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Solar  -  July 11, 2018

J. Kings premiers HQ rooftop solar

J. Kings, a Long-Island based food and beverage distributor, announced on July 10 the completion of a 771-kilowatt rooftop solar system at their Holtsville headquarters and distribution facility. The system was developed to both reduce the company’s carbon’s footprint and create significant financial benefit.
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GHG Emissions  -  July 11, 2018

Hess reduces flares, GHG emissions

Hess Corporation announced a reduction in flaring and GHG emission intensities by 38% and 23%, respectively versus a 2014 baseline. The reductions were featured in Hess’ 2017 Sustainability Report, released on July 10.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  July 10, 2018

Baxter hits 30% RE, 17% GHG reduction

Baxter International Inc., the global medical products company, announced that in 2017, 30% of the company’s energy use from its operations came from renewable resources. The company also reduced its absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 17 percent
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Energy Efficiency  -  July 7, 2018

Weekend reads: Energy efficiency as marketing tool; Google as pioneer

It's the weekend! Kick back and relax with these with these must-read stories from around the web:
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Sourcing Renewables  -  July 6, 2018

RE Sourcing Forum: Looking ahead to Fall, looking back at Spring

Smart Energy Decisions heads toward the Fall edition of the Renewable Energy Sourcing Forum with a lineup of featured keynote speakers including executives from Starbucks, Intuit, and Kingspan. The event will take place on October 1-3, 2018 at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
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Energy Efficiency  -  July 6, 2018

VW to offer e-vehicle car sharing

Volkswagen announced plans to launch a carsharing program in 2019 using electric vehicles. The program will begin in Germany and expand to major cities in Europe, North America, and Asia in 2020 and will focus on core VW brand cars.
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Solar  -  July 5, 2018

IRS guidance lifts solar development

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued guidance on a 2015 law establishing an investment tax credit (ITC), to clarify that solar developers who invest at least 5% of the total expected installation cost of a project by the end of 2019 will qualify for a 30% ITC.
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July 3, 2018

Amazon buys e-vans from Mercedes-Benz

Amazon has purchased a fleet of 100 all-electric vans from Mercedes-Benz for use in Germany. The model chosen was the eVito, a mid-size van with a 41.4 kWh battery pack for a range of approximately 150 km or 93 miles.
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Solar  -  July 3, 2018

Goldman Sachs buys 204 MW solar portfolio

Goldman Sachs Asset Management signed a PPA for a 204 MW-portfolio of solar energy projects from Marina Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of South Jersey Energy (SJI).
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GHG Emissions  -  July 2, 2018

Report: Renewable Heating and Cooling for Industrial Applications

As part of an effort to increase options for corporates looking to use renewable energy sources to meet thermal energy needs, the Renewable Thermal Collaborative (RTC) released a report, Renewable Heating and Cooling for Industrial Applications: Guidance for Carbon Accounting.
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