Schneider Electric to help Walmart’s US suppliers decarbonize through group renewable energy purchases

Walmart Inc. and Schneider Electric last week announced a new collaboration that will provide increased access to renewable energy for Walmart’s U.S.-based suppliers. The initiative, called the Gigaton PPA (GPPA) Program, is designed to educate Walmart suppliers about renewable energy purchases and accelerate renewable energy adoption by participating suppliers through aggregate power purchase agreements (PPA). […]

Construction begins on NYPA’s second large-scale storage project

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) last week announced the start of construction on a large-scale, 20-MW energy battery storage project in Northern New York, one of the largest such projects in the nation. The MW-hours of the system were not stated but the release said that the project will include a one-hour lithium-ion battery […]

15 States and Washington, DC pledge to accelerate bus and truck electrification

This week, 15 states and the District of Columbia announced a joint memorandum of understanding (MOU), committing to advance and accelerate the market for electric medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, including large pickup trucks and vans, delivery trucks, box trucks, school and transit buses and long-haul delivery trucks (big-rigs). The goal is to ensure that 100% of […]