Sourcing Renewables - May 7, 2021 - By Mark Vanderhelm, Walmart
Doing what’s right for the future of our planet means making major change. That’s why Walmart has committed to becoming a regenerative company powered by 100% renewable energy in its operations by 2035. In this column, Mark Vanderhelm, VP of Energy and Facilities Management, explains how Walmart is setting an example for what one company can do to move toward a cleaner future.
Sourcing Renewables - May 4, 2021
In a first-of-its-kind agreement, Google has partnered with AES Corporation to provide its Virginia data centers with 24/7 carbon-free energy. The 10-year agreement calls for a 500 MW mix of wind, solar, hydro, and battery storage, which will start supply later this year.
Sourcing Renewables - May 3, 2021
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Sourcing Renewables - April 23, 2021
Disney World announced that it plans to develop two solar farms near Orlando, Florida. Combined with its two current solar farms, these installments will help the park rely on clean energy for 40% of its electricity needs.
Sourcing Renewables - April 21, 2021
The IKEA retailer Ingka Group announced April 20 that it will increase its renewable energy investments by 4 billion euro in support of its goal to use 100% renewable energy across its value chain.