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Sourcing Renewables  -  July 28, 2018

Weekend reads: Shaving peaks, saving bucks; Mine is bigger

It's the weekend! Kick back and relax with these must-read energy stories from around the web:
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Wind  -  July 27, 2018

Wind Catcher canceled

American Electric Power (AEP) announced on July 27 that it has canceled the $4.5 billion, 2000-megawatt Wind Catcher project, which would have created the largest wind farm in the U.S.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  July 25, 2018

Fujitsu accelerates RE use to achieve Vision

Fujitsu announced that it has set a goal of sourcing 100% of the electricity consumed at its group locations, both inside and outside of Japan, from renewable sources by 2050, with an intermediate goal of 40% by 2030. The company has also joined The Climate Group’s RE100 initiative.
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Solar  -  July 25, 2018

Honolulu airport installs solar carport

The Honolulu airport will install an array featuring 4,260 solar modules atop a new carport on the roof of its Terminal 1 parking garage in a project that aligns with the state’s goal to reach 100% renewable energy by 2045.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  July 23, 2018

Daimler, Penske, NFI partner for electric fleet innovation

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced that Penske Truck Leasing and NFI, a supply chain solutions provider, have agreed to partner in operating the Freightliner Electric Innovation Fleet of eCascadia™ heavy-duty trucks
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Solar  -  July 20, 2018

Tiffin University adds 240-kW rooftop solar array

Tiffin University in Ohio announced construction will begin on its first rooftop solar project. Located at the University’s Heminger Center, the solar array will feature 705 panels constructed on 14,000 square feet of rooftop space.
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Solar  -  July 19, 2018

Fordham University benefits from largest NYC solar array

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced on July 18 the completion of the largest solar system installed in New York City, located in Staten Island. The 3.1-megawatt solar array will offset a large portion of the electricity used by Fordham University and Fordham Preparatory School in the Bronx.
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Solar  -  July 19, 2018

IKEA powers largest rooftop solar project in Wisconsin

IKEA has installed a solar array on top its new 290,000-square-foot store in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. The 1.6-megawatt array is expected to provide between 20% and 50% of the power needed for the store, producing more than 2 million kilowatts of electricity annually.
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Finance  -  July 18, 2018 - By Katherine Ryzhaya

The Great REC Arbitrage

No longer reserved for the Fortune 500, financial instruments like Virtual Power Purchase Agreements (VPPAs) are gaining popularity among smaller companies and public-sector entities looking to cost-effectively meet clean energy goals. Google, Apple, Amazon, and Walmart have paved the way for other, more risk averse but environmentally-minded entities to power their operations with renewable energy.
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Solar  -  July 18, 2018

Facebook plans six solar projects to power data centers in Oregon

Facebook has announced it will finance construction of six large solar projects that will generate 437 megawatts of power for its Prineville, Oregon campus, home of three existing and two more planned data centers.
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