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September 3, 2019

Grand Rapids reviews solar sites

Grand Rapids, Mich., city officials are evaluating solar projects to help them meet their 2025 goal of generating all of their power from renewable energy sources, including one at the former Butterworth Landfill.
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September 2, 2019

Amazon opens Colorado’s largest rooftop solar

Amazon has installed a solar array on the roof of its 855,000-square-foot Fulfillment Center in Thornton, Colorado, making it the largest single solar system in the state. The solar array, featuring more than 17,000 panels on 19 acres, can generate almost 80% of the facility’s annual energy needs.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 31, 2019

Weekend reads: CDP's global reach; a 40,000% power price spike

It's a long holiday weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web:
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August 29, 2019

Fifth Third powers up with 100% renewal energy

Fifth Third Bancorp of Cincinnati is now on its way to realizing its goal of powering its operations with 100% renewable energy and meeting its environmental sustainability goals two years ahead of schedule. The company's Aulander Holloman SolarFacility in Hertford County, NC, announced in March 2018, is now open and is expected to generate enough clean energy to equal or even exceed the company’s power needs for a year.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  August 26, 2019

SED’s RE Sourcing Forum program expanded

Smart Energy Decisions has announced the addition of several special sessions to their upcoming Renewable Energy Sourcing Forum, set for September 16-18 at the Ponte Vedra Beach Club & Inn, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Buyer registration closes Wednesday, August 28.
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Energy Efficiency  -  August 24, 2019

Weekend reads: Walmart sues Tesla; the Greenest colleges

It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web:
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Solar  -  August 22, 2019

Michigan school district completes solar system

The Flushing Community Schools district in Flushing, Mich., has completed construction on a seven-site solar array that will generate 956.8 KW from five roof- and two ground-mounted systems. The energy produced by these solar systems will offset approximately 84% of the district’s current electric loads.
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August 22, 2019

Detroit Zoo to power up with 100% RE

The Detroit Zoo will use only Michigan-made renewable energy by late 2020. The energy, purchased through DTE Energy's MIGreenPower program via three new wind parks coming online next year, will reduce carbon dioxide by 7,425 metric tons.
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August 20, 2019

Ardent Mills signs 25-year subscription for solar

Denver-based Ardent Mills, a flour-milling and ingredient company, has finalized a 25-year agreement with US Solar to purchase an expected 1.8 million kWh annually. This energy partnership is a subscription plan that will reduce energy costs at the company’s Hastings Mill, the first operating mill in Minnesota.
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August 16, 2019 - By John Watkins, FSC Lighting

Best energy practices to edge out your competition

Are you using everything in your power to stay competitive in your market? This column from FSC Lighting shows that improving your company’s energy efficiency doesn’t just reduce overall energy costs—it can also help you edge out the competition, keeping you ahead of rapidly evolving technologies and saving money that you can allocate to various growth initiatives.
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