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Energy Efficiency  -  February 22, 2021

San Diego’s historic Balboa Park awarded LEED for Communities certification

San Diego’s Historic Balboa Park’s cultural partnership announced on Feb. 15 that the park has achieved a LEED for Cities and Communities certification.
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Solar  -  February 17, 2021

New Mexico State University begins work on 3 MW solar installation

New Mexico State University announced Feb. 15 that construction has begun on a 3 MW solar project that will generate enough power to cover a third of the university's electricity needs by this fall.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  February 15, 2021

Orange signs PPA for two French solar projects

Orange, a French multinational telecommunication corporation, announced on Feb. 15 that it has signed a 15-year PPA to develop two solar projects.
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Solar  -  February 15, 2021

Bromley Mountain Ski Resort furthers sustainability plans with solar array

Bromley Mountain Ski Resort in Vermont announced on Feb. 11 that it plans to add a 615-kW solar project.
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Solar  -  February 12, 2021

Intel Corp. to power Oregon facilities with solar

Intel announced on Feb. 11 that it has signed a 15-year agreement with PGE to purchase solar power to help provide renewable power for its technology development and manufacturing facilities in Hillsboro, Oregon.
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Distributed Generation  -  February 12, 2021

U.S. renewables generation mix to double by 2050

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) announced on Feb. 8 that it expects the share of renewables in the U.S. electricity generation mix to increase from 21% in 2020 to 42% in 2050.
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Solar  -  February 9, 2021

Illinois energy program funds solar farm for Chicago municipalities and nonprofit

A 7.6 MW solar project that will provide clean energy to three municipalities and one nonprofit organization in the Chicago area is now fully operational and is expected to save the four recipients over $14.5 million in energy costs over the next 25 years.
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Solar  -  February 5, 2021

BMW Group sources aluminum produced using solar energy

The BMW Group announced on Feb. 2 that it will begin sourcing aluminum produced using solar electricity. This marks an important milestone on the road to the company’s goal of lowering CO2 emissions in its supplier network by 20% by 2030.
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Solar  -  February 3, 2021

Calif. community choice aggregation program sources from new solar project

A set of solar projects that will provide clean energy to MCE, California's first Community Choice Aggregation Program, began commercial operation last week.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  February 2, 2021

Vaisala achieves target to use 100% renewable electricity

Vaisala, a weather, environmental and industrial measurements company, announced on Feb. 2 that it achieved its target to use 100% renewable electricity by the end of 2020.
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