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June 8, 2018

Infographic: Corporate sourcing of renewables—numbers behind the growth

A new report from IRENA (International Renewable Energy Agency) suggests that with the continued decline in the costs of renewables, corporate demand will continue to increase as companies seek to reduce electricity bills, hedge against future price spikes and address sustainability concerns.
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Solar  -  June 6, 2018

Wynn Las Vegas opens solar facility

Wynn Las Vegas announced the beginning of commercial operation of the Wynn Solar Facility, a 160-acre facility that now offsets up to 75% of the resort’s current peak power requirements. Wynn reports this is the largest percentage of renewable energy used by any resort in Las Vegas
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Sourcing Renewables  -  June 6, 2018

Iron Mountain climbs to RE heights

Iron Mountain Inc., a global storage and information management service company, announced their U.S. data center business was entirely powered by wind and/or solar sources in 2017, while 40% of the company’s total electricity use in the U.S. came from renewable energy.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  June 2, 2018

Weekend reads: Meeting Paris goals (without Trump); Giant corporates going solar & more

Kick back and relax with these must-read energy stories from around the web:
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  June 1, 2018 - By Ganesh Kalyanaraman

LEMs: An Emerging Corporate Energy Management Tool

Have you considered whether your captive power generation may be to the power industry what spare bedrooms are to Airbnb and car-sharing is to Lyft? Distributed energy resources—power generated by businesses and homeowners, usually via renewables—may prove highly disruptive to traditional utilities.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  May 31, 2018

Facebook signs green tariff for Utah data center

Facebook will begin construction on a 970,000 square-foot data center in Eagle Mountain, Utah to be powered with 100% renewable energy via a green tariff with Rocky Mountain Power.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  May 28, 2018

Corporate sourcing of RE hit 465 TWh hours in 2017

Companies in 75 countries combined to source 465 terawatt hours (TWh) of renewable energy in 2017, an amount close to the overall electricity demand of France.
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Wind  -  May 25, 2018

AWEA Corporate Buyer's Guide to Wind Energy

Corporations are setting ambitious targets for renewable energy procurement, and are choosing wind energy more than any other source. AWEA (American Wind Energy Association) presents the "Corporate Buyer's Guide to Wind Energy,"
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Sourcing Renewables  -  May 18, 2018

Fifth Third Bank added to RE Sourcing Forum Agenda

Smart Energy Decisions announced the addition of Fifth Third Bank to the agenda of the 2018 Renewable Energy Sourcing Forum to be held June 18-20 at the Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego, Calif.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  May 16, 2018

Businesses and consumers “mutually reinforcing” relationship with energy

More businesses are being driven towards sustainability sourcing and are taking a leadership role in implementing clean energy solutions as a result of growing consumer demand for environmentally responsible products and services, as well as by residential consumers’ interest in managing their own energy consumption.
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