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Energy Efficiency  -  September 8, 2017

BASF, Steelcase make industrial case for efficiency

Energy savings measures recently taken at a BASF Corp. facility in Michigan have played a role in the creation of about 100 new jobs a year, according to a recent Crain's Detroit Business article outlining the efficiency efforts underway at corporations across the state. 
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Solar  -  September 8, 2017

Steel group sides with Suniva on trade case

The Steel Manufacturers Association has become the first industry trade group to lend its support to a petition from two financially distressed solar panel makers calling for federal tariffs on imported solar modules, Axios reported Sept. 7.
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Energy Storage  -  September 7, 2017 - By Amy Poszywak

Storage sees record Q2 helped by C&I deployments

The second quarter of 2017 marked a record in the energy storage space, bolstered by a spike, led by deployments in California and New York, in the nonresidential market, which includes commercial and industrial installations.
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GHG Emissions  -  September 7, 2017

Mars pledges $1B investment in sustainability

Virginia-based Mars Inc. on Sept. 5 made a bold corporate sustainability commitment, pledging to invest $1 billion over the next few years on its initiatives, including efforts to meet its greenhouse gas reduction targets through energy efficiency and using 100% renewable energy.
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Utilities  -  September 6, 2017

Dominion Virginia to expand C&I solar options

As utilities continue to rethink their willingness to work with customers on renewables, Dominion Energy Virginia on Sept. 6 announced plans to expand solar options for commercial and industrial energy users.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  September 6, 2017

T-Mobile signs PPA for Oklahoma wind

Wireless company T-Mobile US earlier this year signed a long-term power purchase agreement for output from an Oklahoma wind facility.
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Energy Efficiency  -  September 5, 2017

DOE offers $13M for 'energy efficient mobility systems'

The U.S. DOE recently announced $13.4 million in support of five new cost-shared, community-based projects focused on energy efficient mobility systems including connected and autonomous vehicles and alternative fuel vehicles.
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Utilities  -  September 5, 2017

Florida utility pivots from nuclear to solar, storage

As part of a settlement agreement with the Florida Public Service Commission that allows Duke Energy Florida to abandon work on a planned, 2.2 GW nuclear plant, the utility announced a four-year plan to add 700 MW of solar generation.
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GHG Emissions  -  September 2, 2017

Weekend reads: Harvey's wind impact; states adopting carbon costs; Tim Cook on renewables & more

Kick back this holiday weekend with these must-read energy stories from around the web.
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Energy Efficiency  -  September 1, 2017

Washington D.C. is world's 1st LEED Platinum city

As more and more U.S. cities and state accelerate efforts toward sustainability, Washington, D.C., on Aug. 31 announced it has been named the first LEED Platinum certified city in the world.
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