Unilever’s achievement is a significant step toward its target to become a carbon neutral company before 2030.
September 17, 2019
Unilever, London, announced today that its factories, offices, R&D facilities, data centers, warehouses and distribution centers across five continents are now powered by 100% renewable-grid electricity.
These solar projects are part of the 32 MWdc Butter Solar Portfolio, which is owned and operated by BluEarth Renewables US, Canada.
August 5, 2019
Organic Valley, La Farge, Wis., announced that the construction of three community solar projects totaling 12.67 MWdc is complete, making the cooperative what is said to be the largest food company in the world to be 100% renewably powered.
The solar installations will produce more than 65,000,000 kWh of renewable energy annually, enough energy to power nearly 5,500 homes and are expected to supply approximately 10-60% of each stores' overall electricity use.
May 15, 2019
C2 Energy Capital, LLC, New York, executed 46 Power Purchase Agreements and leases with Walmart Inc., Bentonville, Ark., to provide solar power at the retailer's operations in five states.
The project’s renewable energy credits can be applied toward General Mills’ greenhouse gas emission reduction goals.
April 25, 2019
General Mills, Minneapolis, signed a virtual 15-year power purchase agreement with Roaring Fork Wind, LLC, a joint venture partnership between Renewable Energy Systems (RES), UK, and Steelhead Americas, Portland, Ore., for 200 megawatts (MW) of its Maverick Creek wind project.
The dairy bio-methane pilot program is part of the state’s strategy to reduce emissions of short-lived climate pollutants, including methane.
December 14, 2018
California Bioenergy LLC (CalBio), Visalia, Calif., received funding from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), San Francisco; the California Air Resources Board (CARB), Sacramento, Calif.; and the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Sacramento, Calif., for three dairy pilot projects selected to install dairy digester renewable fuel technology.
Beginning in 2020, the wind energy produced from the Plum Creek project will address approximately 50% of Smucker's total electricity use.
August 6, 2018
The J. M. Smucker Co., Orrville, Ohio, entered into a long-term power purchase agreement with Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE), Chicago, for 60 megawatts (MW) of the utility-scale 230 MW Plum Creek Wind Project in Wayne County, Neb.
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