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Repealing Clean Power Plan Would Be A Step Backward, Sacrifice Energy Efficiency Benefits

Source: Company

The Alliance to Save Energy released the following statement from President Kateri Callahan in response to the EPA’s announcement of a proposal to repeal the Clean Power Plan:

“The Clean Power Plan could harness the power of energy efficiency as the single most effective way to reduce emissions while driving improved energy productivity and economic prosperity. Undoing this plan would be a step backward for energy efficiency and the benefits it delivers for consumers and businesses alike.”

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Continental Control Systems has been acquired by SOCOMEC

Source: Company

SOCOMEC an independent, industrial group of 550M$ revenue, with a workforce of over 3200 people spread over 27 subsidiaries worldwide, recently announced the acquisition of Continental Control Systems, a Longmont-based manufacturing and engineering firm. A 22-year-old company, CCS is well known for their AC energy measurement meters (WattNode®) and current transformers (Accu-CT®). The acquisition of CCS fully aligns with SOCOMEC’s goals of expanding further into North America and Canada where CCS’s primary business resides.

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2017 Energy Efficiency Indicator survey: Interest and investment in energy efficiency

Source: PR Newswire

The 2017 Johnson Controls Energy Efficiency Indicator (EEI) survey of more than 1,500 facility and management executives in the United States, Canada and 10 other countries indicates that 70 percent of organizations are paying more attention to energy efficiency than a year ago and 58 percent are expecting to increase investments next year.

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LEDtronics New Decorative LED Post Top Fixtures Bring Modern Design to Area Lighting

Source: Company

 LEDtronics'® all-new series of dimmable Decorative LED Post Top Fixtures will give your location a modern and attractive look, all while saving you money on energy and maintenance costs!

 

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Alfa Laval Wins SEK 50 Million Waste Heat Recovery Order

Source: PR Newswire

Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply a waste heat recovery system to a power plant in Southeast Asia. The order has a value of approximately SEK 50 million. It was booked in late September in the Boiler & Gas Systems unit of the Marine Division, with deliveries scheduled for 2018.

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Energy efficiency gains at risk of slowing down without renewed government focus

Source: IEA

The recent acceleration in global energy efficiency gains risks slowing down if governments do not maintain their focus on implementing new efficiency policies, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency. 

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Ormat Commissions the First Geothermal Power Plant in Honduras

Source: Company
Ormat Technologies, Inc. announced that its 35 MW Platanares geothermal project in Honduras has commenced commercial operation.

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Triacta Power Solutions Introduces Triacta GATEWAY™, A New Multi-Point Sub-Metering Platform

Source: Company
Triacta Power Solutions Limited Partnership (“Triacta”) announced that it has introduced a new sub-metering platform, Triacta GATEWAY™. Combining highly accurate, easily deployable and best-in-class metrology with a powerful computing foundation and IoT networking techniques, the Triacta GATEWAY™ system can easily integrate with legacy building automation protocols or with an IoT-oriented network. It seamlessly delivers building information to multiple cloud-centric or server-based systems. It also makes advanced building controls and Measurement & Verification practical for the sub-50,000 square foot market, while paving the way for easy spot retrofits in larger legacy properties.

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U.S. Department of Energy Partners with Eaton to Advance Hydropower Generation

Source: Company
Power management company Eaton announced it is helping advance energy resiliency for the national power grid through a U.S. Department of Energy funded initiative to deploy new hydropower generation at existing non-powered dams and waterways. Under the second stage of the contract awarded in 2017, Eaton will manufacture and test new, low-cost integrated hydropower turbine and generator sets to help enhance the cost-effectiveness of new hydropower generation facilities.

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Duke Energy Plans North Carolina's Largest Battery Storage Projects As Part of Modernization Plan

Source: Company
As part of its continued commitment to building a smarter energy future, Duke Energy announced plans to install North Carolina's two largest battery energy storage systems - a $30 million investment as part of the company's Western Carolinas Modernization Plan.

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Secretary Perry Urges FERC to Take Swift Action to Address Threats to Grid Resiliency

Source: DOE
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry formally proposed that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) take swift action to address threats to U.S. electrical grid resiliency.  Pursuant to his authority under Section 403 of the Department of Energy Organization Act, the Secretary urged the Commission to issue a final rule requiring its organized markets to develop and implement reforms that would fully price generation resources necessary to maintain the reliability and resiliency of our nation's grid.

