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GHG Emissions  -  June 28, 2018

Ford hits CO2 emissions reduction target 8 years early

Ford Motor Company announced that it has that it has achieved the company’s manufacturing emissions reduction goal eight years ahead of schedule. The goal of reducing CO2 emissions by 30% per vehicle by 2025 was set in 2010.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  June 27, 2018

RE Sourcing Forum Wrap-Up: Collaborating to accelerate growth in RE adoption

The theme tying together Smart Energy Decisions’ Renewable Energy Sourcing Forum’s spring event was the sense that large corporates working together—with peers, developers, and utilities—can dramatically accelerate renewable energy sourcing.
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Energy Storage  -  June 27, 2018

Hyundai turns EV batteries into energy storage

Hyundai announced a deal to use electric vehicle battery packs for energy storage applications.
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Solar  -  June 27, 2018

Unilever adds solar array at U.S. HQ

Unilever North America has completed a rooftop solar array at its Englewood Cliffs, N.J. headquarters. The array Is expected to create more than 500,000 kWh of electricity per year.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  June 26, 2018

Seven U.S. cities join RE initiative

Seven U.S. cities to date have agreed to partner on a single Request for Information (RFI) for competitive pricing of large-scale renewable energy projects. Led by Mayor Martin J. Walsh of Boston, participating cities include Chicago, Evanston, Ill., Houston, Los Angeles, Orlando, and Portland, Ore. 
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June 26, 2018

Volvo to electrify all models by 2019

Volvo announced that by 2019 all of its models will be available in the U.S. with either hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or battery electric options. Further, the company said that all-electric cars will account for half of its sales by 2025.
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June 25, 2018

Sabey Data Centers surpasses energy goals

Sabey Data Centers set a goal of improving its energy performance by 20% by 2024 from a 2014 baseline—and announced on June 21 that the goal has been surpassed, as the company has improved its energy performance across its more than 3 million square feet of data center space
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GHG Emissions  -  June 25, 2018

AptarGroup highlights emissions reductions

AptarGroup, Inc. announced a 7% reduction in absolute Scope 1 and 2 emissions, as well as a 2% reduction in absolute total energy, as part of its 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report.
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Energy Efficiency  -  June 23, 2018

Weekend reads: Shell, BA target sustainable fuel; no EE for cannabis

It's the weekend! Kick back with these must-read energy stories from around the web:
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June 22, 2018

Walmart gets patent for crypto-powered grid

Walmart was awarded a patent for an on-demand electrical grid that will be powered by Bitcoin or another cryptocurrency.
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