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Sourcing Renewables  -  January 5, 2018

1st Arkansas city commits to 100% renewables

The city of Fayetteville on Jan. 2 became the first municipality in Arkansas to commit to transitioning to 100% clean and renewable sources of energy.
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Solar  -  January 4, 2018

Alabama Power, Walmart solar project starts up

Nearly 18 months after initially announced, one of Alabama's largest solar projects is up, running and providing renewable energy to Walmart through a long-term contract with Alabama Power.
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Regulation  -  January 3, 2018

New York Gov. unveils clean energy transition plan 

A part of his annual State of the State presentation, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo revealed a comprehensive and ambitious energy plan the calls for the development of at least 1.5 GW of energy storage and 800 MW of offshore wind.
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Regulation  -  December 16, 2017

Weekend reads: The rise of the microgrid; Bitcoin's energy dilemma; wind, solar tax update & more

Kick back with these must-read energy stories from around the web.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  December 15, 2017

Corporates push EU toward 35% renewable target

Big companies, including Amazon, DuPont and Unilever, along with utilities and renewable energy suppliers, are urging members of the European Union's energy council to set a renewable energy target of at least 35% and lift barriers to corporate PPAs.
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Energy Efficiency  -  December 15, 2017

Steelcase passes major energy use reduction milestone

Global furniture maker and design company Steelcase Inc. has passed a major milestone toward its energy and environmental goals this year: Its global energy use is 20% lower than it was just seven years ago.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  December 14, 2017

Bay Area Transit System signs 100 MW of PPAs

The Bay Area Rapid Transit system, known as BART, recently executed two power purchase agreements for electricity that will propel the fifth-largest rapid transit system in the U.S. far beyond its goal of getting 50% of its energy from renewable sources.
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GHG Emissions  -  December 12, 2017

Kraft Heinz sets GHG goal in 1st sustainability report

Among a wide range of corporate social responsibility goals outlined in Kraft Heinz's inaugural corporate social responsibility report, the company outlined plans to reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions by 5.1% and implement a series of onsite renewable energy projects.
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Energy Efficiency  -  December 11, 2017

Deadline extended for SED Innovation Awards

The deadline for entries for the inaugural Smart Energy Decisions Innovation Awards has been extended and will run through Dec. 22. 
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Sourcing Renewables  -  December 11, 2017 - By Helen Wallace-Fisher

Evaluating PPA opportunities to best suit your needs

The growth in the renewables industry and the push for corporate sustainability has led to a huge range of PPA options in terms of, amongst other factors, type, structure, pricing and duration. This column from Helen Wallace-Fisher of Accenture outlines a simple matrix that can be used to help corporations design a framework for finding power purchase agreements that best suit its needs.
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