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Nestlé Waters Plant in Sacramento Now Powered Entirely by Clean Energy

Agreement with SMUD moves Nestlé Waters towards nationwide goal of using only renewable electricity
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SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Nestlé Waters North America, in partnership with SMUD, today announced agreements that will allow its facility in Sacramento, California to be powered by 100 percent renewable energy. The agreement is a major step towards parent company Nestlé’s global goal to transition to 100-percent renewable electricity use in its operations.

GM and Bloomberg to Buy Energy From New Enel Wind Farm

By Emily Holbrook, Energy Manager Today
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General Motors and Bloomberg LP have invested in long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) with Enel’s new wind farm, which is under construction in Illinois.

Enel, through its US renewable company Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (EGPNA), started construction of the 185 MW HillTopper, its first wind farm in the US state of Illinois.

Green Mountain Energy Customers Avoid 8.6 Billion Pounds of CO2 in 2017

Company announces 100% renewable commercial offerings, continued passion for renewable mission
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HOUSTON, April 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Every month is Earth Month for the customers of Green Mountain Energy Company. By choosing cleaner electricity and carbon offset products, Green Mountain’s customers avoided more than 8.6 billion pounds of CO2 in 2017.

Since its inception in 1997, Green Mountain customers have collectively avoided a total of 63 billion pounds of CO2. That’s like taking 6.8 million cars off the road for a year, or planting 7.5 million trees.

Wells Fargo Commits $200 Billion Toward Sustainable Financing

The company’s pledge is designed to promote the shift to a low-carbon economy. More than $100 billion will go toward financing clean technology and renewable energy projects.
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Wells Fargo will provide $200 billion in financing through 2030 to businesses and projects that support the transition to a low-carbon economy, CEO Tim Sloan announced Thursday during his keynote address at a CEO Investor Forum in San Francisco.

More than 50 percent of the financing will be focused on companies and projects that directly support the transition to a low-carbon economy, including clean technologies, renewable energy, green bonds, and alternative transportation.

Wells Fargo Announces $200 Billion Sustainable Financing Commitment

More than half the commitment will support transitioning to a low-carbon economy with rest to sustainable agriculture, recycling, conservation and other sustainable businesses; Company also commits to transparency and robust reporting
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April 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) today announced it will provide $200 billion in financing to sustainable businesses and projects by 2030, with more than 50 percent focused on clean technology and renewable energy transactions that directly support the transition to a low-carbon economy.  The company also detailed its commitment to transparency in its methodology for accounting, project inclusion, and the carbon intensity of its credit portfolio

Massachusetts Can Learn From the Business Community’s Clean Energy Leadership

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Massachusetts is a national hub for innovation in the technology, healthcare, and clean energy sectors. From world-class universities to a rapidly growing biotechnology industry and unparalleled healthcare sector, Bay State businesses and institutions are on the cutting edge. So, it comes as no surprise that a growing number of companies are investing in the rapidly growing clean energy sector and powering their operations with renewable energy and energy efficiency.

East Coast Power & Gas Offers New Green-e Certified Renewable Energy Option

Renewable Energy Certificate program now offered to commercial customers
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) announced today that East Coast Power & Gas’s “EC Renewable” clean energy program is now certified by Green-e Energy, North America’s leading independent certification program for renewable energy. East Coast Power & Gas is a leading energy supply company serving residential and commercial customers throughout the New York Metro area. The EC Renewable program is a renewable energy certificate program offered to East Coast Power & Gas’s commercial customers.

A Map for New Hampshire’s Energy Future

By Colleen Vien
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New Hampshire faces both challenges and opportunities in the transition to a reliable and affordable clean energy future. From infrastructure investments to workforce development, rising energy costs, and more, there is much to consider as the Granite State looks to increase our competitiveness and expand our energy options.

Consumers Energy’s New Renewable Energy Program Helps Switch and General Motors in Michigan

Program Matches Energy Used by Large Businesses with Clean Sources
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JACKSON, Mich., March 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ – General Motors and Switch are the first participants in a new Consumers Energy program to help large businesses use large renewable energy sources. Both companies are now matching 100 percent of their electric use at key operations in Michigan with wind-generated power.

Wells Fargo Joins Global Atlantic Financial and Origis Energy to Increase Clean Energy Supply for Southeast U.S.

52-MWAC solar project to produce low-cost, renewable electricity for thousands of homes
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) Renewable Energy and Environmental Finance today announced it has completed $49 million in tax-equity funding for the new 540-acre solar generation facility known as MS Solar 3 in Sumrall, Mississippi.

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