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Wind  -  August 9, 2017

Target signs PPA with Kansas wind farm

Target Corp. recently signed a long-term power purchase agreement to buy 100 MW of power from a wind project in Kansas that is expected to be operational by the end of 2018.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  August 3, 2017

Microsoft director talks directs access in Washington

As Microsoft Corp. in Washington state moves its renewable energy purchasing from its utility to the open market, it will pay a $24 million transition fee, director of sustainability policy Michelle Patron said in a recent TV interview.
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Energy Storage  -  August 1, 2017

Google's X develops new storage technology

Alphabet Inc.'s signature research lab, known as X, is reportedly working on a new energy storage technology using salt and antifreeze.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  July 31, 2017

Status report on US renewables portfolio standards

This report by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory provides an annual update on the U.S. renewables portfolio standard, including recent legislative revisions, key policy design features, compliance with interim targets, past and projected impacts on renewables development, and compliance costs.
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Regulation  -  July 31, 2017

NC bill banning new wind permits signed into law

A North Carolina bill revamping the state's solar energy policies to create a competitive marketplace was signed into law July 27 despite the inclusion of a provision that places a temporary ban on new wind farm permits.
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Wind  -  July 31, 2017

Apple approved for largest wind turbines in Oregon

Apple was cleared by state regulators July 20 to use the biggest wind turbines ever installed in the Pacific Northwest for its Montague Wind Power Project.
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Solar  -  July 29, 2017

Weekend reads: Britain's gas car ban; Warren Buffett's energy powerhouse; the rise of RE in Texas & more

Kick back with these must-read energy news stories from around the web.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  July 28, 2017

JPMorgan Chase announces 100% RE goal

JPMorgan Chase announced July 28 its goal to rely on 100% renewable energy by 2020 and to facilitate $200 billion in clean energy financing through 2025 to support its clients' own sustainability projects.
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Wind  -  July 27, 2017

AEP, GE, Invenergy partner on largest US wind farm

GE Renewable Energy and Invenergy are teaming up to build the largest wind farm in the country, which will then be purchased by utility giant American Electric Power for $4.5 billion.
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July 24, 2017

Google signs PPA with Dutch solar plant

Google recently signed a second power purchase agreement with a Dutch electricity provider to power its new data center in the region by the provider's solar plant.
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