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Regulation  -  August 15, 2017

Sierra Club sues DOE over 'secrecy' of grid study

The Sierra Club on Aug. 14 filed a lawsuit against the U.S. DOE for its lack of transparency regarding the ongoing study of the U.S. electric grid that the department began preparing in April.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 12, 2017

Weekend reads: Intel's new AV lab; Microsoft cloud emissions data; the drop in EPA fines & more

Kick back with these must-read energy news stories from around the web.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 11, 2017

Despite setbacks, Eastman cuts energy use

Helped by a restructuring of its energy programs, Eastman Chemical Co. has improved its energy intensity by 10.1% and reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 14% and has implemented a variety of programs to improve the environmental impact across its facilities.
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Energy Efficiency  -  August 9, 2017

Trucking company increases fleet efficiency

A Southwest-based transportation company recently completed a purchase of 1,000 solar power systems for its fleet of Navistar commercial trucking fleet and exceeded the SuperTruck program improvement goals set by the U.S. DOE.
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Wind  -  August 9, 2017

Target signs PPA with Kansas wind farm

Target Corp. recently signed a long-term power purchase agreement to buy 100 MW of power from a wind project in Kansas that is expected to be operational by the end of 2018.
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Solar  -  August 8, 2017

Zurn Industries installs solar at manufacturing site

Zurn Industries, a manufacturer of plumbing and other water solution products, has completed a rooftop solar installation at its facility in Paso Robles, Calif.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  August 4, 2017

Arsenal Football signs RE deal for London stadium

Arsenal Football Club will begin implementing renewable energy projects in its North London stadium to help reach its clean energy goals and limit the amount of carbon emissions that the complex contributes.
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Energy Efficiency  -  August 2, 2017

Solar helps Target reduce energy use

In its 2016 corporate sustainability report, Target announced that it reduced energy intensity in stores by 2.32% since 2010 and achieved Energy Star certification in 76% of its buildings.
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Energy Storage  -  August 1, 2017

Google's X develops new storage technology

Alphabet Inc.'s signature research lab, known as X, is reportedly working on a new energy storage technology using salt and antifreeze.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  July 31, 2017

Status report on US renewables portfolio standards

This report by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory provides an annual update on the U.S. renewables portfolio standard, including recent legislative revisions, key policy design features, compliance with interim targets, past and projected impacts on renewables development, and compliance costs.
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