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Solar  -  October 14, 2020

The Home Depot inks PPA with solar + storage in Texas

The Home Depot announced Oct. 13 that it will be procuring 75 MW of clean energy from a 284 MW solar and storage project, which could be enough electricity to power more than 150 stores nationwide.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  October 12, 2020

Go Beyond the Meter with Kroger, Ithaca College and California Polytechnic

Two new episodes of the Beyond the Meter podcast series have been released, featuring guests from Kroger discussing “Teaming on Sustainability” and Ithaca College and Cal Poly on “Evolving Energy Strategies in Higher Ed.”
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Commercial  -  October 9, 2020

Amazon reveals first custom electric delivery vehicle

Amazon announced Oct. 8 its first custom electric vehicle, designed in pursuit of its 2040 goal to have 10,000 custom electric delivery vehicles on the road worldwide by 2022 and 100,000 by 2030.
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Solar  -  October 9, 2020

PVH Europe to cover Dutch operations with new rooftop solar

PVH Europe announced Oct. 6 that it installed what is believed to be the most powerful rooftop solar installation on a single structure at its Warehouse and Logistics Center in the Netherlands that will power its warehouses, offices and stores in the country.
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Solar  -  October 7, 2020

Corporate solar installations increased 1,286 MW in 2019

Apple, Amazon and Walmart ranked in the top corporate solar users in 2019 and were major contributors to the 1,286 MW of new commercial solar capacity that was added in the U.S. last year.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  October 6, 2020

Iron Mountain increases resiliency of RE sources

Iron Mountain announced Oct. 6 a new project focused on continuously and cost-effectively powering their data centers in five states with renewable energy using risk management tools that increase reliability.
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Hydro  -  October 6, 2020

Anheuser-Busch explores beer cans made with hydropower

Anheuser-Busch InBev announced Oct. 6 a new partnership that will allow their beverages to be canned in a low-carbon aluminum made with renewable hydropower and recycled content.
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October 2, 2020 - By Thomas Murray, EDF +Business

Net zero is THE new business imperative

Even in this bleak current moment, when hope may seem sparse and many eyes are narrowly focused on November 3, we can’t lose sight of another urgent and looming crisis, one that poses severe threats to our communities and economy: climate change. In this column, Thomas Murray, EDF +Business, discusses the current landscape as a growing number of companies and investors recognize the risks posed by climate change and the need for bold and immediate action.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  September 30, 2020

Yum! Brands reaches 100% RE at global corporate offices

The parent company of restaurant chains such as KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and The Habit Burger Grill achieved their target of using 100% renewable energy at their corporate U.S. offices by the end of 2020 and are on track to submit science-based emissions targets by the end of the year.
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Solar  -  September 28, 2020

Intel to receive 100 MW from new Arizona solar project

Construction began Sept. 24 on a new solar project that will provide 100 MW of clean energy to Intel Corporation's manufacturing operations.
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