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Corporate Power-Purchase Agreements: Proceed Carefully When Buying Renewable Energy

A reality check for corporate and institutional energy customers. by Kim Fiske June 22, 2016 Much like the rest of the clean energy industry, we are excited about corporate and institutional (C&I) customers taking meaningful action by directly purchasing renewable energy to reduce their carbon footprint, contribute to cleaning up the grid, manage volatile energy […]

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LED Streetlight Conversion Project Saves Energy, Money For Public Power Utility

http://www.publicpower.org/media/daily/ArticleDetail.cfm?ItemNumber=44524 By Jeannine Anderson News Editor The Pascoag Utility District in Pascoag, Rhode Island — the only municipal electric utility in the state — decided to undertake a pilot project in 2012 to convert 56 of its streetlights to light-emitting diode lights, or LEDs. The project saved energy and reduced maintenance costs, so the municipal […]

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SolarCity and Temecula Valley Unified School District Announce Solar and Energy Storage Project Expected to Save the District Millions

April 26, 2017http://finance.yahoo.com/news/solarcity-temecula-valley-unified-school-120000262.html?.tsrc=applewf TEMECULA, Calif., Oct. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — SolarCity(SCTY) and Temecula Valley Unified School District (TVUSD) are together installing a six megawatt solar and energy storage project across 19 schools and the district’s administrative office. The project, which includes energy storage systems at five sites, required no upfront investment and is expected to […]

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Fortune 500 Listed Companies Pledge to Use 100% Renewable Electricity

April 26, 2017http://www.theclimategroup.org/what-we-do/news-and-blogs/fortune-500-listed-companies-pledge-to-use-100-renewable-electricity NEW YORK: Goldman Sachs, Johnson & Johnson, NIKE, Inc., Procter & Gamble, Salesforce, Starbucks, Steelcase, Voya Financial, and Walmart have today joined RE100, pledging to source 100% of their electricity from renewable energy to reduce CO2 emissions and seize the business benefits. RE100 is an ambitious global campaign led by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP, to […]

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Are Rooftop Solar Companies Doing Enough to Protect Consumers?

April 26, 2017http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/Are-Rooftop-Solar-Companies-Doing-Enough-to-Protect-Consumers by Julia Pyper September 24, 2015 As some lawmakers and utilities push for new rules, installers say they should be allowed to self-regulate.

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Chinese Solar Company Threatens Default as Xi Makes Green Push

April 26, 2017http://finance.yahoo.com/news/chinese-solar-company-threatens-default-031600819.html Blooomberg By Judy Chen September 29, 2015 11:16 PM A Chinese maker of solar components is threatening to become the nation’s next company to default on bonds, highlighting industry challenges as President Xi Jinping pushes to cut global-warming emissions. Baoding Tianwei Yingli New Energy Resources Co., whose majority holder was until last […]

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Albany County Delays Solar Power Decision

April 26, 2017http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Albany-County-delays-solar-power-decision-6418589.php By JORDAN CARLEO-EVANGELIST Albany County lawmakers are holding out for a better deal on solar power. Legislators this week tabled a contract with the firm Solar City for panels on or near four county buildings after a solar consulting company approached lawmakers claiming it could help save taxpayers millions of dollars more. Legislature Chairman […]

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Diamond Properties Adds Massive Solar Array

April 26, 2017http://westfaironline.com/73231/diamond-properties-adds-massive-solar-array/ By REECE ALVAREZ A $3.4 million project involving the installation of 7,602 solar panels across 10 acres of rooftop space has made Diamond Properties the leader in adopting solar energy in Westchester County. Mount Kisco Mayor J. Michael Cindrich has been involved with the project at 333 N. Bedford Road, the site […]

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Lawmakers Short Circuit Albany County’s Solar Plan

April 26, 2017http://www.timesunion.com/news/article/Lawmakers-short-circuit-Albany-County-s-solar-plan-6384734.php By JORDAN CARLEO-EVANGELIST July 15, 2015 Albany Albany County’s day in the sun will have to wait. A plan to install solar panels on or near four county-owned buildings was at least temporarily unplugged Monday when county lawmakers tabled it in search of a second opinion on whether solar power is the best option. […]

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Cogeneration Comes Online in July 2015

April 26, 2017http://www.concordy.com/sci-tech/2015/10/cogeneration-comes-online-in-july-2016/ By Andy Zou Tractors have been excavating the earth and piling dirt on a construction site by Alexander Lane, across from the front entrance of Messa Rink, for two months now. Cordoned off by a green fence, students may question what is going on behind this dig-down. Construction is in full swing […]

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