Amazon Becomes World’s Largest Corporate Purchaser of Renewable Energy, Advancing its Climate Pledge Commitment to be Net-zero Carbon by 2040

Amazon has announced 26 new utility-scale wind and solar energy projects totaling 3.4 gigawatts (GW) of electricity production capacity, bringing its total investment in renewable energy in 2020 to 35 projects and more than 4 GW of capacity — the largest corporate investment in renewable energy in a single year. These new projects will make Amazon the largest-ever corporate purchaser of renewable energy. Amazon has now invested in 6.5 GW of wind and solar projects that will enable the company to supply its operations with more than 18 million megawatt…

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Sinebrychoff now produces its beverages with renewable energy

The oldest brewery in the Nordic countries, Sinebrychoff, will make its beverages  with 100% renewable energy from 1 January 2021. This will become possible as Sinebrychoff’s partner Keravan Energia fully abandons the use of peat. Also heat recovery at Sinebrychoff plays an important role. Work to limit global warming will continue, as the goal is to make the brewery fully carbon neutral. Keravan Energia has decided to abandon the use of peat by the end of this year. In addition, Sinebrychoff has agreed with Keravan Energia that the production of…

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Walmart Teams Up with Cruise to Pilot All-Electric Self-Driving Delivery Powered by 100% Renewable Energy

Walmart’s Tom Ward, SVP of Customer Product, Walmart U.S. has posted a blog telling that Walmart has teamed up with Cruise to pilot All-Electric Self-Driving Delivery Powered by 100% Renewable Energy. The post is below: This year, we’ve had our foot on the accelerator expanding our pickup and delivery services, so customers can get the items they need quickly and safely. In April alone, we launched Express Delivery and have since scaled it to more than 2,800 stores, reaching more than 65% of American households. We may be growing delivery…

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Walmart and Schneider Electric Announce Groundbreaking Collaboration to Help Suppliers Access Renewable Energy

Walmart Inc. and Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced a new collaboration that will provide increased access to renewable energy for Walmart’s U.S.-based suppliers, enabling them to lead on climate action. The groundbreaking initiative, called the Gigaton PPA (GPPA) Program, is designed to educate Walmart suppliers about renewable energy purchases and accelerate renewable energy adoption by participating suppliers through aggregate power purchase agreements (PPA). The program directly supports Walmart’s Project Gigaton, which aims to avoid one gigaton (one billion metric tons)…

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Zalando Commits to Renewable Energy

As the leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle in Europe, Zalando is part of one of the most polluting industries. To become part of the solution instead of feeding into the problem, Zalando has committed to a net-zero carbon footprint. To achieve that, Zalando are compensating all CO2 emissions from our own operations, deliveries and returns that are not yet eliminated by operational improvements such as more sustainable packaging or delivery options, via offsetting. An important pillar of reducing Zalando’s impact on the climate as much as possible is…

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