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Solar  -  June 1, 2018

Mars goes 100% RE in Australia

Mars, Inc. has announced the purchase of solar energy to deliver 100% of the electricity needed to power its Australian operations by 2020. The global confectionary company signed a PPA with Total Eren for the 200 MW Kiamal Solar Farm in Victoria,
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Solar  -  June 1, 2018

Webster, MA hospital adds solar array

The Harrington HealthCare’s Webster, MA facility has added a 4,200-panel solar array, expect to save the hospital and community more than $1 million. The facility will realize direct savings and lower operating costs, while almost 150 nearby homes can subscribe
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Sourcing Renewables  -  May 31, 2018

Facebook signs green tariff for Utah data center

Facebook will begin construction on a 970,000 square-foot data center in Eagle Mountain, Utah to be powered with 100% renewable energy via a green tariff with Rocky Mountain Power.
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Regulation  -  May 31, 2018

125 million electric vehicles expected by 2030

The number of electric vehicles (EVs) on the road worldwide is forecasted to reach 125 million by 2030, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), which put the total car count at about 2 billion by 2040. Estimates for 2017 showed the EV count at 3.1 million, an increase of 54%.
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Solar  -  May 30, 2018

The Home Depot premieres largest solar array in D.C.

The Home Depot has installed a 554-kilowatt solar generation project at its northeast Washington, D.C. location. The project is the largest single rooftop array in the District and is expected to supply more than 9.9 million kilowatt hours of electricity to the store
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May 30, 2018

Ithaca Beer goes solar

Ithaca Beer Company, one of the largest craft breweries in New York State, installed a 200kW solar array on the roof of their facility located on Ithaca's West End. The company partnered with Renovus Solar on the installation.
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Solar  -  May 29, 2018

Amazon premieres rooftop solar system in Las Vegas

Amazon announced on May 29 the launch of a 1.1-megawatt solar rooftop installation on its North Las Vegas fulfillment center, consisting of 3,145 individual solar modules atop an 813,000 square-foot roof—an array the size of 3.5 football fields.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  May 29, 2018

Lava covers wells at Hawaii geothermal plant

Lava from the ongoing Kilauea volcano eruptions on the Big Island of Hawaii has covered two wells at the Puna Geothermal Venture (PGV), though civil defense officials say no release of hydrogen sulfide has been detected at the plant.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  May 28, 2018

Corporate sourcing of RE hit 465 TWh hours in 2017

Companies in 75 countries combined to source 465 terawatt hours (TWh) of renewable energy in 2017, an amount close to the overall electricity demand of France.
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Energy Storage  -  May 28, 2018

U of Texas develops new solar storage system

The University of Texas’s Cockrell School of Engineering has developed a system integrating solar power and storage systems with the potential to halve costs.
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