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ENGIE Wins Concession Contracts for Two Hydropower Plants in Brazil

Source: Company
The concession contracts are signed for a 30-year period. They raise the installed capacity of ENGIE from 10,290 MW to 11,122 MW and reinforce ENGIE's position as the largest private energy producer in Brazil. "These contracts are a tremendous success that represent a great growth opportunity for ENGIE, in line with the Group ambition to develop low carbon power production. These two plants have a strategic location for ENGIE's growth as they are in the Southeast region where we already have other plants and activities", said ENGIE Brazil CEO, Maurício Bähr.

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Seattle City Light Announces $1 Million in Community Green Up Grants

Source: Company
Thanks to the generous contributions of Seattle City Light customers, seven local organizations will receive Green Up grants totaling nearly $1 million to support renewable energy projects and education. The seven organizations will use the grants to help install solar panels at 14 public school, affordable housing, and community-based locations.

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Toshiba Develops Next-Generation Lithium-ion Battery with New Anode Material

Source: Company
Toshiba Corporation, an industry leader in lithium-ion battery technology, announced the development of its next-generation SCiB , which uses a new material to double the capacity of the battery anode. The new battery offers high- energy density and the ultra-rapid recharging required for automotive applications, and will give a compact electric vehicle (EV)with a drive range of 320km*1 after only six minutes of ultra-rapid recharging three times the distance possible with current lithium-ion batteries.

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Procter & Gamble and Constellation Complete 50-Megawatt Renewable Energy Plant

Source: Company
The Procter & Gamble Company and Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC), announced the completion of a 50-megawatt biomass-fueled combined heat and power plant located at one of P&G's largest U.S. facilities. Constellation owns and operates the plant, which supplies steam to P&G's Albany, GA paper manufacturing facility and generates electricity for the local utility, Georgia Power.  Additionally, steam from the plant will be used to power an 8.5-megawatt steam-to-electricity generator at the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany, helping the base increase its energy security and utilize renewable sources to meet energy demands.

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A Baker's Dozen: Duke Energy Economic Development Honored by Site Selection Magazine

Source: Site Selection Magazine
For the 13th consecutive year, Duke Energy has been named to Site Selection magazine's annual list of "Top Utilities in Economic Development." The magazine credits Duke Energy's economic development team and its successful collaboration with state and local partners for delivering more than $4 billion in capital investments and more than 14,000 new jobs in 2016. Duke Energy has been featured on the list every year since 2005.

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Two Municipal Utilities Upgrade to Smart Grid Using Honeywell Energyaxis® Solution

Source: Company
Honeywell announced that it is providing Honeywell smart meters, software and communication networks that will enable two municipal utilities to upgrade from a traditional grid to smart grid infrastructure, allowing them to deliver enhanced reliability and service to their customers.

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Berkeley Lab Aims to Strengthen the Cybersecurity of the Grid

Source: Berkeley Lab
As the U.S. electricity grid continues to modernize, it will mean things like better reliability and resilience, lower environmental impacts, greater integration of renewable energy, as well as new computing and communications technologies to monitor and manage the increasing number of devices that connect to the grid. However, that enhanced connectivity for grid operators and consumers also opens the door to potential cyber intrusions.

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Capstone to Serve Large Italian Meat Company with Reliable Onsite Power and Steam

Source: Yahoo Finance

Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com) (CPST), the world's leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced that it received an order for a C1000 Signature Series microturbine to provide combined cooling, heat and power (CCHP) for a large cured meat company in Veneto, Italy.

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Better Plants Program Partners Save $4.2 Billion in Energy Costs

Source: DOE
The Department of Energy (DOE) announced that partners in its Better Buildings, Better Plants Program have saved about $4.2 billion in cumulative energy costs across nearly 3,000 facilities that represent about 12 percent of the U.S. manufacturing energy footprint. In addition, DOE is recognizing the achievements of nine partners who have met their energy or water savings goals this year and welcoming 12 new partners who have joined the program.

