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Sourcing Renewables  -  August 9, 2021

FedEx Ground to Add 120 EVs to Distribution Fleet

FedEx Ground will soon be purchasing 120 zero-emission electric trucks for 35 different operators based in California, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Texas.

Solar  -  August 6, 2021

McDonald's and eBay Ink Deal with Louisiana's Largest Solar Farm

McDonald’s Corporation and eBay both agreed to source energy from what will be Louisiana’s largest solar project with 345 MW of capacity.

GHG Emissions  -  August 6, 2021

The Home Depot ESG Report: 5 Takeaways

With the release of its 2021 ESG Report, The Home Depot reported a 22% reduction in carbon intensity while at the same time growing the business by nearly 20%. Additional progress for the year included LED lighting upgrades, participation in demand mitigation programs, and expanded use of fuel cells and solar power. This excerpted report features "5 Takeaways" The Home Depot learned while navigating a year unlike any other.

Sourcing Renewables  -  August 6, 2021

Tampa City Council Passes Resolution for 100% RE by 2035

The City Council of Tampa, Fla., passed a resolution Aug. 5 calling for municipal operations to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2035.

Sourcing Renewables  -  August 5, 2021

DHL Signs On for World's First All-Electric Cargo Plane

DHL Express announced Aug. 3 that it will be purchasing 12 of the world’s first fully electric aircraft models to add to its e-cargo fleet.

Sourcing Renewables  -  August 5, 2021

X, the Moonshot Factory and AES Pair Up on Grid Virtualization

The AES Corporation announced Aug. 3 that it will be collaborating with X, the moonshot factory to develop technology that will help accelerate the clean energy transition.

Sourcing Renewables  -  August 5, 2021

President Biden to Launch Ambitious National EV Target

President Biden released Aug. 5 his plan to transition 50% of car and trucks sales in the U.S. to electric vehicles by 2030.

Solar  -  August 4, 2021

Walmart Subscribes to NY Community Solar Projects

Walmart announced Aug. 3 that it entered into an agreement to support 129 MW of community solar projects, representing one of the largest deals of its kind.

Sourcing Renewables  -  August 4, 2021

Purdue Univ. and Indiana DOT Launch Wireless Highway EV Charging Research

Purdue University and the Indiana Department of Transportation are partnering on the development of wireless technology to allow for charging electric vehicles while driving on the highway using magnetizable concrete.

Wind  -  August 4, 2021

Mars to Power 2,000 US Vet Hospitals with Illinois Wind

Mars announced Aug. 4 a new PPA that will cover 100% of the electricity needs for the 2,000 U.S. veterinary hospitals within its Mars Veterinary Health network with renewable energy.

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