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Sourcing Renewables  -  June 6, 2016

Coal-heavy NRG Energy looks to cut carbon emissions 90% by 2050

NRG Energy, one of largest owners of coal-fired power generation in the country, recently affirmed plans to reduce its carbon emissions over the coming decades.
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GHG Emissions  -  June 6, 2016

Hasbro, Nike, Hershey top Newsweek's 2016 Green Rankings

Newsweek has ranked the largest U.S. corporations by corporate sustainability and environmental impact, with Hasbro, Nike, Hershey topping the list.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  June 3, 2016

White House gets behind Apple, Facebook-led push for corporate renewable adoption

In a June 2 announcement, the White House highlighted the efforts of a number of U.S. corporations as leaders in the push for accelerated adoption of renewable energy.
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Wind  -  June 3, 2016

Google recognized for contributions to wind energy

The American Wind Energy Association said Google's leadership in the space has helped open the market for new wind development
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Energy Efficiency  -  June 2, 2016

Kimco Realty reports 15% energy use reduction, continued progress with rooftop solar

Kimco Realty recently reported a 15% reduction in same-site energy consumption at properties within its operational control since 2011.
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Energy Efficiency  -  June 2, 2016

PACE financing deployed in $2.8M PNC Bank building renovation in Ohio

The owner and property manager of the 23-story PNC Bank building in downtown Columbus, Ohio, is making use of a PACE financing program to help pay for $2.8 million in upgrades.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  June 1, 2016

IKEA, vowing to be net exporter of renewables, wins sustainable business award

London-based newspaper The Guardian recently recognized Swedish furniture retailer IKEA for its accomplishments in renewable energy sourcing and energy efficiency.
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Energy Efficiency  -  June 1, 2016 - By Amy Poszywak

Kilroy Realty leverages the power of Twitter, drives energy reductions beyond 2015 target

Can Twitter help a corporation reduce its energy use? It just may have for Kilroy Realty.
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Energy Efficiency  -  June 1, 2016

CenturyLink targets 25% energy reduction at data centers by 2030, commits to sharing strategies

CenturyLink Inc. on June 1 announced new energy reduction targets for its data centers and promised to share strategies for achieving them.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  May 31, 2016

Tesla's battery manufacturing facility will be net-zero energy

Tesla Motors is planning a grand opening ceremony for its new battery manufacturing facility in Nevada, which is expected to be a net-zero energy building.
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