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Distributed Energy Resources  -  August 9, 2019

DE Forum Presentation: How Cinemark makes DERs work, both as a property owner and a tenant

Smart Energy Decisions continues our series of presentations from the recent Distributed Energy Forum with "How Cinemark makes DERs work, both as a property owner and a tenant" from Art Justice, vice president of energy and sustainability, Cinemark.
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August 9, 2019

Gap Inc. signs VPPA, sets 100% RE goal

Global apparel retailer Gap Inc. announced on August 9 that it has signed a 90-megawatt VPPA for the Aurora Wind Project, marking one of the largest offsite renewable energy contracts by an apparel retailer.
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August 9, 2019

Starbucks reaches 100% RE in Illinois with wind power

More than 340 Illinois Starbucks-operated stores are now powered with 100% renewable energy from wind power generated in the state.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  August 7, 2019

Moody AFB plans solar, efficiency upgrades with ESPC

Moody Air Force Base (Moody AFB) has entered into an energy savings performance contract (ESPC) to implement an energy efficiency and infrastructure improvement project. The $11.2 task order includes a 2.5 MW on-site solar array, a base-wide LED lighting upgrade, expansion of its energy management controls system (EMCS), and fundamental infrastructure upgrades.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  August 6, 2019

RE Sourcing Forum: Final agenda set

Smart Energy Decisions announced the final agenda for the Renewable Energy Sourcing Forum with the addition of a high-powered panel on international RE sourcing and presentations from Mondelez International and Sprint. The Forum will take place September 16-18 at the Ponte Vedra Beach Club & Inn, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  August 5, 2019

HanesBrands ahead of RE schedule

Renewable energy sources accounted for 40% of HanesBrands energy use in 2018, up 7 percentage points compared with 2017. This level of renewable energy reliance met the company’s 2020 goal of 40% two years early.
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August 2, 2019

Amazon posts RE projects #65 & #66

Amazon announced the company’s latest renewable energy projects: their 65th is their second Amazon Wind Farm in the Republic of Ireland, while #66 is their seventh solar farm in Virginia. Globally, Amazon’s 66 renewable energy projects are expected to generate 1,342 MW of renewable capacity and deliver more than 3.9 million MWh of clean energy annually to support the company's goal to power 100% of its global operations with renewable energy. 
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August 2, 2019

Organic Valley becomes largest food company to source 100% RE

Organic Valley, America's largest cooperative of organic farmers and a leading organic brand, announced that construction of three community solar projects totaling 12.67 MWdc is complete, making the cooperative the largest food company in the world to be 100% renewably powered.
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Energy Storage  -  August 1, 2019

Brandeis adds battery storage

In an effort to help develop technology to store large amounts of electricity generated by renewable sources, Brandeis University is participating in an electricity storage project that will also save the campus an estimated $50,000 a year on its electric bill.
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July 31, 2019

Arizona chosen for Microsoft 100% RE data centers

Microsoft will develop new data center campuses in El Mirage and Goodyear, Arizona to provide cloud and internet services for Arizona and across the Western U.S. The data centers will be powered with 100% renewable energy.
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