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Sourcing Renewables  -  September 15, 2016

Amazon announces massive Texas wind project

Though the majority of Amazon's recent renewable energy deals have been inked for its cloud computing segment, Amazon Web Services, the parent company announced its very own Sept. 15.
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Energy Storage  -  September 15, 2016

California mall installs 1.5 MWh Tesla battery system

Simon Property Group commissioned the storage system in collaboration with Southern California Edison last year for its Brea, Calif., mall to manage peak power demand.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  September 14, 2016

GM commits to 100% renewable energy by 2050

Having just surpassed its 2020 goal of using 125 MW of renewable energy in its U.S. operations, General Motors announced a bold new one.
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Energy Efficiency  -  September 14, 2016

In strategic energy management, efficiency 'just the beginning,' EDF says in 1st-of-its-kind report

Culling eight years of data from its Climate Corps program, the Environmental Defense Fund's new report on organizational energy management outlines key trends and recommendations for next steps, including case studies from corporate hosts including Comcast, Nestlé, Tiffany & Co. and Iron Mountain.
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Industrial  -  September 14, 2016

New York unveils $10M in energy efficiency initiatives for industrial, manufacturing facilities

Funding supports clean energy projects at large and medium-size industrial facilities and is expected to yield more than $12 million in annual savings, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority said Sept. 12.
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Solar  -  September 13, 2016

NRG wins auction for 2.1 GW of SunEdison assets

Houston-based independent power producer NRG Energy Inc. has won a bid to purchase approximately 2,100 MW of renewable energy projects owned by SunEdison Inc., which is in the midst of bankruptcy proceedings.
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Industrial  -  September 13, 2016

FedEx Freight invests in CNG fleet, fueling station

FedEx Corp. subsidiary FedEx Freight has purchased more than 100 compressed natural gas tractors and installed a CNG fueling station to serve the new fleet at its service center in Oklahoma City.
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Energy Storage  -  September 12, 2016

Microsoft pushes ahead with battery research

Microsoft recently partnered with the nation's largest power producer, NRG Energy, to announce new research on the topic of energy storage.
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Solar  -  September 12, 2016

Panasonic ups stake in solar developer Coronal

Panasonic Corp. of North America, through one of its divisions, has increased its ownership position in solar company Coronal Group LLC, following four years of collaboration with the California-based entity.
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September 10, 2016

Weekend reads: Tesla's solar woes; 76-straight days of renewables; 'rolling coal' & more

Kick back with these must-read energy stories from around the web.
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