14 Feb '18, 10am

Salesforce, Cargill and others share secrets for buying clean power

Salesforce, Cargill and others share secrets for buying clean power

The corporate appetite for clean power is far from sated. Businesses are buying renewable energy to cut their carbon footprints and take advantage of falling prices, more standardized contracts and the help that's available for navigating the path to clean energy. In two mammoth examples that emerged last week, data operator Switch said Wednesday that it teamed up with some of its customers to buy one gigawatt of power from Nevada solar farms, and telecom giant AT&T said Thursday that it's buying 520 megawatts of power from wind farms in Oklahoma and Texas. These deals show that many companies have a growing hunger for clean energy, in large part to demonstrate their environmental responsibility in response to expectations from investors, customers, employees, communities where they operate or all of the above. In 2017, Google, Apple, Facebook, General Motors and other com...

Full article: https://www.greenbiz.com/article/salesforce-cargill-and-o...

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