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Akamai Focuses on Clean-powered Internet with Wind Farm Investment

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 »

REPORT: FORTUNE 500 COMPANIES ACCELERATING RENEWABLE ENERGY, ENERGY EFFICIENCY EFFORTS

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 »

Facebook implements new green tariff for new Nebraska data center

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 »

Iron Mountain Data Centers Offer Customers 100 Percent Renewable Energy

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 »

Triple Pundit: Crucial Heroes in America’s Quest for Climate Action

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 »

Forbes: Smaller Businesses Want Renewable Energy Developers To Spread The Green

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 »

Forbes: Corporate Demand for Renewable Energy Could Rock the Grid

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.