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GHG Emissions  -  February 27, 2017

Autos ask EPA head to ease fuel economy targets

Two lobbying groups representing some of the country's largest automakers have sent letters to the newly appointed head of the U.S. EPA urging the agency to reverse Obama-era fuel economy standards, The New York Times reported Feb. 22.
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Solar  -  February 27, 2017

New York-supported solar grows 800% in 5 years

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced that state-supported solar power in the state increased nearly 800% from December 2011 to December 2016, leveraging nearly $1.5 billion in private investment.
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February 25, 2017

Weekend reads: Pruitt's emails; a hydrogen boat voyage; solar farm controversy & more

Kick back with these must-read energy stories from around the web.
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Solar  -  February 24, 2017

Dealership to install 3rd rooftop solar project

Gengras Motor Cars, an East Hartford, Conn., car dealership company, is in the process of having a 418 kW rooftop solar project installed at its Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram facility.
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Solar  -  February 24, 2017

Mitsui acquires SunEdison's C&I business

Japanese energy and industrial firm Mitsui has acquired the commercial and industrial division of SunEdison Inc.
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Energy Efficiency  -  February 23, 2017

Revolutionary 'Apple Park' will be solar powered

Apple announced Feb. 22 that its new 175-acre campus, named Apple Park, will also feature world's largest naturally ventilated building, projected to require no heating or air conditioning for nine months of the year.
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Wind  -  February 23, 2017

Wind, solar hybrid project underway in Minnesota

The first commercial-scale integrated solar-wind hybrid power generation project in the U.S. is expected to enter operations later this year.
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Regulation  -  February 22, 2017

California bill aims to increase RPS to 100%

With the majority of state legislative sessions in full swing, California recently the second state to have a lawmaker propose a 100% renewable energy bill.
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February 22, 2017

Microsoft team details underwater data center benefits

Want an energy efficient data center? Build it underwater, say four Microsoft employees in the title of an article they wrote for engineering and applied sciences magazine IEEE Spectrum.
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Regulation  -  February 21, 2017

Governors ask Trump to support solar, offshore wind

A bipartisan coalition of state governors have written to President Donald Trump asking him to support offshore wind and solar energy projects.
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