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Energy Efficiency  -  December 16, 2016

Smart Energy Decisions announces Innovation Summit sponsors, attending C&I companies

Smart Energy Decisions has announced an initial list of sponsors and attending corporations for its inaugural Innovation Summit event.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  December 15, 2016

Google's renewable energy investments hit $2.5B

Google has made $2.5 billion in equity commitments for renewable energy projects worldwide, according to its 2016 environmental report, which also put numbers on efforts to make its data centers as energy efficient as possible.
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GHG Emissions  -  December 15, 2016

Bloomberg-led task force issues recommendations for corporations to report climate-related financial risks

A new set of recommendations intended to help businesses better disclose climate-related financial risks and opportunities were released Dec. 14 by the task force launched by the Financial Stability Board and led by former New York City mayor and billionaire Michael Bloomberg.
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Energy Efficiency  -  December 14, 2016

Report: Restructuring underway at GE's Current

Current, the energy management "startup" launched by General Electric just over a year ago is undergoing a corporate reorganization, Greentech Media reported Dec. 12.
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Wind  -  December 14, 2016

1st US offshore wind farm begins operations

The country's first offshore wind farm is now operational, setting the stage for the possibility of future projects to be added to the nation's generation mix.
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Finance  -  December 13, 2016

Gates, Bezos launch $1B clean energy tech fund

A group of high profile investors including Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos have launched a fund of more than $1 billion to finance emerging clean energy technologies.
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GHG Emissions  -  December 13, 2016

Canada to roll out nationwide carbon price in 2018

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that Canada will introduce nationwide carbon pricing in 2018.
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Energy Storage  -  December 12, 2016 - By Amy Poszywak

Wal-Mart's journey to 100% renewables reinvigorated with energy storage, shifting utility models

As Wal-Mart Stores Inc. ventures farther down its somewhat long and winding road to 100% renewable energy, advancements in technologies such as energy storage and in the way it works with its utilities are accelerating its journey.
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GHG Emissions  -  December 12, 2016

VF cuts CO2 emissions 12% amid operations expansion

Through increasing its use of renewable energy and energy efficiency, apparel and footwear company VF Corp. has reduced its global carbon emissions 12% while adding 500 sites to its global operations between 2011 and 2015.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  December 12, 2016

Apple partners with China's largest wind manufacturer

Continuing its push into the renewable energy industry, Apple Inc. will acquire a 30% stake in four wind projects from China's largest wind manufactuer.
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