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Wind  -  October 27, 2016

Whirlpool breaks ground on $3.3M wind project

The wind turbine installation at an Ohio manufacturing plant is part of the company's larger, $13.3 million "Wind for Industry" initiative.
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Energy Efficiency  -  October 27, 2016

HanesBrands targets 40% renewable energy by 2020

After achieving a 25% reduction in energy consumption and establishing renewable energy sources for more than 25% of its global electricity needs, HanesBrands Inc. has new goals for 2020.
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Energy Efficiency  -  October 26, 2016

PepsiCo reports $96M+ in energy cost savings

PepsiCo's energy efficiency efforts have saved the company more than $96 million since 2006; looking forward, it plans to combine efficiency with cleaner power to meet its 2025 sustainability goals.
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Regulation  -  October 26, 2016

Ohio businesses push Legislature on clean energy

Nine national corporations including Campbell Soup Company, JLL and Owens Corning have joined together to urge lawmakers in Ohio to reinstate efficiency and renewable energy standards that were frozen in 2014.
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Energy Storage  -  October 25, 2016

Home Depot to install 200 energy storage systems

The Home Depot has plans to deploy a new energy storage solution, created through a newly announced strategic alliance between Southern Co. and Bloom Energy, at about 60 of its retail stores, bringing its total installations to 200.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  October 25, 2016

Starbucks moves higher in EPA green power ranks

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Green Power Partnership on Oct. 24 updated its Top Partner Rankings, which highlight organizations that are choosing to use electricity from clean, renewable sources.
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Energy Efficiency  -  October 24, 2016

GM expects $73M in energy cost savings this year

On its path toward 100% renewable energy, General Motors is working to drastically reducing the amount of energy its operations use through energy efficiency projects such as the installation of 186,000 LED bulbs and fixtures.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  October 24, 2016

Digital Realty signs agreement for Texas wind power

Digital Realty, a global provider of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions, has signed a long-term power purchase agreement for electricity generated from a Texas wind project.
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October 22, 2016

Weekend reads: Beer batteries; the nation's 1st carbon tax; a comeback for big oil & more

Kick back with these must-read energy stories from around the web.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  October 21, 2016

Apple, GM, more recognized for clean power use

The U.S. EPA has recognized 16 public and private organizations for their activities in sourcing clean power this year through the government organization's Green Power Partnership program.
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