 

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Citi to be 100 Percent Powered by Renewable Energy by 2020

Source: Business Wire

Citigroup Inc. (“Citi”) announced that it will source renewable power for 100 percent of its global energy needs by 2020. This is an important next step in the bank’s continued commitment to reduce the environmental impact of its operations and finance $100 billion in clean energy, infrastructure and technology projects that build a more sustainable economy.

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GM’s Ohio and Indiana Plants to Meet Electricity Needs with Wind

Source: Company

 All of GM’s Ohio and Indiana manufacturing facilities – including those that build the Chevrolet Cruze and Silverado and GMC Sierra light-duty pickup trucks – will meet their electricity needs through 100 percent renewable energy. GM is buying a total of 200 megawatts of wind energy from Ohio and Illinois wind farms. Once the turbines come online by the end of 2018, renewable energy will power 20 percent of GM’s global electricity use.

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Power restored to 99 percent of Georgia Power customers impacted by Hurricane Irma

Source: Company
Georgia Power has restored power to 99 percent of customers, or 990,000 customers, impacted by Hurricane Irma. More than 8,000 personnel were mobilized as part of the company's restoration effort, including all of Georgia Power's resources, as well as assistance from other Southern Company operating companies and dozens of other companies and assisting utilities. While work is nearly complete and ahead of schedule, all personnel in the field remain focused on reconnecting the limited number of customers who remain without power in the state due to the hurricane.

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New Electric Vehicle Chargers Installed at Los Angeles Area State Parks

Source: LADWP
Local state parks received a total of six new electric vehicle (EV) chargers through a team effort by LADWP, Energy Commission and the CA Department of Parks & Recreation. The new chargers will help visitors and park employees alike enjoy the benefits of EVs such as reducing the city's carbon emissions, saving on fuel costs and helping integrate renewable energy into the power grid. Will Rogers State Historic Park received two chargers for public use and the LA State Historic Park near Chinatown received four public chargers for fleet and employees with three more scheduled for public use.

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Georgia Power introduces renewable energy program for commercial and industrial customers

Source: PR Newswire

Georgia Power has launched its latest program to help grow renewable energy in Georgia – C&I REDI. The program is available to commercial and industrial (C&I) customers under the Renewable Energy Development Initiative (REDI), which was developed in coordination with and approved by the Georgia Public Service Commission in 2016. Through the voluntary program, participating customers will receive hourly credits matching actual production as well as the solar Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) from up to 200 megawatts (MW) of renewable resources procured under REDI.

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Energy Department Invests up to $32 Million to Improve Resilience of the Nation's Power Grid

Source: energy.gov
The Energy Department announced up to $32 million for seven Resilient Distribution Systems projects, which will support early stage research and development of next-generation tools and technologies that will further improve the resilience of the nation's electric grid.  This is the second round of funding under the Department's Grid Modernization Initiative, a DOE-wide collaboration primarily supported by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) and the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability.

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CAPSTONE’S ENERGY FINANCING JOINT VENTURE EXECUTES FIRST AGREEMENT

Source: Company 

Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com) (Nasdaq:CPST), the world's leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced that its energy financing joint venture, Capstone Energy Finance, executed a five-year agreement with a large greenhouse operation in Colorado.

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CHP Installation Keeps Hospital Running During Hurricane Harvey

Source: www.energy.gov

With any major storm, energy reliability and security are major concerns for those in the storm’s path. While much of Houston, Texas, and the surrounding areas, were faced with uncertainty as Hurricane Harvey made landfall, the Texas Medical Center – the largest medical center in the world – was able to sustain its air conditioning, refrigeration, heating, sterilization, laundry, and hot water needs throughout the storm thanks to the combined heat and power (CHP) installation operated by Thermal Energy Corp (TECO).

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Better Plants to Lead Multiple Sessions at the World Energy Engineering Congress – Sept 27-29

Source: www.energy.gov

Attending the World Energy Engineering Congress? The AMO’s Better Plants Program will lead a conference session (Track J) on topics such as energy management workforce, the 50001 Ready program, boosting innovation and competitiveness, and energy security. 

