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April 13, 2021

GSA Plans $91 Million Project for Improved Energy Efficiency

As part of the National Deep Energy Retrofit (NDER) program, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) will improve facilities, energy efficiencies and upgrade technologies in landmark federal buildings. The plans are part of the GSA’s target of net zero energy consumption while achieving energy goals prescribed in various federal Energy Acts.

Sourcing Renewables  -  April 12, 2021

Cleveland Commits to 100% Clean and Renewable Energy Sources by 2050

Mayor Frank G. Jackson announced his commitment to combating climate change by transitioning Cleveland to powering itself with 100% clean and renewable energy sources by 2050. This update to the city’s 2018 Cleveland Climate Action Plan (CAP), features a goal to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 80% over a 2010 baseline by 2050.

GHG Emissions  -  April 10, 2021

Weekend reads: Electrifying the nation's school buses; Solar from a Burning Man community center

It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web.

Energy Efficiency  -  April 9, 2021

UMass Conducts Energy Audit by Drone

A team of faculty and student researchers from UMass Lowell’s Department of Mechanical Engineering used a drone to identify and prioritize cost-saving repairs and energy-efficiency projects on campus.

Energy Efficiency  -  April 7, 2021

Georgetown University Partnership Boosts Energy Efficiency, Sustainability Goals

Georgetown University is boosting its conservation and utility management efforts through a partnership with ENGIE North America. Together, these efforts will improve energy efficiency, help the university achieve ambitious sustainability goals, and positively impact students, faculty, and the community.

GHG Emissions  -  April 2, 2021

2021 Virtual Innovation Summit Wrap-Up

Uniting industry buyers and suppliers under the theme of “Emerging Technologies for the Future of Energy Management,” Smart Energy Decisions (SED) presented its 2021 Innovation Summit as a virtual event in a very real and ever-changing world of the energy transition.

GHG Emissions  -  April 2, 2021

JetBlue Marks Earth Month with Decarbonization Efforts

JetBlue announced on April 1 a set of short and medium terms ESG targets, including several focusing on achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2040 and expanding usage of sustainable aviation fuels as part of its celebration of Earth Month.

GHG Emissions  -  March 31, 2021

State Farms to cut emissions 50% by 2030

State Farm announced March 30 that it will reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by the end of 2030, alongside the release of its first-ever Environmental, Social, and Governance Snapshot report.

GHG Emissions  -  March 29, 2021

Frito-Lay cuts fleet GHG emissions in half, reduces diesel in Calif.

Frito-Lay, a division of PepsiCo, Inc., announced progress in the transformation of its Modesto, Calif. manufacturing site, reducing absolute GHG emissions of its fleet by more than half (53%) and lowering fleet diesel usage by 78%.

GHG Emissions  -  March 25, 2021

DHL expands electric fleet and sets new carbon targets

Deutsche Post DHL Group announced March 22 that it plans to deploy 80,000 electric vehicles for last-mile deliveries, 60% of its fleet, and reduce its emissions by 29 million tons in line with the Paris Agreement by 2030.

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