Energy Storage - December 12, 2016 - By Amy Poszywak
As Wal-Mart Stores Inc. ventures farther down its somewhat long and winding road to 100% renewable energy, advancements in technologies such as energy storage and in the way it works with its utilities are accelerating its journey.
GHG Emissions - December 12, 2016
Through increasing its use of renewable energy and energy efficiency, apparel and footwear company VF Corp. has reduced its global carbon emissions 12% while adding 500 sites to its global operations between 2011 and 2015.
Sourcing Renewables - December 12, 2016
Continuing its push into the renewable energy industry, Apple Inc. will acquire a 30% stake in four wind projects from China's largest wind manufactuer.
Sourcing Renewables - December 9, 2016
Whirlpool broke ground on a project to build three wind turbines that will help power its Marion, Ohio, manufacturing facility.
Distributed Energy Resources - December 8, 2016
Among IKEA's strategies to make its buildings more energy efficient are five U.S. fuel cell pilot programs that are expected to yield more than $1.3 million in savings each year.
Regulation - December 8, 2016
The U.S. electric power industry, helped by large commercial and industrial energy users, has been investing in renewable resources well beyond states' renewable portfolio standards and targets, according to a new presentation from economists at The Brattle Group.
GHG Emissions - December 7, 2016
Marking a new data point in the corporate sustainability storyline, Smithfield Foods announced plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions 25% by 2025 across its supply chain.