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Sourcing Renewables  -  March 13, 2019

Capturing the Full Value of Renewable Energy for Businesses in ERCOT

As companies explore renewable options, they often find themselves stymied by product complexity and market uncertainty. This paper, presented by NRG Energy, Inc., examines why these challenges exist within the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) - even as low wind and solar energy prices serve as a strong motivator for companies to sign large offtake agreements.
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Hydro  -  March 12, 2019

Turkey Hill achieves 100% RE with hydroelectric power

Turkey Hill Dairy announced March 8 that it officially powers 100% of its operations with clean and sustainable energy sources.
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Wind  -  March 8, 2019

Microsoft signs PPA for 125 MW Ohio wind farm

Microsoft Corp. signed two 15-year power purchase agreements that will bring a 125 MW wind farm to Paulding County, Ohio.
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February 27, 2019

Google uses AI to predict wind output

Google has partnered with DeepMind to apply machine learning algorithms to 700 megawatts of wind power capacity in the central U.S. that are part of Google’s global fleet of renewable energy projects, with the goal of strengthening the business case for wind power and driving further adoption of carbon-free energy on electric grids worldwide.
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Wind  -  February 26, 2019

GM partners for wind energy in Michigan

General Motors announced an agreement to purchase 300,000 megawatt hours of wind energy through DTE Energy’s MIGreenPower program. The energy sourced will be enough to power 100% of GM’s global technical center in Warren and their Detroit-based operations at the Renaissance Center.
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February 22, 2019

Ford signs green tariff for locally-sourced wind

Ford Motor Company will soon power several of its Michigan facilities with 100% locally sourced renewable energy. The company also plans to announce a new Global Carbon Reduction Strategy, which will focus on renewable energy in conjunction with the launch of the company’s 20th annual Sustainability Report in June.
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February 7, 2019

Nike signs its first PPA in Europe

Nike signed its first European clean energy deal, acquiring 40 MW of power from the Cavar wind complex in northern Spain that will be completed in 2020. The company has set a goal of having all its offices in Europe powered by renewable energy by 2020.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  January 22, 2019

Brown to offset 100% campus electricity

Brown University announced agreements for two renewable energy projects that are expected to produce enough combined solar and wind power to offset all on-campus electricity use.
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January 7, 2019

Texas Power Pool to promote RE aggregation

The Texas Power Pool has been formed to offer a new power purchasing option for Texas public entities to utilize aggregated renewable energy. Texas Power Pool services include competitive procurement of utility-scale renewables and on-site solar for state agencies, higher education, cities, independent school districts, water districts, and other public entities across Texas, including cooperative and municipal utility regions.
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Wind  -  December 20, 2018

Johnson Controls plant to go 100% green

Johnson Controls Building Technologies & Solutions has selected one of its largest facilities as the first of its plants to shift 100% its electricity to wind power. The plant, located in Wichita, KS, will source power from a wind farm currently being built near the facility.
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