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October 10, 2017

Taylor Farms completes largest solar project to-date

Earlier this year, Taylor Farms announced the deployment of a unique,  cogeneration, wind and solar project at a separate California site. 
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Industrial  -  October 10, 2017

GM names global facilities, environmental VP

General Motors Co. has appointed Dane Parker as vice president for GM global facilities and environmental, effective immediately. Parker was previously executive director for GM Global Facilities, a position he has held since joining
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Energy Efficiency  -  October 9, 2017 - By Amy Poszywak

At Intel, an 'all of the above' approach to clean energy

Talk of an "all of the above" energy policy has been a common refrain among politicians and utility executives for some time. At Intel Corp., however, it has become the unspoken philosophy to adapting to climate change.
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October 9, 2017

'The war on coal is over,' Pruitt says in beginning repeal of EPA's Clean Power Plan

At a speaking event in Kentucky, U.S. EPA director Scott Pruitt on Oct. 9 announced the Trump administration would begin formal proceedings to repeal the Clean Power Plan on Oct. 10.
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Wind  -  October 9, 2017

Microsoft wind PPA paired with storage, trading

Microsoft has announced a unique arrangement through which it will purchase wind energy for its Microsoft Cloud services in Ireland and test the integration of energy storage into the country's grid.
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October 7, 2017

Weekend reads: Amazon energy drones; innovations in grid renewables; ways to cash in on EV boom & more

Kick back with these must-read energy stories from around the web.
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October 6, 2017

Trade dispute bottlenecks US solar purchases

Utilities and corporations are hitting the pause button on the pursuit of solar energy deal as uncertainty around the outcome of a federal trade case on solar modules, Bloomberg News reported Oct. 4.
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Energy Storage  -  October 6, 2017

Massachusetts HS installs massive flow battery project

A private Massachusetts High School is reaping the benefits of a newly installed, 3 MWh energy storage system that is paired with an onsite, utility-scale wind turbine.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  October 5, 2017

5 major corporate buyers headline RES Forum

Energy and sustainability executives from Amazon Web Services, General Motors Co., Intel Corp., Lockheed Martin and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. are set to headline the inaugural Smart Energy Decisions Renewable Energy Sourcing Forum this November.
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October 5, 2017

Facebook, Dominion create renewable energy rate

Facebook and Dominion Energy Virginia designed the new rate option, which must be approved by state regulators, to serve Facebook's future data center and other large energy users through the addition of renewable energy sources to the grid.
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