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Major US States, Counties, and Cities Embrace a New Tool to Pay for Energy Efficiency

Today, the Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) Alliance industry coalition spotlighted the new programs authorized in New York, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Massachusetts.

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Study Highlights Illinois’ Serious Recycling Challenges

The latest study from Illinois Public Interest Research Group addresses recycling problems and potential solutions statewide.
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Five Marketing Tips Worth Stealing From Small-Company Marketers

Take a page from the book of small-company marketers—and you just might be surprised by the results. While working on the 2019 Marketer Happiness Report, we looked at the data by company size. It wasn't surprising that the reported behaviors o
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Drought-Prone California Town Turns to Recycled Water to Irrigate Public Spaces

Paso Robles, California, recently announced the completion of the new Tertiary Treatment Facilities at its wastewater treatment plant (WWTP), augmenting the roughly 30,000-resident city’s water stewardship in a state dealing with water scarcity.

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Report Analyzes Expansion of New York State Bottle Bill

The study investigates the implications that adding wine and liquor bottles to the list of redeemable containers in the bottle bill would have.
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Science Based Targets Initiative Releases First Ever Progress Assessment

For the first time since launching in 2015, the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) published an assessment of its progress. The new report released this week shows that nearly 300 companies have set emissions reduction targets in line with the Paris Agreement goals.

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DOE Turns to Artificial Intelligence to Improve Data Center Efficiency

Hewlett Packard Enterprises has announced an AI Ops R&D collaboration with the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to develop artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies to automate and improve operational efficiency, including resiliency and energy usage, in data centers for the exascale era.

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US Department of Energy Funds Carbon Capture Project in California

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) today announced the US Department of Energy has awarded $ 300,000 in funding to a project that would advance the development of a process called Integrated CO2 Capture and Conversion to Methanol (ICCCM).

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Report: Utility-Scale Energy Storage Expected to Grow 35% by 2028

Global new capacity additions of utility-scale energy storage (USES) are expected to reach 1,557.0 MW.

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PFAS: A Fast-moving Topic in Need of Updated Research

A new movie is bringing more focus to the potential impacts of PFAS, but industry experts and federal regulators are waiting on advanced scientific research.
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