Sprint signed a 12-year virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with Duke Energy Renewables this week for 173.3 megawatts from a new 182-MW wind power project planned for Nolan County, Texas.
National environmental nonprofit Green America recently evaluated the four major US telecoms on their renewable energy commitments. Just one telecom received high marks in the organization’s latest scorecard.
Verizon is aiming for carbon neutrality by 2023 for their Scope 1 and 2 emissions. The telecom’s plan for achieving this target involves a combination of cutting emissions directly, purchasing carbon offsets, and procuring more renewable energy.
Telecommunications network providers will spend more than $31 billion in distributed generation and energy storage (DG and ES) from this year through 2024, according to Navigant Research. Power requirements for the growing demands for telecommunications services are driving overall demand for power. In addition, the reliability of these supplies makes ... Read more »
Sprint Nextel has announced its 2011 GHG emissions metrics, which put the company halfway to its absolute reduction goal of 20 percent by 2017, compared to 2007 levels. According to Sprint, it’s the first and only US telecom company to publicly announced an absolute GHG emissions reduction goal. Sprint says ... Read more »