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…

Corporations Seek Expanded Transmission for Renewables in US

Corporations Seek Expanded Transmission for Renewables in US

Major corporations are requesting expanded transmission lines in the United States that can deliver renewable power to their facilities. Leaders from General Motors and Walmart told Bloomberg Environment this week that they need the new transmission in order to meet their ambitious goals, and to … Read more…

FERC: 116 GW of Solar and Wind Generation Additions by 2020

FERC: 116 GW of Solar and Wind Generation Additions by 2020

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s most recent Energy Infrastructure Update shows that proposed utility-scale solar and wind generation additions are expected to equal nearly 116 GW of capacity by 2020, taking into account expected retirements. FERC’s update, which includes data through the end of last … Read more…

NY Governor Andrew Cuomo Unveils 2018 Climate Change Agenda

NY Governor Andrew Cuomo Unveils 2018 Climate Change Agenda

  New York Governor Andrew Cuomo this week unveiled the 20th proposal of the 2018 State of the State: a comprehensive agenda to combat climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and growing the clean energy economy. Cuomo, as quoted on governor.ny.gov, said, “New Yorkers know too well the devastation … 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…

Study: Wind Availability To Shift Away From the United States

Study: Wind Availability To Shift Away From the United States

Researchers from the University of Colorado published a new study this week showing that GHG emissions are shifting wind energy resources from the Northern Hemisphere to the Southern Hemisphere, Wired reported. For companies in the north banking on renewables, this could drastically affect future wind … Read more…

Study: Wind and Solar Power Could Overpower Political Winds

Study: Wind and Solar Power Could Overpower Political Winds

Demand for renewable energy by consumers and businesses – along with a long-term commitment to cleaner portfolios from utilities – seems to be fundamentally shifting energy attitudes and decisions, independent of federal stances. According to Deloitte’s annual “Resources 2017 Study – Energy Management: Sustainability & … Read more…

Whirlpool to Power New Facility with 3 Wind Turbines

Whirlpool to Power New Facility with 3 Wind Turbines

  Whirlpool Corp. has announced plans for three wind turbines to power its manufacturing facility in Greenville, Ohio. Beginning construction in early 2018, the turbines will be the same as those developed for Whirlpool’s manufacturing facilities in Findlay, Marion and Ottawa, Ohio, and will be developed in coordination with … Read more…

California Heads for 50% Clean Energy Production by 2020

California Heads for 50% Clean Energy Production by 2020

California’s major utilities are on track to meet or exceed the state’s target of 33% renewable energy by 2020 and investor-owned utilities project they will actually get to 50% by then, according to a new report from the California Public Utilities Commission. The state’s gains … Read more…

Renewable Energy vs. Fossil Fuels with New Tax Plan

Renewable Energy vs. Fossil Fuels with New Tax Plan

President Trump’s tax plan is aimed at cutting taxes and giving corporate America more money to produce more goods and services and to hire more workers to do the jobs that he would anticipate. There are, however, winners and losers in the corporate sector and notably

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