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September 5, 2019

IBM powers up Boulder solar project

IBM Boulder is on its way to reducing carbon emissions by 40% by 2025 and to helping its home city of Boulder reach its goal of generating 50 megawatts (MW) of electricity through renewable energy sources by next year, then 100 MW by 2030 and 175 MW by 2050.
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GHG Emissions  -  September 4, 2019

Kohl’s to cut GHG emissions

Kohl’s is accelerating its long-term sustainability plans with substantial climate actions, including cutting GHGs emissions and expanding renewable energy platforms.
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Wind  -  September 3, 2019

Facebook signs PPA to power TX ops

Facebook is moving closer to achieving its goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 75% and supporting its entire operation with power generated from renewable sources. The tech giant signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Apex Wind East to purchase electricity to support its growing operations in the Cook County, Tex., region.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 30, 2019

Cushman & Wakefield reports GHG reductions

Cushman & Wakefield, the global real estate service firm, achieved a 26% reduction in global Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions per $billion revenue between 2017 and 2018. The company also achieved a 5% reduction in Scope 3 emissions during the same period.
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August 29, 2019

Fifth Third powers up with 100% renewal energy

Fifth Third Bancorp of Cincinnati is now on its way to realizing its goal of powering its operations with 100% renewable energy and meeting its environmental sustainability goals two years ahead of schedule. The company's Aulander Holloman SolarFacility in Hertford County, NC, announced in March 2018, is now open and is expected to generate enough clean energy to equal or even exceed the company’s power needs for a year.
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August 29, 2019

USTA ‘aces’ sustainability

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) is serving up a range of sustainability initiatives from the LEED Silver-certified Louis Armstrong Stadium at the site of the U.S. Open in Queens, NY, to RECs donated by Constellation to cover all of the electricity consumed during the event.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 27, 2019

Carnival sails towards emission-neutral operations

Carnival Corp., operator of Carnival Cruise Lines, is looking to operate emission-neutral ships throughout its operation. Carnival signed an agreement with Corvus Energy for the installation and operation of lithium-ion battery storage systems in its AIDA brand beginning next year and then expand the initiative to its Costa Cruises.
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August 26, 2019

Walmart working with Tesla to fix faulty solar panels

Walmart and Tesla are working to resolve a dispute over faulty rooftop solar panels that caught fire at seven retail locations even as the lawsuit, filed August 20 in New York State Supreme Court, continues.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 16, 2019

Wells Fargo exceeds GHG emissions goal

Wells Fargo & Company announced a 48% reduction in GHG emissions since 2008, exceeding its goal to reach 45% by 2020. The company has reduced energy consumption by 36% during the same timeframe, on the way to its goal of 40% by 2020.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  August 14, 2019

Webinar replay: Integration Innovation - The benefits of DERs for your business

This webinar, sponsored by NRG Energy, explores how distributed energy has evolved — no longer restricted to on-site solar panels or backup generators, it has been elevated by software intelligence, multi-faceted systems, and expanded capabilities.
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