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$2.2 Million Grant Will Be Used to Develop Distributed Energy Resource Management System in NY
The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has received a $2.2 million award to develop a distribu [...]
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Old Chicago Main Post Office Gets Energy Efficient Update with Historically Accurate Windows
The historic Old Chicago Main Post Office building, which occupies an entire city block in downtown [...]
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In Seattle, Corporations Must Pay Their Fair Share to Support Climate Justice
For this episode of the Local Energy Rules podcast, host John Farrell speaks with Jill Mangaliman an [...]
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New York City Will Begin Development of 100 MW Battery Storage Project
The East River Energy Storage System in Astoria, Queens is now under development. The post New York [...]
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Florida’s First: Construction Begins on Facility that Will Convert Landfill Methane to Renewable Natural Gas
Construction has begun on a facility that will capture and convert approximately 1,900 dekatherms pe [...]
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REI Co-op Announces New, Sustainable Product Standards
REI Co-op is engaging its more than 1,000 brand partners to advance more sustainable and inclusive b [...]
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Smithfield Foods and Dominion Energy Complete Hog Waste Renewable Natural Gas Project
Dominion Energy and Smithfield Foods, Inc., recently announced recently announced the completion of [...]
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A Solar Settlement for the Good of the Grid — Episode 118 of Local Energy Rules
For this episode of the Local Energy Rules podcast, host John Farrell and Vote Solar’s Thad Culley [...]
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How Carrier Plans to Reduce Customers’ Carbon Footprint by More than One Gigaton
Carrier is aiming to reduce its customers' carbon footprint by more than one gigaton. The post How C [...]
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Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas Will Now Use Recyclable Aluminum Cups
Coors Light and Ball Corporation today announced an agreement to bring the infinitely recyclable B [...]
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TELUS Launches Investment Fund Geared Toward Sustainable Startups
TELUS has announced the launch of its new TELUS Pollinator Fund for Good, a $100 million social imp [...]
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Georgia-Pacific’s Mississippi Mill Becomes First US Pulp Mill to Earn EPA’s Energy Star Certification
Georgia-Pacific's Leaf River cellulose mill in New Augusta, Mississippi, is the first US pulp mill [...]
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GM Boosts EV Spend to $27B by 2025, Plans 30 All-Electric Models
General Motors says it will offer 30 all-electric models by 2025, at which point 40% of its US offer [...]
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Spotlight on Award Winner: PowerSecure – Butler Farms Microgrid
Electric distribution cooperative South River Electric Membership Corporation, South River EMC for s [...]
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Cargill Shifts NC Plant to Provide RSPO-Certified Palm Oil
Global food corporation Cargill is significantly expanding its segregated palm oil capacity in order [...]
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Voices of 100%: Louisville’s Clean Energy Pledge Takes On Multiple Crises — Episode 117 of Local Energy Rules
For this Voices of 100% episode of the Local Energy Rules Podcast, host John Farrell talks with Bran [...]
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From HOA Denial to Approval of Solar Panel Installation in Goshen, Indiana
I installed solar on my home this summer. It’s a great feeling. Our system is lowering our electri [...]
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Expanded Wind Project to Help Bring Arizona to 100% Carbon-Free Electricity by 2050
By the end of 2021, Arizona Public Service will harness the power of Leeward Renewable Energy’s ad [...]
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New guide shows how your community can make the switch to solar
A new resource from Power A Clean Future Ohio describes what municipalities can do to transform thei [...]
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Wisconsin’s First Large-Scale Solar Project Now Up and Running
Wisconsin's first large-scale solar project is complete and now powering Madison-area establishments [...]
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The Post-Election Potential for a 30 Million Solar Home Stimulus — Episode 116 of Local Energy Rules
For this post-Election Day episode of the Local Energy Rules Podcast, John Farrell and Katie Kienbau [...]
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New Initiative Helps Farmers Generate and Sell Carbon Credits
A new initiative has launched that is designed to help farmers generate and sell carbon credits from [...]
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Florida’s Bay County Shuts Down Waste-to-Energy Facility
Bay County, Florida's recent decision to shut down a local Waste-to-Energy facility reflects a gener [...]
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National Grid Partners Invests in AI to Protect Electric Grid, Other Infrastructure
National Grid Partners, the investment and innovation arm of National Grid, announces two new invest [...]
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