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Facebook Attained Net Zero Goal, 100% RE for Global Operations in 2020

California-headquartered social media giant  Facebook yesterday released its 2020 Sustainability Report, claiming that the company had met its goals of reaching net zero emissions and 100% renewable energy for its global operations. “We also reduced our greenhouse gas emissions by 94% from 2017 levels, exceeding our goal of a 75% reduction”, said the social media […]

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Facebook Ties up With CleanMax for 1st Renewable Energy Project in India

Facebook has partnered with Mumbai-based clean energy firm CleanMax for a 32 MW wind power project to be built in southern Karnataka. Around 50% of the project’s energy generation capacity has already been commissioned and is producing electricity. While CleanMax will handle the ownership and operation of the project, Facebook will purchase electricity off the […]

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REBA Lists Top 10 US Large Energy Buyers in 2020, Amazon No.1

REBA has released the list of Top 10 US large clean energy buyers for the year 2020 with Amazon at the top with procurements worth 3.163 GW. The Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) has released the second annual Deal Tracker Top 10, which highlights 2020’s leading large energy buyers. The list was topped by Amazon […]

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Dominion Energy Acquires 150 MW Solar Project in Ohio from Invenergy

Dominion Energy announced today that one of its subsidiaries has acquired the 150-megawatt (AC) Hardin solar generating facility, which recently entered service in Hardin County, Ohio, from Chicago-based Invenergy. Facebook will take the electricity generated at the facility as well as the renewable energy credits, under a long-term agreement signed prior to the project’s construction. “With this solar project, Dominion […]

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U.S. Commercial Solar Installations Reach Second-Highest Level In 2019

U.S. commercial solar installations reached the second-largest year ever during 2019, rising by 10%  year-on-year to 1,286 Mega Watts (MW), according to a report from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), an industry body of US solar players. The report claims that around half of all the solar corporate solar capacity that has been installed […]

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Facebook Signs PPA to Purchase Power From Apex’s 300 MW Wind Project

Apex Clean Energy has executed a PPA with Facebook for approximately 170 MW of renewable power from its 300 MW Lincoln Land Wind project in Illinois. Apex Clean Energy has announced that Lincoln Land Wind has executed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Facebook for approximately 170 MW of renewable power from the Illinois-based wind […]

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Silicon Ranch Begins Work on 20 MW PV Project to Power FB Data Centre

Silicon Ranch and PCL have begun construction on the 20 MW Odom Solar Farm, located near the city of Moultrie in Colquitt County, in Southwest Georgia. Silicon Ranch Corporation, one of the largest independent solar power producers in the US, and PCL Construction Services, one of the largest contractors in North America, have announced that […]

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DESRI Closes Financing of 80 MW Sigurd Solar Project in Utah

With the beginning of construction on its fourth utility-scale solar project in Utah, D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments (DESRI) has closed the financing of the 80 MW Sigurd Solar project by securing both construction debt and tax equity financing. Commenting on the closing of the financing, David Zwillinger, CEO of DESRI, said that “the COVID-19 crisis […]

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DESRI Acquires 100 MW Utah Solar Project from Community Energy

In continuation of its 5th transaction with Community Energy, D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments (DESRI) has acquired the Hunter solar project of 100 MW capacity in Utah from a Pennsylvania-headquartered renewable energy project developer. Besides acquisition, DESRI has also closed on the financing and a tax equity commitment for this solar project. Further, this Hunter […]

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