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Solar  -  October 25, 2017

Organic Valley joins community solar partnership

Organic Valley, the largest cooperative of organic farmers in the U.S. and a leading organic brand, said Oct. 25 that it will soon cover 100% of its electric load through renewable energy with help from a new community solar partnership.
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Microgrids  -  October 24, 2017

Syncing solar, storage, fuel cells in an NYC microgrid

This case study, presented by Demand Energy, an Enel Group company, explores the clean energy technology and software behind the first microgrid in New York City to provide peak load reduction, standalone backup power and ensure solar PV self-consumption.
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Regulation  -  October 23, 2017 - By Caroline Mead

Waiting in the wings: The impact of solar import tariffs

This column, presented by EDF Renewable Energy, explains what's at stake for the U.S. solar industry - and panel costs - if the federal government imposes tariffs on imported modules as suggested in a looming Section 201 trade case petition.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  October 23, 2017

2017 Green Power Leadership winners announced

The U.S. EPA and the Center for Resource Solutions announced Oct. 23 the winners of the 2017 Green Power Leadership Awards during the Renewable Energy Markets Conference in New York City.
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Solar  -  October 17, 2017

Mercedes-Benz Stadium hosts onsite grid solar

The newly opened Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, which is in the middle of its inaugural season, has been benefitting from more than 4,000 solar panels installed onsite with help from its utility, Georgia Power.
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Regulation  -  October 14, 2017

Weekend reads: Paris to ban gas cars; 'solar tube' heat; coal, nuke bailouts are 'the cost of freedom' & more

Kick back with these must-read energy news stories from around the web.
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Solar  -  October 13, 2017

First Solar, Tesla take opposite sides of trade battle

Arizona-based solar modules manufacturer First Solar has taken the side of two financially stressed panel manufacturers that have called for federal tariffs on imported solar modules, putting itself directly opposite the side of the Solar Energy Industries Association.
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Energy Storage  -  October 13, 2017

Wynn hotel looks to bundle storage, solar, cogen

A Wynn Resorts hotel and casino in development at Boston Habor is reportedly working with a number of partners on plans to implement an energy storage project that will complement two cogeneration plants, rooftop solar and LED lighting.
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Solar  -  October 12, 2017

Chiquita facility installs sun-tracking solar project

At its massive cold storage industrial building in Oxnard, Calif., Chiquita Brands International is benefitting from the recent installation of a 1 MW solar array equipped with technology that allows its panel to "track" the sun's movement to more electricity than traditional panels. 
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Solar  -  October 11, 2017

Toyota HQ completes massive onsite solar project

After an upsizing of initial plans for a massive onsite solar project at Toyota Motor North America's new headquarters in Plano, Texas, the installation is complete and the campus has achieved LEED Platinum certification.
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