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Sourcing Renewables  -  July 13, 2018 - By Peter Bronksi, Henry Richardson

Corporations can generate one-third more impact with their renewables investment. Here’s how.

Recent weeks and months have seen a near-constant stream of headlines about the ongoing growth of corporate renewable energy procurement, including here in Smart Energy Decisions. It all boils down to a single, encouraging takeaway: corporate leaders and investment is a major influence driving renewable energy capacity additions.
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Energy Efficiency  -  July 13, 2018

Apple launches $300 million clean energy fund in China

Apple announced on July 12 the creation of a new investment fund in China to increase the use of renewable energy within its supply chain. The company will join 10 initial suppliers to invest nearly $300 million over the next four years into the China Clean Energy Fund, which will invest in and develop clean energy projects totaling more than 1 gigawatt of renewable energy in China.
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Solar  -  July 13, 2018

Continental premieres largest rooftop community solar in NY

Continental Building Products will host the largest rooftop solar power system in New York State on its Buchanan manufacturing facility located along the Hudson River in Westchester County.
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Solar  -  July 12, 2018

High Hotels Ltd premieres first 100% solar powered U.S. Marriott

High Hotels Ltd. announced the installation of a $1.5-million solar array at its Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Lancaster, Pa. Once completed, the installation will make the 133-room hotel Marriott’s first branded location in the U.S. to generate 100% of its electricity needs from solar power.
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Finance  -  July 12, 2018

BYD and Buffet form e-bus venture

Facebook and Stanford University are among the first customers of a new venture created to lease electric buses to U.S. corporations, schools, and cities. The enterprise joins BYD Co., a Warren Buffet-backed manufacturer of electric vehicles in China
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Sourcing Renewables  -  July 11, 2018

SED launches Supply Chain Initiative

Walmart has become the first member of the Smart Energy Decisions’ Supply Chain Initiative. Developed as an extension of SED’s Renewable Energy Sourcing Initiative, this new program is designed to help early adopters of renewable energy engage with their supply chains while helping their suppliers by delivering renewable energy sourcing education, peer-to-peer networking, and connections to renewable energy suppliers.
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Solar  -  July 11, 2018

J. Kings premiers HQ rooftop solar

J. Kings, a Long-Island based food and beverage distributor, announced on July 10 the completion of a 771-kilowatt rooftop solar system at their Holtsville headquarters and distribution facility. The system was developed to both reduce the company’s carbon’s footprint and create significant financial benefit.
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GHG Emissions  -  July 11, 2018

Hess reduces flares, GHG emissions

Hess Corporation announced a reduction in flaring and GHG emission intensities by 38% and 23%, respectively versus a 2014 baseline. The reductions were featured in Hess’ 2017 Sustainability Report, released on July 10.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  July 10, 2018

Baxter hits 30% RE, 17% GHG reduction

Baxter International Inc., the global medical products company, announced that in 2017, 30% of the company’s energy use from its operations came from renewable resources. The company also reduced its absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 17 percent
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Energy Efficiency  -  July 7, 2018

Weekend reads: Energy efficiency as marketing tool; Google as pioneer

It's the weekend! Kick back and relax with these with these must-read stories from around the web:
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