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GHG Emissions  -  September 4, 2019

Panasonic to be carbon-free by 2050

By 2050, Panasonic Corporation is aiming to run its global operations completely on renewable energy and to emit no carbon dioxide at all. In the meantime, the company has set shorter-term goals as it moves towards 2050.
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Wind  -  September 3, 2019

Facebook signs PPA to power TX ops

Facebook is moving closer to achieving its goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 75% and supporting its entire operation with power generated from renewable sources. The tech giant signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Apex Wind East to purchase electricity to support its growing operations in the Cook County, Tex., region.
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September 3, 2019

Grand Rapids reviews solar sites

Grand Rapids, Mich., city officials are evaluating solar projects to help them meet their 2025 goal of generating all of their power from renewable energy sources, including one at the former Butterworth Landfill.
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September 2, 2019

Amazon opens Colorado’s largest rooftop solar

Amazon has installed a solar array on the roof of its 855,000-square-foot Fulfillment Center in Thornton, Colorado, making it the largest single solar system in the state. The solar array, featuring more than 17,000 panels on 19 acres, can generate almost 80% of the facility’s annual energy needs.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 31, 2019

Weekend reads: CDP's global reach; a 40,000% power price spike

It's a long holiday weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web:
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August 29, 2019

Fifth Third powers up with 100% renewal energy

Fifth Third Bancorp of Cincinnati is now on its way to realizing its goal of powering its operations with 100% renewable energy and meeting its environmental sustainability goals two years ahead of schedule. The company's Aulander Holloman SolarFacility in Hertford County, NC, announced in March 2018, is now open and is expected to generate enough clean energy to equal or even exceed the company’s power needs for a year.
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Energy Efficiency  -  August 28, 2019

Insights from the 2019 Innovation Summit

While we look forward to the 2020 edition of the Innovation Summit, set for March 9-11 in Houston, it's a good time to explore highlights from the 2019 event. This Insights report, part of our continuing series, offers excerpts from each general session to give you a taste of the thought-provoking content, as well as the spirit of collaboration in evidence throughout the event.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 27, 2019

Carnival sails towards emission-neutral operations

Carnival Corp., operator of Carnival Cruise Lines, is looking to operate emission-neutral ships throughout its operation. Carnival signed an agreement with Corvus Energy for the installation and operation of lithium-ion battery storage systems in its AIDA brand beginning next year and then expand the initiative to its Costa Cruises.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  August 26, 2019

SED’s RE Sourcing Forum program expanded

Smart Energy Decisions has announced the addition of several special sessions to their upcoming Renewable Energy Sourcing Forum, set for September 16-18 at the Ponte Vedra Beach Club & Inn, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Buyer registration closes Wednesday, August 28.
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August 26, 2019

Walmart working with Tesla to fix faulty solar panels

Walmart and Tesla are working to resolve a dispute over faulty rooftop solar panels that caught fire at seven retail locations even as the lawsuit, filed August 20 in New York State Supreme Court, continues.
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