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Samsung Announces Renewables Commitment In U.S., China And Europe

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has announced plans to source renewable energy for 100% of the energy used for all of its factories, office buildings and...

Minnesota’s Metropolitan Council Partners With Xcel For Renewables

Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy is joining forces with the Metropolitan Council, one of the top 10 electrical consumers in Minnesota, to dramatically increase the council’s...
telecoms

Telecom Company Vodafone Making Drastic Shift To Renewables

U.K.-based Vodafone Group PLC, one of the world's largest telecommunications companies, has joined the RE100 initiative and committed to purchase 100% of the electricity it...
casino

Caesars Entertainment Plans Emissions Reductions, Big Solar Purchase

Global casino-entertainment company Caesars Entertainment Corp. has set what it calls science-based targets for drastically reducing greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions. Caesars says it is one of over...
renewables

Led By Boston, U.S. Mayors Plan Large-Scale Renewables Initiative

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh has announced plans to issue a request for information (RFI) for competitive pricing of large-scale renewable energy projects for...
education

N.C. Middle Schoolers To Get Hands-On Renewable Energy Education

With the help of First Bank, as many as 200 middle schoolers across seven North Carolina counties will have the opportunity to learn more...
renewable energy

Some Sectors Still Lagging Behind In Renewable Energy Adoption: REN21

Renewable power accounted for 70% of net additions to global power generating capacity in 2017, representing the largest increase in renewable power capacity in...
coal nuclear

Trump Administration Mulls Coal, Nuclear Bailouts; Energy Groups React

The Trump administration reportedly has plans in the works to direct U.S. grid operators to purchase power from struggling coal and nuclear facilities -...
climate

U.S. Climate Alliance Pushes For Lower Solar Soft Costs

To mark the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's announcement to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has announced...
corporate renewables

Corporate Renewables Sourcing Playing Major Role In Global ‘Energy Transformation’

Companies in 75 countries actively sourced 465 TWh of renewable energy in 2017, representing an amount close to the overall electricity demand of France,...
pennsylvania

New Pennsylvania Conservative Energy Forum Seeks Diversified Energy Portfolio

The Pennsylvania Conservative Energy Forum (PennCEF) has commenced operations as an organization comprising conservative individuals, organizations and businesses who want the state to develop...
oklahoma

Norman Becomes First City In Oklahoma To Commit To 100% Clean Energy

On Tuesday, the City of Norman, Okla., committed to transition to 100% clean and renewable energy, according to the Sierra Club, which notes that...