GM Saves with a Diversified Portfolio Strategy – Here’s How: Q&A with Rob Threlkeld

GM Saves with a Diversified Portfolio Strategy – Here’s How: Q&A with Rob Threlkeld

Rob Threlkeld, global manager of renewable energy for General Motors, discusses the automaker’s strategy for meeting their goal of reaching 100% renewable energy by 2050.

Hawaiian Developer and Project Investment Company Sign DER Agreement

Hawaiian Developer and Project Investment Company Sign DER Agreement

Hawaii-based Kokua Aina Energy and project investment company Crescendo Power signed an agreement to develop and fund distributed energy resource projects.

Hulu Migrates Data Centers To 100% Renewable Energy Facility

Hulu Migrates Data Centers To 100% Renewable Energy Facility

Hulu is in the process of migrating its data centers to a 100% renewable energy facility in Las Vegas operated by multi-tenant data center provider Switch. The video-on-demand company says the move will eliminate 265,000 carbon tons of emissions from the environment while powering millions … Read more…

Nike Signs PPA Securing 86 MW Wind Power from Texas

Nike Signs PPA Securing 86 MW Wind Power from Texas

Nike signed a virtual PPA with Avangrid Renewables for 86 megawatts of wind power from Texas, enabling the company to source 100% renewable energy in North America. The deal calls for power from the Karankawa Wind Farm being constructed near Corpus Christi, Texas, which is … Read more…

More Companies Set 100% Renewable Energy Goals in 2017

More Companies Set 100% Renewable Energy Goals in 2017

This year, 100 was the magic number as a slew of influential companies made commitments to use 100% renewable electricity in the future. The RE100 global initiative, which was created by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP in 2014, reached a major milestone over … Read more…

Schneider Electric Targets 100% Renewable Electricity by 2030

Schneider Electric Targets 100% Renewable Electricity by 2030

Schneider Electric announced today that the company is committed to using 100% renewable energy for electricity by 2030. In addition, they plan to double energy productivity by 2030 against a 2005 baseline. The energy management and automation solutions multinational joined the RE100 and EP100 initiatives … Read more…

Facebook Triples Planned New Mexico Data Center Size

Facebook Triples Planned New Mexico Data Center Size

Facebook announced the addition of four new buildings totaling nearly 2 million square feet for a data center currently under construction in Los Lunas, New Mexico. The additions will triple the facility’s size. Like its other data centers, this one will be powered by 100% … Read more…

Apple Plans 100% Renewable Energy Data Center in Iowa

Apple Plans 100% Renewable Energy Data Center in Iowa

Rendering of the data center planned for Waukee, Iowa. Credit: Apple A stretch of farmland about 20 miles west of Des Moines, Iowa, will be the site of a new Apple data center powered entirely by renewable energy, the tech giant announced on Thursday. The … Read more…

World’s Largest Companies Push Record Growth in Renewable Energy

World’s Largest Companies Push Record Growth in Renewable Energy

The largest companies in the world are jumping into renewable energy big-time this year, and the proliferation of ambitious commitments all boil down to economics. As the Motley Fool just pointed out, “the dollars and cents make renewable energy a no-brainer.” The Guardian reported this … Read more…

Campaign Launched to Repower Colleges with 100% Renewable Energy

Campaign Launched to Repower Colleges with 100% Renewable Energy

Environment America and the Student Public Interest Research Groups (PIRGs) showed their love of the planet on Valentine’s Day by launching a campaign to secure commitments from American colleges and universities to shift to 100 percent renewable energy.

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