Energy Efficiency - January 13, 2021
General Motors announced on Jan. 12 its new business, BrightDrop, which will offer an integrated ecosystem of electric first-to-last-mile products, software, and services to empower delivery and logistics companies to move goods more efficiently.
Finance - January 12, 2021
Mercom Capital Group announced on Jan. 11 that total corporate funding into the solar sector globally, including venture capital, private equity (VC), debt financing and public market financing, came to $14.5 billion in 2020, a 24% increase compared to 2019.
Sourcing Renewables - January 12, 2021
Lowe’s announced that it will purchase 250 MW of clean electricity per year from Swift Current Energy’s Black Diamond Solar Project in Illinois. The commitment will last 12 years.
Energy Efficiency - January 12, 2021
The Curtis Institute of Music is kicking off a three-year project to make energy-efficiency investments in its Philadelphia facilities through an agreement with The Efficiency Network (TEN).
Energy Storage - January 12, 2021
Vermont’s State House is the first in the nation to have clean backup power stored in batteries, according to an article Vermont Business Magazine shared on Jan. 5.
Finance - January 11, 2021
BloombergNEF announced Jan. 11 that sustainable debt (sustainability bonds) grew 81% in 2020 to $68.7 billion, while the longest-established theme, green bonds, saw volumes rise 13% to a new record of $305.3 billion.
Energy Efficiency - January 9, 2021
It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web.