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  • Dow Chemical increased its 2025 Sustainability Goals' clean energy target from 400 megawatts to 750 megawatts Today, Dow Chemical Co announced that it moved another step towards cost-effective and clean alternative energy. In order to reduce carbon emissions, the company increased its clean energy target from 400 megawatts to 750 megawatt by 2025. This alignment is in line with Dows ...
  • New York's comptroller says Best Buy and Nordstrom have agreed to increasingly use renewable energy in their operations and supply chains.
  • The Scott County Board Tuesday approved a conditional-use permit for what will become the county's first solar garden. The permit was awarded to Geronimo Energy, an Edina renewable energy firm that represents Pollux Community Solar Gardens. Solar energy systems have been allowed in county townships since November 2015. Geronimo will construct two 1-megawatt gardens, each capable of producing ...
  • Duke Energy said Monday it has gained state regulatory approval to build a 15.4-megawatt solar farm in Davie County - the second major solar farm facility in the county. The solar farm will be built on 110 acres at 197 Crawford Road between Mocksville and Cooleemee. Crowder Construction of Charlotte will serve as the project engineering, procurement and construction lead. Duke expects site ...
  • Abu Dhabi's Masdar has completed five new solar and wind projects in Pacific island nations as part of the UAE-Pacific Partnership Fund (UAE-PPF), helping the countries save more than US$1 million in diesel fuel imports. The latest projects are a part of the second cycle of the UAE-PPF, a $50m initiative that fin ances renewable energy projects across the Pacific. This is done ...
  • First Gen Corporation targets to start the commercial operations of its 32-megawatt (MW) Bubunawan run-of-river power plant in Bukidnon by 2021. "Bubunawan is expected to come into commercial operations in 2021," First Gen president and chief operating officer Francis Giles Puno told reporters in a press conference. For his part, First Gen senior vice president and chief finance officer and ...
  • May 17--If you thought Allentown's plans to build a waste-to-energy plant died with Delta Thermo Energy, think again. In March 2015, several months after the city's controversial contract with the Bucks County trash-to-electricity company was axed, Allentown issued a request for qualifications to solicit contractors for a new "non-landfill" trash disposal facility on the same site, according ...
  • May 17--A wind power company wants to build a manufacturing and assembly plant for wind turbines at an old shipyard in Sparrows Point, and Baltimore County government is seeking a federal grant to help jump start the project. County officials have applied for a $26 million grant that would pay for rebuilding piers and bulkheads at the shipyard, which is next to the former Bethlehem Steel mill ...
  • The Ikea store under construction in Cordova will be powered by Tennessee's largest rooftop solar energy array, the Swedish home-furnishings retailer announced Thursday. Atlanta-based Hannah Solar will begin installing 4,424 photovoltaic panels atop the roof this summer, with completion expected well before the store's scheduled opening in late fall. No cost estimate was provided for the ...
  • The University of Ilorin and a US-based company, Arrow Capital, have signed a pact to establish a N600billion solar power plant designed to generate and distribute 500megawatts (mw) of electricity for commercial consumption. Speaking during the signing of documents on the project in Ilorin, weekend, Professor Abdulganiyu Ambali, the Vice- Chancellor of the university, said the generated ...