercial and industrial solar power projects through a deal with SolarCity.
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