Walmart, SunPower Announce 23-Megawatt Solar Agreement

Walmart has announced that it has reached an agreement with SunPower to have the commercial energy provider install solar systems at 19 stores and two distribution centers in Illinois. As part of the project, a mix of rooftop and ground-mount solar systems are expected to account for 23 megawatts, with start of construction targeted for the first half of 2019. This commitment moves Walmart closer to its 2025 goal of supplying its global operations with 50 percent renewable energy. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies…

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Amazon Deploys Solar Systems Across UK Fulfilment Centres

Amazon have announced an initiative to generate renewable energy by installing solar panels on its fulfilment centres across the UK, with an installed capacity of 20 megawatts. Amazon expects the solar panels to generate the equivalent amount of electricity required to power over 4,500 UK homes and will reduce its carbon footprint by 6,000 tonnes of CO2 annually. The solar systems will be developed and funded by Macquarie Principal Finance. The company plans to initially deploy large-scale rooftop solar systems on 10 of its fulfilment centres in the UK over…

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E.ON partners with the Gorillaz for a solar-powered live and digital campaign

The 26th May saw the launch of a brand new collaboration between the world’s most successful virtual act Gorillaz and energy provider E.ON, harnessing the sun’s energy to create an innovative solar and battery storage powered music studio. The launch marks the introduction of E.ON’s new global brand position which reflects its desire to deliver innovative customer solutions that help create a better tomorrow. A new film, created and brought to life by the power of sun, is released today featuring the track ‘We Got The Power’ from Gorillaz critically…

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