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Finance  -  February 7, 2017

Deutsche Bank to stop new coal project financing

Citing climate impacts, Deutsche Bank said it will stop granting new financing for greenfield thermal coal mining as well as new coal-fired power plant construction.
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Finance  -  February 7, 2017

GM, others mull utility wind, solar energy program

Two large Detroit-area energy users have expressed interest in a new program being offered to business and residential customers of DTE Energy that allows them to increase their use of wind and solar energy in 5% increments up to 100%.
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Energy Storage  -  February 6, 2017

70 MW of energy storage comes online in California

Around the same time that Tesla and Edison International subsidiary Southern California Edison announced that their 80 MWh energy storage facility had begun operations in late January, two other massive energy storage projects came online.
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Energy Efficiency  -  February 6, 2017

Citi redesigns HQ with LEDs, ice storage, cogen plants

Part of a broader initiative to modernize its global headquarters in New York City, Citigroup has incorporated a series of smart energy features into the redesign of its building in Tribeca, including the installation of an ice storage plant.
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Regulation  -  February 4, 2017

Weekend reads: GOP alters climate tone; anxiety rises at labs; BlackRock dives into pipelines & more

Kick back with these must-read energy news stories from around the web.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  February 3, 2017

NFL, NRG powering Super Bowl with clean energy

Echoing the transition to cleaner power sources being made at businesses across the country, the NFL teamed up with NRG Energy to power this year's Super Bowl and associated events with clean energy.
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Energy Efficiency  -  February 3, 2017

REI facility achieves LEED Platinum, net zero energy

Specialty outdoor retailer REI recently announced that its newest distribution center has achieved LEED Platinum certification and is a net zero energy building.
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Wind  -  February 2, 2017

Wind deal helps Intuit power HQ with renewables

Business and financial software company Intuit Inc. is moving to 100% renewable energy for its global headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., with the help of a new supply transaction.
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GHG Emissions  -  February 2, 2017

GM, Honda join forces on fuel cell manufacturing

General Motors Co. and Honda Motor Co. recently established the auto industry's first manufacturing joint venture to mass produce an advanced hydrogen fuel cell system that will be used in future products from each company.
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Energy Storage  -  February 1, 2017

Tesla hits start on 80 MWh energy storage facility

Tesla Motors Inc., alongside Edison International utility subsidiary Southern California Edison, has brought online what is being called the world's largest battery storage plant.
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