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Wind  -  April 22, 2020

T-Mobile advances RE100 goal with 158 MW Illinois wind farm

T-Mobile announced April 21 a long-term contract for a 158 MW Illinois wind farm that began operation on March 1 and is expected to generate more than 504,100 MWh annually.
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Solar  -  April 21, 2020

GM invests in 500,000 MWh of solar for Michigan operations

General Motors announced April 20 a partnership with DTE Energy to source 500,000 MWh of solar energy into their electricity supply.
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Wind  -  April 17, 2020

ALDI signs PPA with 336 MW wind farm

ALDI Foods announced April 15 that they have signed a 10-year PPA for 6% of the output from a 336 MW wind farm.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  April 10, 2020

California county cuts bus fleet emissions 40% with EVs

Tri Delta Transit managed to cut emissions by 40% by converting part of their city bus fleet to electric models and using a new charging software platform.
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April 9, 2020

Lordestown Motors chosen for EV fleet conversions

Lordstown Motors Corp. announced April 7 that they have received a Letter of Intent from a Florida-based company specializing in fast DC and Level II EV chargers to broker 1,000 Endurances truck models for the conversion of client fleets to electric
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April 8, 2020

Ingka Group buys into two U.S. solar projects for IKEA stores

Ingka Group, the owner of 380 IKEA stores in 30 countries, finalized the takeover of two U.S. solar projects that have a total capacity of 403 MW.
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Commercial  -  April 3, 2020

GM, Honda team up on new EV models

General Motors and Honda are teaming up to develop two new all-electric vehicles featuring GM’s global EV platform and proprietary Ultium batteries and Honda’s exterior and interior.
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Regulation  -  April 2, 2020 - By Caitlin Marquis, Advanced Energy Economy

UPDATE: Understanding the MOPR - What an Obscure FERC Rule Could Mean for Renewable Energy Buyers

The hottest four-letter word of 2020 is MOPR (Minimum Offer Price Rule), which has become a top concern of clean energy advocates, advanced energy developers, and large power users. This column from Caitlin Marquis of Advanced Energy Economy explores the implications of this FERC rule, which poses a threat to both state clean energy policies and voluntary purchases of renewable energy in PJM - and offers an update following PJM's March compliance filing to FERC.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  April 1, 2020

Savannah commits to 100% clean energy transition by 2035

The city council of Savannah, Ga., unanimously adopted a resolution March 26 to pursue a community-wide goal of 100% renewable electricity before 2035.
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Commercial  -  March 30, 2020

Mazda pursues biofuel research projects

Mazda announced March 30 that they are currently involved in joint research projects with Hiroshima University and the Tokyo Institute of Technology to promote the wide-spread development and use of biofuels from microalgae growth.
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