The company’s annual sustainability report emphasizes AVANGRID’s results toward a clean energy future.
NPV ESG is classified as an Article 9 Fund under the EU SFDRs, and at its investment ceiling will produce enough clean energy to avoid an estimated fossil fuel consumption of up to 145.4 million m3 of natural gas per year.
As California Governor Jerry Brown enters his last year in office before ceding the reins under term limits, his final State of the State address points to the environmental legacy he hopes to leave behind. “Whether it’s roads or trains or dams or renewable energy installations or zero-emission cars, California ... Read more »
Energy-related carbon dioxide emissions in the US increased from 5,267 million metric tons in 2012 to 5,396 million metric tons in 2013, or 2.5 percent, according to a report released yesterday by the US Energy Information Administration. The 2013 increase was largely the result of colder weather leading to an ... Read more »
GM drew on 62.3 MW of renewable power last year, down from 73 MW in 2011 – but at the same time, the company’s scope 1 and 2 carbon emissions intensity fell 2 percent, from 0.9 to 0.88 metric tons of CO2e per vehicle, according to its 2012 sustainability report. GM’s ... Read more »
Renewable portfolio standards – perhaps the most effective driver of clean energy development in the US – could face a stiff new challenge from an unexpected source. An appeals court decision this month upheld a FERC plan for ratepayers in highly populated areas to help pay for the transmission that ... Read more »
Calorie-free sweetener brand Truvia has surpassed its 2020 goal of a 25 percent reduction in its water intensity in just 18 months, according to an update on its sustainability performance. From June 2011 to December 2012 the brand cut its water use by 45 percent. The company says that its ... Read more »
Novo Nordisk’s carbon emissions from energy consumption increased 30 percent year-on-year, according to the company’s latest combined annual and sustainability report. In 2012, the healthcare company’s energy consumption produced 122,000 tons of CO2, compared to 94,000 tons in 2011. Last year was the first year to see a rise in ... Read more »
A new report from Calvert Investments, Ceres and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) shows that most of the world’s largest companies aren’t waiting on governments to embrace renewable energy and lower emissions. The report shows that a majority of Fortune 100 companies have set a renewable energy commitment, a greenhouse gas (GHG) ... Read more »
Panasonic has established Panasonic Eco Solutions North America, a new business unit that will focus on the design, implementation and financing of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in the U.S. and Canada. The new unit also made public a strategic alliance with Denver, Colo.-based Renewable Social Benefit Funds, L3C ... Read more »
The Pac-12 college athletic conference has claimed top spot among the 30 conferences in the EPA’s College and University Green Power Challenge, which rewards the conference that buys the most green power in a year. Based in the western United States and home to colleges including UCLA and the University ... Read more »
An Ohio Senate Bill would allow local steel maker AK Steel Corp. to convert waste gas released by its manufacturing process into power it can sell on the state’s renewable energy market, the Middletown Journal reports. Senate Bill 289 would widen the legal definition of “renewable energy resource” to include ... Read more »