RE100 now has 116 member companies pledging to power their businesses with 100 per cent renewable electricity – representing 154 TWh per year of clean power, more than enough to meet the needs of New York State. The global initiative yesterday launched new guidance to help businesses looking to go further and additionally power their supply chains with clean electricity. In a blog yesterday, RE100 head Sam Kimmins, said it made sense for larger corporates to look at 100 per cent renewables for their supply chains in order to minimise the climate impacts of the goods and services supporting their businesses. Indirect emissions from supply chains, he explained, are “typically four times greater than an organisation’s direct operational emissions”.
Business Green 17th Nov 2017 read more »
Cities and towns across the United States have assumed a new mantle of leadership over the past year: establishing bold commitments to move away from dirty fuels and repower their communities with 100% clean, renewable energy. Read the Sierra Club’s new 2017 Case Studies Report on ten cities that have made ambitious commitments to be powered entirely with clean energy like wind and solar.
Sierra Club (accessed) 18th Nov 2017 read more »