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January 24, 2018

Budweiser brews 100% renewable energy

Budweiser announced that all their U.S. brewing is now powered by renewable energy, an achievement the company will mark by adding a “100 percent renewable electricity” symbol on its U.S. bottles and cans.
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January 19, 2018

Nike heads toward 100% RE with new PPA

Nike Inc. announced on Jan. 18 that it has signed a PPA for a second wind contract with Avangrid Renewables, covering 86 megawatts of wind power from the Karankawa Wind Farm near Corpus Christi, Texas, which is scheduled for completion in 2019.
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January 18, 2018

Facebook’s NM data center to add wind and solar

Facebook’s data center in Los Lunas, New Mexico is expected to welcome the addition of two new wind farms and a solar facility, expected to add 266 MWh of renewable energy.
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Utilities  -  January 17, 2018

Xcel Energy receives “shockingly low bids” for solar and wind

Xcel Energy has received bids from renewable energy developers at the lowest prices in the U.S., with energy storage priced below costs for coal-generated power.
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Wind  -  January 15, 2018

IRENA: Renewable technologies competitive by 2020

The cost of offshore wind power has declined by around 25% since 2010, making it comparable to other energy sources, according to a new cost analysis from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
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Sourcing Renewables  -  January 9, 2018

Report outlines Facebook's clean energy strategy

"Facebook is Greening the Grid," a recent article in American Builder Today, tracks the progress of the 2-billion user’s new data center in Omaha, Neb., as they work with Omaha Public Power District to source energy from wind farms
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Wind  -  December 21, 2017

Kimberly-Clark ramps up wind energy use

A milestone in the development of Kimberly Clark Corp.'s first major investment in wind energy: The Oklahoma project it has agreed to purchase 120 MW of generation from has entered operations.
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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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Sourcing Renewables  -  December 5, 2017

Digital Realty buys 96 MW of wind, solar capacity

Data center, colocation and interconnection solutions company Digital Realty announced two new long-term agreements to source approximately 324,000 additional MWh of renewable energy annually for its Chicago and Ashburn, Va., data center properties and mark an expansion of its sustainability initiatives and customer offerings.
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Regulation  -  December 4, 2017

Roundup: The Senate tax bill's energy impacts

The tax bill passed by the U.S. Senate early in the morning Dec. 2 includes, among other measures with significant energy industry impacts, a number of provisions expected to negatively impact clean energy investments.
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