RE100 members met in Mumbai for our first ever India Members' Forum - and we'll be meeting members and running events in Japan, Korea, London and Taiwan over the next month. We clarified our rules on market boundaries in Europe; and Anthem, Barclays, Crown Holdings, Next and QBE Insurance joined RE100. The Climate Group is holding a Landlords & Tenants event during London Climate Action Week, including an RE100 workshop. Get in touch to secure your place now!
Building the renewables movement in India
Last month, we held our first India Members' Forum in Mumbai with over 20 participants discussing how to build the corporate renewables movement in India. This followed a joint event with WWF-India. For a summary of the meeting outcomes please contact Ajitraj Singh.
Sign up now: clean energy for landlords & tenants
As part of London Climate Action Week, The Climate Group is running a set of technical workshops followed by a high-level event, exploring how landlords and tenants can collaborate on innovation to decarbonize their buildings. Find out more here and see more upcoming events below.
Rules on market boundaries in Europe
We have clarified the RE100 rules for renewable electricity sourcing in Europe following advice from the Technical Advisory Group and consultation with members. Please see our Note on Market Boundary Criteria for details, and our FAQs for other technical queries.
Tell us about your RE100 progress!
Members are reminded to submit their RE100 reporting by July 31. See our Reporting Guidance and webinar (password: RE100reporting2019#) for support and contact re100@CDP.net with any questions. Your answers will inform this year's Progress and Insight Report.
Watch our webinar on community energy projects
We held a webinar with Bright Renewables on An Introduction to Community Energy Projects. This approach usually involves working closely with local partners and supporting community needs in the long-term. Gold members can request the password to watch the recording.
Anheuser-Busch is set to buy entirely renewable electricity by 2021 after signing a new solar PPA in the US and a new deal with Enel in Russia. Bank of America will install solar panels across multiple locations on its financial centers, ATMs, offices and other buildings. Facebook announced its first direct investment in a renewable energy project. Mars will go 100% renewable in Mexico with a new PPA contract from a wind farm in Yucatán. Microsoft signs 90MW deal from Dutch offshore wind farm to power some of its data centers. Novo Nordisk will reach 100% renewable power by signing a new solar deal in North Carolina.
Starbucks purchases a three-project wind and solar PPA portfolio to power more than 3,000 U.S. Starbucks stores by 2021. Walmart signs 46 solar PPAs to power its operations across five US states
To find out about our events and webinars, go to www.there100.org/events.