One of U.S.’ “most fracked regions” sets 100% renewables goal

This week, Longmont, Colorado’s City Council voted to approve a resolution committing the community in a shift away from fossil fuels and to transition to 100% clean, renewable electricity by 2030. According to the Sierra Club, the City Council Resolution builds off of Longmont Mayor Brian Bagley’s Proclamation signed in December, establishing a vision for powering the

New Hampshire businesses call for strong clean energy policies

As the legislature gears up for the 2018 session, over 50 New Hampshire businesses united in calling for the Legislature to support economic growth and business development through advancing clean energy policies. Dartmouth Hitchcock, Hannaford Supermarkets, Hypertherm, Velcro Companies, Timberland and Worthen Industries are among the businesses that signed on to a series of  “Clean Energy

DNV GL to assist Hawaii with clean-energy transition

DNV GL, the largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has partnered with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Communities Alliance (BCA) to provide participating cities and local governments with support and resources that will help them achieve their energy and climate goals. The alliance is a landmark initiative to match public sector

Pattern Energy’s Meikle Wind facility receives Project Excellence Award from Clean Energy BC

Pattern Energy Group announced its Meikle Wind-power facility received the Project Excellence Award from Clean Energy BC. The 179-MW Meikle Wind facility is located near Tumbler Ridge in British Columbia, Canada. “Pattern Energy’s Meikle Wind facility is an outstanding example of how to bring together zero-carbon energy generation, local economic development, and sustainable business,” said

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 wind energy

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