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GHG Emissions  -  April 11, 2016

Number of shareholder resolutions filed on climate change increased in 2016

An analysis of shareholder proposals recently revealed that corporations are facing a record number of resolutions that address climate change.
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Solar  -  April 8, 2016

Bimbo Bakeries USA installing 1.075-MW solar system at California facility

Bimbo Bakeries USA said April 7 it will install a 1.075-MW solar energy project on rooftop and ground canopy structures at its Escondido, Calif., bakery this summer.
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Wind  -  April 8, 2016

Google Energy led growing number of nonutility wind buyers in 2015

Nonutility buyers, lead by Google, Amazon Web Services and Equinix, accounted for 52% of wind power contracted through power purchase agreements in 2015.
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Utilities  -  April 7, 2016 - By Amy Poszywak

Views from the top: Edison Energy chief on future of energy management, utility 2.0

After conducting what Edison International called "perhaps the most comprehensive study ever done on the role of energy in large organizations and the challenges and changes in corporate energy management," the company launched a new, unregulated business unit dedicating to serving the C&I energy market.
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Solar  -  April 6, 2016

Proposed legislation would increase net metering cap in Massachusetts by 3%

A legislative committee in Massachusetts has agreed on final language for a bill that would raise the state's net metering cap by 3%.
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Regulation  -  April 4, 2016

Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft support EPA's Clean Power Plan

Four heavyweight tech companies have made clear their support of the U.S. EPA's Clean Power Plan, which seeks to curb carbon emissions from existing power plants.
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Utilities  -  April 4, 2016

Michigan utility reportedly developing program for C&Is that want more renewable options

One of Michigan's two biggest utilities is reportedly working on a new program aimed at helping its largest customers obtain more renewable-backed power.
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GHG Emissions  -  April 1, 2016

SoCalGas among 41 founding partners of EPA's new voluntary emission reduction program

The list of 41 companies contains mostly gas utilities includes Sempra Energy subsidiary Southern California Gas.
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Energy Efficiency  -  March 31, 2016

Study: Lighting as a service revenue will reach $1.6B globally in 2025

The market for lighting as a service in commercial buildings is expected to grow tremendously over the next decade, with revenue likely to hit $1.6B by 2025, according to a new study.
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Energy Efficiency  -  March 30, 2016

Verizon, GM among C&I names that earned 2016 Energy Star recognition

About 150 business and organizations - more than 60 of which are classified as C&I companies - were recognized by Energy Star in 2016.
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