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Sourcing Renewables  -  June 7, 2017 - By Devraj Banerjee

Sorting out the renewable procurement puzzle

Companies who have embarked on sustainability journeys have a wide range of options when it comes to procuring renewables, Devraj Banerjee explains in this column presented by EDF Renewable Energy. One size (or more accurately, one renewable energy product) need not fit all.
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Regulation  -  June 7, 2017 - By Amy Poszywak

Nevada lawmakers pass bills to restore net metering, raise renewables standard, launch community solar

Evidence of a shift in clean energy policies in Nevada, the state Legislature this week passed a series of industry-backed bills that will increase the state's use of renewable energy and customer access to it.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  June 7, 2017

1st US Apple supplier commits to 100% renewables

Apple announced that Jabil Circuit Inc., which makes aluminum for the company, has committed to powering all of its Apple-related operations with 100% renewable energy, according to Axios.
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Distributed Generation  -  June 6, 2017

IKEA's US rooftop solar ownership will top 42 MW

As IKEA continues its buildout of rooftop solar projects atop its ever-expanding number of stores in the U.S., the home furnishings retailer said June 6 that its total ownership will exceed 42 MW by early fall.
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June 3, 2017

Weekend reads: Paris accord fact check; auto industry death spiral; Ohio's deregulation bill & more

Kick back with these must-read energy stories from around the web.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  June 2, 2017 - By John Failla

How to create your company's clean energy future

There are three possible actions in response to PresidentTrump's decision to withdraw the from the Paris climate agreement: Do nothing; complain; or take action to drive adoption of renewable energy in your organization.
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GHG Emissions  -  June 2, 2017

CEOs join governors, mayors to meet Paris targets

Without the backing of the federal government, a powerhouse coalition of U.S. governors, mayors, university presidents and more than 100 businesses have begun work on a plan to meet the country's greenhouse gas reduction commitment under the Paris climate agreement.
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Regulation  -  June 1, 2017

Corporate heavyweights back Nevada clean energy bill

Five of Nevada's largest employers — Dignity Health, eBay, Levi Strauss & Co., Switch and Unilever — have thrown their weight behind legislation that would increase the state's renewable energy standard.
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Solar  -  May 26, 2017

Navy celebrates completion of 17 MW solar project

The U.S. Department of the Navy and Indiana Gov. Suzanne Crouch recently celebrated the opening of a new, 17-MW solar power plant in southwestern Indiana at the Naval Support Activity Crane that will increase the resiliency of its operations.
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Energy Efficiency  -  May 25, 2017 - By Amy Poszywak

JPMorgan: Building efficiency will cut emissions 20%

A leader in energy efficiency among the commercial sector, JPMorgan Chase & Co. took a number of ambitious steps in 2016 that helped move the needle on its goal of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions 50% by 2020.
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