- “PDPU To Rope In Oil Companies To Harness Geothermal Energy” • After a successful pilot project in the Indian state of Gugerat, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University plans to tap a large geothermal source for commercially viable electricity production. It is looking to help from oil companies for drilling and exploration. [ETEnergyworld.com]
- “Deutsche Telekom Tees Up New Renewable Energy Targets” • Deutsche Telekom said that it plans to cover all of its electricity needs with renewable sources by 2021. The renewable energy goal also includes T-Mobile in the US. It revised a previous target by DT to reduce its emissions by 20% by 2020 compared to those of 2008. [FierceTelecom]
- “UK Renewables Generate Record Levels Of Electricity In 2018” • Provisional figures published by the UK Government show that renewable energy sources generated a record 33% of electricity in 2018, increasing by 11.8% over 2017 levels, led by a record year for wind energy generation which provided 17.1% of the UK’s electricity. [CleanTechnica]
- “Target Announces ‘Ambitious’ And Groundbreaking New Climate Goals” • Target, the eighth largest retailer in the US, announced new climate targets to build on the company’s previous goals, which included 100% domestic emissions reduction. It laid out a new reduction target for the company’s entire supply chain. [CleanTechnica]
- “Hampshire Power Transitioning To Renewable Energy” • Hampshire Power the only local nonprofit electricity supplier in Massachusetts, supplies 72% of its customers with green energy. They are looking to increase that to 100% by use of solar, wind, and agricultural anaerobic digesters that convert organic waste into biogas. [WWLP.com]
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Source: Green Events
March 30 Green Energy News