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Sourcing Renewables  -  August 9, 2018 - By Kyle Harrison

Corporates shatter clean energy sourcing record with more to come

With the release of BloombergNEF's New Energy Outlook 2018, Kyle Harrison presents a look at the growth in the purchase of clean energy by corporations, including reasons behind the trend, who is leading the charge, and what to expect in the future.
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Solar  -  August 7, 2018

Tour Amazon's rooftop solar system

Amazon offered a tour of their fulfillment center in Tracy, California, which now features one of the largest rooftop solar systems in California.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  August 6, 2018

Apple, Akamai, Etsy, Swiss Re collaborate on RE aggregation

Apple, Akamai, Etsy and Swiss Re announced on August 6 an agreement to develop two new wind and solar energy farms in Illinois and Virginia. Spearheaded by Apple, the new projects will generate 290 megawatts to the PJM electric grid serving much of the Eastern U.S.
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Power Prices  -  August 6, 2018

Green energy glut = power prices at zero

As wind and solar systems continue to expand, the amount of electricity being generated is outstripping demand during certain hours of the day, resulting in power prices falling to zero or even below in more jurisdictions.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  August 4, 2018

Weekend reads: One trillion watts; Energy vs. facility managers

It's the weekend! Kick back and relax with these must-read energy stories from around the web:
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Wind  -  August 3, 2018

Novartis signs 12-year wind VPPA

NJ Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp., an affiliate of Novartis, has signed a virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with Invenergy for 100 megawatts of wind power from their Santa Rita East wind farm, located west of San Angelo, Texas.
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Wind  -  August 2, 2018

Facebook signs wind PPA in Indiana

Facebook has signed a 15-year PPA for 139 MW of power from the Headwaters II Wind Farm in Randolph County, Indiana. The wind farm, operated by EDP Renewables, SA, produces a total of 200 MW and is expected to be operational in 2020.
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August 2, 2018

UPS partners on electric delivery truck

UPS announced a collaboration with Thor Trucks, Inc., to develop and test a fully-electric medium-duty delivery truck in Los Angeles. The truck, which will have a driving range of approximately 100 miles powered by a Thor-designed and built battery, is expected to be ready for deployment later this year.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  August 1, 2018

Case Study: Bloomberg—From RECs to RE100!

This case study, presented by Edison Energy, powered by Altenex, details the renewables efforts made by Bloomberg L.P. — from their initial procurement of RECs in 2007 to a commitment to source 100% of electricity from renewable sources by 2025.
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Wind  -  August 1, 2018

J.M. Smucker signs wind PPA

J.M. Smucker announced on August 1 that it has signed a long-term PPA with Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE) for 60 megawatts (MW) of the utility-scale 230 MW Plum Creek Wind Project in Wayne County, Nebraska. Starting in 2020, the wind energy produced from this project will cover approximately 50% of Smucker's total electricity use.v
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