Renewable Electricity

Penn State Powers Up with Solar

Penn State announced that this month the University has begun purchasing renewable electricity generated from three Lightsource bp solar farms that have completed construction in Franklin County. The projects were initiated in early 2019 upon the signing of a 70 megawatt Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) under which Penn State would purchase 100% of the electricity […]

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PepsiCo Announces Target for 100% Renewable Electricity by 2030

PepsiCo has announced a new target to source 100 percent renewable electricity across all of its company-owned and controlled operations globally by 2030 PepsiCo has announced a new target to source 100 percent renewable electricity across all of its company owned and controlled operations globally by 2030 and across its entire franchise and third-party operations […]

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Long Lasting Solar Storage Possible With Solar Flow Battery

Chemists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and their collaborators have created a highly efficient and long-lasting solar flow battery Chemists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and their collaborators have created a highly efficient and long-lasting solar flow battery, a way to generate, store and redeliver renewable electricity from the sun in one device. The new […]

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Wind Energy now the top Source of Renewable Electricity in America

For the first time in history, wind turbines created more electricity than the longtime renewable champ, hydroelectric dams in the USA In 2019, the United States generated about 4.1 trillion kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity. According to new figures from the US Energy Information Administration, 63 percent is still generated by fossil fuels, while 20 percent […]

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Bank of America Meets 100% Renewable Electricity Goal a Yr Ahead

American lender Bank of America (BoA) on Tuesday said it has met its 100 percent renewable electricity (or carbon neutrality) goal a year ahead of its schedule. However, it is pending to the third-party verification. It was accomplished by reducing Scope 1 and 2 emissions from its facilities, purchasing 100 percent renewable power and buying […]

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PepsiCo Targeting 100% Renewable Electricity in the US

PepsiCo plans to achieve 100% renewable electricity for its US direct operations this year, covering nearly half of its total global electricity consumption Some of America’s favourite snacks and beverages – from Lay’s and SunChips to bubly, Gatorade and Pepsi – will soon be made using electricity from renewable sources, such as wind and solar. […]

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Financial Services Firm Visa Reaches 100% Renewable Electricity Goal

Visa has announced that it has met its goal to use 100% renewable electricity by 2020, furthering its commitment to lead sustainably across its operations American financial services corporation, Visa has announced that it has met its goal to use 100 percent renewable electricity by 2020, furthering the company’s commitment to lead responsibly and sustainably […]

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Acciona to Supply 173 GWh Renewable Electricity to Vidrala in Portugal

Acciona has signed a contract with Vidrala to supply renewable electricity to its 2 glass container plants in Portugal, for an estimated capacity of 173 GWh Acciona has signed a contract with the Vidrala group to supply electricity of renewable origin in 2020 to its two glass container plants in Portugal, for an estimated volume […]

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HP Unveils New Plan To Power Operations With 100% Renewables by 2035

HP’s latest sustainability report outlines revamped science-based targets, a 35% year-on-year growth in revenue through sustainable impact and commitments to source more recycled plastic content and 100% renewables American multinational information technology company, HP announced a plethora of new goals in the 2018 report. It has set a target to ensure its global operations are […]

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