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GHG Emissions  -  October 19, 2017

Target makes 100% RE, emissions reduction commitments

Already having made big moves into renewable energy — and overtaking Wal-Mart Stores Inc. as the top U.S. corporate solar installer last year —Target Corp. has announced an aggressive new set of climate goals that include tackling supply-chain related emissions.
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Wind  -  October 19, 2017

Amazon's Bezos christens Texas wind farm

In celebration of Amazon's Texas wind farm beginning operations, founder and CEO Jeff Bezos stood atop one of the turbines, christening the project by smashing a bottle of champagne over it. 
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Demand Management  -  October 17, 2017

Google on track to hit 100% RE with efficiency, offsets

Google has updated its progress — in detail — toward a series of bold environmental initiatives, including plans to hit 100% renewable energy for its global operations by the end of this year.
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GHG Emissions  -  October 16, 2017

Smithfield Foods launches environmental division

After setting its first-ever greenhouse gas emissions reduction target, Smithfield Foods Inc. on Oct. 12 announced the launch of a new platform within the company, Smithfield Renewables, with the aim to "unify, lead and accelerate" the company's environmental goals.
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GHG Emissions  -  October 12, 2017

Lyft offsets Michigan game day-related emissions

Ride-sharing company Lyft recently partnered up with a carbon offset and renewable energy credit trading company to offset carbon emissions associated with travel for all University of Michigan football games this season.
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October 10, 2017

Taylor Farms completes largest solar project to-date

Earlier this year, Taylor Farms announced the deployment of a unique,  cogeneration, wind and solar project at a separate California site. 
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Industrial  -  October 10, 2017

GM names global facilities, environmental VP

General Motors Co. has appointed Dane Parker as vice president for GM global facilities and environmental, effective immediately. Parker was previously executive director for GM Global Facilities, a position he has held since joining
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Energy Efficiency  -  October 9, 2017 - By Amy Poszywak

At Intel, an 'all of the above' approach to clean energy

Talk of an "all of the above" energy policy has been a common refrain among politicians and utility executives for some time. At Intel Corp., however, it has become the unspoken philosophy to adapting to climate change.
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Wind  -  October 9, 2017

Microsoft wind PPA paired with storage, trading

Microsoft has announced a unique arrangement through which it will purchase wind energy for its Microsoft Cloud services in Ireland and test the integration of energy storage into the country's grid.
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October 7, 2017

Weekend reads: Amazon energy drones; innovations in grid renewables; ways to cash in on EV boom & more

Kick back with these must-read energy stories from around the web.
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