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Energy Efficiency  -  January 5, 2018

Innovation Summit agenda, sponsors announced

Following the announcement of keynote speakers for the 2nd annual Smart Energy Decisions Innovation Summit, SED on Jan. 5 released the full agenda, list of speakers and confirmed sponsors for the February event.
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January 2, 2018

Cisco, Ecolab, Hasbro top Newsweek green rankings

Cisco Systems Inc. was recently named by Newsweek as the highest ranked U.S. company by corporate sustainability and environmental impact, joined by seven other large commercial and industrial energy users on the publication's top rankings for 2017.
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Solar  -  December 19, 2017

New Jersey manufacturer to save $6.5M with solar

A New Jersey manufacturing company that specializes in lamination is expecting to reduce its energy costs by $6.5 million over 25 years after installing a 1.4 MW rooftop solar project at one of its facilities.
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Solar  -  December 18, 2017

EDF, Toyota invest in vehicle-to-grid company

In a move aimed at providing options for corporate and industrial companies that want to offer workplace charging, EDF Renewable Energy and Toyota Tsusho have closed on a Series A investment in San-Diego based Nuvve Corp., a startup focused on vehicle-to-grid solutions. 
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Sourcing Renewables  -  December 15, 2017

Corporates push EU toward 35% renewable target

Big companies, including Amazon, DuPont and Unilever, along with utilities and renewable energy suppliers, are urging members of the European Union's energy council to set a renewable energy target of at least 35% and lift barriers to corporate PPAs.
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Energy Efficiency  -  December 15, 2017

Steelcase passes major energy use reduction milestone

Global furniture maker and design company Steelcase Inc. has passed a major milestone toward its energy and environmental goals this year: Its global energy use is 20% lower than it was just seven years ago.
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Solar  -  December 13, 2017

Mars using solar to manufacture Pedigree dog food

Mars Petcare has started using electricity generated from its newest solar garden, linked to its San Bernardino, Calif., manufacturing facility, to produce Pedigree brand dry dog food.
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GHG Emissions  -  December 12, 2017

Kraft Heinz sets GHG goal in 1st sustainability report

Among a wide range of corporate social responsibility goals outlined in Kraft Heinz's inaugural corporate social responsibility report, the company outlined plans to reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions by 5.1% and implement a series of onsite renewable energy projects.
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Energy Efficiency  -  December 11, 2017

Deadline extended for SED Innovation Awards

The deadline for entries for the inaugural Smart Energy Decisions Innovation Awards has been extended and will run through Dec. 22. 
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Sourcing Renewables  -  December 11, 2017 - By Helen Wallace-Fisher

Evaluating PPA opportunities to best suit your needs

The growth in the renewables industry and the push for corporate sustainability has led to a huge range of PPA options in terms of, amongst other factors, type, structure, pricing and duration. This column from Helen Wallace-Fisher of Accenture outlines a simple matrix that can be used to help corporations design a framework for finding power purchase agreements that best suit its needs.
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