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Sourcing Renewables  -  March 12, 2018

New York state commits $1.4 billion to 26 RE projects

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Mar. 9 announced the single largest commitment to renewable energy by a state in U.S. history at $1.4 billion, which will advance 26 large-scale renewable energy projects across New York.
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Wind  -  March 9, 2018

Kohler Co. announces 100-megawatt wind power investment

Kohler Co. on Mar. 6 announced a 15-year agreement to purchase 100 megawatts of wind power per year from the Diamond Vista wind farm located near Salina, Kansas. The electricity purchased from this project is equal to Kohler’s total U.S. and Canadian annual demand.
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Wind  -  March 8, 2018

GM and Switch partner on MI green tariff

General Motors and Switch are the first companies to participate in a new Consumers Energy program to help large businesses use large RE sources. Both companies are now matching 100 percent of their electric use at key operations in Michigan
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Wind  -  February 22, 2018

ENGIE North America acquired Infinity Renewables

Houston-based ENGIE North America Inc. announced on Feb. 20 that it has acquired Infinity Renewables, a developer of utility-scale wind projects in the United States. The acquisition includes more than 8,000 MW of projects
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February 21, 2018

SWEPCO announces agreement supporting Wind Catcher

Southwestern Electric Power (SWEPCo) announced on Feb. 20 a settlement agreement in the company’s request for approval of the proposed Wind Catcher Energy Connection project. The agreement includes SWEPCO, Walmart Stores Inc. and Sam’s
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February 19, 2018

RE hits 18% of total U.S. power mix

Renewable energy generation increased to 18% of total electricity for the U.S. in 2017, up from 15% the previous year. New wind and solar builds, along with an easing drought in the West, combined to boost this increase
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Wind  -  February 13, 2018

Nestlé reaches for 100% RE with wind PPA

Nestlé in the U.S. announced on Feb. 12 a 15-year PPA with EDP Renewables that will provide approximately 80 percent of the electricity load for five Nestlé facilities in southeastern Pennsylvania.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  February 12, 2018

Heineken “drops the C”, increases RE

Heineken announced on Feb. 12 its "Drop the C" program, aimed at increasing its share of renewable energy from the current level of 14% to 70% by 2030. The company also reported reaching its 2020 emission targets in production in 2017
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Wind  -  February 8, 2018

AT&T purchases wind power from Texas and Oklahoma

AT&T announced on Feb. 8 that it will purchase 520MW of wind power through two agreements with wind farms operated by subsidiaries of NextEra Energy Resources.
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Wind  -  February 7, 2018

Brown-Forman signs PPA for 30 MW annually

Brown-Forman Corporation announced on Feb. 6 an agreement to purchase 30 megawatts of electricity per year from Solomon Forks Wind Project in Kansas, becoming the first major U.S. spirits and wine producer to commit to a PPA in the U.S.
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