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Wind  -  March 31, 2021

DOE targets 30 GW of new offshore wind by 2030

The U.S. Department of Energy announced March 29 a national goal to 30 GW of offshore wind by 2030, a target that would cut 78 million metric tons of carbon emissions and power 10 million homes.
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Solar  -  March 30, 2021

Facebook and General Motors add solar from TVA project

Facebook and General Motors will participate in the Tennessee Valley Authority's Green Invest renewable energy program, allowing the TVA to build the Logan County solar farm, featuring the largest solar plus storage project in its Kentucky service area.
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GHG Emissions  -  March 30, 2021

Callon Petroleum plots GHG reduction targets, ties financials to exec pay

A new executive compensation program is in place at Callon Petroleum with updated environmental, social, and governance ESG) initiatives. These changes were made to align with investor priorities and new commitments to quantitative GHG emissions reduction targets.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  March 30, 2021

Gunvor Group pledges $500 million for clean energy

The Gunvor Group, traders of physical energy commodities announced significant cuts in the company's emissions by 2025 and a commitment to spend at least $500 million on clean energy programs.
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GHG Emissions  -  March 30, 2021

Jeep expands EV access at off-road trailheads

The Jeep® brand announced March 26 that it is installing Jeep-branded EV charging stations at or near the trailheads of off-road trails over the next year, in conjunction with the launch of the 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid.
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Finance  -  March 29, 2021 - By David Solomon, Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs Update on its 2030 Sustainable Finance Commitment

One year in on Goldman Sachs' plan to target $750 billion in financing, investing and advisory activity towards climate transition and inclusive growth, Chairman and CEO David M. Solomon provides an update on progress and new initiatives. Surpassing a fifth of the goal in a single year, he says, demonstrates that sustainable finance has already become a core offering from Goldman Sachs – and the demand among clients shows no signs of slowing down.
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GHG Emissions  -  March 29, 2021

Mass. Climate Legislation to Reduce GHG Emissions

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker on March 26 signed comprehensive climate change legislation that commits to achieve net zero emissions in 2050 and moves the Commonwealth forward in its efforts to combat climate change and protect vulnerable communities.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  March 29, 2021

Amazon Web Services joins partnership for EV management platform development

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced March 29 that it is teaming up with ABB to develop a cloud-based system for optimizing the management of electric vehicle fleets.
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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%.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  March 27, 2021

Weekend reads: Biden looks to clean energy in recovery plan; Powering Scottish EVs with ocean waves

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