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GHG Emissions  -  December 2, 2016

Microsoft: Expanding beyond carbon neutral operations to accelerate global and local good

This white paper from Microsoft serves as a progress report on the tech giant's climate-related initiatives, including its internal carbon price program, as well as a glimpse into the future of its sustainability strategy more broadly.
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Utilities  -  November 30, 2016 - By Amy Poszywak

Caesars files to stop buying power from NV Energy

Toward the end of an already tough year for Nevada's largest utility, NV Energy, yet another of its largest customers has filed with state regulators for permission to buy its power elsewhere.
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Solar  -  November 30, 2016

IKEA to be Ohio's largest nonutility solar owner

The home furnishings retailer said in a Nov. 30 news release that it will begin installing a 1.21-MW system early next year at its Columbus, Ohio, store.
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GHG Emissions  -  November 28, 2016

Microsoft report details carbon program expansion

Since implementing an internal carbon price in 2012, Microsoft says it has invested in more 14 million MWh of clean power.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  November 28, 2016

Making the case for corporate energy 'prosumers'

With Apple moving into the business of selling electricity earlier this year, the Harvard Business Review took on the trend in a Nov. 25 piece suggesting other businesses may want to follow suit.
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Energy Storage  -  November 23, 2016

Wal-Mart partners up for ice energy storage demo

In an effort to reduce operating costs related to refrigeration and improve resilience across its portfolio of stores, Wal-Mart is conducting a field demonstration of an ice-based energy storage system in San Diego.
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Finance  -  November 21, 2016

Bank of America issues its largest green bond

Bank of America has issued its third and largest green bond, for $1 billion in aggregate principal amount, which it says helps continue its commitment to advancing renewable energy generation.
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November 21, 2016

Expanding solar opportunities in the C&I sector: an introduction to Property Assessed Clean Energy

This report details the findings of the Solar Energy Industries Association and industry experts that convened to investigate barriers to solar deployment among commercial and industrial organizations and how Property Assessed Clean Energy, or PACE, financing can help overcome them.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  November 18, 2016 - By Amy Poszywak

Views from the top: Whole Foods on new tech, utility barriers and energy as a service (part 2)

In part two of our exclusive interview with Aaron Daly, global energy coordinator for Whole Foods Market, we talk about new technologies, the pros and cons of the evolving energy-as-a-service model, and the barriers electric utilities are known to create for companies looking to implement customer-side energy resources.
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GHG Emissions  -  November 17, 2016

300+ businesses urge Trump support of Paris deal

More than 365 U.S. businesses and investors on Nov. 16 joined together in a letter addressed to president-elect Donald Trump and other government leaders reaffirming their support for U.S. participating in the Paris Climate Agreement.
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