Sourcing Renewables - April 20, 2021
Crown Battery Company will use renewable energy to make batteries at its Ohio-based manufacturing plant after signing an Integrated Renewable Energy (IRE) agreement from American Electric Power’s subsidiary AEP Energy.
Sourcing Renewables - April 19, 2021
Amazon announced the purchase of solar and wind power from nine new utility-scale energy projects on April 19 in the U.S., Canada, Spain, Sweden, and the UK. This brings Amazon’s total to 206 renewable energy projects globally with a capacity of 8.5 GW of electricity production. The company is now the largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy in Europe with more than 2.5 GW.
Sourcing Renewables - April 15, 2021
One of Canada’s oldest and largest bakeries, Bimbo Canada, signed two 15-year virtual power purchase agreements (VPPAs) on April 13 to acquire renewable energy that will offset 100% of the company’s electricity consumption in Canada.
Sourcing Renewables - April 7, 2021
More than 260 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy capacity were added around the world, an increase of almost 50% over expansion in 2019 and beating both estimates and records. According to data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), more than 80% of all new electricity capacity added in 2020 was renewable, with solar and wind accounting for 91% of new renewables.
Sourcing Renewables - March 19, 2021
As we look forward to the summer edition of the Virtual Renewable Energy Forum, June 7-10, 2021, let's take a look back at our last event, December 2020's Winter Virtual Renewable Energy Sourcing Forum. This Insights report, part of our continuing series, offers a recap of each general session to give you an idea of how buyers and suppliers came together to share ideas on collaborating for a zero-carbon future.