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Finance  -  December 13, 2016

Gates, Bezos launch $1B clean energy tech fund

A group of high profile investors including Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos have launched a fund of more than $1 billion to finance emerging clean energy technologies.
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Energy Storage  -  December 12, 2016 - By Amy Poszywak

Wal-Mart's journey to 100% renewables reinvigorated with energy storage, shifting utility models

As Wal-Mart Stores Inc. ventures farther down its somewhat long and winding road to 100% renewable energy, advancements in technologies such as energy storage and in the way it works with its utilities are accelerating its journey.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  December 12, 2016

Google: Achieving 100% renewable energy purchasing goal and going beyond

This white paper describes Google's path to achieving 100% renewable energy, discusses lessons learned and details the role of energy efficiency in getting there. It also outlines how the company will continue our efforts to accelerate the global transition to clean energy.
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Solar  -  December 9, 2016

EIA: 30% of distributed solar is third-party owned

About 30% of the total amount of distributed solar capacity in the U.S. is owned by private companies, according to data from the U.S. EIA.
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Regulation  -  December 8, 2016

Study: Renewable investments are eclipsing RPS targets

The U.S. electric power industry, helped by large commercial and industrial energy users, has been investing in renewable resources well beyond states' renewable portfolio standards and targets, according to a new presentation from economists at The Brattle Group.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  December 7, 2016

E-book: Five key considerations for integrating renewables into your procurement strategy

This e-book, presented by Ecova, outlines five key strategies for incorporating distributed energy resources, including renewable energy sources, into an organization's overall energy strategy.
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GHG Emissions  -  December 7, 2016

Green-e verification report, 2015

This annual report from the Center for Resource Solutions summarizes the 2015 renewable energy and carbon offset market including generation, utility and community green power programs, RECs and more.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  December 6, 2016

Google will hit 100% renewables in 2017, calls the milestone 'just the beginning' in detailing new plans

An early mover among a growing number of corporations that have pledged to run their operations on 100% renewable energy, Google announced it will hit that goal in 2017.
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Solar  -  December 6, 2016

LinkedIn opens net zero energy building in California

LinkedIn recently announced the completed transformation of a 40,000-square-foot building it owns to a net-zero energy site.
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Energy Efficiency  -  December 5, 2016

Amex increased energy efficiency 38% in 4 years

American Express cut its absolute carbon emissions 10% between 2011 and 2015 through a combination of energy efficiency and renewable energy initiatives.
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