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Solar  -  April 15, 2021

Solar Power Energizes Seven California Walmart Locations

Solar power now energizes seven Walmart stores in California after the completion of rooftop and parking lot carport solar installations bring 6.5 megawatts (MW) of electricity to locations in Burbank, Calexico, North Highlands, Perris, Placerville, Sacramento, and Wasco, California.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  April 14, 2021 - By NRG Energy, Inc.

Turning Sustainability Goals into Action: DER Survey Insights, Part 4

Emissions reduction goals are increasing in significance as a driver for organizations to install DERs. Part 4 of this series from NRG Energy, based on results of the 2020 State of Distributed Energy Resources study conducted by Smart Energy Decisions, explores how creating objectives and measuring progress is especially important to establish stakeholder approval for the implementation of DERs.
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GHG Emissions  -  April 14, 2021

Coalition of 310 Businesses and Investors Urges Climate Action from the White House

The We Mean Business coalition, a collection of 310 businesses and investors, released April 13 alongside Ceres an open letter to President Biden showing support for a federal prioritization of climate action and emissions targets.
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Energy Efficiency  -  April 14, 2021

2021 ENERGY STAR Award Winners Announced

The EPA announced on April 13 a total of 206 ENERGY STAR winners from more than 150 organizations in recognition of their year-over-year commitment to energy efficiency. Winners are selected from a network of thousands of ENERGY STAR partners.
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GHG Emissions  -  April 14, 2021

Johnnie Walker Keeps Walking Toward Ambitious Sustainability Goals

Johnnie Walker announced April 14 its wide-ranging Next Steps Initiatives plan, with goals to increase the Scotch brand’s sustainability from grain to glass.
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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.
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Solar  -  April 13, 2021

UAlbany adds Rooftop Solar as part of Clean Energy Roadmap

Construction is underway to build a 1.8 MW rooftop solar project at the University at Albany (UAlbany), which will supply 60% of the estimated electricity needed by the campus' new $180 million Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurship Complex (ETEC).
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GHG Emissions  -  April 13, 2021

Ranpak Holdings Corp. Commits to Reducing Emissions

Ranpak Holdings Corp, an Ohio-based paper and recycling packaging solutions company, committed to reducing absolute Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions by at least 46% by 2030, which is in line with the global reductions necessary to keep global warming to 1.5°C from pre-industrial levels. The company announced the target with the release of its 2020 ESG Impact Report.
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GHG Emissions  -  April 13, 2021

Temasek and BlackRock form Decarbonization Partners

Temasek and BlackRock, Inc. announced April 12 the establishment of a partnership called Decarbonization Partners, which will launch a series of late-stage venture capital and early growth private equity investment funds focused on advancing decarbonization solutions to accelerate global efforts to achieve a net zero economy by 2050.
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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.
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