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Sourcing Renewables  -  August 29, 2016

Salesforce was at 37% renewables in FY'16

Salesforce.com procured 37% of its electricity from clean and renewable sources in fiscal year 2016, according to the company's recently published sustainability report.
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Energy Efficiency  -  August 27, 2016

Weekend reads: Cannabis and LEDs; a gasoline-powered car ban; DOE program under fire & more

Kick back with these must-read energy stories from around the web.
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Energy Efficiency  -  August 26, 2016

Energy benchmarking pays off for NYC buildings

Mandated energy benchmarking has been useful in helping thousands of New York City buildings reduce energy use by 6% over the past three years, according to a new progress report.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  August 26, 2016

Nashville airport cuts energy use with geothermal

The installation of a geothermal cooling system at Nashville International Airport is expected to save $430,000 a year in utility costs, according to trade media publication Engineering News-Record.
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Solar  -  August 25, 2016

Community solar spurs corporate commitment

Joining the growing number of U.S. corporations making commitments to renewable energy, window and door manufacturer Andersen Corp. took a big bite of solar this year through a state-sanctioned community solar program.
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Energy Efficiency  -  August 25, 2016

Quik Mart deploys LEDs, cuts lighting costs 77%

Quik Mart, an Arizona convenience store/gas station chain recently completed the replacement of existing fluorescent and HID interior/exterior lighting with solid-state LED lighting at 25 locations.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  August 24, 2016

NYT article highlights corporate energy strategy shift

With Apple recently joining Google and Wal-Mart in being granted federal approval to sell electricity into wholesale power markets, media coverage of corporate energy management appears to be reaching a fever pitch.
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Energy Efficiency  -  August 24, 2016

Better Buildings launches new webinar series

The webinar series, which kicks off Sept. 13, features a new gang of expert speakers including representatives from Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. and Whole Foods Market Inc.
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Energy Storage  -  August 23, 2016

IKEA expands rooftop solar, fuel cell portfolios

IKEA is expanding its use of fuel cell systems to the East Coast, announcing on Aug. 23 plans for a biomass-powered system at its store in New Haven, Conn.
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Industrial  -  August 23, 2016

DOE commits $137M to help manufacturers meet new fuel efficiency standards for big trucks

The U.S. Department of Energy is investing $137 million to help automotive manufacturers develop new technologies to meet the federal government's newest fuel standards for medium to heavy duty vehicles.
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