“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…”
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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.
June 2, 2016 | EEI has joined green groups in a partnership to market wind and solar to climate-savvy companies
May 23, 2016 | “What was striking at the Summit was the engagement, breadth and clout of the participants in the room. Every flavor of big company was represented: tech giants like Microsoft and Facebook, major retailers like Walmart, auto makers from GM to Tesla and, more so than last year, utilities as well as renewable energy developers.”
May 12, 2016 | US companies including Facebook and Microsoft are backing a new alliance to deliver a steep increase in electricity generation from renewable sources such as wind and solar.
May 12, 2016 | Renewable energy alliance seeks to unlock utility barriers