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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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Regulation  -  July 31, 2017

NC bill banning new wind permits signed into law

A North Carolina bill revamping the state's solar energy policies to create a competitive marketplace was signed into law July 27 despite the inclusion of a provision that places a temporary ban on new wind farm permits.
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Wind  -  July 31, 2017

Apple approved for largest wind turbines in Oregon

Apple was cleared by state regulators July 20 to use the biggest wind turbines ever installed in the Pacific Northwest for its Montague Wind Power Project.
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Solar  -  July 29, 2017

Weekend reads: Britain's gas car ban; Warren Buffett's energy powerhouse; the rise of RE in Texas & more

Kick back with these must-read energy news stories from around the web.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  July 28, 2017

JPMorgan Chase announces 100% RE goal

JPMorgan Chase announced July 28 its goal to rely on 100% renewable energy by 2020 and to facilitate $200 billion in clean energy financing through 2025 to support its clients' own sustainability projects.
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Solar  -  July 26, 2017

UVA teams up on Virginia solar farm

The University of Virginia announced July 20 that it signed a 25-year agreement with a proposed 120-acre solar facility in Virginia to purchase all the power generated on the solar farm to contribute to its electricity use on campus.
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July 24, 2017

Google signs PPA with Dutch solar plant

Google recently signed a second power purchase agreement with a Dutch electricity provider to power its new data center in the region by the provider's solar plant.
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Solar  -  July 22, 2017

Weekend reads: Elon Musk's hyperloop; House approves EPA cuts; Michigan solar + storage & more

Kick back with these must-read energy news stories from around the web.
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Solar  -  July 21, 2017

New Jersey bill threatens SREC program

Solar renewable energy credits might begin to disappear from the New Jersey solar market under alterations made to a bill under consideration by the legislature in an attempt to revamp the state's solar energy program.
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Solar  -  July 19, 2017

Napa Valley wineries turn to solar power

A family-run winery in Napa Valley is expecting to offset 95% of its utility bill through power generated from a 177-kW solar installation at its property.
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