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Solar  -  February 12, 2019

Comcast adds carport to call center

Comcast announced the completion of a 1,170-panel carport solar installation that will help power its regional call center in Plymouth, Mass. The system will generate enough onsite clean energy to offset more than 95% of the facility's annual energy consumption.
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Solar  -  February 11, 2019

Rhode Island College completes rooftop solar project

Construction has been completed at Rhode Island College (RIC) of a solar photovoltaic (PV) system on the rooftops of the Donovan Dining Center and the Student Union. The $300,000 project is expected to save the college more than $231,000 in energy costs over the next 15 years.
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Energy Efficiency  -  February 9, 2019

Weekend reads: The clean dozen; Hospitals embrace energy efficiency

It's the weekend! Kick back and relax with these must-read articles from around the web:
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Solar  -  February 5, 2019

Penn State to add 70MW offsite solar

Penn State announced the development of 70 megawatts of large-scale offsite solar to support the University's Strategic Plan, which cites stewardship of the planet's resources as a key priority. The project to install large-scale solar arrays will provide 25% of Penn State's state-wide electricity requirements over a 25-year term.
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Energy Storage  -  February 5, 2019

Kingston Technology plots solar + storage

Kingston Technology will add a 1.5 MW solar power and battery storage construction project at its corporate headquarters in Fountain Valley, Calif.
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Solar  -  January 28, 2019 - By Amanda Corio, Google

Why we’re putting 1.6 million solar panels in Tennessee and Alabama

Hundreds of engineers, electricians, and construction workers are building two new, energy-efficient Google data center campuses in the Southeastern U.S.—one in Tennessee and another in northern Alabama. As this blog post from Google notes, they are not stopping there.
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Energy Efficiency  -  January 26, 2019

Weekend reads: Top green companies; Horses & sheep in RE

It's the weekend! Kick back and relax with these must-read energy stories from around the web:
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Energy Storage  -  January 25, 2019

Michigan’s first rooftop solar + storage premieres

Michigan’s first-ever rooftop solar array and battery storage system has begun operation at the Bridge Street Market and adjoining buildings within Circuit West, a 13-block district of Grand Rapids. The system includes nearly 1,800 solar panels accompanied nearby by a 500-kilowatt battery.
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Solar  -  January 24, 2019

IKEA to open in VA with solar and EV

IKEA announced that its future Norfolk, Virginia store will be equipped with solar panels and electric vehicle (EV) charging stations when it opens this spring. This installation will represent the 56th solar project for IKEA in the U.S.
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Solar  -  January 24, 2019

Facebook secures solar with back-to-back VPPA

Facebook has secured approximately 80 megawatts of solar power for its data centers through a VPPA signed by Digital Realty, which signed the deal with SunEnergy1, which has developed and will own and operate the solar project
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