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Regulation  -  September 28, 2016

Post-hearing, Clean Power Plan deliberation begins

Oral arguments in the long-anticipated D.C. Circuit Court hearing of the case against the U.S. EPA's Clean Power Plan were held Sept. 27, with neither side coming ahead as a clear winner.
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Solar  -  September 27, 2016

Big Minnesota businesses ink community solar deals

Indicative of increasing interest from both large and small businesses in community solar, NRG Energy Inc. on Sept. 27 announced plans for five such installations in Minnesota alongside subscription agreements signed by more than 1,000 residents and businesses including U.S. Bank, Land O'Lakes, Macy's and Ecolab.
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Energy Efficiency  -  September 27, 2016

Nissan, Sherwin-Williams, 10 more hit DOE goals

Offering a new progress update on the Better Plants program, the U.S. DOE announced that 12 manufacturers met their energy or water savings goals in 2016 and 30 new partners have joined the challenge. In 2015, partners reported an estimated cumulative energy savings of 600 trillion British thermal units and saved more than $3.1 billion in energy costs.
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Energy Efficiency  -  September 26, 2016

DOE launches EMIS program, 18 inaugural partners

The U.S. DOE has launched a new program within the Better Buildings Initiative aimed at helping commercial building reduce their energy use with Macy's, Wendy's, Whole Foods and 15 other organizations as partners.
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Energy Efficiency  -  September 26, 2016

EnerNOC announces restructuring, layoffs

Energy efficiency software provider EnerNOC on Sept. 23 announced a restructuring of its subscription-based energy information systems business that will result in a 15% reduction in the company's global workforce.
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Energy Storage  -  September 24, 2016

Weekend reads: Musk's solar roof; Trump vows deregulation; wave-powered electricity & more

Kick back with these must-read energy stories from around the web.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  September 23, 2016

Apple will sell solar power to public Arizona utility

Solidifying its new position as a power supplier, Apple has inked a deal with a public utility in Arizona to sell power from its new, 50-MW solar facility in Arizona.
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Energy Efficiency  -  September 23, 2016

1st Colorado C-PACE project receives financing

Financing has been obtained for Colorado's first Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy, or C-PACE, project; the associated energy upgrades to a commercial and industrial property include a 100 kW rooftop solar array and LED lighting.
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Solar  -  September 22, 2016

Swiss Re plans 2 MW of solar at US headquarters

Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd., generally known as Swiss Re, on Sept. 21 announced plans to build and operate its own solar power plant at the company's U.S. headquarters in Armonk, N.Y.
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GHG Emissions  -  September 22, 2016

Washington Gas slashes GHG, methane emissions

The regulated natural gas utility subsidiary of WGL Holdings said it has surpassed its 2020 greenhouse gas and methane emissions reduction goals.
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