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Sysco Announces Plans for Multi-Site Solar Garden

Posted by Morgan Burke on Jun 11, 2018 8:05:00 AM

With over 65,000 associates and 300 distribution facilities serving 500,000 customer locations, there's no doubt that Sysco has some high energy needs. On June 6th, the company signed a ten-year renewable energy agreement; subsequently, three solar garden sites are being constructed in Texas, which will provide about 10% of Sysco’s U.S. electricity usage.

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Topics: corporate, solar energy, clean energy, commericial solar, texas

Half a Million Solar Panels for Walt Disney Company

Posted by Morgan Burke on May 15, 2018 8:03:00 AM

Dr. Mark Penning, Vice President of Animals, Science and Environment at Disney Parks, announced in late April Disney's plan to bring a new 50-megawatt solar facility online by the end of the year; which would generate enough renewable clean energy to power two of its four theme parks in Florida.

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Topics: Florida, corporate, Solar Business, clean energy, Disney

Clean Energy for the Mainstream

Posted by Morgan Burke on Apr 24, 2018 8:05:00 AM

Recently, large scale gas and electric utilities are making commitments to a carbon-neutral future. Their motivations, however, are not rooted in corporate responsibility; instead, economic trends are pointing to renewables for competitive advantage.

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Topics: Economy, renewable energy goal, rising energy costs, clean energy, commericial solar

More Electric Vehicles, Massachusetts AG Proposes Important Investments

Posted by Morgan Burke on Feb 27, 2018 8:10:00 AM

Although the electric car was introduced over 100 years ago, only a fraction of cars sold to U.S. customers today are considered electric vehicles (EVs). Due to the environmental benefits of EVs, there has historically been some efforts to incentivize EV development. Now, Massachusetts's proportion of EVs may begin to climb due to a proposal set forth by Mass. Attorney General Maura Healey.

 

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Topics: policy, Massachusetts, incentives, clean energy, DOE

Solar Energy and Health Care In Global Perspective

Posted by Rachel Lederer on Dec 19, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Although health is among the most basic of human needs, access to reliable and safe health care is not distributed equally geographically, with displaced populations and many residing in rural areas especially lacking access. About one billion people globally rely on healthcare facilities that lack electricity. Solar energy has the power to change this and to facilitate the process of bringing quality healthcare to vulnerable populations everywhere.

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Topics: solar energy, Innovation, clean energy, health care, global

Avengers Actors Mark Ruffalo and Chris Evans Honor Real-Life Clean Energy Heroes of Atlanta

Posted by Rebecca Noyes on Oct 6, 2017 7:50:00 AM

Last May, Atlanta became the 27th city in the United States, and the largest Southern city to commit to 100% renewable energy. Introduced by Councilman Kwanza Hall, the Atlanta City Council unanimously approved a measure that establishes a community-wide goal of transitioning to 100 percent renewable energy by 2035.

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Topics: American Solar, atlanta 100% renewable energy, clean energy, solutions project, atl100

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