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Solar  -  March 8, 2019

Cornell breaks ground on new community solar farm

Cornell University broke ground March 1 on a new 18-MW community solar farm, the school's sixth large-scale solar project.
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Wind  -  March 8, 2019

Microsoft signs PPA for 125 MW Ohio wind farm

Microsoft Corp. signed two 15-year power purchase agreements that will bring a 125 MW wind farm to Paulding County, Ohio.
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Commercial  -  March 7, 2019

Nevada GreenEnergy Rider to benefit large power users

Large commercial customers, such as casinos and government entities, in Nevada may soon be able to take advantage of additional renewable energy resources and reduce the cost of their electric service under a new program in development with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada.
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GHG Emissions  -  March 6, 2019

Apple reports supply chain milestones

Apple reported it has secured 3.9 gigawatts in clean energy through its own investments and commitments from suppliers, on the way to a goal of 4 gigawatts – one-third of the energy needed to make Apple products – by 2020.
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Solar  -  March 6, 2019

Microsoft adds 74 MW of solar in NC

Microsoft Corp. will become the sole offtaker of the Wilkinson Solar Energy Center, a 74-megawatt solar project in North Carolina. The company signed a 15-year PPA with Invenergy, which will construct, own, and operate the Center. This represents Microsoft's fourth PPA in the PJM Interconnection and will bring Microsoft's total renewable energy portfolio to more than 1.3 gigawatts.
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CHP  -  March 2, 2019

Weekend reads: Amazon's electric megafleet; CHP wakes up

It's the weekend! Kick back and relax with these can't-miss energy articles from around the web:
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Regulation  -  March 1, 2019

Virginia denies Walmart aggregation petition

The State Corporation Commission of Virginia has denied a petition by Walmart to aggregate 164 store locations in the state in order to purchase renewable energy from third-party suppliers because it would shift a financial burden to remaining customers.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  February 28, 2019

3M flips the switch to 100% RE

3M announced its commitment to move to 100% renewable electricity in all its facilities around the work, beginning with its St. Paul headquarters, a 409-acre campus with some 12,000 employees across 30 buildings and research labs.
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February 28, 2019

Barrette Outdoor Living takes first solar step

Barrette Outdoor Living (BOL) has completed the installation of a rooftop solar array on their 400,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Galloway, N.J., making it one of the area's largest solar projects. This is the company’s first plant to undergo the transition; plans call for this program to be extended throughout BOL’s eight other North American manufacturing plants in North America
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Solar  -  February 27, 2019

Solarize Philly hits Phase 3

The Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA) has reached Phase 3 of Solarize Philly, a group-buying program to promote residential solar. The PEA has issued an RFP to solicit business information and pricing proposals from solar PV installers that are interested in delivering cost-competitive rooftop solar installations to Philadelphia homeowners in 2019, on the basis of which it expects to select multiple installers.
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