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Energy Efficiency  -  August 20, 2020

Air Canada improves fuel efficiency by 19%

Air Canada announced Aug. 17 that they successfully improved their fuel efficiency by 19% between 2009 and 2019 and are on track to achieve the annual 1.5% fuel efficiency improvement by the end of 2020.
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Energy Storage  -  August 20, 2020

World's largest battery storage system installed in California

The largest battery energy storage project in the world, the 250 MW Gateway Energy Storage project, was unveiled in San Diego County, Calif., on Aug. 19.
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Microgrids  -  August 19, 2020

Houston expands resiliency at water purification plant

The City of Houston announced Aug. 19 a new natural gas-power microgrid project that will provide electrical resiliency for its Northeast Water Purification Plant (NEWPP) Expansion facility.
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Solar  -  August 19, 2020

Pennsylvania sees first use of C-PACE loan for renewable energy

The Capers Company announced Aug. 18 that they are borrowing $519,020 in Commercial Property-Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) financing to construct a 212 kW rooftop solar installation on a daycare building they own in Philadelphia, representing the first use of C-PACE financing for renewable energy in Pennsylvania. 
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Sourcing Renewables  -  August 19, 2020

Love's Travel Stops plans six-state EV charging installation

Love’s Travel Stops announced Aug. 18 that they have entered into a partnership with Electrify America to bring public electric vehicle charging stations to seven locations in six U.S. states.
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Solar  -  August 18, 2020

UniFirst begins generating solar from 232.5 kW rooftop installation

UniFirst announced Aug. 17 that they have begun generating solar power at their industrial laundry facility in San Antonio, Texas, using a 232.5 kW rooftop solar system.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 18, 2020

Kroger targets 30% emissions reduction

Kroger announced Aug. 17 their new commitment to reducing absolute emissions business-wide by 30% between 2018 and 2030.
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Solar  -  August 18, 2020

Largest C&I rooftop solar projects in Malaysia begins construction

One of the largest commercial and industrial rooftop solar projects in Malaysia began construction this week in an installation that will have a capacity of 5 MW and produce power for Muda Paper Mills.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 17, 2020

JetBlue achieves carbon neutrality on domestic flights

JetBlue announced Aug. 13 that they have successfully gone carbon neutral on all their domestic flights.
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Industrial  -  August 17, 2020

Volkswagen to convert Tenn. plant to EV development hub

Volkswagen announced Aug. 12 their plan to turn their Chattanooga factory into a North American center for electric vehicle manufacturing and engineering.
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