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GHG Emissions  -  February 1, 2017

Power sector emissions drop below transportation's

The power sector has reduced its carbon dioxide emissions such that they are now regularly below those from the transportation sector, according to new information from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  January 31, 2017

Home Depot makes 1st major wind investment

The Home Depot on Jan. 31 announced its first major investment in a wind-powered energy project; the company will purchase 50 MW of capacity from a Texas facility.
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Commercial  -  January 31, 2017

IKEA to buy Canadian wind farm for $120M

IKEA Canada, through two separate purchases, is acquiring a Canadian wind farm for approximately $119.6 million.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  January 30, 2017

PepsiCo, 2 others join renewable buyers group

Three new companies have signed onto the Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers' Principles, a framework intended to help businesses advance their purchasing of clean energy from the grid.
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Regulation  -  January 30, 2017

Outgoing FERC chairman resigns from commission

Norman Bay, who up until Jan. 26 had been serving as Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, has resigned.
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January 28, 2017

Weekend reads: Automated buildings; largest wind farm ok'd; Trump's infrastructure plans & more

Kick back with these can't miss energy stories from around the web.
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Demand Management  -  January 27, 2017

SED Innovation Summit speakers, agenda updated

An updated agenda and confirmed list of speakers, including energy executives from Bloomberg LP, General Motors Co. and Procter and Gamble Co., is now available for the Smart Energy Decisions Innovation Summit.
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Energy Efficiency  -  January 27, 2017

SL Green, tenants team with New York City for GHG reductions through energy efficiency initiatives

New York City-based real estate investment trust SL Green Realty Corp. on Jan. 27 announced its participation in the mayor's "Carbon Challenge for Commercial Owners and Tenants" program, which aims to support the city's broader goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
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Energy Efficiency  -  January 27, 2017

Arena lighting retrofit to yield $1.3M in savings

The American Airlines Center near Dallas recently completed a lighting retrofit plan that is expected to reduce the arena's energy consumption by 66% percent, resulting in $1.26 million in energy savings over the project's lifetime.
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Solar  -  January 26, 2017

NYC health system installs 'solar wall' at Bronx facility

New York City-based health care system Urban Health Plan has installed an innovative solar project at one of its facilities in the Bronx that is expected to reduce its energy costs by hundreds of thousands of dollars.
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