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Sourcing Renewables  -  December 12, 2016

Apple partners with China's largest wind manufacturer

Continuing its push into the renewable energy industry, Apple Inc. will acquire a 30% stake in four wind projects from China's largest wind manufactuer.
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December 9, 2016

Agenda, speakers unveiled for SED Innovation Summit

With the inaugural Smart Energy Decisions Innovation Summit quickly approaching, a more detailed agenda and confirmed list of speakers, including energy executives from General Motors, Procter & Gamble and Switch, is now available.
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Solar  -  December 9, 2016

EIA: 30% of distributed solar is third-party owned

About 30% of the total amount of distributed solar capacity in the U.S. is owned by private companies, according to data from the U.S. EIA.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  December 8, 2016

At 71% green power, IKEA looks to efficiency, storage

Among IKEA's strategies to make its buildings more energy efficient are five U.S. fuel cell pilot programs that are expected to yield more than $1.3 million in savings each year.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  December 2, 2016

Amazon VP talks green data centers at Vegas event

Speaking at the Amazon Web Services re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, Vice President and Distinguished Engineer James Hamilton talked at length about the process and strategy of securing enough green power to reach the company's larger goal of using 100% renewable energy.
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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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