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Wind  -  May 23, 2018

Facebook signs wind PPA in Norway

Facebook has signed a 15-year PPA for 100% of the output from the Bjerkreim cluster of wind farms in southwest Norway. The 294 MW of capacity from the three contiguous wind projects included in the group is projected to add more than one million MW hours of renewable energy to the Nordic grid each year.
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Wind  -  May 22, 2018

First-time C&I’s drive record wind PPAs

Led by first-time wind PPA participants Adobe, AT&T, and Nestle, along with repeat customers Bloomberg, Facebook, Nike, and T-Mobile, the number of wind PPAs signed in the first quarter of 2018 reached 3,500 MW, the highest level in any quarter since American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) began tracking them in 2013.
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Energy Efficiency  -  May 19, 2018

Weekend reads: Apple's latest investment; Pop-up EV chargers & more

Kick back and relax with these must-read energy stories from around the web:
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Sourcing Renewables  -  May 12, 2018

Weekend reads: Electrify America boosts EVs; Big oil eyes RE & more

Kick back and relax with these must-read energy stories from around the web:
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Sourcing Renewables  -  May 9, 2018

Infographic: U.S. energy consumption for 2017

The results are in: for 2017 by sector, transportation was responsible for the highest energy consumption in the U.S, followed by the industrial, residential, and commercial, according to the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and the Department of Energy.
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Wind  -  May 9, 2018

Portland Trail Blazers make a play for wind energy

The Portland Trail Blazers agreed to a new partnership to power 100% of the Moda Center’s electrical usage through RECs purchased from Pacific Power for wind energy produced at BayWa r.e.’s Chopin Wind Project.
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Energy Efficiency  -  May 5, 2018

Weekend reads: DOE's $68M for vehicle research; U.S. now more RE-attractive

Kick back and relax with these must-read energy stories from around the web:
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Sourcing Renewables  -  May 4, 2018

Businesses buying renewable power at record pace

A total of 36 businesses, government agencies, and universities have agreed to purchase 3.3 gigawatts of wind and solar power so far this year, setting a pace that could shatter the previous high of 4.8 gigawatts of deals for all of 2017.
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Wind  -  May 1, 2018

GM unveils 100MW wind project in Ohio

The Northwest Ohio Wind Farm was unveiled by General Motors and Starwood Energy Group on Apr. 30 in Paulding County, Ohio. Power purchased from the 100-megawatt wind project, currently under construction, will help offset the power used at GM’s Ohio and Indiana manufacturing facilities with renewable energy.
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Energy Efficiency  -  April 30, 2018

Goldman Sachs at 95% of 2020 RE Goal

Goldman Sachs is at 95% of its 100% renewable energy goal for 2020, according to the company’s 2017 Environmental, Social and Governance Report.
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