By Christian Roselund, PV Magazine
The financial services giant plans to source renewables for 100% of its global energy needs by 2020, and to facilitate $200 billion in clean financing through 2025 – the largest commitment by any global financial institution to date. Continue reading.
Read about more companies that have made a commitment to go 100% renewable, the actions they are taking and why at RE100.Org: http://there100.org/companies
ADDITIONAL RECOMMENDED READING
- This massive new wind project is proof clean energy is doing fine under Trump, Washington Post. The announcement comes as AEP, like other large utilities, has announced consistent coal plant retirements in recent years. The company said it has taken 7.2 gigawatts of coal-fired power plants offline since 2012, reducing the share of coal in its power generation mix from 70 percent to 47 percent.
- Another project of similar size is being developed in Iowa, but it will be composed of multiple separate wind farms. A 3,000-megawatt wind project on two sites is being proposed in Wyoming, and its developers call it the biggest in the world.
- Navajo Tribal Utility Authority opens first large-scale solar farm, Farmington Daily Times
- Shell preparing for world economy that shifts away from oil, KRQE News