Wells Fargo global operations powered by 100% renewables

Wells Fargo & Company announced that 100% of its global electricity consumption for 2017 will be met with renewable energy. The milestone means the company has met the first part of its commitment to purchase renewable energy to power 100% of global operations by the close of 2017, with a transition to long-term agreements that

Duke Energy plans $3 billion improvements to strengthen South Carolina’s energy grid

Duke Energy is investing $3 billion over roughly the next 10 years in South Carolina to strengthen the energy grid and provide a major boost to the state’s economy for years to come. The program – Power/Forward Carolinas – will consist of upgrades that will harden the system against storms and outages, further protect it against cyberattacks and physical

Digitalization key to sustainable energy

In observance of World Energy Day on October22nd, Kaiserwetter, the international service provider for the management of renewable energy assets, applauds the global progress in sustainable energy. However, digitalization of the energy sector is the only way to meet the objectives of the World Energy Day to achieve safe and sustainable energy for all. Since the 1990s, the clean energy sector

New Consumers Energy program helps Michigan businesses go 100% renewables

Consumers Energy announced that it is starting a new program to help large businesses be powered 100% by renewable energy. “Large businesses increasingly are making commitments to a future powered by clean energy, and we are pleased to give them the tools to do that,” said Brian Rich, Consumers Energy’s Senior VP of customer experience and

Citigroup commits to 100% renewable energy by 2020

Citigroup announced that it will source renewable power for 100% of its global energy needs by 2020. This is an important next step in the bank’s continued commitment to reduce the environmental impact of its operations and finance $100 billion in clean energy, infrastructure, and technology projects that build a more sustainable economy. “We are

GM’s Ohio and Indiana plants to be powered by 100% renewables

All of GM‘s Ohio and Indiana manufacturing facilities – including those that build the Chevrolet Cruze and Silverado and GMC Sierra light-duty pickup trucks – will meet their electricity needs through 100% renewable energy. GM is buying a total of 200 MW of wind energy from Ohio and Illinois wind farms. Once the turbines come

Industry leaders to create U.S. offshore wind energy standards

These standards and guidelines will form the basis for BOEM to establish transparent compliance requirements that will help industry, in turn, provide safe and reliable U.S. offshore wind facilities that serve the U.S. electric supply

The Climate Group’s RE100 campaign grows to over 100 members

Days before Climate Week NYC 2017 gets underway in New York City, The Climate Group (organizer of Climate Week NYC), announced several new RE100 campaign members. The Estée Lauder Companies, Kellogg Company, DBS Bank, and Clif Bar & Company have joined the RE100 campaign, run in partnership with CDP, and are committed to sourcing 100% renewable electricity across their global operations. The 106 members of the

Denver study shows 100% renewables transition is key to meeting city’s carbon-reduction goals

A new study released this week by the City of Denver Department of Environmental Health shows that transitioning Denver to 100% clean and renewable energy is vital for the city to achieve its carbon pollution reduction goals. The long awaited study, which was the result of a stakeholder process first announced last year by the Department

New reports find wind energy is more affordable than ever

Wind energy costs are lower than ever, with steady advances in technology and better wind-turbine performance, according to three new reports released by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The new DOE reports include: The “2016 Wind Technologies Market Report,” the “2016 Offshore Wind Technologies Market Report,” and the “2016 Distributed Wind Market Report.” “The Department