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Wind  -  August 24, 2020

Shape-shifting: Why a turbine’s shape is your most important asset

Type: White Paper
Date Published: 8/24/2020
Source: Vestas, Steelhead
Primary Topic: Wind

In today’s highly competitive and wind-saturated markets, some turbines have an overlooked advantage potentially worth over $10 million on a standard wind belt project. In this white paper, Vestas explains how the shape of a turbine’s production—how much energy it produces at which wind speeds—can drastically impact the average price of the electricity it generates.

August 19, 2020

Apple's 2020 Environmental Progress Report

Type: White Paper
Date Published: 8/19/2020
Source: Apple

Apple has unveiled its plan to become carbon neutral across its entire business, manufacturing supply chain, and product life cycle by 2030. In its 2020 Environmental Progress report, the company details its 10-year Climate Roadmap.

GHG Emissions  -  August 12, 2020

Pathways to Net Zero Emissions

Type: White Paper
Date Published: 8/6/2020
Source: 3Degrees
Primary Topic: GHG Emissions

Considering a net zero target for your organization? In this white paper from 3Degrees, learn more about net zero and why it’s important, the variety of options available to address Scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions, and the actions that companies can take to get started immediately.

August 10, 2020

Case Study: Superior Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) System Proven to Reduce Coronavirus

Type: Case Study
Date Published: 8/10/2020
Source: BioStar Renewables

The onset of COVID-19 has upended businesses, educational institutions, stadiums, etc., challenging all indoor community spaces to rethink how best to reengage with their respective audiences. In this case study from BioStar Renewables, learn how key technologies are ensuring safe, clean, interior air, delivered to its educational customers and others, all at a true value.

Sourcing Renewables  -  July 27, 2020

SED Profiles in Partnership: McDonald's Super-Sizes a Commitment to Sustainability

Type: Case Study
Date Published: 7/27/2020
Source: McDonald's, Apex Clean Energy
Primary Topic: Sourcing Renewables

McDonald's recently signed a VPPA for 220 MW from Aviator Wind West - the country's largest single-phase, single-site wind project - developed by Apex Clean Energy in Texas. Read this case study to learn how this super-size deal began at the Smart Energy Decisions Innovation Summit.

July 22, 2020

10 Rules for Renewable Energy Purchases

Type: White Paper
Date Published: 7/22/2020
Source: Enel X

Few businesses understand the full range of factors involved in power purchase agreements (PPAs) or virtual power purchase agreements (VPPAs). In this white paper from Enel X, find out more about the legal, environmental, financial, timing, and risk considerations that must be weighed in evaluating these projects.

Distributed Energy Resources  -  July 15, 2020

2020 Innovation Awards Insights Report

Type: Presentation
Date Published: 7/15/2020
Source: Smart Energy Decisions
Primary Topic: Distributed Energy Resources

Smart Energy Decisions is proud to present a special Insights report celebrating the winners of our third annual 2020 Innovation Awards. These awards recognize the exemplary use and implementation of innovative technologies and progressive practices among large electric power users (customers), their suppliers, and utilities that reflect new approaches to energy procurement and management.

Sourcing Renewables  -  July 10, 2020

Corporate Clean Energy Procurement: State of the Market

Type: White Paper
Date Published: 7/10/2020
Source: Apex Clean Energy
Primary Topic: Sourcing Renewables

Why and how are companies making the transition to clean energy? The "why" is increasingly clear—but for many power buyers, the "how" remains elusive. This report from Apex Clean Energy offers a look at solutions to fit diverse needs and priorities.

Energy Efficiency  -  July 8, 2020

2020 Better Buildings Progress Report

Type: White Paper
Date Published: 7/8/2020
Source: Better Buildings
Primary Topic: Energy Efficiency

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced nearly $11 billion in energy-cost savings by more than 950 public and private sector organizations in DOE’s Better Buildings Initiative. The 2020 Better Buildings Progress Report details partners’ progress in advancing energy productivity and highlights the 20 organizations that achieved their energy efficiency goals in the past year.

June 26, 2020

Case Study: Innovative rooftop solar + LED lighting installation debuts in Chicago

Type: Case Study
Date Published: 6/26/2020
Source: Edison Energy

For commercial real estate property owners and developers, solar energy is a viable solution to help meet economic and environmental sustainability goals. This case study from Edison Energy explores the approach taken by Chicago's Corner Office LLC, which incorporated a new concept in solar + LED to optimize efficiency, cut costs, and operate as close to off-grid as possible.

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