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August 27, 2018

Is Exxon turning to RE in Texas?

Exxon Mobil Corp. intends to purchase renewable energy for delivery in Texas. The company issued a request for proposals asking solar and wind suppliers to submit proposals by June 8 for long-term deals. The largest U.S. oil company asked for at least 100 megawatts and could go higher than 250 megawatts.
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Solar  -  August 27, 2018

Beer distributor plans $2 million savings with solar

Brown Distributing Co. will install a 481-kW rooftop solar project at the company’s beverage distribution facility in Austin. The array is expected to save the company nearly $2 million over the next 25 years, paying for itself in less than five years
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Energy Storage  -  August 24, 2018

Infographic: Harnessing that Hawaiian sunshine

Kona Brewing Co. is combining solar power and battery storage at its new brewery in Kailua Kona, Hawaii.
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Solar  -  August 24, 2018

IKEA adds solar to Alberta stores

IKEA Canada announced on August 23 that as part of its long-standing commitment to renewable energy, solar panels are being installed on its stores in Edmonton and Calgary. Both systems are expected to be operational by the end of the year.
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Solar  -  August 21, 2018

Maryland mall adds 2 MW solar rooftop

The Francis Scott Key Mall in Frederick, Maryland announced on August 20 that its new 2,056-kilowatt solar rooftop system is operational. The mall features more than 70 retailers and it owned by PREIT, a real estate investment trust.
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Solar  -  August 21, 2018

LA Lakers open solar-powered training facility

The Los Angeles Lakers premiered a solar-powered, state-of-the-art headquarters, the UCLA Health Training Center. The solar installation features 456 panels to generate an estimated 245,000 kWh annually for a projected savings of about $38,000 per year.
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Industrial  -  August 20, 2018

EVRAZ signs long-term solar PPA

EVRAZ Pueblo finalized a long-term electricity agreement with Xcel Energy on Aug. 16 that will pave the way for Xcel to build a 240 MW solar facility on EVRAZ's property and allow for an upgrade and expansion of its Colorado mill.
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Energy Storage  -  August 18, 2018

Weekend reads: EIA challenges Trump; Jetsons challenge Flintstones

It's the weekend! Kick back and relax with these must-read energy stories from around the web:
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Solar  -  August 16, 2018

UH Manoa plans solar system

The University of Hawaii at Mānoa will add a photovoltaic canopy on the top deck of its main parking structure along with several rooftop solar arrays to generate 2 MW of electricity. The system, to be completed in 2019, is part of the University&rsq plan to move the campus closer to its 2035 net-zero energy goal.
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Solar  -  August 15, 2018

D.C.’s oldest bank is first to go solar

National Capital Bank, the oldest in Washington, has completed the installation of 60 solar panels on its bank building at Pennsylvania Avenue, becoming the first bank in the District of Columbia to be powered by solar energy.
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