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Solar  -  September 9, 2020

Facebook inks PPA with Utah solar

Facebook completed Sept. 9 a PPA for two Utah solar projects totaling 155 MW that will support the company’s Eagle Mountain Data Center.
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Wind  -  September 9, 2020

Maryland water utility to offset energy use 30% with wind farm

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) announced Sept. 8 that it has entered into an agreement that will offset their energy usage through 2030 with power and RECs from a 50 MW wind facility.
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GHG Emissions  -  September 8, 2020

Walmart cut emissions 7.7% since 2015

Walmart saw a 3.8% reduction in Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions last year, reflecting a 7.7% decrease since their baseline year of 2015.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  September 8, 2020

Chicago seeks supplier for $200M renewable energy contract

Mayor Lori Lightfoot of Chicago announced Sept. 2 that the city issued a $200 million Request for Proposals to procure renewable energy that will power city-owned buildings, streetlights and other facilities beginning in 2022.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  September 8, 2020

Tempur Sealy commits to 100% RE in operations

Tempur Sealy announced Sept. 8 their new commitments to sourcing 100% renewable electricity for their U.S. and European Tempur-Pedic and Sealy manufacturing operations this year and sourcing RECs from wind farms across the U.S.
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Solar  -  September 5, 2020

Weekend reads: Tesla's pursuit of the European energy market; Running U.S. cars on wind and solar

It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web.
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Wind  -  September 4, 2020

Apple invests in Danish wind

Apple announced Sept. 3 that they are investing in two of the world's largest onshore wind turbines in Denmark that will power their data center in Viborg and provide surplus energy into the Danish grid.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  September 4, 2020

Renewables could make up more than half of installed capacity by 2030

An estimated $3.40 trillion will be invested in renewable energy during the next decade and 54.1% of installed capacity will be renewable, a new report predicts.
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GHG Emissions  -  September 4, 2020

The RealReal joins UN Global Compact

The RealReal announced Sept. 2 that they joined the United Nations Global Compact alongside other fashion brands such as Burberry, Hermes, Kering and LVMH and pledged to be carbon neutral by 2021.
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Energy Efficiency  -  September 3, 2020

Timberland explores path to become net-positive by 2030

Timberland announced Sept. 1 their new goal to be net positive by 2030.
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