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Sourcing Renewables  -  December 6, 2016

Google will hit 100% renewables in 2017, calls the milestone 'just the beginning' in detailing new plans

An early mover among a growing number of corporations that have pledged to run their operations on 100% renewable energy, Google announced it will hit that goal in 2017.
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Solar  -  December 6, 2016

LinkedIn opens net zero energy building in California

LinkedIn recently announced the completed transformation of a 40,000-square-foot building it owns to a net-zero energy site.
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Wind  -  December 5, 2016

Avery Dennison inks PPA for Texas wind

Labeling and packaging materials manufacturer Avery Dennison has signed a power purchase agreement for output from a Texas wind project that is expected to offset 50% of its U.S.-based greenhouse gas emissions derived from electricity use.
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Energy Efficiency  -  December 5, 2016

Amex increased energy efficiency 38% in 4 years

American Express cut its absolute carbon emissions 10% between 2011 and 2015 through a combination of energy efficiency and renewable energy initiatives.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  December 5, 2016

Webinar: How Procter & Gamble is using offsite renewables to achieve sustainability goals

This webinar, sponsored by EDF Renewables, explores why Procter & Gamble turned to an offsite wind project in support of their sustainability goals. You'll learn about the project they engaged with and how it will deliver 96 MW of its output to P&G.
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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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