Articles by Joshua Hill

World’s largest micro-grid to be built in Republic of Palau by Engie

Palau to add 35MW of solar and 45MWh of storage to help transform its diesel dependent grid.

Sony commits to source 100% of electricity from renewables

One of the world’s largest electronics and entertainment companies commits to securing 100% of electricity for business from renewables by 2040, with interim goal of 30% by 2030.

US oil giant Exxon looks to renewable energy in Texas

One of the world’s largest oil and gas companies reportedly seeking PPA for at least 100MW of renewable energy, potentially more than 250MW.

Apple, Etsy, Swiss Re partner to develop 290MW of wind, solar

Each company has committed to sourcing 100% of their electricity needs for their global operations from renewable energy.

Facebook Oregon data centre to be powered by 437MW of solar

Internet giant inks deal with western US electric company Pacific Power to build more than 400MW of new solar capacity in Oregon to power Facebook’s Prineville Data Centre.

Apple launches new $300m clean energy fund in China

Apple creates “first-of-its-kind” investment fund, tapping greater purchasing power to expand the clean energy options available to its smaller Chinese suppliers.

Granny Smith gold mine turns to solar, battery hybrid system

Granny Smith mine in W.A. to add solar and storage to reduce its dependence on expensive gas-fired generation.

Carlsberg launches 100% biogas powered brewery in Sweden

Global brewing company Carlsberg Group has announced the launch of its first carbon-neutral brewery in Sweden, which is now 100 per cent powered by renewable biogas.

LEGO Group reaches 100% renewable energy target 3 years ahead of schedule

LEGO’s announcement comes thanks to the completion and operationalization of the 258 megawatt Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm.