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Regulation  -  April 17, 2017

Energy secretary orders grid study of renewable energy impacts to coal, nuclear generation

Energy Secretary Rick Perry has reportedly ordered a study of the U.S. grid, with a focus on the impacts of an accelerating amount of renewable energy being added to the U.S. mix.
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Regulation  -  April 15, 2017

Weekend reads: 'Ninja force' grid protection; NRG's activist challenge; Trump pressed on climate & more

Kick back with these must-read energy stories from around the web.
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GHG Emissions  -  April 14, 2017

Using efficiency, clean energy, carbon credits, Salesforce reaches net zero GHG emissions

Salesforce has achieved net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and is providing a carbon neutral cloud for its customers, the cloud computing software company announced April 13.
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April 14, 2017

SED advisory board expands to 16 members

Executives from CBRE, Cinemark, Goldman Sachs, HP, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, InterContinential Hotels Group and Sobeys have joined the Smart Energy Decisions advisory board.
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April 14, 2017

Taylor Farms deploys cogen, wind, solar project

Taylor Farms, a leading fresh fruit and vegetable producer, has deployed unique, three-part renewable and alternative energy project at a California processing plant that is expected to offset more than 90% of the facility's energy use.
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April 13, 2017

IKEA plans Indiana's largest retail solar array

As home furnishing retailer IKEA continues its rollout of solar projects at its U.S. stores, the company announced plans April 13 for a new such system in Indiana that will be the largest retail solar rooftop in the state.
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Energy Storage  -  April 13, 2017

Maryland passes 30% energy storage tax credit

The Maryland legislature has passed a bill establishing a tax credit for commercial and residential energy storage installations, making the state among a small but growing number moving to support the rapidly scaling technology.
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Energy Storage  -  April 12, 2017

Wal-Mart to turn stores into 'hybrid electric buildings'

Under the first phase of a new agreement, Wal-Mart will see the installation of 40 MWh of advanced energy storage systems at 27 stores in Southern California.
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GHG Emissions  -  April 12, 2017

Global food company fires up Illinois CCS project

In an effort to reduce carbon emissions associated with its operations, agricultural processor and food ingredient provider Archer Daniels Midland Co. has started operations at its second industrial carbon capture and storage, or CCS, project.
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April 11, 2017

Chicago to run buildings on 100% renewable energy

The city of Chicago has pledged to run 900 of its buildings on 100% renewable energy by 2025, according to an April 9 announcement from Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
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