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September 19, 2018

JetBlue powers first flight with renewable jet fuel blend

JetBlue marked its first-ever flights fueled with a renewable jet fuel blend on Sept. 19 as it received its latest A321 aircraft from Airbus’ U.S. production facility in Mobile, Ala., to be followed on Sept. 20 by JetBlue’s scheduled ferry flight.
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Energy Efficiency  -  September 19, 2018

Infographic: Starbuck's Greener Stores

"Starbucks Greener Stores" is the company's commitment to designing, building, and operating 10,000 greener stores--including existing stores, new builds, and renovations--globally by 2025.
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September 17, 2018 - By Caroline Mead, EDF Renewables

Buyer aggregation – additional path for renewable energy purchasers

Corporate energy buyers have firmly solidified themselves as major drivers for the renewable energy industry. This column, presented by EDF Renewables, explores the ripe opportunity for corporates to aggregate their purchasing power for renewable energy, opening the market up for a more diverse set of buyers.
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September 13, 2018

IKEA accelerates plan for EV home deliveries

The IKEA Group announced on Sept. 13 an accelerated timeline for providing home deliveries via electric vehicles (EV) in five major cities. The new target of 2020 is part of the company’s plan to reach 100% zero emissions for last-mile home delivery.
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September 11, 2018

Lyft commits to carbon neutrality and 100% RE

Lyft announced it is now a fully carbon neutral company and has committed to purchase enough renewable energy to cover the electricity consumption of its entire company.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  September 5, 2018

Shell and RE survey complete final program for RESF Fall event

Shell Energy North America has been announced as the presenting sponsor for the Fall edition of the Smart Energy Decisions Renewable Energy Sourcing Forum. This marks the first appearance of a major oil company to address corporate buyers about their renewable energy plans.
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Solar  -  August 31, 2018

Amazon adds solar and Tesla storage in UK

Amazon will add 4.074 megawatts of rooftop solar to boost an existing system at its fulfillment center in Tilbury, England, The installation will also include a 3.77 megawatt Tesla battery.
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Wind  -  August 30, 2018

Saleforce signs its largest PPA

Salesforce has signed a 15-year PPA for 80 megawatts produced from the Bright Stalk Wind Farm in McLean County, Ill. This PPA is Salesforce’s largest to date as it works towards a goal of 100% renewable energy.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  August 29, 2018

Facebook sets 100% RE goal for 2020

Facebook has committed to a 2020 deadline for reducing its GHG emissions by 75% and powering its global operation with 100% renewable energy. The company’s earlier goal of supporting 50% of its facilities with RE by 2018, set in 2015, was achieved one year early at 51% in 2017.
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Solar  -  August 27, 2018

Beer distributor plans $2 million savings with solar

Brown Distributing Co. will install a 481-kW rooftop solar project at the company’s beverage distribution facility in Austin. The array is expected to save the company nearly $2 million over the next 25 years, paying for itself in less than five years
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