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Digital Trends: Samsung has made a very big promise for 2020, and it’s not for the Galaxy S12

“Samsung says it’s committed to using 100 percent renewable energy to power its key factories, offices, and other facilities by the year 2020. The company plans to reach this target in the United States, Europe, and in China, all of which it says are, ‘well-equipped with infrastructure for the development and transmission of renewable energy.’ Samsung understands… Read more »

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Renewable Energy World: Utility Green Tariffs: A New Way for Fortune 500 Companies to Buy Clean Energy

“Utilities know their larger corporate customers want clean energy to fulfill their sustainability goals and help their bottom line. Rather than contracting directly with developers, many corporations are finding a new way forward through so-called ‘Green Tariffs’ designed by the utilities themselves. The Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles, a set of guidelines developed by large… Read more »

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Des Moines Register: MidAmerican will be first to create enough wind energy to cover 100% of consumer use

“MidAmerican Energy said Wednesday it plans to invest $922 million in added wind-power capacity, equaling as much renewable energy as its customers use. ‘If the project is approved, it will allow our customers to get 100 percent of their annual energy use from a clean, renewable and cost-effective source,’ said Adam Wright, MidAmerican’s CEO. ‘This is, no… Read more »

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The New York Times: A Year After Trump’s Paris Pullout, U.S. Companies Are Driving a Renewables Boom

“WASHINGTON — When President Trump announced on June 1 last year that the United States would exit the Paris climate deal, many of America’s largest corporations said they would honor the agreement anyway, vowing to pursue cleaner energy and cut emissions on their own. A year later, there’s one area where that pledge is highly visible: renewable… Read more »

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Visa Commits to 100% Renewable Electricity by End of 2019

This press release was originally posted by Visa, read full version here. Supports industry progress by joining RE100 Initiative and Business Renewables Center, signing Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Visa (NYSE: V) today announced its commitment to use 100 percent renewable electricity across its global operations by the end of 2019. As part of this… Read more »

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GreenBiz: 2018 Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance Summit will be hosted in Oakland at VERGE 18

This story was originally posted by GreenBiz, here. The annual Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) Summit will return to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2018 — hosted Oct. 14-16 in Oakland ahead of GreenBiz Group’s VERGE 18 conference and expo. REBA is a coalition of leadership organizations with deep expertise in transforming energy markets: BSR’s Future of Internet… Read more »

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AT&T Announces One of the Largest Corporate Renewable Energy Purchases; Signs on to Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles

This press release was originally posted by AT&T, here. Wind Farms in Oklahoma and Texas to Provide 520 MW of Renewable Energy DALLAS, Feb. 8, 2018 – AT&T* will purchase 520 megawatts (MW) of wind power through 2 agreements with subsidiaries of NextEra Energy Resources, the world’s largest operator of renewable energy projects. Together, these deals… Read more »

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