Energy Efficiency - May 13, 2021
The Connecticut Green Bank surpassed $200 million in clean energy investment in local businesses through the state's Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program.
GHG Emissions - May 12, 2021
Caterpillar, Inc. announced on May 11 new sustainability goals centered around climate, environment, and safety. Among the goals to achieve by 2030 in operations energy and emissions: a science-based Scope 1 and 2 goal to reduce absolute GHG emissions from its operations by 30% from 2018 to 2030.
Sourcing Renewables - May 12, 2021
Thanks to three large solar projects, Hawaii Island – also known as the Big Island - may be the first in the state to hit 100% of its renewable energy goal, hitting that mark by 2023 and reaching 110% by 2024, according to the Hawaiian Electric Company.
GHG Emissions - May 11, 2021
In its first comprehensive environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategy, Bed Bath & Beyond has set a 2040 target of net zero emissions.
Sourcing Renewables - May 10, 2021
Clean solar energy is now flowing from the new 20-megawatt St. Joseph's Solar Power Farm, located eight miles from the University of Notre Dame. The solar project results from a partnership with Notre Dame, American Electric Power (AEP), and Indiana Michigan Power (I&M).
Sourcing Renewables - May 8, 2021
It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web.
Sourcing Renewables - May 7, 2021 - By Mark Vanderhelm, Walmart
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.
Sourcing Renewables - May 7, 2021
The University of Michigan’s Office of Sustainability has announced that local renewable energy companies will soon provide the university with half its electricity needs. By the end of 2021, the university is projected to reduce its GHG emissions by 25% since 2011 - achieving its 2025 goal four years early.