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AEE Recognizes Individuals and Organizations around the World for Contributions

Source: Lightning Releases

The Association of Energy Engineers, a nonprofit professional Association of over 18,000 members, is presenting over 70 regional awards to individuals and organizations around the world. It is important to recognize these individuals and companies for their dedication and performance in the energy efficiency and renewable energy industry.  The following awards will be given at the 39th World Energy Engineering Congress in Washington, DC.

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Gas to Become World's Primary Energy Source by 2035

Source: Company
Oil and gas will be crucial components of the world's energy future, according to DNV GL's forecast of the energy transition. While renewable energy will grow its share of the energy mix, oil and gas will account for 44% of world energy supply in 2050, compared to 53% today. Gas will become the largest single source of energy from 2034.

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AEE Honors Energy Efficiency Professionals at the 40th WEEC International Awards Banquet

Source: AEE
Through its International Awards Program, the Association of Energy Engineers® (AEE®) acknowledges the important achievements being made in energy efficiency and energy management by individuals, organizations, agencies, and corporations. The following awards will be presented September 27th at the 40th World Energy Engineering Congress in Atlanta, GA.

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Decades After Developing Technology, NREL Sets New Solar-to-Hydrogen Record

Source: NREL

Innovation is forever marching forward, but sometimes it's necessary to take a small step backward in the interest of greater accuracy. Revisiting previous solar-to-hydrogen research enabled scientists at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to improve the efficiency of a novel process that directly converts sunlight into hydrogen—and recapture a world record first set at NREL in 1998.

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TE Connectivity Named to Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index

Source: PR Newswire

TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, announced that it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the sixth consecutive year. Launched in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices evaluate the sustainability performance of the largest 2,500 companies listed on the Dow Jones Global Total Stock Market Index. They are the longest-running global sustainability benchmarks worldwide and have become the key reference point in sustainability investing for investors and companies alike.

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CAPSTONE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES TRACK TESTING OF KENWORTH MICROTURBINE-POWERED HYBRID ELECTRIC TRUCK

Source: Company

Capstone Turbine Corporation, the world's leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced that it has successfully completed track testing of a Kenworth Class 7 hybrid electric work truck using its 65kW microturbine as an on board range extender. The successful track testing confirmed both high-speed performance as well as operation on 20 percent grades.

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University of Florida Receives Energy Efficiency Leader Award from Trane

Source: Company
Trane®, a leading global provider of indoor comfort systems and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, presented its annual Energy Efficiency Leader Award to the University of Florida. The award recognizes the university’s commitment to providing a healthy, productive learning environment with minimal impact on the environment. This commitment includes an energy-efficient approach to the renovation of the university’s J. Wayne Reitz Union building, an upgrade project that continues to exceed performance expectations. 

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Staff Report to the Secretary on Electricity Markets and Reliability

Source: energy.gov
Secretary Rick Perry directed his staff to develop a report including an assessment of the reliability and resilience of the electric grid and an overview of the evolution of electricity markets. The study contains a comprehensive analysis and series of recommendations from the Department of Energy staff meant to inform and guide policy makers, regulators, and the general public in future conversations about the challenges America faces.

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U.S. Department of Energy Proposes Expedited Approval for Small-Scale Natural Gas Exports

Source: US DOE
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a proposed rule that will provide for faster approval of small-scale exports of natural gas, including liquefied natural gas (LNG), from U.S. export facilities.

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Washington, DC Named First LEED Platinum City in the World

Source: USGBC
Washington, DC was named the first LEED for Cities Platinum city in the world. Mayor Bowser was presented this honor by Mahesh Ramanujam, President and CEO of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), at an event on the steps of Dunbar High School – the highest rated LEED-certified school in the United States. The Mayor and Ramanujam were joined by Mayor Bowser’s Chief Technology Officer, Archana Vemulapalli, and Jay Wilson, the District Department of Energy and Environment’s green building expert.

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Delta Americas Headquarters Recognized with Livable Buildings Award

Source: Company
Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, announces that its Delta Americas Headquarters located in Fremont, Calif., was honored by UC Berkley's Center for the Built Environment (CBE), earning an Honorable Mention in its 2017 Livable Buildings Award program. The superior sustainable design and high quality-of-life properties of Delta's US LEED Platinum-certified, net-zero-energy designed green building were instrumental in receiving the honor. Based on its calculated energy usage in 2016, its Energy Use Intensity (EUI) achieved 21.6, indicating the facility saved 90 percent energy than traditional buildings (Average EUI: 212)*1. In July of this year, the building achieved full net-zero operation, with its solar energy generation surpassing consumption.

