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Sourcing Renewables  -  September 14, 2017

2 new speakers join SED event at Climate Week NYC

Two new speakers have been added to the list of experts that will join Smart Energy Decisions on Sept. 20 in New York City to discuss its just-released study, "The State of Corporate Renewable Energy Sourcing."
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Wind  -  September 14, 2017

Kimberly-Clark signs wind PPAs in Texas, Oklahoma

Kimberly-Clark Corp. on Sept. 14 announced its first major commitment to renewable energy with agreements to annually purchase about 245 MW of electricity from two new wind power projects in Texas and Oklahoma.
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Wind  -  September 14, 2017

M&M's launches marketing campaign for wind

A week after parent company Mars outlined a bold new sustainability commitment, M&M's on Sept. 14 launched a new marketing campaign advocating the use of wind energy.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  September 13, 2017

Report: Cost reduction most important driver of corporate interest in renewable energy

As an ever-expanding group of U.S. businesses commit to using more renewable energy to power their operations, a new study has found that for many companies, cost savings is the single most important reason for doing so.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  September 13, 2017

Kellogg, DBS Bank and more join RE100

The Estée Lauder Companies, Kellogg Company, DBS Bank Ltd. and Clif Bar & Co. on Sept. 13 became the most recent companies to commit to using 100% renewable energy.
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Wind  -  September 13, 2017

Anheuser-Busch signs PPA for Oklahoma wind

In a move that will support its parent company's commitment to 100% renewable energy, Anheuser-Busch announced Sept. 13 that it has signed a power purchase agreement for the electricity and renewable energy credits associated with an Oklahoma wind project.
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Wind  -  September 12, 2017

Maryland launches community wind grant program

The Maryland Energy Administration, of MEA, has launched a new program that will support the use of community wind resources among businesses, nonprofits, and state, local, and municipal governments and their agencies/institutions.
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Industrial  -  September 12, 2017

AkzoNobel opens 'world's most sustainable' paint plant

Global chemicals company AkzoNobel said Sept. 12 that is has opened "the world's most advanced and sustainable paint plant," which incorporates renewable energy and energy efficiency elements into its design.
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GHG Emissions  -  September 11, 2017

Coca-Cola improved energy efficiency 2% in 2016

Coca-Cola continues to make progress toward its "grow the business, not the carbon," emissions reduction goals, but it is off track due in part to volume growth outpacing emission ratio improvements.
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Energy Efficiency  -  September 11, 2017

McDonald's energy upgrade met with local opposition

A McDonald's restaurant in Libertyville, Illinois, is facing opposition from some local leaders who are resistant to its plans to upgrade its design, including energy efficiency.
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