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Apple to Purchase Power From Multiple Renewable Projects in Oregon

Apple announced it has signed power purchase agreements with one wind and one solar project, both currently under development in Oregon.

The company plans to purchase 200 MW from the Montague Wind Power Project, which will begin operations in Gilliam County by the end of 2018, and 56 MW from Solar Star Oregon II, which comes online in Crook County at the end of this year.

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Renewable energy surges past nuclear for 1st time in decades

For the first time in decades, the United States got more electricity from renewable sources than nuclear power in March and April.

The U.S. Energy Information Administration said Thursday that electricity production from utility-scale renewable sources exceeded nuclear generation in the most recent months for which data is available. That’s the first time renewable sources have outpaced nuclear since 1984.

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GE investment arm reaches milestone in renewable-energy investments

STAMFORD — GE Energy Financial Services started investing in renewable energy years before the signing of the world’s leading climate-change agreement. A rupture in that pact likely will not undermine its commitment to the strategy.

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UK sets new renewable energy record as wind and solar surge

A blustery start to summer has helped the renewable energy industry to its highest ever output as wind turbines and solar panels help to meet more than half of the UK’s electricity demand. #windenergy  #windpower  #energy  #wind

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UK Breaks Solar Record; Generates 24 Percent of Power from Solar

On Friday, May 26, on what was expected to be one of the hottest days of the year, solar panels in the UK generated a record amount of power, enough to meet almost 25 percent of demand. This is according to data compiled by National Grid Plc and Sheffield University.

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