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 »
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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.
By Marty Spitzer, World Wildlife Fund’s Senior Director of Climate and Energy Major U.S. companies have been supporting climate action and investing in renewable energy for decades. IBM set a greenhouse gas emission reduction goal in 1998. Johnson & Johnson set one in 2000 and invested in its first solar project a year later. But a… Read more »
By Ken Silverstein More than 860 utilities offer green power programs to their customers, the renewable energy lab says, giving more than half of the electricity customers nationwide the option to buy renewable energy. But the aim now is to ratchet up the stakes and to offer commercial and industrial businesses a chance to contractually… Read more »
June 22, 2016 | Facebook and Microsoft are among 60 companies and over 50 leading project developers and service providers participating in the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance that aims to break down barriers to lower-carbon energy.
June 9, 2016 | Alabama Power and Walmart have reached an agreement that will make the retailer the majority customer of a solar energy generating facility to be constructed in east Alabama.