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Sourcing Renewables  -  October 23, 2019

Walmart enters into two wind VPPAs totaling 366 MW

Walmart entered into two VPPAs to procure more than 366 MW from wind projects in different U.S. energy markets all under a single procurement process, advancing the company toward its goal of powering 50% of operations with renewable energy by the end of 2025.
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Solar  -  October 22, 2019

Iron Mountain signs largest on-site solar PPA

Iron Mountain Incorporated signed their largest on-site solar PPA to date with a 7.2 MW installation to be implemented at their data center in Edison, N.J.
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October 21, 2019

Bonus Podcast Episode - Look Who Switched to Renewables: Sprint's Journey to Lower Emissions

Smart Energy Decisions' Beyond the Meter podcast presents a bonus episode recorded live at the recent Renewable Energy Sourcing Forum, where Amy Bond, energy and sustainability program manager at Sprint, announced the company's first VPPA. And it's a whopper of a deal: a 12-year agreement with Duke Energy Renewables for 173.3 MW of wind in Texas.
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Solar  -  October 18, 2019

Wells Fargo signs 10-year deal for Texas solar

Wells Fargo has signed a 10-year structured renewable energy agreement to receive approximately 62,000 MWh from a new solar facility in Texas.
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Utilities  -  October 16, 2019

Walmart settles with FPL on community solar program

Walmart reached a settlement this week with Florida Power and Light confirming their ability to receive RECs from a 1,490 MW community solar program that the utility has in the works.
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Commercial  -  October 15, 2019

Carnival trials first fuel cell-powered cruise ship

Carnival Corporation & plc will become the first in the cruise industry to trial fuel cells on a large passenger vessel through its German-based brand, AIDA Cruises, in a project expected to set sail as early as 2021.
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GHG Emissions  -  October 7, 2019

Hormel Foods achieves 10% drop in energy use

Hormel Foods surpassed their nonrenewable energy reduction goal and is on track to achieve their emissions reduction goals as outlined in their newly released 2018 sustainability report.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  October 7, 2019

Google Environmental Report 2019

Google's Environmental Report 2019 tracks progress on the sustainability and energy efficiency efforts of the largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy.
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Distributed Generation  -  October 7, 2019

SoNo Collection in Conn. to premiere fast-charging EV network

The SoNo Collection, a 700,000 sq ft upscale retail center currently being built in Norwalk, Conn. by Brookfield Properties, will be the first to feature free public access to fast-charge EV stations. The retail center will offer a total of 12 chargers, including a mix of these Level 3 fast-chargers along with Volta's Level 2 chargers.
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October 4, 2019

RE Sourcing Forum Wrap-Up: Meaningful conversations and getting things done

Smart Energy Decisions’ 4th Renewable Energy Sourcing Forum brought together large electric power users from commercial, industrial, institutional and government sectors, along with suppliers and utilities, all united in the goal to accelerate the adoption of renewable energy.
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