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April 14, 2017

Taylor Farms deploys cogen, wind, solar project

Taylor Farms, a leading fresh fruit and vegetable producer, has deployed unique, three-part renewable and alternative energy project at a California processing plant that is expected to offset more than 90% of the facility's energy use.
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April 13, 2017

IKEA plans Indiana's largest retail solar array

As home furnishing retailer IKEA continues its rollout of solar projects at its U.S. stores, the company announced plans April 13 for a new such system in Indiana that will be the largest retail solar rooftop in the state.
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Energy Storage  -  April 13, 2017

Maryland passes 30% energy storage tax credit

The Maryland legislature has passed a bill establishing a tax credit for commercial and residential energy storage installations, making the state among a small but growing number moving to support the rapidly scaling technology.
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Energy Storage  -  April 12, 2017

Wal-Mart to turn stores into 'hybrid electric buildings'

Under the first phase of a new agreement, Wal-Mart will see the installation of 40 MWh of advanced energy storage systems at 27 stores in Southern California.
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GHG Emissions  -  April 12, 2017

Global food company fires up Illinois CCS project

In an effort to reduce carbon emissions associated with its operations, agricultural processor and food ingredient provider Archer Daniels Midland Co. has started operations at its second industrial carbon capture and storage, or CCS, project.
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April 11, 2017

Chicago to run buildings on 100% renewable energy

The city of Chicago has pledged to run 900 of its buildings on 100% renewable energy by 2025, according to an April 9 announcement from Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
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Regulation  -  April 11, 2017

States file to oppose Trump's halt of Clean Power Plan

A coalition of U.S. states and localities has formally filed opposition to the Trump administration's request to delay court proceedings regarding the U.S. EPA's Clean Power Plan.
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Energy Efficiency  -  April 10, 2017

GM, Merck, Sears among more than 40 C&I names recognized by Energy Star for sustained excellence

More than 140 business and organizations were recognized by the U.S. EPA and DOE on April 6 for their commitment to saving energy, money and protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  April 10, 2017

Toyota ups size of onsite solar at North American HQ

Construction has begun on a 8.79 MW behind-the-meter solar installation at Toyota Motor North America's new headquarters in Plano, Texas, which the automaker plans to occupy this year.
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Energy Efficiency  -  April 8, 2017

Weekend reads: Coal museum goes solar; GE mulls lighting sale; Ohio looks to nuke subsidies & more

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