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Sourcing Renewables  -  December 2, 2016

Amazon VP talks green data centers at Vegas event

Speaking at the Amazon Web Services re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, Vice President and Distinguished Engineer James Hamilton talked at length about the process and strategy of securing enough green power to reach the company's larger goal of using 100% renewable energy.
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GHG Emissions  -  December 2, 2016

Microsoft: Expanding beyond carbon neutral operations to accelerate global and local good

This white paper from Microsoft serves as a progress report on the tech giant's climate-related initiatives, including its internal carbon price program, as well as a glimpse into the future of its sustainability strategy more broadly.
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Utilities  -  November 30, 2016 - By Amy Poszywak

Caesars files to stop buying power from NV Energy

Toward the end of an already tough year for Nevada's largest utility, NV Energy, yet another of its largest customers has filed with state regulators for permission to buy its power elsewhere.
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Solar  -  November 30, 2016

IKEA to be Ohio's largest nonutility solar owner

The home furnishings retailer said in a Nov. 30 news release that it will begin installing a 1.21-MW system early next year at its Columbus, Ohio, store.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  November 29, 2016

Iron Mountain activates New Jersey solar project

Storage and information management company Iron Mountain has activated a solar array at its Freehold, N.J., facility, that is expected to generate 2.6 million kWh of electricity per year.
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GHG Emissions  -  November 28, 2016

Microsoft report details carbon program expansion

Since implementing an internal carbon price in 2012, Microsoft says it has invested in more 14 million MWh of clean power.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  November 28, 2016

Making the case for corporate energy 'prosumers'

With Apple moving into the business of selling electricity earlier this year, the Harvard Business Review took on the trend in a Nov. 25 piece suggesting other businesses may want to follow suit.
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Energy Storage  -  November 23, 2016

Wal-Mart partners up for ice energy storage demo

In an effort to reduce operating costs related to refrigeration and improve resilience across its portfolio of stores, Wal-Mart is conducting a field demonstration of an ice-based energy storage system in San Diego.
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GHG Emissions  -  November 22, 2016

Barcardi details efficiency, clean energy efforts

The owner of Grey Goose brand vodka says it implemented hundreds of energy efficiency initiatives across its operations as it worked to achieve a 50% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.
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Finance  -  November 21, 2016

Bank of America issues its largest green bond

Bank of America has issued its third and largest green bond, for $1 billion in aggregate principal amount, which it says helps continue its commitment to advancing renewable energy generation.
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