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January 2, 2018

Cisco, Ecolab, Hasbro top Newsweek green rankings

Cisco Systems Inc. was recently named by Newsweek as the highest ranked U.S. company by corporate sustainability and environmental impact, joined by seven other large commercial and industrial energy users on the publication's top rankings for 2017.
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Solar  -  December 22, 2017

IKEA wraps Illinois' largest rooftop solar project

IKEA recently announced the completion of a 2.85 MW rooftop solar project on its Joliet, Ill., distribution center. 
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Energy Storage  -  December 21, 2017

Stadium deploys storage for solar-powered EVs

A sports stadium in the Netherlands has embarked on an energy infrastructure project that will allow visitors to charge their electric vehicles with power generated from onsite solar panels.
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Wind  -  December 21, 2017

Kimberly-Clark ramps up wind energy use

A milestone in the development of Kimberly Clark Corp.'s first major investment in wind energy: The Oklahoma project it has agreed to purchase 120 MW of generation from has entered operations.
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Solar  -  December 18, 2017

EDF, Toyota invest in vehicle-to-grid company

In a move aimed at providing options for corporate and industrial companies that want to offer workplace charging, EDF Renewable Energy and Toyota Tsusho have closed on a Series A investment in San-Diego based Nuvve Corp., a startup focused on vehicle-to-grid solutions. 
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Sourcing Renewables  -  December 15, 2017

Corporates push EU toward 35% renewable target

Big companies, including Amazon, DuPont and Unilever, along with utilities and renewable energy suppliers, are urging members of the European Union's energy council to set a renewable energy target of at least 35% and lift barriers to corporate PPAs.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  December 14, 2017

Bay Area Transit System signs 100 MW of PPAs

The Bay Area Rapid Transit system, known as BART, recently executed two power purchase agreements for electricity that will propel the fifth-largest rapid transit system in the U.S. far beyond its goal of getting 50% of its energy from renewable sources.
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Solar  -  December 13, 2017

Mars using solar to manufacture Pedigree dog food

Mars Petcare has started using electricity generated from its newest solar garden, linked to its San Bernardino, Calif., manufacturing facility, to produce Pedigree brand dry dog food.
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GHG Emissions  -  December 12, 2017

Kraft Heinz sets GHG goal in 1st sustainability report

Among a wide range of corporate social responsibility goals outlined in Kraft Heinz's inaugural corporate social responsibility report, the company outlined plans to reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions by 5.1% and implement a series of onsite renewable energy projects.
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Energy Efficiency  -  December 11, 2017

Deadline extended for SED Innovation Awards

The deadline for entries for the inaugural Smart Energy Decisions Innovation Awards has been extended and will run through Dec. 22. 
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