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April 6, 2018

Wynn Las Vegas data centers go 100% RE

Wynn Las Vegas announced that its IT infrastructure, housed at Switch's Core Campus data center in Las Vegas, is being powered by 100 percent renewable energy.
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Wind  -  April 6, 2018

First U.S. floating wind farm planned for California

A consortium of five companies has been selected by the Redwood Coast Energy Authority in northern California to construct a 100-150 MW floating wind farm off the coast of Eureka, Calif.
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Energy Efficiency  -  April 5, 2018

Albéa targets 15% efficiency improvement

Albéa, a beauty and personal care packaging company, plans to improve energy efficiency across its global facilities 15 percent by 2020 and improve sustainability reporting.
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Energy Efficiency  -  April 4, 2018

Energy Star Awards for Sustained Excellence in Energy Management

The EPA has announced its 2018 Energy Star winners for Partner of the Year for Sustained Excellence in Energy Management. This award recognizes those partners who have received Energy Star recognition for multiple years that have gone above and beyond
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Wind  -  April 4, 2018

Grupo Bimbo signs VPPA for U.S. operations

Grupo Bimbo announced on Apr. 4 that it has signed a virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) for wind energy to power its Bimbo Bakeries USA facilities. The agreement is part of the company’s initiative to become the first baking company
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Sourcing Renewables  -  April 4, 2018

Google reaches 100% RE target

Google confirmed that the company exceeded its goal to purchase enough renewable energy to match all electricity it consumed at its offices and data centers in 2017.
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Wind  -  April 3, 2018

MGP commits to 100% wind power

MGP, a leading U.S. supplier of premium distilled spirits and specialty wheat proteins and starches, announced a major renewable energy initiative with the commitment to source 100% of their electricity needs from renewable wind power.
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April 3, 2018

Apple, IKEA, Tesla among climate policy leaders

Apple, Ikea, Tesla, and Unilever are among the top 20 companies cited in the “A-List of Climate Policy Engagement” report of those leading in strategic lobbying for the ambitions of the Paris Agreement around the world.
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Energy Efficiency  -  April 2, 2018

2018 Energy Star Award winners announced

The 2018 Energy Star Awards were announced by the EPA, recognizing a total of 163 winners among businesses and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements.
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Energy Efficiency  -  April 2, 2018

Citi deal powers QTS data center

Global bank Citi announced a 10-year agreement to supply clean, renewable energy to a QTS Realty Trust data center in Irving, TX. The contract will provide renewable energy for 100% of the 54-acre, 700,000 sq. ft. data center’s power needs.
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