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Facebook Achieves Net Zero Emissions, 100% Renewable Energy

Releasing its ‘2020 Sustainability Report’ on Tuesday, Facebook said that its has also reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 94 per cent from 2017 levels, exceeding its goal of a 75 per cent reduction. San Francisco: Facebook has said that it has met goals of reaching net zero emissions and 100 per cent renewable energy for […]

Switching to Renewable Energy Will Add 5 Lakh Jobs in India By 2050, Finds Study

RWE Teams Up With Facebook for 150 MW of US Solar

The solar farm is to be located in Shelby County, an area the Tennessee Valley Authority is working to expand renewable generation capacity in through its Green Invest programme. A 150MW solar farm under development in Tennessee, US, is to power Facebook’s data centre in the state. The social media giant is to use 110MW of […]

China Raises Export Tariffs For Some Steel Products Again in Green Push

Facebook signs 100MW PPA with Singapore’s Sunseap for rooftop solar project

Singapore’s rooftops will help the social media company stay green Facebook has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Singaporean energy company Sunseap Group to build and use solar panels on the rooftops of 1,200 public housing blocks and 49 government buildings. The social media and advertising giant will receive Renewable Energy Credits (REC) produced […]

China Raises Export Tariffs For Some Steel Products Again in Green Push

Facebook pacts with Sunseap for 100 MW of rooftop solar arrays in Singapore

  Social media giant Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) has signed a contract with Sunseap Group Pte Ltd to buy solar power from 100 MWp of rooftop photovoltaic (PV) installations in Singapore. The newly signed virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) should help Facebook achieve its objective to support its operations in the region, including Asia’s first custom-built data […]

Tata Power – DDL Among the First Utilities in the Country to Meet 100% Renewable Purchase Obligation Compliance

INNOVATION: This Facebook robot walks on power lines to install fiber-optic cable

The system, which utilises the electrical grid to build out internet infrastructure, will be cheaper than the existing methods of laying internet cables, particularly in developing countries San Francisco: Facebook has developed an aerial fiber deployment solution that uses a robot to safely deploy a specialised fiber-optic cable on medium-voltage (MV) power lines that can […]

Tata Power – DDL Among the First Utilities in the Country to Meet 100% Renewable Purchase Obligation Compliance

Announced today: DESRI acquired a 100 MW AC Hunter Solar project from Community Energy

D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments Acquires Utah Solar Project from Community Energy and Closes on Financing PPA with PacifiCorp on Behalf of Facebook BOULDER, Colo.: D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments (DESRI) today announced it has acquired the Hunter Solar project in Emery County, Utah from Community Energy. DESRI also closed on financing and a tax […]

Switching to Renewable Energy Will Add 5 Lakh Jobs in India By 2050, Finds Study

Apex Clean Energy Leads Market for 2019 Corporate Renewable Power Procurement

Apex Ranks First for Cumulative Wind Capacity Contracted to Commercial and Industrial Purchasers CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.: In a breakout year for commercial and industrial (C&I) renewable energy procurement, global energy research firm Wood Mackenzie has named Apex Clean Energy the top C&I wind power provider overall and the top corporate renewable provider in 2019. In 2019, […]

IFC Makes Equity Investment in Federal Bank to Promote Green Recovery

Shell-Backed Developer Completes Georgia Solar Farm for Facebook

  A Royal Dutch Shell Plc-backed solar developer commissioned a solar project in Georgia that will help power a Facebook Inc. data center. Silicon Ranch Corp.’s 102.5-megawatt plant in Early County is Facebook’s first solar project in Georgia, and was developed as part of an agreement with local utility Walton Electric Membership Corp. It uses […]

IFC Makes Equity Investment in Federal Bank to Promote Green Recovery

Longroad Energy Partners with Facebook to Complete Financing for 379 MW Prospero Solar in Andrews County, Texas

Facebook commits to Tax Equity Investment Shell signs Power Purchase Agreement BOSTON: Longroad Energy, a US-based renewable energy developer, owner and operator, announced today the financial close and start of construction of its Prospero Solar project in Andrews County, Texas with a total financing package of approximately $416 million. When completed in 2020, Prospero will […]

IFC Makes Equity Investment in Federal Bank to Promote Green Recovery