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Newsletter: RE100 Recognized for its Impact, Governance Update and Members Meetings

6 September 2019, 12:52 BST 5 min read

RE100 has been recognized for its global leadership at the Green Power Leadership Awards in California. We've welcomed 5 new members this month: Dai-ichi LifeEnvisionNew BalancePanasonic and Virgin Media. We're also looking forward to seeing members at our forthcoming events: RE100 Global Members Forum at Climate Week NYC, closely followed by RE-Source, Amsterdam. Read on to learn more on these and our new Advisory Committee.

RE100 leads market development globally

RE100 has been awarded the International Market Development Award at the Green Power Leadership Awards, presented by the US Environmental Protection Agency in conjunction with the Center for Resource Solutions. It honors innovative industry leaders that are champions of renewable energy and accelerating the development of green power markets. 

COMING UP: Global Members Forum, Climate Week NYC and RE-Source 2019 & Bootcamp, Amsterdam

Only a few places remain for the RE100 Global Members Forum on September 25 at Climate Week NYC. This is followed by RE-Source 2019, Amsterdam on October 1-3, with a buyers only bootcamp from 3:30pm on October 1, led by The Climate Group and WBCSD. RE100 members can register for free here.

RE100 governance – Advisory Committee   

Nominations have closed for RE100 members to join our new Advisory Committee. Applications will be reviewed by the existing Steering Committee over the course of September, with selected companies to be announced by the end of this month. The August Campaign Update Webinar contains more details - members can get in touch to view the recording.

RE100 Gold Member Webinar Series

Catch our latest Gold Member webinar: Sustainability Leadership Standard for Solar PV Modules with NREL Colorado (Gold Members: please get in touch for the password).

Dates for your diary: 

September 9-12, 2019: World Energy Congress, Abu Dhabi  

The Congress offers a unique platform to profile RE100 to global energy leaders, attracting 7,000 delegates from 100+ countries and 50+ government Ministers. RE100 Australia Coordinator Jon Dee will  represent the initiative.

September 18, 2019: FREE WEBINAR: The RE-Source Corporate Buyers' Toolkit

Get up to speed on the current state of play on European PPAs and learn about the products in RE-Source's corporate buyers’ toolkit ahead of its official release at RE-Source 2019

 

September 23-29, 2019: Climate Week NYC

 

Run in coordination with the UN and the City of New York, Climate Week NYC continues to grow and be the time and place for the world to showcase amazing climate action and discuss how to do more. Only a few priority places remain for RE100 members.

 

September 25, 2019RE100 Global Members Forum, Climate Week, NYC

 

Members are invited to join us in New York for our Global Members Meeting. This will be an opportunity to network, learn from your peers and identify collaboration opportunities.

 

September 30, 2019: WEBINAR: How to go Renewable in your Australian Operations 

 

Business Renewables Centre - Australia (BRC-A) will showcase its online platform providing useful material for the PPA process. Ceri Binding, Head of Energy & Utilities, Westpac Bank, will talk about the bank's renewable energy PPA, and Jon Dee, RE100 Australia Coordinator, will update on the development of RE100 in Australia. Invitations will be sent out shortly to members.

 

October 1, 2019RE-Source Corporate Buyers Day, Amsterdam

 

As part of our RE-Source 2019, we will be providing a half-day program, exclusively aimed at corporate buyers of renewable electricity. It will provide practical information, inspire companies to go further and faster and provide a unique opportunity to connect with peers and exchange knowledge. RE100 members can register for free.   

 

October 20-22, 2019REBA Fall Summit, Oakland, CA

 

REBA members will spend two days with renewable energy buyers, service providers, developers, and other key market stakeholders in interactive sessions to address barriers and create solutions to accelerate the market at this invitation-only event.

 

October 22-24, 2019: VERGE 2019, Oakland, CA.

 

The Climate Group will be participating in several events at VERGE 19, discussing our RE100, EP100 and EV100 work. All RE100 members can use the code V19TCG for 10% off the conference registration before september 27.

 

October 22, 2019RE100 Members Meeting Korea

 

Run in coordination with the UN and the City of New York, Climate Week NYC continues to grow and be the time and place for the world to showcase amazing climate action and discuss how to do more. Only a few priority places remain for RE100 members.

 

October 23-25, 2019: Korea International Renewable Energy Conference, Seol

 

KIREC is the first time the RE21 Biennial International Renewable Energy Conference will take place in South Korea. Sam Kimmins, Head of RE100, The Climate Group, will be presenting on RE100, following the members meeting (above).

 

Please check our website regularly to keep track of what’s coming up.

Member news: 

Please send us case studies demonstrating your leadership on renewable electricity. We're looking for good examples to feature in our forthcoming Progress and Insights Annual Report 2019 and will be in touch with companies in due course.

Congratulations to the RE100 members and fellow winners at the Green Power Leadership Awards in San Diego on September 5: Bank of America, Equinix, General Motors, Google, Johnson & Johnson and Microsoft.

US based Fifth Third Bank has made history by being the first company to reach its RE100 target from a single solar project. Congratulations also to Organic Valley which annouced being the largest food company to achieve 100% renewable electricity.

Read how HP Inc. is making use of clean energy solutions to achieve sustainable impact.

Iron Mountain has opened a data centre in Pheonix powered by 100% renewable electricity.

Apple was named the leading procurer of corporate solar in the US with nearly 400 MW of total installed capacity.

Facebook has signed a 200MW wind deal, buying power from a project set to become the largest single-site wind farm in the US.