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January 18, 2018 - By Peyton Boswell

The U.S. Tax Overhaul: What Does It Mean for Corporate Solar Projects?

With the first major overhaul of the U.S. tax code in over 30 years, changes to tax policy are having a significant impact on the feasibility of companies “going solar” in the U.S. This column from EnterSolar discusses key impacts of the new tax code on corporate solar projects.
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January 18, 2018

PG&E launches program to accelerate EV adoption in California

Pacific Gas and Electric Company announced the launch of a new EV Charge Network program to help accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles. PG&E expects to install new EV chargers in partnership with business customers
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January 18, 2018

Facebook’s NM data center to add wind and solar

Facebook’s data center in Los Lunas, New Mexico is expected to welcome the addition of two new wind farms and a solar facility, expected to add 266 MWh of renewable energy.
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Utilities  -  January 17, 2018

Xcel Energy receives “shockingly low bids” for solar and wind

Xcel Energy has received bids from renewable energy developers at the lowest prices in the U.S., with energy storage priced below costs for coal-generated power.
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January 16, 2018

General Motors calls for greater access to wind and solar power

To meet the growing demand for clean energy at its factories, General Motors is calling for greater access to wind and solar power through expanded transmission lines.
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Wind  -  January 15, 2018

IRENA: Renewable technologies competitive by 2020

The cost of offshore wind power has declined by around 25% since 2010, making it comparable to other energy sources, according to a new cost analysis from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
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January 13, 2018

Weekend reads: Bitcoin Power, Trends to Watch & Home Biogas

Kick back with these must-read energy stories from around the web.
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Regulation  -  January 12, 2018

NYC announces goal to divest from fossil fuels

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Jan. 10 a goal to divest New York City’s $189 billion pension fund from fossil fuel companies within five years, making the city the first major US pension plan to take this action.
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Utilities  -  January 12, 2018

OPPD achieves 30% renewable energy sales goal

Renewable energy represented 30% of Omaha Public Power District’s retail sales in 2017
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January 11, 2018

Amazon data centers granted discount in Ohio

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has approved an economic development arrangement between Amazon subsidiary Vadata Inc. and AEP Ohio, including a 10-year discount for its data centers operating in AEP Ohio’s territory.
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