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25% of McCain Argentina Electric Energy Comes From Renewable Sources

Summary: 
  • The company will work with AES and Genneia, two of the leading providers of renewable energy in the country.
  • The total electric energy acquired will exceed 20,000 MWh/year, thus avoiding the emission of more than 5,500 tons of Carbon Dioxide (CO2).
  • This initiative is part of McCain’s broader sustainability strategy which aims to achieve 100% renewable energy in all its plants around the world by 2030.
Press Release
  • The company will work with AES and Genneia, two of the leading providers of renewable energy in the country.
  • The total electric energy acquired will exceed 20,000 MWh/year, thus avoiding the emission of more than 5,500 tons of Carbon Dioxide (CO2).
  • This initiative is part of McCain’s broader sustainability strategy which aims to achieve 100% renewable energy in all its plants around the world by 2030.

VMware and the National Science Foundation Collaborate on the Next Generation of Sustainable Digital Infrastructure

By Victor Firoiu, Senior Staff Academic Research Lead, VMware
Blog

With the Climate Decade upon us, cutting global emissions in half by 2030 depends on bold actions and a global capacity for innovation. We’re focused on both. Throughout our 20-year history, we’ve pioneered solutions to help build a low-carbon economy and become a carbon-neutral business.

Ørsted's U.S. Offshore Wind Projects: Block Island Wind Farm

We are taking real action to create a world that runs entirely on green energy.
Blog

In the U.S., we have the potential to deliver clean energy to the seven states on the East Coast that have committed to build more than 15GW of offshore wind capacity by 2030. We operate the Block Island Wind Farm, America’s first offshore wind farm, and have been awarded over 2,900MW of capacity through five projects.  Our offshore wind projects will not only deliver clean, reliable energy but bring huge opportunities for local economic growth and job creation.

Block Island Wind Farm

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Capacity: 30 MW

Ørsted Acquires Solar Farm under Construction in Alabama

Press Release

August 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Ørsted continues to expand its solar footprint via the acquisition of the 227MWac under construction Muscle Shoals solar project located in Colbert County, Alabama, in the US. Concurrent to the acquisition, Ørsted enters into a tax equity funding commitment with Wells Fargo.

Republic Services Announces Partnership with Nikola to Develop and Purchase 2,500 Electric Collection Trucks

Agreement for zero-emissions vehicles is the industry's first large-scale commitment to fleet electrification
Press Release

PHOENIX, Aug. 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) today announced a partnership with Nikola Corp. (NASDAQ: NKLA) to develop and purchase 2,500 electric waste and recycling collection trucks, representing the industry's first large-scale commitment to fleet electrification. The zero-emissions vehicles, which will have a range of 150 miles and recharge overnight, are expected to be integrated into Republic Services' fleet beginning in 2023. The deal is expandable to 5,000 vehicles over the life of the agreement.  

Fat Tire Amber Ale is the First Nationally Distributed Carbon Neutral Beer in the U.S.

SCS Global Services Announces Certification of New Belgium Brewing’s Flagship Brand
Press Release
EMERYVILLE, Calif. , /3BL Media/ - In celebration of International Beer Day, SCS Global Services (SCS) announced it has certified New Belgium Brewing’s iconic Fat Tire Amber Ale as America’s first nationally distributed carbon neutral beer. SCS issued the certification under the internationally recognized PAS 2060 Carbon Neutrality standard.

SCS Offers Verification of GHG Projects that Achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals

SCS Achieves Accreditation for SD VISta Standard
Press Release

EMERYVILLE, Calif., August 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ — SCS Global Services (SCS) is proud to announce its recent accreditation to verify projects against the Sustainable Development Verified Impact Standard (SD VISta).

Bayer Takes Steps to Make Carbon Sequestration a Farmer's Newest Crop Opportunity

Summary: 
  • Bayer to reward growers to generate carbon credits by adopting climate-smart practices and creating a new revenue stream on-farm.
  • The initiative makes Bayer the first company to develop a transparent, science-based and collaborative approach to a carbon
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  • Bayer to reward growers to generate carbon credits by adopting climate-smart practices and creating a new revenue stream on-farm.
  • The initiative makes Bayer the first company to develop a transparent, science-based and collaborative approach to a carbon

World's First Validated and Registered Carbon Offset Project for Electric Vehicle Chargers

Groundbreaking, Award-Winning Methodology Opens New Opportunities for Transportation Industry
Summary: 
World's First Validated and Registered Carbon Offset Project for Electric Vehicle Chargers Announced by SCS Global Services, Electrify America and Verra
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World's First Validated and Registered Carbon Offset Project for Electric Vehicle Chargers Announced by SCS Global Services, Electrify America and Verra

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