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January 7, 2019

Texas Power Pool to promote RE aggregation

The Texas Power Pool has been formed to offer a new power purchasing option for Texas public entities to utilize aggregated renewable energy. Texas Power Pool services include competitive procurement of utility-scale renewables and on-site solar for state agencies, higher education, cities, independent school districts, water districts, and other public entities across Texas, including cooperative and municipal utility regions.
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January 4, 2019

U.S. DoD heads towards 2025 goals

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has reached energy offsets of 30-60% across four U.S. military installations, exceeding a goal of 25% savings by 2025.
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Utilities  -  January 2, 2019

Nevada’s largest clean energy investment approved

The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) on Dec. 21 approved NV Energy’s Integrated Resource Plan, which will bring 1,001 megawatts of new renewable energy via six projects to Nevada, including, for the first time, 100 megawatts of battery storage capacity. The projects represent a direct investment of more than $2 billion.
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January 2, 2019

Advocate Aurora sets 2030 goal for 100% RE

Advocate Aurora Health announced a goal to power its facilities with 100% renewable electricity by 2030. The health system currently operates more than 500 sites, including 27 hospitals, in Illinois and Wisconsin.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  December 22, 2018

Weekend reads: A record-breaking year; Blockchain comes to RE

The holidays are here! Cozy up with these year-end energy articles:
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Sourcing Renewables  -  December 21, 2018

Webinar replay: The Evolving State of the 3Ds: Digitization, Decentralization, and Decarbonization

The energy and sustainability landscape is rapidly evolving, and it’s important for businesses to adapt in order to be successful and competitive. This webinar, sponsored by ENGIE, provides an understanding of three main underlying forces, how they’ve impacted business over the last several years, and how businesses can leverage them to improve operations over the next two-to-five years. 
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Finance  -  December 20, 2018

Blockchain-based payments for RE come to Penn.

American PowerNet, an independent power supply company, announced its adoption of a blockchain-based digital payments platform to facilitate real-time payments within the renewable energy sector and to purchase power for Pennsylvania.
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Wind  -  December 20, 2018

Johnson Controls plant to go 100% green

Johnson Controls Building Technologies & Solutions has selected one of its largest facilities as the first of its plants to shift 100% its electricity to wind power. The plant, located in Wichita, KS, will source power from a wind farm currently being built near the facility.
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Solar  -  December 19, 2018

City of Philadelphia secures largest PA solar project

The City of Philadelphia has approved a 70-megawatt solar PPA in Adams County, Penn., to power government facilities in Philadelphia. The project is the largest in Pennsylvania by sevenfold, and a significant step toward the City’s clean energy goal of sourcing 100% of its electricity from renewables by 2030.
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Energy Efficiency  -  December 18, 2018

Toyota reports progress on Environmental Challenge 2050

As part of the release of Toyota’s North American Environmental Report, the company recapped a year of positive impacts it has made as part of the Toyota Environmental Challenge 2050, a long-term commitment to support and foster a more inclusive and sustainable society.
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