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Industrial  -  August 4, 2020

General Motors plans expansion of U.S. EV charging network

General Motors announced July 31 their new initiative in partnership with EVgo to triple the public fast electric vehicle chargers available in the United States.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  August 4, 2020

Renewable jet fuel production soars in the U.S.

The U.S. nearly quadrupled its production of renewable jet fuel from 1Q 2020 to 2Q 2020 and in 2020 is expected to produce 30% more bio-jet than in 2019 despite a decrease in 1Q, a new report found.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  August 3, 2020

Virtual Renewable Energy Sourcing Forum Wrap-Up

Smart Energy Decisions presented the Virtual Renewable Energy Sourcing Forum on July 27-31, creating an opportunity for corporate energy buyers to engage in cutting-edge general sessions and meet with suppliers and peers without the need to travel. John Failla, Founder and Editorial Director of Smart Energy Decisions welcomed attendees, noting that “a lot has changed over the past four months but not the goals of the event: to accelerate the adoption of renewable energy sourcing.”
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Solar  -  August 3, 2020

Cargill, Ardent Mills complete agreement with Texas solar farm

Cargill and Ardent Mills will soon be receiving power from the Misae Solar I project in Northern Texas through retail supply agreements that were finalized on July 30.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 3, 2020

Citi to finance $250 billion in climate projects

Citi announced July 29 their new five-year 2025 Sustainable Progress Strategy, including a goal to finance $250 billion in environmental and climate change-focused projects globally.
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Energy Efficiency  -  August 1, 2020

Weekend reads: Microsoft's groundbreaking climate goals; Expanding EV charging in the West

It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web.
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Wind  -  July 31, 2020

Texas wind project to generate power for Facebook, McDonald's

A 525 MW wind project in Texas that will supply Facebook and McDonald's with clean energy was purchased by CMS Enterprises and will begin operations this fall.
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GHG Emissions  -  July 31, 2020

Whirlpool emissions reduction targets approved by SBTi

Whirlpool Corporation announced July 29 that their Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets were approved by the Science Based Targets initiative.
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Energy Storage  -  July 31, 2020

Moss Landing plans major energy storage system

A 1,200 MW lithium-ion battery energy storage system in Moss Landing, Calif., was approved by the county Planning Commission to proceed into the next phase of construction as the developers plan one of the largest energy storage projects in the world.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  July 30, 2020

Moody's Corp. unveils new sustainability goals

Moody’s Corporation announced July 28 that they are committed to sourcing 100% renewable electricity and by 2050 reaching net-zero emissions.
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