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Sourcing Renewables  -  February 8, 2017

Sun Chemical turns to onsite solar to save $400k

Sun Chemical, one of the world's largest producers of printing inks and pigments, has turned to renewable energy to save an estimated $400,000 in electricity costs at one of its production facilities in New Jersey.
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Finance  -  February 7, 2017

GM, others mull utility wind, solar energy program

Two large Detroit-area energy users have expressed interest in a new program being offered to business and residential customers of DTE Energy that allows them to increase their use of wind and solar energy in 5% increments up to 100%.
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Energy Efficiency  -  February 3, 2017

REI facility achieves LEED Platinum, net zero energy

Specialty outdoor retailer REI recently announced that its newest distribution center has achieved LEED Platinum certification and is a net zero energy building.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  January 31, 2017

Home Depot makes 1st major wind investment

The Home Depot on Jan. 31 announced its first major investment in a wind-powered energy project; the company will purchase 50 MW of capacity from a Texas facility.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  January 30, 2017

Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers' Principles: Increasing access to renewable energy

These principles, updated in January 2017 and supported by more than 65 U.S. corporations, frame the challenges faced by and the common needs of large renewable energy buyers.
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Solar  -  January 26, 2017

NYC health system installs 'solar wall' at Bronx facility

New York City-based health care system Urban Health Plan has installed an innovative solar project at one of its facilities in the Bronx that is expected to reduce its energy costs by hundreds of thousands of dollars.
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Regulation  -  January 26, 2017

Massachusetts lawmakers float 100% renewables goal

Massachusetts is already among a growing number of U.S. states that are pushing forward in the transition to a cleaner energy portfolio, but a new bill proposed by a group of state representatives could help nudge it to the top of the list.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  January 25, 2017

Apple reaches deal for 200 MW of new Nevada solar

Apple announced Jan. 25 that it reached an agreement with Nevada utility NV Energy to build 200 MW of additional solar energy in the state by early 2019.
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Distributed Generation  -  January 24, 2017

IKEA completes 4th California biogas fuel cell project

Swedish home furnishings retailer IKEA recently completed the installation of its fourth biogas-powered fuel cell system.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  January 19, 2017

Report: Goldman Sachs, H&M ramp clean energy use

Among a growing list of RE100 composite companies, the group recently singled out Goldman Sachs, Elopak and H&M as making big strides toward their goal of powering their operations with 100% renewable energy.
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