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Nike reaches green milestone
Energy

On track to use 100% renewables by 2025

Nike’s North American facilities are now fully powered by renewable energy. Avangrid Renewables completed commissioning of a 307-megawatt wind farm in Texas. Nike is buying 100 megawatts of the power the wind farm generates.

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Source: Portland Business Journal
Electricity out of thin air
Energy

Air-gen device generates clean energy 24/7

Laboratories at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have created the new Air-gen device that uses a natural protein to create electricity from air moisture. The new technology is non-polluting, renewable, low-cost and can generate power in areas with low humidity.

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Source: The Engineer
10 predictions for 2020
ClimateEnergy

Energy, vehicles & sustainability

A record year of wind installations, driven by a towering 69 GW of new onshore capacity. That’s just one prediction by BloombergNEF for what 2020 will bring for the low-carbon transition. Companies and investors are more than ever committed to a cleaner future.

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Source: BloombergNEF
Geothermal on the rise
Energy

Top 10 geothermal countries

Global geothermal power generation capacity stood at 15,406 MW in 2019, with the top 10 geothermal countries contributing over 90%. With addition of 759 MW in capacity, this is the largest annual growth of geothermal in the past 20 years.

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Source: ThinkGeoEnergy
Building a greener economy
Energy

Top 5 emerging markets for clean energy investment

The Climatescope survey profiles 104 emerging markets worldwide and evaluates their ability to attract capital for low-carbon energy sources while building a greener economy. The top 5 emerging markets include India, Chile, Brazil, China and Kenya.

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Source: BloombergNEF
Global 100 list
Energy

The world's most sustainable corporations

The most sustainable corporations keep upping their clean revenue. Denmark’s Ørsted, heading Corporate Knights’ 2020 Global 100 list, has undergone a radical transformation from a developer of coal-fired power plants into a pure-play renewable energy company.

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Source: Corporate Knights