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Toy Maker Hasbro Commits To 100% Renewables, Carbon Neutrality

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 14, 2017

Hasbro Inc., a global toy maker whose brands include Nerf, Play-Doh, Monopoly and My Little Pony, has set a goal of achieving 100% renewable energy and carbon neutrality across its owned and operated global operations. Hasbro, which is headquartered out [Read More]

U.S. Solar, Wind Exceed 10% Of Monthly Generation For First Time

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 14, 2017

For the first time, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), monthly electricity generation from wind and solar (including utility-scale plants and small-scale systems) has exceeded 10% of total U.S. electricity generation. Citing March data for its Electric Power [Read More]

Calif. Produce Maker Powers Up Solar, Wind And Cogeneration

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 13, 2017

North American produce company Taylor Farms is now using a combination of wind, solar and cogeneration energy systems to power the majority of its Gonzales, Calif., facility’s operations. Combined, the systems generate 4.25 MW of energy on-site, which will be [Read More]

Calif. Lawmaker Seeks 100% Renewable Portfolio Standard

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 22, 2017

A bill that seeks to accelerate the state’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS) by five years, as well as establish an ultimate target of 100% renewables, has been proposed in California. S.B.584 was introduced on Feb. 17 by State Sen. Kevin [Read More]

SunEdison Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 21, 2016

With the giant renewable energy company facing financial and other troubles, the CEO says the filing is a “difficult but important step.”

Global Clean Energy Investment Drops In First Quarter

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 19, 2016

Global clean energy investment in the first quarter of this year (Q1’16) was $53.1 billion, down 22% from $68.1 billion in Q4’15 and 12% below the $60.5 billion recorded in the equivalent quarter a year ago, according to a new [Read More]

EDF Completes Commercial Battery Storage Project In Illinois

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 25, 2016

EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) has announced that the McHenry Storage Project reached commercial operation on Dec. 20. The company says the energy storage system, located in McHenry County, Ill., added 40 MW of flexible capacity (20 MW nameplate) to [Read More]