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GHG Emissions  -  June 1, 2020

Newmont cuts emissions intensity by 13.7%, seeks RE

Newmont reported June 1 that they have seen a drop in emissions and energy use due to operational improvements despite an increase in overall production and in 2019 sourced 22.4% of their global electricity from renewable sources.

Energy Efficiency  -  June 1, 2020

Maine town plans 277 streetlight LED retrofit

The Town of Camden, Maine, approved an LED retrofit of 277 streetlights that is expected to reduce energy consumption by 66% and reduce streetlight operational costs by 76% within the first year.

GHG Emissions  -  June 1, 2020

Empire State Building shines as leader in building efficiency

The Empire State Building, one of the most recognized buildings in the world, is standing out as an exemplar of energy efficiency after its leadership cut the carbon emissions associated with its operation by 40% through investing $30 million over the last decade into energy upgrades.

Solar  -  May 30, 2020

Weekend reads: Renewables granted extension on tax credits; The EU's greenest COVID recovery plan

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

GHG Emissions  -  May 29, 2020

Anheuser-Busch collaborates on sustainable rice production

A partnership between Anheuser-Busch and Indigo Agriculture resulted in a 26.6% reduction of methane emissions due to changes in their rice production techniques.

Sourcing Renewables  -  May 29, 2020

Pasadena completes largest EV fast-charging lot in U.S.

The City of Pasadena, Calif., awarded a contract to an electric vehicle fast-charger producer to install 20 DC fast chargers at the Marengo Charging Plaza, making it the largest public-access DC fast charging location in the U.S.

GHG Emissions  -  May 29, 2020

Adidas, Allbirds team up to make footwear with no carbon footprint

Shoe brands Allbirds and Adidas announced this week that they are teaming up to collaborate on improving the sustainability of their supply chains and decreasing the carbon footprint of the footwear industry.

Sourcing Renewables  -  May 28, 2020

Columbus surpasses Ohio EV adoption target

Residents of Columbus, Ohio, surpassed the state's EV adoption goals created in 2016 and were found to have purchased 3,323 electric vehicles over the past three years as a result of the state’s efforts to encourage EV adoption through large employers and providing free charging.

Solar  -  May 28, 2020

Maryland farm agrees to host 2.7 MW solar array

The Fritz Family Farms in New Windsor, Md., has agreed to use 12 acres of their 400 grain, hay and cattle farm as the site of a new 2.7 MW solar project that will sell clean energy to a local water and wastewater utility.

GHG Emissions  -  May 28, 2020

Tyson Foods cuts Scope 2 emissions in pursuit of 30% target

Tyson Foods cut greenhouse gas intensity by 5% and decreased Scope 2 emissions by 380,000 metric tons of CO2e in FY2019 and reported their sustainability successes in their newly released 2019 Sustainability Report.
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