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Energy Efficiency  -  August 2, 2017

Carestream cuts energy use 21%, earns state award

Carestream, a manufacturer of dental and medical imaging systems, has been recognized with a Colorado Industrial Energy Efficiency award for its manufacturing plant in Windsor, Colo.
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Energy Efficiency  -  August 2, 2017

Solar helps Target reduce energy use

In its 2016 corporate sustainability report, Target announced that it reduced energy intensity in stores by 2.32% since 2010 and achieved Energy Star certification in 76% of its buildings.
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Energy Efficiency  -  August 1, 2017

IBM cuts annual energy use by 5.3%

In 2016, IBM made significant strides in reducing its energy use and carbon emissions through a series of energy conservation projects that delivered annual savings equal to 5.3% of its total energy use, according to its newly released 2016 sustainability report.
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Energy Storage  -  August 1, 2017

Google's X develops new storage technology

Alphabet Inc.'s signature research lab, known as X, is reportedly working on a new energy storage technology using salt and antifreeze.
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Regulation  -  July 31, 2017

NC bill banning new wind permits signed into law

A North Carolina bill revamping the state's solar energy policies to create a competitive marketplace was signed into law July 27 despite the inclusion of a provision that places a temporary ban on new wind farm permits.
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Wind  -  July 31, 2017

Apple approved for largest wind turbines in Oregon

Apple was cleared by state regulators July 20 to use the biggest wind turbines ever installed in the Pacific Northwest for its Montague Wind Power Project.
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Solar  -  July 29, 2017

Weekend reads: Britain's gas car ban; Warren Buffett's energy powerhouse; the rise of RE in Texas & more

Kick back with these must-read energy news stories from around the web.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  July 28, 2017

JPMorgan Chase announces 100% RE goal

JPMorgan Chase announced July 28 its goal to rely on 100% renewable energy by 2020 and to facilitate $200 billion in clean energy financing through 2025 to support its clients' own sustainability projects.
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July 28, 2017

Roanoke Cement receives 11th Energy Star certification

Roanoke Cement Company's Troutville, Va., plant received its 11th consecutive U.S. EPA Energy Star certification on July 20 for its energy reduction in manufacturing over recent years.
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Microgrids  -  July 27, 2017

H-E-B installs backup power systems in Houston

A Texas-based grocery retailer announced July 12 its partnership with a local microgrid company to create an on-site natural gas generator system to power its stores when its utility service is down.
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