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July 29, 2019

Amazon completes 50 solar systems before target date

Amazon announced the early completion of its commitment to host 50 solar systems on its fulfillment and sortation center rooftops globally by 2020. The on-site solar systems reduce Amazon’s reliance on fossil fuels and can generate as much as 80% of a single fulfillment facility’s annual energy needs.
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July 26, 2019

Apple leads corporate solar procurement

Apple was named the leading procurer of corporate solar in the U.S. in 2018 with nearly 400 MW of total installed capacity. Rounding out the top five were Amazon, Target, Walmart, and Google.
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July 20, 2019

Weekend reads: a Marshall Plan for climate change; Car-free city centers

It's the weekend! Kick back, stay cool and catch up with these can't-miss articles from around the web:
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July 16, 2019

Cargill, Bank of America to lead RE Sourcing Forum

Executives from Bank of America, Cargill, Philadelphia Energy Authority, and the City of Phoenix will lead the program for Smart Energy Decisions’ 2019 Renewable Energy Sourcing Forum, September 16-18 at the Ponte Vedra Beach Club & Inn, Po
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Energy Storage  -  July 13, 2019

Weekend reads: RE storage goes Rube Goldberg; Major fleets go green

It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web:
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  July 11, 2019

NYC expands EV charging for municipal fleet

The City of New York has received delivery of a $3.3 million, 50-unit purchase of EV ARC™ units, which will provide charging to electric vehicles across multiple departments including city police, fire, and other essential city services.
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Energy Efficiency  -  July 10, 2019

AvalonBay posts LED retrofit savings

AvalonBay Communities, Inc. achieved a $2.3 million savings in annual energy costs from LED lighting retrofits, 6 LEED-certified new development communities and 34 LEED or Energy Star certifications in process as of year-end 2018. AvalonBay has completed 30 LED lighting retrofit projects and plans to finish 32 more in 2019 for a total of more than 165 LED retrofits by the end of the year, reaching 63% of its portfolio. 
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July 9, 2019

Zyxel flips switch on new HQ solar system

Zyxel Communications, a provider of secure broadband networking, Internet access, and connected home products, announced a milestone in its green initiative program with the completion of a new 200 KW solar power system, which will generate enough energy to supply about 90% of the power required to operate its Anaheim-based North American headquarters facilities.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  July 8, 2019

Distributed Energy Forum Wrap-Up

Smart Energy Decisions' inaugural Distributed Energy Forum focused on creating and executing strategies to maximize opportunities from the deployment of distributed energy resources by large power users. Held at the Gaylord Rockies Resort in Denver on June 24-26, the event brought together large electric power users from commercial, industrial, institutional and government sectors, along with suppliers and utilities.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  July 5, 2019

Holiday Weekend Reads: Freedom photons; The office of tomorrow

Need a break from family, friends and fireworks? Sit back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web:
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