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Wind  -  December 14, 2016

1st US offshore wind farm begins operations

The country's first offshore wind farm is now operational, setting the stage for the possibility of future projects to be added to the nation's generation mix.
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Finance  -  December 13, 2016

Gates, Bezos launch $1B clean energy tech fund

A group of high profile investors including Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos have launched a fund of more than $1 billion to finance emerging clean energy technologies.
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GHG Emissions  -  December 13, 2016

Canada to roll out nationwide carbon price in 2018

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that Canada will introduce nationwide carbon pricing in 2018.
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Energy Storage  -  December 12, 2016 - By Amy Poszywak

Wal-Mart's journey to 100% renewables reinvigorated with energy storage, shifting utility models

As Wal-Mart Stores Inc. ventures farther down its somewhat long and winding road to 100% renewable energy, advancements in technologies such as energy storage and in the way it works with its utilities are accelerating its journey.
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GHG Emissions  -  December 12, 2016

VF cuts CO2 emissions 12% amid operations expansion

Through increasing its use of renewable energy and energy efficiency, apparel and footwear company VF Corp. has reduced its global carbon emissions 12% while adding 500 sites to its global operations between 2011 and 2015.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  December 12, 2016

Apple partners with China's largest wind manufacturer

Continuing its push into the renewable energy industry, Apple Inc. will acquire a 30% stake in four wind projects from China's largest wind manufactuer.
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December 10, 2016

Weekend reads: Trump's EPA pick; the world's largest solar plant; Apple Maps pull EV charge data & more

Kick back with these must-read energy stories from around the web.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  December 9, 2016

Whirlpool moves on last leg of $13.5M wind initiative

Whirlpool broke ground on a project to build three wind turbines that will help power its Marion, Ohio, manufacturing facility.
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December 9, 2016

Agenda, speakers unveiled for SED Innovation Summit

With the inaugural Smart Energy Decisions Innovation Summit quickly approaching, a more detailed agenda and confirmed list of speakers, including energy executives from General Motors, Procter & Gamble and Switch, is now available.
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Solar  -  December 9, 2016

EIA: 30% of distributed solar is third-party owned

About 30% of the total amount of distributed solar capacity in the U.S. is owned by private companies, according to data from the U.S. EIA.
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