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Solar  -  June 1, 2021

Love's Travel Stops Adds Solar to Three Illinois Locations

Love's Travel Stops recently completed solar energy installations at three shop locations in Illinois.

Sourcing Renewables  -  May 26, 2021

California Mandates 90% of Uber and Lyft Rides to be in EVs by 2030

Nearly all Uber and Lyft rides in California will need to take place in electric vehicles by 2030 under a new mandate adopted by the state’s clean air regulator.

Solar  -  May 19, 2021

Facebook to Source 110 MW From New Tennessee Solar

A new solar facility that will provide Facebook with 110 MW of energy to be used in its data center operations in Gallatin, Tenn., is on its way to be one of the state's largest solar farms.

Sourcing Renewables  -  May 19, 2021

Costa Coffee Plans EV Charging Installations Across UK

Costa Coffee will soon be installing rapid electric vehicle chargers at up to 200 of its drive-thru locations across the United Kingdom.

Sourcing Renewables  -  May 17, 2021

Understanding Renewable Energy Agreements

Enel X presents a new eBook on renewable energy power purchase agreements (PPAs) and virtual power purchase agreements (VPPAs). In this eBook you’ll find explanations of contract structures, a case study of a recent VPPA project selection, best practices in soliciting proposals, a guide to cash flows in VPPAs, and more. Read this eBook now to find out more about these powerful tools that can help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Solar  -  May 14, 2021

Starbucks Commissions Community Solar Projects for New York State

The first six of up to 23 community solar projects in New York commissioned by Starbucks Coffee Company are now up and running, representing some of the first such community solar projects in the state.

Finance  -  May 10, 2021

HSBC to Offer Green Deposits for Commercial Clients

HSBC Bank USA has introduced Green Deposits for businesses. These deposits give commercial clients the option to support decarbonization initiatives with their cash reserves.

Sourcing Renewables  -  May 7, 2021 - By Mark Vanderhelm, Walmart

Setting Records, Walmart Continues Moving Toward Becoming a Totally Renewable Business

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.

May 6, 2021

Tesco first UK retailer to offer supply chain sustainability-linked financial incentives

Tesco will become the first UK retailer to offer its supply chain partners preferred financing rates based on their sustainability progress. The voluntary program has been designed over the last 18 months. It will launch in September, and company executives hope the possibility of incentives will encourage suppliers to commit to more science-based emissions reduction targets.

Sourcing Renewables  -  May 4, 2021

Virginia Google Data Centers Will Use 24/7 Carbon-Free Energy

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.

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