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Utilities  -  November 30, 2016 - By Amy Poszywak

Caesars files to stop buying power from NV Energy

Toward the end of an already tough year for Nevada's largest utility, NV Energy, yet another of its largest customers has filed with state regulators for permission to buy its power elsewhere.
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Solar  -  November 30, 2016

IKEA to be Ohio's largest nonutility solar owner

The home furnishings retailer said in a Nov. 30 news release that it will begin installing a 1.21-MW system early next year at its Columbus, Ohio, store.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  November 29, 2016

Iron Mountain activates New Jersey solar project

Storage and information management company Iron Mountain has activated a solar array at its Freehold, N.J., facility, that is expected to generate 2.6 million kWh of electricity per year.
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GHG Emissions  -  November 29, 2016

Report: US already beating Clean Power Plan targets

Despite significant uncertainty surrounding the future of the U.S. EPA's Clean Power Plan, a new analysis of government data shows the country is already meeting a number of its outlined targets.
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GHG Emissions  -  November 28, 2016

Microsoft report details carbon program expansion

Since implementing an internal carbon price in 2012, Microsoft says it has invested in more 14 million MWh of clean power.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  November 28, 2016

Making the case for corporate energy 'prosumers'

With Apple moving into the business of selling electricity earlier this year, the Harvard Business Review took on the trend in a Nov. 25 piece suggesting other businesses may want to follow suit.
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Energy Storage  -  November 23, 2016

Wal-Mart partners up for ice energy storage demo

In an effort to reduce operating costs related to refrigeration and improve resilience across its portfolio of stores, Wal-Mart is conducting a field demonstration of an ice-based energy storage system in San Diego.
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Regulation  -  November 23, 2016

Outgoing EPA head: Clean energy future is inevitable

Speaking at a National Press Club event Nov. 21, outgoing U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy urged the U.S. to plow ahead with efforts to combat climate change, regardless of the direction the new presidential administration takes.
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Energy Efficiency  -  November 22, 2016

Amid lighting upheaval, Navigant sees market growth

As lighting and lighting control systems continue to advance, a new report suggests more and more companies will turn to the lighting as a service market.
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GHG Emissions  -  November 22, 2016

Barcardi details efficiency, clean energy efforts

The owner of Grey Goose brand vodka says it implemented hundreds of energy efficiency initiatives across its operations as it worked to achieve a 50% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.
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