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Regulation  -  May 12, 2017 - By Amy Poszywak

Google files for utility service alternatives in Nevada

Among the bold steps Google Inc. is making to accelerate the transition to renewable energy, the company has added its name to a growing list of corporations looking for alternatives to electricity service from Nevada utility NV Energy.
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Wind  -  May 11, 2017 - By Amy Poszywak

Cloud services firm Akamai strikes Texas wind deal

Amid growing demand for decarbonized services from its customers, midmarket cloud delivery network services company Akamai on May 10 announced its investment in an 80-MW Texas wind farm through a virtual power purchase agreement.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  May 9, 2017

Iron Mountain signs on for Indiana wind power

Building on a series of other clean energy investments, storage and information management company Iron Mountain has signed a new renewable energy agreement that will supply a portion of its electric needs in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
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Regulation  -  May 5, 2017

Florida approves solar tax break for C&I installations

A Florida bill that would eliminate property taxes on solar panels has passed through the state Legislature and on to the governor.
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GHG Emissions  -  May 4, 2017 - By Amy Poszywak

Science-based climate goals on the rise, report finds

Adoption of science-based target setting related to greenhouse gas emissions is accelerating among the Fortune 500 as a growing number look to mitigate their climate impact, a recent report from investor and environmental groups found.
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Energy Efficiency  -  May 3, 2017

Lockheed Martin cuts energy use 21% in 6 years

Lockheed Martin says it completed more than 60 total energy-efficiency and carbon reduction projects in 2016 including HVAC, lighting, building control systems, building envelope, renewable energy projects and retro-commissioning.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  May 1, 2017 - By Urosh Tomovich

Trends in renewable energy procurement: Green tariffs and aggregating lower volume PPAs

This column, presented by EDF Renewable Energy, details the pros and cons of two emerging renewable energy procurement structures designed specifically to address the needs of commercial and industrial energy users.
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Regulation  -  April 28, 2017

Views from the top: How Switch is leveraging the power of end users for energy independence

In this Smart Energy Decisions exclusive, Switch executive vice president of strategy Adam Kramer discusses the push to deregulate Nevada's electricity market and the collective power of commercial and industrial energy users.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  April 27, 2017

Almost half of Fortune 500s have clean energy goals

The number of Fortune 500 that are making public goals around reducing greenhouse gas emissions, using renewable energy and curbing their overall energy use accelerated in 2016, Ceres, WWF and other groups revealed in a new report.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  April 27, 2017

3 new solar, wind projects help L'Oreal best targets

The addition of three new renewable energy projects in the U.S. in 2016 has helped global cosmetics company L'Oreal exceed its corporate target of a 60% reduction in CO2 emissions four years ahead of schedule while increasing its production by 29%.
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