DHL Gets 60% of Electricity from Renewables
Delivery company Deutsche Post DHL says more than 60 percent of its global electricity demand is now generated from renewable sources. Over the past two years, the company increased its green electricity share from 42 percent in 2012 to over 60 percent by 2014.
On the basis of market availability of renewables and economic considerations, DHF focuses on the regions of Europe and North America. For example, in Germany, the United States, Great Britain, Ireland and France, the company uses green electricity for over 90 percent of its business.
Via its GoGreen program, the company implements energy efficiency technologies as well.
In line with European and German legislation, Deutsche Post DHL mainly uses GoOs (Guarantees of Origin) or RECS certificates (Renewable Energy Certificate System).
In the future, the company aims to further expand its green electricity in more regions, including Asia Pacific, provided the required conditions are met.
- Existing Building Technologies Combine for Increased Savings
- Let's Do The Math for DR
- 2014 Environmental Leader Product and Project Awards
- Improve Your Company's Environment and Energy Performance
- The Future of Operational Risk Management: The Oil & Gas and Chemicals Approach
- Unlocking the Value of Energy & Operational Data
- Smart Companies Utilize Integrated Energy Solutions
- Combined Heat and Power
- 2013-2014 Winter Polar Vortex
- Increase the Value of Demand Response Through Automation
- Connected Buildings, Connected People: A Look to the Future
- Cut Costs and Improve Facility Operations with Energy Data
- Energy Procurement Strategies for Winter 2014 and 2015
- Energy Efficiency Requires Engineering Efficiency
- Integrated Building Optimization: A Crucial Convergence of Demand-side and Supply-Side Energy Management Strategies