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GHG Emissions  -  June 13, 2019

Cargill cuts12% of CO2 emissions from shipping fleet

Cargill announced it has decreased CO2 output per cargo-tonne-mile by 12.1% in 2018 compared with a 2016 baseline, as the company heads towards a goal of cutting 15% by 2020.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  June 12, 2019

Target’s goal: 100% RE by 2030

Target Corporation has committed to source 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030. The goal applies to all of the retailer’s stores, distribution centers, and offices
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Solar  -  June 12, 2019

Six Flags Great Adventure completes solar project

Six Flags Great Adventure announced the completion of a 23.5-megawatt solar project, allowing the theme park to be almost fully powered by solar energy and ranking as New Jersey's largest net metered solar project.
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Solar  -  June 11, 2019

Walmart signs for community solar in MN

Walmart has reached an agreement to subscribe to 36 of US Solar's community solar gardens located throughout the state of Minnesota. The deal will provide energy to Walmart locations in 13 separate counties. The first gardens have completed construction; the remainder are expected to be online by the first half of 2020.
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Energy Efficiency  -  June 11, 2019

Philadelphia unveils 25 battery buses

A new fleet of 25 electric buses premiered in Philadelphia streets this week with more expected in the next year as the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SETPA) envisions their entire fleet running on batteries.
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Energy Efficiency  -  June 10, 2019

Oshkosh Corporation reaches 17% reduction in energy use

Oshkosh Corporation reported a 17% reduction in energy use since 2014, heading towards a 25% reduction in energy intensity from 2014 to 2024.
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GHG Emissions  -  June 10, 2019

Johnson & Johnson reduces carbon emissions by 26%

Toward their Health for Humanity Goal of reducing absolute carbon emissions by 80% by 2050, Johnson & Johnson reported they have reduced carbon emissions by 26% globally since 2010, including Scope 1 and Scope 2. This result surpasses an interim goal of 20% by 2020.
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June 8, 2019

Weekend reads: Climate changes hit bottom line; All carbon emissions in one chart

It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web:
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Solar  -  June 7, 2019

Solar at NASA WFF to power 80% of facility

Ground has been broken for a solar array project at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center’s Wallops Flight Facility (NASA WFF) in Wallops Island, Virginia. The project will meet at least 80% of the site’s electrical consumption once complete.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  June 6, 2019

Walmart adds 120+ charging stations nationwide

Walmart and Electrify America announced that more than 120 plus ultra-fast electric vehicle (EV) charging stations are now operational and open to the public at Walmart stores in 34 states across the U.S.
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