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Solar  -  August 31, 2018

Toyota targets zero carbon by 2050

Adding more than 16 megawatts in just over 15 years, Toyota has achieved very aggressive sustainability goals and continues to head for an even bigger one: zero carbon by 2050.
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August 31, 2018

Ohio businesses back 2.2 GW of solar

Large corporations with operations in Ohio—including JPMorgan Chase, Owens Corning, Walmart, and Whirlpool—announced their support for a 2.2-gigawatt solar goal for Ohio by 2030. The companies will offer their corporate logos for use in promoting this goal.
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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

Case Study: Apple, Akamai, Etsy, and Swiss Re partner on largest RE aggregation to date

How did four companies with different energy needs and similar goals come together on the largest aggregated corporate renewable energy transaction to date? This case study, presented by 3Degrees, details how Apple, Akamai, Etsy, and Swiss Re partnered on six PPAs
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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 29, 2018

Solar added to DEA site in Texas

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) at the El Paso Intelligence Center has completed a solar installation, representing a first for a DEA site.
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Solar  -  August 28, 2018

University of Richmond spins Spider Solar

The University of Richmond (UR) announced on August 27 that it will become the first institution of higher learning in the southeast to match 100% of its electricity needs with solar energy thanks to a PPA for a 20-megawatt solar energy facility known as Spider Solar, named for the school’s mascot.
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August 27, 2018

Is Exxon turning to RE in Texas?

Exxon Mobil Corp. intends to purchase renewable energy for delivery in Texas. The company issued a request for proposals asking solar and wind suppliers to submit proposals by June 8 for long-term deals. The largest U.S. oil company asked for at least 100 megawatts and could go higher than 250 megawatts.
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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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