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GreenBiz: Lou Leonard, SVP for climate and energy at the World Wildlife Fund on the new depths of renewables

This article was originally posted by GreenBiz, here. “The great news is that we’re really seeing corporate procurement driving the market towards renewables, and this year, 2018, will set records,” said Lou Leonard, senior vice president for climate and energy at the World Wildlife Fund. The energy market is already a mix of renewables and fossil fuels,… Read more »

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Eight Companies Sign on to Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles

October 15th, 2018 | Eight more companies have signed on to the Renewable Energy Buyer’s Principles, which tell utilities and other suppliers what industry–leading, multinational companies are looking for when it comes to buying renewable energy from the grid. As of October 2018, 78 companies have signed on, representing over 69 million MWh of demand for… Read more »

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Schneider Electric Joins Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles; Commits to Increasing Access to Renewable Energy

This press release was originally posted by Schneider Electric, here. ANDOVER, Mass., Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Schneider Electric, the global specialist in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced it joined the Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles, an initiative made up of 76 companies seeking to spur progress on renewable energy and achieve their sustainable… Read more »

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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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