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GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy & ARC Nuclear to Commercialize Advanced Small Modular Reactor

Source: Company
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and Advanced Reactor Concepts LLC (ARC Nuclear) announced steps to advance their collaboration to develop and license the ARC-100 advanced small modular reactor (aSMR).

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NREL-Developed CUBE Helps Solve Army's Refueling Challenge

Source: NREL
You might envision something called the CUBE as square and looking like a Borg ship from "Star Trek," but you would be wrong. Within the world of renewable energy, CUBE is an acronym (short for Consolidated Utility Base Energy) and is more rectangular in shape, measuring about three feet wide, twice as long, and five feet tall. It's a small machine with a big job: ensuring electricity flows smoothly to the U.S. Army's forward operating bases.

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Georgia Power's Ash Pond Closure Methods Focus on Protecting Georgia's Water Quality

Source: Company
Georgia Power announced that efforts to dewater its ash ponds are well underway, marking the next step in the safe and permanent closure of 29 ash ponds at 11 active and retired power generation sites across the state. The company's comprehensive and customized dewatering process treats the water removed from the ash ponds to ensure that it meets the requirements of each plant's wastewater discharge permits approved by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) and is protective of applicable water quality standards. 

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Schneider Electric Appoints Emily Heitman to Lead Energy Businesses in U.S. and Canada

Source: PR Newswire 

 Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, announced the appointment of Emily Heitman as Vice President of the Energy business in the U.S. and Canada.

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Piedmont Natural Gas opens compressed natural gas refueling station in Hickory, NC

Source: PR Newswire

Piedmont Natural Gas announced that it has added a Hickory location to its network of public compressed natural gas (CNG) refueling stations, a sign of growing demand as more companies are choosing to convert their commercial fleets to clean, affordable natural gas.

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Atlanta Commits to 100% Renewable Energy By 2035

Source: Sierra Club
Atlanta became the 27th city in the country to commit to transition to 100 percent clean and renewable energy. The Atlanta City Council unanimously approved a measure introduced by Councilman Kwanza Hall that establishes a community-wide goal of transitioning to 100 percent renewable energy by 2035.

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Georgia Power Highlights Impact of Solar Eclipse on Solar Generation During Facebook Live

Source: Company
Millions of Georgians were anticipating the first significant solar eclipse to cross the state in more than 30 years and, to illustrate the real-time nature of solar generation, the company invited energy fans to tune in to a special Facebook Live event at Facebook.com/GeorgiaPower. Fans got an unprecedented look at how the eclipse affects solar generation from the company's solar research and demonstration project at its Atlanta headquarters. As solar continues to grow, Georgia Power customers can expect continued reliable service thanks to the company's diverse, flexible generation mix including solar, as well as nuclear, natural gas and other sources.

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ENGIE Resources to Power New Philadelphia 76ers Training Complex

Source: Company
ENGIE Resources, the fourth-largest non-residential electricity provider in the United States and leader of an "Energy Revolution," announced that it will be the official energy provider to the new state-of-the-art Philadelphia 76ers Training Complex, located in Camden, New Jersey.  The Philadelphia 76ers Training Complex is the largest and most technologically advanced training center in professional sports.

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Massachusetts Jail Gets $545K Grant to Install Solar Panels

Source: AP
A western Massachusetts jail will soon get some of its power from the sun. The Franklin County Sheriff's Department has received a $545,000 grant from the state Department of Energy Resources to install a solar canopy at the county jail in Greenfield.

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7-Eleven® Wins Stars of Energy Efficiency Award

Source: Company
7-Eleven® has been awarded with the Alliance to Save Energy “Built Environment” award for its commitment to reducing energy consumption and improving efficiency in its stores. 7-Eleven has successfully decreased electricity use in store operations by an estimated 21 percent over the past seven years through installing LED lighting, energy management systems and high-efficiency HVAC units.

