The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission has approved a contract establishing a new standard of collaboration to promote renewable energy and protect ratepayers SEATTLE — July 13, 2017 — On Thursday, Microsoft Corp. and Puget Sound Energy (PSE) announced that the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (WUTC) has formally approved a new contract that will… Read more »
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This press release was originally posted by General Mills, here. MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – General Mills has taken another step toward its climate goal with the signing of a virtual 15-year power purchase agreement with Renewable Energy Systems (RES) for 100-megawatts (MW) of its Cactus Flats wind project. The wind project will produce renewable energy credits… Read more »
Some American firms are taking climate change so seriously that they are surprising even former critics. Alongside energy-efficiency measures, the strongest evidence of their commitment is the number of new wind and solar projects that they are helping to build around the world.
Some of the power industry’s biggest customers, like General Motors and Microsoft, have made a commitment to clean energy. And to help them meet it — and keep them from taking their business elsewhere — utilities are changing their ways
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. ( May 10, 2017) – Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the global leader in content delivery network (CDN) services, today announced the Company has invested in a wind energy farm as part of its commitment to source renewable energy for 50 percent of its global network operations by 2020. The 20-year investment places… Read more »
WASHINGTON, DC, April 25, 2017 – Despite efforts in Washington to sideline action on climate change, a growing number of Fortune 500 companies are taking increasingly ambitious steps to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, procure more renewable energy and reduce their energy bills through energy efficiency, according to a new report released today from World Wildlife… Read more »
For our data centers, we have a goal to reach 50 percent clean and renewable energy in our electricity supply mix in 2018. This is not a small undertaking, especially given we want solutions that result in new renewable energy to the grid. We need more sources of renewable energy, and those sources need to… Read more »
BOSTON – March [date], 2017 – Iron Mountain Incorporated® (NYSE:IRM), the global leader in storage and information management services, today announced that its Data Center business is 100 percent powered by renewable energy sourced from a new wind farm in Ringer Hill, Penn. Through a 15-year wind power purchasing agreement, Iron Mountain will utilize 25… Read more »
“Last year, wind energy employed more than 100,000 workers in all 50 states while the solar industry is employing more than 200,000 people…”
Working together across industries, utilities, businesses, and groups like WWF and WRI, a fast-growing team of sustainability minded leaders is making the renewable energy revolution a reality—right now.