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Finance  -  March 16, 2020

University of Iowa receives clean energy investment

The University of Iowa is implementing energy reduction strategies and exploring opportunities for cleaner energy use through a $1 billion 50-year utility concession contract that supports their goal of being zero-carbon by 2025.

GHG Emissions  -  March 14, 2020

Weekend reads: Coronavirus slows global emissions growth; The world's most sustainable companies

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

GHG Emissions  -  March 13, 2020

Boeing targets 25% emissions cut

Boeing has set a goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 25% by 2025 and eventually power all their operations with 100% renewable energy.

March 13, 2020

Telecommunications industry explores opportunities for carbon reduction

The information and communications technology (ICT) industry may be shifting their focus to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 45% from 2020 to 2030 under a new standard implemented by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).

March 13, 2020

East Coast companies urge lawmakers to prioritize carbonizing transportation

A group of more than 100 investors, companies, trade associations, institutions and organizations in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, including Akamai, DSM, Eversource Energy, Novartis and State Street, sent a letter to the region’s governor’s advocating for the decarbonization of their transportation systems.

March 12, 2020

Amazon announces 300 MW across four new RE projects

Amazon announced March 12 four new renewable energy projects that are expected to total 300 MW across Australia, Spain, Sweden and Virginia, which will provide clean power to their AWS data centers.

Microgrids  -  March 12, 2020

Northern California district plans microgrid with solar and battery storage

The McKinleyville Community Services District in Northern California will be installing a community microgrid at its Hiller Park wastewater treatment plant to provide supplemental power to the area and increase grid resilience.

GHG Emissions  -  March 12, 2020

CHANEL commits to reducing emissions in line with Paris Agreement

CHANEL announced March 10 their commitment to limiting their contribution to climate change by reducing emissions across their operations by 50% by 2030 and reducing supply chain emissions by 40% per unit sold by 2030 from 2018.

Sourcing Renewables  -  March 11, 2020

HEINEKEN Mexico inks deal for 100% RE for Meoqui plant

HEINEKEN Mexico will be powering its brewery in Meoqui, Chihuahua with 100% renewable energy through a 10-year agreement with Enel Green Power's Mexico-based subsidiary.

March 11, 2020

Port Fourchon installs shore power system for electrically-charged vessels

South Louisiana's Port Fourchon will be installing a utility-scale shore power system through a project that is expected to reduce carbon emissions by 42%, sulfur oxides emissions by 48% and nitrogen oxides by 98% compared to marine diesel oil.

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