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An approach being researched by the content delivery network provider helps reduce the grid-connected load during peak demand periods, when electricity is most expensive.
The installation at Simon Property Group's site in Carmel, Indiana, also includes an integrated battery for storing the electricity.
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The developer's internal carbon fee is funding investments in energy efficiency and purchases of renewable energy credits.
A new site from the Department of Energy helps businesses assess the implications of their future energy consumption.
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