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World Energy Engineering Congress Conference and Expo Celebrates 40 Years

Source: Company
Advanced energy markets are bigger than ever, representing a $1.4 trillion global industry. The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) recent Market Trends Survey respondents rated the adoption of cost effective renewables, climate change and global warming as the most critical trends shaping the energy efficiency market. AEE seeks to further explore these topics along with energy industry leaders at the World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC), to be held September 27-29 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA.

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Georgia Power Marketplace Marks One-Year Anniversary

Source: Company
This summer marks the one-year anniversary of Georgia Power Marketplace, Georgia Power's innovative direct-to-consumer website featuring the most popular energy saving and smart home products. Since its launch in 2016, more than 35,000 products have been sold through the Marketplace ranging from smart thermostats to LED lighting. The website is a single, convenient online portal and streamlines the rebate process through integration with customers' Georgia Power accounts.

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Seattle City Light Begins Advanced Metering Upgrade

Source: Company
Seattle City Light began upgrading existing electricity meters with advanced meters that will enhance services for customers and help the publicly owned utility operate more efficiently. City Light will replace more than 420,000 meters across its service territory by the end of 2018.

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Ameresco Breaks Ground on PIDC's 6MW Natural Gas-fired Peaking Plant Project at Navy Yard in Philly

Source: Company
Ameresco, Inc., a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company, announced that the project with PIDC, Philadelphia's public-private economic development corporation and master developer of the Navy Yard, is underway. Ameresco broke ground on this innovative project that includes a comprehensive design, engineering, building, and long-term operation and maintenance of the new six megawatt (MW) natural-gas fired peaking plant that will anchor one of the largest private microgrids in the United States located at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia.

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NREL at 40: Driving Advanced Energy Research

Source: www.energy.gov

From its start in 1977 to today, NREL has pushed the boundaries of what's possible. For 40 years, NREL has expanded American prosperity and security through world-class research. The laboratory's work stimulates the U.S. economy, inspires ingenuity, and preserves our nation's energy security. Today, the laboratory is poised to lead America into the future—for the next 40 years and beyond.

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DOE Releases Updated Combined Heat and Power Installation Database

Source: www.energy.gov

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Advanced Manufacturing Office announced the release of the updated Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Installation Database, a database that contains a comprehensive listing of combined heat and power installations throughout the country as of December 31, 2016.

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AMO Announces $2.5M to Support Graduate-level Traineeship Programs

Source: www.energy.gov

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE) Advanced Manufacturing Office announced $2.5 million in funding to support university-led traineeship programs that address workforce training needs in the early-stage technology area of advanced materials and process technologies in energy-related manufacturing

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Net Zero Energy Buildings Popping Up Nationwide

Source: Energy Manager Today
Energy, a building certification program initiated by the International Living Future Institute (ILFI), is now known as Zero Energy (ZE) Building Certification. ZE, in partnership with the New Buildings Institute (NBI), advocates for improved energy performance in commercial buildings, while ILFI administers certification of ZE buildings.

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Schneider Electric Helps NJ Schools Achieve Financial Success Through Energy Efficiency

Source: Company
Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced the signing of three energy savings improvement programs (ESIPs) with New Jersey school districts that will drive more than $1 million in annual energy savings.

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Birmingham Investing $61.3 Million in Energy Upgrades for City Buildings, Green Job Creation

Source: AL.com
Birmingham is investing $61.3 million in energy upgrades in 125 city buildings, which will save the city $100 million in energy and operational costs over the next two decades and create local jobs.The city contracted with Trane -- a manufacturer of heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems and building management systems and controls -- to coordinate and complete the project over the next two years.

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With Current, customers can use their energy where it counts most

Source: Company

And we're maximizing solutions to provide the very best to cities, commercial and industrial customers. We're helping them save money so they can put their energy back to where it belongs--investing in their own growth and innovation

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What We Learned From Starbucks: Putting Behavior Based Energy Efficiency to the Test

Source: PECI



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Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com) (CPST), the world's leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, is expanding its product offering in the marine market and has appointed six Capstone marine distributors.

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Capstone Turbine Expands Marine Market Product

Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com) (CPST), the world's leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, is expanding its product offering in the marine market and has appointed six Capstone marine distributors.

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