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May 29, 2014: Walmart Commits to Doubling On-site Solar in the US by 2020

Walmart Has Made Significant Progress toward Its Goal to be Supplied by 100 Percent Renewable Energy

Walmart has announced that it will double the number of on-site solar energy projects at its United States stores, Sam’s Clubs, and distribution centers by 2020. The commitment is part of Walmart’s global initiative to produce or procure 7 billion kWh of renewable energy by the end of 2020.


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May 22, 2014: NREL Assembles Working Group to Explore Solar Lending Potential

‘Banking on Solar’ Includes Members Representing the Solar, Banking, Legal, Regulatory, and Financial Industries

Increasingly, loan products are being offered to homeowners and businesses for the installation of solar. However, barriers still remain. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has convened a working group called “Banking on Solar” to engage lenders and other stakeholders to address these barriers.


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May 21, 2014: N.Y. Governor Announces $1 Billion Commitment to Solar Power

Long-Term Funding Certainty Expected to Create New Economic Opportunities

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a nearly $1 billion commitment to NY-Sun, which is expected to significantly expand deployment of solar power throughout the state. The NY-Sun initiative provides long-term funding for solar that is expected to boost existing businesses and attract new investments.


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May 9, 2014: Oregon Institute of Technology Recognized for Use of Geothermal, Solar

University Will Generate Most — If Not All — Electrical Power from Renewable Sources

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recognized the Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT) for boosting its use of clean energy at the first campus in America to be heated by geothermal energy, achieving a major milestone toward its goal of making all seven schools in the Oregon University System carbon-neutral by 2020. 


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