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Regulation  -  July 7, 2017

N.C. legislators attempt to halt wind farm permits

North Carolina state legislators June 30 inserted a proposed 18-month moratorium on new wind farm permits into a state renewable energy bill currently awaiting the governor's signature or veto.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  July 6, 2017

Zayo Group buys RECs, offsets 25% of energy use

Communications firm Zayo Group Holdings Inc. announced July 5 that it was made a U.S. EPA Green Power Partner after purchasing 86 million kWh of renewable energy certificates.
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Energy Efficiency  -  June 30, 2017

Dell aims for 80% energy intensity reduction by 2020

Dell Inc. continues to make progress on its clean energy and energy intensity reduction goals, stating in its fiscal year 2017 sustainability report that it sourced 24% of its electricity from renewable energy sources and has reduced intensity by 54%.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  June 27, 2017

Home Depot's multidimensional renewables strategy

This case study, presented by Edison Energy, powered by Altenex, details the multidimensional approach The Home Depot has adopted to accelerate its use of renewable energy across its portfolio of more than 2,200 retail locations.
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Solar  -  June 26, 2017

California university installs 2nd solar project

In attempts to align with their sustainability goals, the University of California, Merced, is installing a 5-MW solar power system, which will be the university's second system on campus.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  June 23, 2017

Policies for enabling corporate sourcing of renewable energy internationally

This report from the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory explores the policy and regulatory enabling environment for corporate sourcing of renewable energy.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  June 23, 2017 - By Megan Corsano

Fifth Third Bancorp announces 100% RE goal

Fifth Third Bancorp announced June 21 its commitment to purchasing 100% renewable energy by 2020, along with a list of other sustainability efforts. The company also outlined its recent LED rollout.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  June 21, 2017

Case study: Akamai's journey to drive down emissions

This case study, presented by 3Degrees, goes behind the scenes of cloud delivery network services company Akamai's recent investment in an 80-MW wind farm and explores how the deal fits into Akamai's long-term approach to decarbonizing their operations.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  June 20, 2017 - By Amy Poszywak

Lyft sets renewable energy goal for autonomous cars

Ride-sharing company Lyft announced a bold new climate goal for its platform: All electric autonomous vehicles will be powered by 100% renewable energy.
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Energy Storage  -  June 17, 2017

Weekend reads: IOUs caution DOE on grid study; 'self-healing' batteries; Brooklyn's microgrid craze & more

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