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Solar  -  February 4, 2016

EIA provides monthly, state-level, small-scale solar estimates

A new information resource is available to energy managers interested in monitoring where facilities are using onsite solar power.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  February 2, 2016

Google signs 225 MW wind PPA with Invenergy

Google signed a 225-MW power purchase agreement with renewable energy producer Invenergy Jan. 27 to help power Google's data centers.
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Distributed Generation  -  February 2, 2016

Microsoft pilots underwater data centers

Microsoft is experimenting with siting data centers offshore under water in the ocean.
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Microgrids  -  February 2, 2016

Hoboken microgrid supports renewable energy, efficiency, greenhouse gas reporting

City leadership embarked on an ambitious goal to develop a microgrid that could provide resiliency in the face of a grid outage and utilize renewable energy sources.
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Solar  -  January 29, 2016

California preserves retail net metering rate, increases fees

The California Public Utilities Commission voted 3 to 2 on Jan. 28 in favor of maintaining the retail net energy metering rate.
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Demand Management  -  January 29, 2016

Advanced sensor market for commercial buildings to surpass $1B in 2016, study finds

The market for advanced building sensors that are key to increasing energy efficiency is rapidly expanding and expected to reach the $1 billion threshold this year.
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Energy Efficiency  -  January 26, 2016

Why C&I businesses need to think about saving water

As water scarcity becomes an increasing concern for many U.S., states, cities and municipalities, corporations should take notice because water scarcity often means higher water bills.
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Regulation  -  January 26, 2016

NV Energy announces net metering grandfathering proposal

This new proposal would allow existing solar system owners to be treated under the old rules for up to 20 years.
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Regulation  -  January 26, 2016

Supreme Court demand response decision has multibillion dollar implications

The decision essentially puts billions of dollars in the pockets of C&I businesses and serves as a blow to power generators that would otherwise collect the money as revenue.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  January 22, 2016

Switch increases renewables commitment, joins Renewable Energy Buyers' Principles

Switch is working with local utility Consumers Energy to develop a comprehensive plan to power its SUPERNAP Michigan data center with 100% green power.
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