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GHG Emissions  -  October 16, 2017

Smithfield Foods launches environmental division

After setting its first-ever greenhouse gas emissions reduction target, Smithfield Foods Inc. on Oct. 12 announced the launch of a new platform within the company, Smithfield Renewables, with the aim to "unify, lead and accelerate" the company's environmental goals.
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Solar  -  October 12, 2017

Chiquita facility installs sun-tracking solar project

At its massive cold storage industrial building in Oxnard, Calif., Chiquita Brands International is benefitting from the recent installation of a 1 MW solar array equipped with technology that allows its panel to "track" the sun's movement to more electricity than traditional panels. 
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Solar  -  October 11, 2017

Toyota HQ completes massive onsite solar project

After an upsizing of initial plans for a massive onsite solar project at Toyota Motor North America's new headquarters in Plano, Texas, the installation is complete and the campus has achieved LEED Platinum certification.
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October 10, 2017

Taylor Farms completes largest solar project to-date

Earlier this year, Taylor Farms announced the deployment of a unique,  cogeneration, wind and solar project at a separate California site. 
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Industrial  -  October 10, 2017

GM names global facilities, environmental VP

General Motors Co. has appointed Dane Parker as vice president for GM global facilities and environmental, effective immediately. Parker was previously executive director for GM Global Facilities, a position he has held since joining
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Energy Efficiency  -  October 9, 2017 - By Amy Poszywak

At Intel, an 'all of the above' approach to clean energy

Talk of an "all of the above" energy policy has been a common refrain among politicians and utility executives for some time. At Intel Corp., however, it has become the unspoken philosophy to adapting to climate change.
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Wind  -  October 9, 2017

Microsoft wind PPA paired with storage, trading

Microsoft has announced a unique arrangement through which it will purchase wind energy for its Microsoft Cloud services in Ireland and test the integration of energy storage into the country's grid.
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October 7, 2017

Weekend reads: Amazon energy drones; innovations in grid renewables; ways to cash in on EV boom & more

Kick back with these must-read energy stories from around the web.
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October 6, 2017

Trade dispute bottlenecks US solar purchases

Utilities and corporations are hitting the pause button on the pursuit of solar energy deal as uncertainty around the outcome of a federal trade case on solar modules, Bloomberg News reported Oct. 4.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  October 5, 2017

5 major corporate buyers headline RES Forum

Energy and sustainability executives from Amazon Web Services, General Motors Co., Intel Corp., Lockheed Martin and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. are set to headline the inaugural Smart Energy Decisions Renewable Energy Sourcing Forum this November.
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