Global Corporations Buy Record 7.2GW of Clean Energy So Far This Year

So far this year, global corporations have purchased 7.2GW of clean energy. New statistics released by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) show this has already surpassed last year’s record of 5.4GW. Around 60% of 2018’s renewable procurement to date has come from the US, totalling 4.2GW – Facebook has been …

Visa & Daiwa House Commit To 100% Renewable Electricity, Join RE100

Two big names have announced their commitments to using 100% renewable electricity across their operations, digital payments giant Visa and Japan’s largest homebuilder Daiwa House Industry, both of which have also committed to 100% renewable electricity initiative RE100. The Climate Group, which in partnership with CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure …

India’s Government To Purchase 10,000 EVs From Tata Motors

The government of India has agreed to purchase 10,000 new electric vehicles from India’s Tata Motors as part of a bid to replace the diesel- and petrol/gas-powered cars currently used by government agencies there, a public statement has revealed. This purchase agreement will play out over the next 3 to …

100 Major Companies Have Officially Pledged To Switch To 100% Renewable Electricity

Since 2014, the RE100 initiative has been working behind the scenes with businesses and organizations of all sizes and sectors to negotiate transitions to 100 percent renewable electricity. The reason is simple: shift to 100 percent renewable electricity and you massively reduce the amount of carbon pollution you produce as …

100 Multinationals Commit to 100 Per Cent Renewable Power

The RE100 initiative has confirmed that over 100 multinationals have now committed to sourcing 100 per cent renewable power, after AkzoNobel, AXA, Burberry, and Carlsberg today became the latest high profile brands to join the group. Launched in 2014 by The Climate Group and CDP, RE100 has seen a host …

Philips Lighting Flicks Switch on Gulf’s First Major Renewables Certificates Deal

Interest in securing 100 per cent renewable power has stepped up a gear in the Gulf region, with the news Philips Lighting has become the first major global corporate to purchase renewable power in the region using the International REC (I-REC) Standard. The standard allows companies to secure single-use certificates …