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January 5, 2021

AMPED sports arena receives zero-carbon building certification

AMPED Sports Lab and Ice Complex, a hockey facility and physiotherapy clinic in Ottawa, announced Jan. 4 that it has become the first Zero Carbon Building – Performance Standard arena certified through the Canada Green Building Council's (CaGBC) Zero Carbon Building Program.

GHG Emissions  -  January 4, 2021

Microsoft, Unilever, Neste join The Climate Pledge

Unilever, Microsoft, Brooks, Neste and ITV, among eight other companies, are the most recent signatories of Amazon’s The Climate Pledge. 

Solar  -  January 4, 2021

German chemical producer BASF agrees to source 55 MW of solar power

BASF Corporation, a German chemical producer, announced Dec. 21 that it completed an agreement for 55 MW of solar power from a new Texas project.

Sourcing Renewables  -  January 4, 2021

Schnitzer Steel exceeds clean energy target five years early

Schnitzer Steel recently announced that it exceeded its 90% carbon-free electricity goal in FY 2020, five years ahead of schedule, while pursuing a more sustainable business model focused on recycling scrap metal.

Solar  -  January 4, 2021

Madison plans 8 MW solar array to power municipal operations

The City of Madison and the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) in Wisconsin announced Dec. 30 that they are embarking on a joint project to develop an 8 MW solar array in the city.

Sourcing Renewables  -  December 23, 2020

EN + Group secures I-REC certifications

EN + Group announced Dec. 20 that it has become the first energy producer and supplier in Russia to participate in the issuance of the International Renewable Energy Certificate (I-REC).

Energy Efficiency  -  December 23, 2020

J.B. Hunt partners with Univ. of Arkansas on supply chain sustainability

J.B. Hunt Transport Services announced Dec. 22 a new joint venture with the University of Arkansas focused on increasing sustainability in the supply chain and transportation industries.

Solar  -  December 23, 2020

Largest solar+battery system in New York planned for JFK Airport

New York State’s largest onsite solar-plus-storage system was approved to begin development at John F. Kennedy International Airport and will provide power for AirTrain JFK and the surrounding communities.

Wind  -  December 22, 2020

New wind will give energy to Walmart, Smithfield Foods, Starbucks

A 303 MW wind farm that will provide clean energy to Walmart, Smithfield Foods and Starbucks is now operational in southern Oklahoma.

Solar  -  December 22, 2020

Intel sources clean energy from 100 MW solar facility

Intel Corporation announced Dec. 21 that it is now receiving clean energy from a new 100 MW solar facility in Arizona to power a local tech manufacturing plant.

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