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Energy Efficiency  -  July 2, 2019

All-electric commuter plane revealed in Paris

The recent 53rd Paris Air Show was the site of the premiere of a full-scale, all-electric commuter plane, Alice. Eviation Aircraft will complete its first flights and begin manufacturing in the U.S. in 2019.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  July 2, 2019

Duke Energy to offer Bloom Energy fuel cell tech to C&I customers

Duke Energy One, a non-regulated subsidiary of Duke Energy, announced it will acquire a portfolio of distributed fuel cell technology projects from Bloom Energy Corporation as part of the company’s efforts to serve commercial and industrial cus
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GHG Emissions  -  July 1, 2019

Burberry adds Scope 1, 2 and 3 targets to strategy

Luxury fashion brand Burberry has set new climate goals, including the reduction of absolute scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions by 95% and absolute scope 3 GHG emissions. Both targets are set for 2022 from a 2016 base year. These goals have been approved by the Science Based Target initiative (SBTi).
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GHG Emissions  -  July 1, 2019

Kohler achieves declines in energy use and emissions

Kohler Co. posted a decrease of 5% in energy use and 6.8% in GHG emissions for 2018. The results were announced with the release of the company's third public Social Impact report.
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June 29, 2019

Weekend reads: Lightyear One solar car; Powering pot

It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these can't-miss articles from around the web:
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GHG Emissions  -  June 28, 2019

European airports pledge net-zero emissions by 2050

Almost 200 airports in Europe pledged to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, Bloomberg reported June 26.
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GHG Emissions  -  June 28, 2019

SITE Centers generates solar power, installs EV stations

SITE Centers, an owner and manager of open-air shopping centers, installed 222 operating electric car charging stations, generated 4.1 MWh of renewable energy from 15 solar arrays, and completed a comprehensive LED retrofit program over the past year
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June 27, 2019

SED to premiere Accelerate Philly in December

Smart Energy Decisions (SED), in association with the Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA), will host a major regional clean energy conference, Accelerate Philly, in December 2019. The event is organized in response to the growing interest and urgent need to increase the use of clean energy and reduce energy use and emissions to meet the City’s and region’s climate mitigation goals.
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Solar  -  June 27, 2019

Mondelēz International signs PPA with Texas solar farm

Mondelēz International on June 27 signed a power purchase agreement to source energy from a Texas wind farm, its largest renewable energy partnership around the world and the snack company's first such agreement in the United States.
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Regulation  -  June 27, 2019

Michigan bill would open state parks for EV charging

The Michigan state legislature on June 26 introduced a bill that would allow for electric vehicle charging stations to be installed on state parks and park-and-ride lots.
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