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Distributed Generation  -  November 17, 2016

IKEA installs biogas-powered fuel cell systems

As a complement to rooftop solar systems already in place, IKEA is undertaking the installation of a series of biogas-powered fuel cell systems at it U.S. stores that in total will generate 1.5 MW of energy.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  November 16, 2016

GM marks largest renewable deal with Texas wind

General Motors Co. has signed its largest wind deal to date, in a move that will allow 16 of its facilities, including the entirety of its Texas operations, to be powered with 100% renewable energy by 2018.
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Solar  -  November 16, 2016

New IKEA store features solar, EV charging

As electric vehicle penetration continues to accelerate in the U.S., IKEA on Nov. 16 announced plans to install three EV charging stations at its Memphis, Tenn., store set to open next month.
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Commercial  -  November 16, 2016 - By Amy Poszywak

Views from the top: How Whole Foods is navigating an increasingly complex energy market (part 1)

In part one of this Smart Energy Decisions exclusive, Aaron Daly, global energy coordinator for Whole Foods Market, discusses the company's goals and challenges in energy management amid an increasingly complex environment for energy managers.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  November 15, 2016

Mars to power 5 more manufacturing plants with wind

Virginia-based Mars Inc. on Nov. 11 announced plans for a new wind energy project in Mexico that will provide 100% of the electricity used by five of its manufacturing sites in the country.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  November 15, 2016

TD Bank goes green with Vancouver power sources

TD Bank Group is working on a green energy solution to address 100% of its energy footprint in Vancouver, British Columbia, along with a portion of the company's business-related travel in the city.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  November 14, 2016

Microsoft inks its largest wind energy purchase

Microsoft has announced its largest purchase of wind energy to date with the signing of two separate, innovatively structured agreements.
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Energy Procurement  -  November 14, 2016

BP makes $30M investment in biofuel company

BP Plc has made a $30 million investment in Fulcrum BioEnergy, a company that develops and produces of low-carbon jet fuel.
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Regulation  -  November 12, 2016

Weekend reads, election edition: Trump's DOE, EPA, projected policy overhauls & more

As this is a special week in American history, we're following suit with a special election edition of this feature, delivering five must-read articles examining what lies ahead for the energy industry.
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Solar  -  November 11, 2016

Google expands 'project sunroof' calculator capabilities

Google has expanded the capabilities of its 'Project Sunroof' data explorer to include solar generation estimates for entire communities.
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