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GHG Emissions  -  November 21, 2016

Alaska Airlines makes 1st forest-fueled flight

Washington state-based Alaska Airlines says it made history Nov. 14 in flying the first commercial flight using the world's first renewable, alternative jet fuel made from forest residuals.
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Solar  -  November 18, 2016

Amazon announces 180 MW of new Virginia solar

Amazon Web Services has announced investment in five new Virginia solar farms that are expected to generate a total of 180 MW of renewable energy capacity for the grid.
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GHG Emissions  -  November 17, 2016

300+ businesses urge Trump support of Paris deal

More than 365 U.S. businesses and investors on Nov. 16 joined together in a letter addressed to president-elect Donald Trump and other government leaders reaffirming their support for U.S. participating in the Paris Climate Agreement.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  November 16, 2016

GM marks largest renewable deal with Texas wind

General Motors Co. has signed its largest wind deal to date, in a move that will allow 16 of its facilities, including the entirety of its Texas operations, to be powered with 100% renewable energy by 2018.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  November 15, 2016

Mars to power 5 more manufacturing plants with wind

Virginia-based Mars Inc. on Nov. 11 announced plans for a new wind energy project in Mexico that will provide 100% of the electricity used by five of its manufacturing sites in the country.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  November 14, 2016

Microsoft inks its largest wind energy purchase

Microsoft has announced its largest purchase of wind energy to date with the signing of two separate, innovatively structured agreements.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  November 7, 2016

Microsoft outlines data center clean energy goals

Toward its goal of powering its data centers with 50% renewable energy by the end of 2018, Microsoft has said it got 44% of the way there in fiscal 2016.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  November 4, 2016

Wal-Mart narrows renewable energy goals for 2025

Ten years after Wal-Mart rolled out three broad environmental sustainability, including a commitment to powering its operations with 100% renewable energy, the company included some specific timetables in a Nov. 4 announcement.
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GHG Emissions  -  November 4, 2016

Big oil firms launch $1B fund to reduce emissions

Ten of the world's largest oil and gas companies on Nov. 4 announced the creation of a joint fund aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions associated with oil and gas production.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  November 2, 2016

Electrolux sets 50% renewable energy target

Home appliance manufacturer AB has pledged to increase the share of renewable energy used in its operations to 50%.
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