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Wind  -  April 6, 2023

DOE Releases National Offshore Wind Energy Strategy

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the release of its Offshore Wind Energy Strategy, a summary of its efforts to meet President Biden’s goal to deploy 30 GW of offshore wind energy by 2030 and set the nation on a pathway to 110 GW or more by 2050.

Wind  -  April 6, 2023

Google Signs Wind PPA

Google signed a 150 MW power purchase agreement (PPA) for renewable energy generated by Helena Wind Farm for the next 15 years.

April 5, 2023

Ford Reports Emissions Reductions Across All Scopes

Ford announced it has reduced Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 35.4% since 2017, including direct emissions from its operations and indirect emissions from energy purchases. Between 2019 and 2022, Ford also reduced its overall Scope 3 emissions.

GHG Emissions  -  April 5, 2023

Polestar Combines Production Growth with 8% Emissions Reduction

In its third Annual Sustainability Report, Polestar, a Swedish EV maker, confirmed it reduced relative CO2e-emissions per car sold by 8% compared to 2021 levels.

Sourcing Renewables  -  April 4, 2023

Microsoft Will Use DAC to Become Carbon Negative

Microsoft Corp. plans to achieve its goal to become carbon negative by using direct air capture (DAC) systems that provide engineered carbon removal credits.

Regulation  -  April 3, 2023

Successful Energy Transition Calls for Bold Actions, Says WETO Report

The global energy transition calls for accelerated action. That was the key message at the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue, during which IRENA's Director-General, Francesco La Camera, introduced the World Energy Transitions Outlook 2023 Preview with the goal to speed up meaningful progress.

Energy Efficiency  -  April 1, 2023

Weekend Reads: Green Subsidy Race; Renewable Generation Surpasses Coal and Nuclear

It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web:

March 30, 2023

Mercedes-Benz Aims to Lower Emissions By 80%

Mercedes-Benz is aiming for an 80% cut in CO2 emissions from its own production by 2030, using new green energy assets including solar and onshore and offshore wind power.

Wind  -  March 29, 2023

University and Energy Partnership Advances Wind Turbine Innovation

Universities and energy companies have formed a major collaboration to develop more powerful offshore wind turbines, which could elevate their renewable energy output and facilitate the UK’s transition away from fossil fuels.

Sourcing Renewables  -  March 28, 2023

Chemours Announces Glycolic Acid Sustainability Program

The Chemours Company, a global chemistry company, announced a long-term sustainability program focusing on reducing the carbon footprint of Chemours’ glycolic acid grades by up to 80% against a 2023 baseline.

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