RELEASE: Nine Additional Companies Join Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles

New Signatory Graphic Sept 2015Group represents more than 30 million MWh of renewable energy demand — enough to power nearly 3 million homes.

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015 – Nine additional companies have signed on to the Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles, a U.S. initiative that aims to make renewable energy easier for companies to procure at a large-scale. In total, the now 43 companies signed onto the Principles represent a demand of more than 30 million MWh of renewable energy.

Amazon, DuPont, Equinix, Etsy, Intuit, Microsoft, Sealed Air, Starbucks, and Starwood are the most recent additions to the Principles.

The Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles, a joint initiative of World Wildlife Fund and the World Resources Institute, initially launched in July 2014 with 12 companies representing 8.4 million MWh of demand.

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