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Regulation  -  March 8, 2017

Reports: Trump aims to shutter Energy Star program

Among other anticipated changes and cuts to the U.S. EPA, E&E News reported March 6 that the Trump administration is planning to "close out" the Energy Star program.
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Commercial  -  March 8, 2017

Dunkin' recognized for energy management program

Dunkin' Brands Group Inc., the parent company of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, has been recognized by the Association of Energy Services Professionals for its creation of an energy management program in partnership with its utilities.
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Regulation  -  March 7, 2017

New York ski resorts commit to 100% clean energy

Three New York ski resorts have pledged to operate entirely on renewable energy by 2030 under an initiative intended to support the state's clean energy standard.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  March 7, 2017

IKEA continues EV charging station rollout

Continuing with its sustainable energy initiatives, IKEA on March 7 announced plans to install three electric vehicle charging stations at a new store opening in Columbus, Ohio.
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Solar  -  March 6, 2017

Target continues solar spree with 5 rooftop projects

Continuing to increase the amount of solar capacity used to power its operations, Target Corp. has announced plans to install rooftop solar projects on five of its Colorado stores.
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Wind  -  March 6, 2017

EIA says wind reached 5.5% of US grid in 2016

Iowa, South Dakota, Kansas, Oklahoma and North Dakota all sourced more than 20% of their electricity generation from wind power during 2016, according to new data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
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Regulation  -  March 4, 2017

Weekend reads: Rick Perry in at DOE; Tesla's cash burn; turning solar into art & more

Kick back with these must-read energy stories from around the web.
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March 3, 2017

Minnesota bill would double clean energy standard

Minnesota Lt. Governor Tina Smith recently announced the introduction of a bipartisan bill that calls on the state to double its renewable energy standard to 50% by 2030 from the current 25%.
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Finance  -  March 3, 2017

Green bond funds helped finance Apple Park's energy efficiency, renewable energy features

Apple used funds from its previously issued $1.5 billion green bond to finance energy smart elements of its new, sprawling campus in California that was designed as a microgrid.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  March 2, 2017

Clif Bar & Co. recognized for greening supply chain

Organic food and drink company Clif Bar & Co. has been recognized by the U.S. EPA for its leadership in managing and reducing greenhouse gas emissions internally and through its supply chain.
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