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Sourcing Renewables  -  August 28, 2017

Apple CEO: Wind access 'paramount' for data centers

Following Apple Inc.'s announcement that Iowa would be home to its newest data center, CEO Tim Cook called renewable energy "paramount" to the company's decision to locate there. 
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Energy Storage  -  August 26, 2017

Weekend reads: DIY Powerwalls; solar's civil war; automakers become energy companies & more

Happy weekend! Kick back with these must-read energy stories from around the web.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  August 25, 2017

AT&T, Verizon asked to 'hang up on fossil fuels'

An environmental and social sustainability not-for-profit is urging two of the country's largest telecommunications companies — AT&T and Verizon — to accelerate adoption of renewable energy and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 25, 2017

States to extend, increase cap-and-trade program

New York and the eight other states participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative have announced a proposal to update their efforts to lower carbon pollution by reducing the cap on power plant emissions an additional 30% below 2020 levels by 2030.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 24, 2017

Cargill marks progress toward GHG targets

Global agricultural company Cargill Inc. detailed its efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in its 2017 annual report, noting work with The Nature Conservancy and other partners toward "a bolder path forward" against the backdrop of the Paris Agreement.
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Regulation  -  August 24, 2017

DOE grid report: Renewables not a threat to reliability

Following months of controversy and speculation within the energy industry, the U.S. Department of Energy on Aug. 23 released a report outlining the findings of its study on electricity markets and reliability and attributing the retirement of tradit
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August 23, 2017

Vail Resorts targets zero net emissions, 100% RE

Global mountain resort operator Vail Resorts Inc. has taken on a bold new sustainability strategy with significant energy management implications.
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Energy Efficiency  -  August 23, 2017

Energy innovation earns Chevy plant top EPA award

General Motors Co. has had a sharp focus on energy efficiency for years, but just recently earned a new performance honor from the U.S. EPA for the Kansas plant that is home to the Chevrolet Malibu.
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Energy Efficiency  -  August 22, 2017

PACE financing projects take off in Michigan

An energy efficiency overhaul of Detroit's historic Whitney Restaurant that includes heating, cooling, lighting, controls and window insulation was recently profiled as the first in the area to use financing from the Property Assessed Clean Energy program.
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Solar  -  August 22, 2017

Solar to offset 80% of winery's electric needs

San Antonio Winery, the founding winery of Riboli Family Wine Estates, recently completed a solar project at a new production facility and hospitality center in Paso Robles, Calif.
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