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Distributed Energy Resources  -  January 9, 2019

Optimizing Solar, Storage, and a Fuel Cell for a Brooklyn Apartment Complex

As one of the most energy-intensive urban environments in the world, New York City faces a significant challenge in maintaining reliable access to power during periods of high demand for electricity. This case study, presented by Enel X, showcases how an apartment complex in Brooklyn integrates distributed energy resources to improve access to independent power while reducing energy spend and maximizing incentive earning.
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Energy Storage  -  January 8, 2019

University adds Iowa’s first solar + storage

Maharishi University of Management (MUM) in Iowa premiered a new solar power plant that also incorporates battery energy storage, calling it the first system of its kind in the Midwest. The system is expected to cut utility costs by 30%.
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January 7, 2019

Texas Power Pool to promote RE aggregation

The Texas Power Pool has been formed to offer a new power purchasing option for Texas public entities to utilize aggregated renewable energy. Texas Power Pool services include competitive procurement of utility-scale renewables and on-site solar for state agencies, higher education, cities, independent school districts, water districts, and other public entities across Texas, including cooperative and municipal utility regions.
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January 4, 2019

U.S. DoD heads towards 2025 goals

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has reached energy offsets of 30-60% across four U.S. military installations, exceeding a goal of 25% savings by 2025.
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Utilities  -  January 2, 2019

Nevada’s largest clean energy investment approved

The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) on Dec. 21 approved NV Energy’s Integrated Resource Plan, which will bring 1,001 megawatts of new renewable energy via six projects to Nevada, including, for the first time, 100 megawatts of battery storage capacity. The projects represent a direct investment of more than $2 billion.
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January 2, 2019

Advocate Aurora sets 2030 goal for 100% RE

Advocate Aurora Health announced a goal to power its facilities with 100% renewable electricity by 2030. The health system currently operates more than 500 sites, including 27 hospitals, in Illinois and Wisconsin.
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Energy Efficiency  -  December 21, 2018

Regency achieves 10-year goals in five

Regency Centers Corporation announced it has met a series of 10-year environmental stewardship goals, including increasing energy efficiency and reducing GHG emissions, in five years.
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December 19, 2018

Digital Realty improves efficiency, achieves Energy Star

Digital Realty, a global provider of data center, colocation, and interconnection solutions, announced it has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR® certification for superior energy performance in 24 data centers in 2018.
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Solar  -  December 19, 2018

City of Philadelphia secures largest PA solar project

The City of Philadelphia has approved a 70-megawatt solar PPA in Adams County, Penn., to power government facilities in Philadelphia. The project is the largest in Pennsylvania by sevenfold, and a significant step toward the City’s clean energy goal of sourcing 100% of its electricity from renewables by 2030.
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Solar  -  December 13, 2018

Intel signs 100 MW PPA

Intel Corp. has signed a PPA to provide 100 megawatts of solar power to the Intel Chandler-Ocotillo facility in Arizona. The 15-year agreement was signed with Salt River Project, a not-for-profit public power utility.
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