Sourcing Renewables - February 2, 2021
Vaisala, a weather, environmental and industrial measurements company, announced on Feb. 2 that it achieved its target to use 100% renewable electricity by the end of 2020.
Sourcing Renewables - January 29, 2021
Verizon announced on Jan. 28 that it has entered into a total of 13 long-term renewable energy purchase agreements (REPAs) totaling nearly 1.7 GW of renewable energy capacity since December 2019. This has made it of the largest corporate buyers of U.S. renewable energy.
Sourcing Renewables - January 27, 2021
BNEF announced on Jan. 26 that its research shows that corporations purchased a record 23.7 GW of clean energy in 2020, up from 20.1 GW in 2019 and 13.6GW in 2018. The increase came despite the COVID-19 pandemic, a global recession and uncertain federal policy.
Sourcing Renewables - January 21, 2021
Following a VPPA last September, Honda will receive 120 MW of renewable power from the recently completed Boiling Springs Wind Farm. Project owner RWE Renewables announced on Jan. 20 that the offtake is one of the largest-ever renewable energy purchases.
Finance - January 19, 2021
On Jan. 19 BloombergNEF (BNEF) announced a new broad measure of energy transition investment showing global record-breaking 2020 commitments to decarbonization totaling $501.3 billion. This beats the previous year by 9% despite the economic disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
GHG Emissions - January 14, 2021
PepsiCo announced plans on Jan. 14 to more than double its science-based climate goal, reducing absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and achieving net-zero emissions by 2040.
Energy Efficiency - January 9, 2021
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