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Energy Efficiency  -  June 22, 2017 - By Amy Poszywak

Pennsylvania university touts largest efficiency project

As an increasing number of colleges and universities turn to energy use reductions as a way to lower their expenses, a Pennsylvania university is on track to save thousands after deploying a series of upgrades that have reduced electricity use more than 20%.
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Commercial  -  June 22, 2017 - By Megan Corsano

IKEA plans new EV-friendly locations

Continuing the rollout of electric vehicle charging stations at its stores, IKEA this week announced new projects at two new stores currently in development.
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Regulation  -  June 21, 2017 - By Amy Poszywak

Groups release US grid study ahead of DOE's

A new study funded by the Advanced Energy Economy and the American Wind Energy Association has found that the shifting U.S. electricity resource mix does not threaten the reliability of the country's power system.
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Energy Efficiency  -  June 21, 2017 - By Megan Corsano

Agriculture Dept. inks $4.2M energy savings contract

U.S. Forest Service facilities in the Pacific Northwest will receive energy efficiency upgrades through a $4.22 million contract expected to reduce electricity and natural gas consumption in the region by 50%.
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GHG Emissions  -  June 20, 2017

Oil majors join GM, PepsiCo & more in carbon tax push

Eleven of the world's biggest companies, including oil majors BP, Exxon Mobil, Shell and Total, have thrown their support behind a proposal for a U.S. carbon tax.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  June 20, 2017 - By Amy Poszywak

Lyft sets renewable energy goal for autonomous cars

Ride-sharing company Lyft announced a bold new climate goal for its platform: All electric autonomous vehicles will be powered by 100% renewable energy.
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Energy Efficiency  -  June 19, 2017

ACEEE ranks best, worst utilities for energy efficiency

The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy has ranked U.S. utilities by the best — and worst — performers on energy efficiency.
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Energy Storage  -  June 19, 2017

Navigant: Hybrid advanced battery use on the rise

A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market for utility-scale and customer-sited hybrid energy storage systems, providing forecasts for power capacity, energy capacity and revenue.
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Energy Storage  -  June 17, 2017

Weekend reads: IOUs caution DOE on grid study; 'self-healing' batteries; Brooklyn's microgrid craze & more

Kick back with these must-read energy stories from around the web.
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Regulation  -  June 16, 2017

Nevada governor restores net metering, vetos clean energy standard, community solar bills

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval on June 15 signed Assembly Bill 405, restoring the state's net metering rates close to retail for rooftop solar customers.
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