April 22 marks Earth Day and is recognized as a day to encourage environmental awareness and drive actionable change.
First launched in 1970 to combat pollution and the impact on human health, Earth Day is now a worldwide mobilization effort with more than one billion people participating each year to make a difference. This year’s focus is investing in our planet to build healthy cities, countries and economies.
Ørsted has been partnering with local businesses since 2017 to develop Maryland’s first offshore wind project, Skipjack Wind 1, off the coast of the Delmarva Peninsula. With the proposal to develop Skipjack Wind 2, we’re hoping to achieve even more together.
Energy will come from the Haystack Wind project in Nebraska, US, currently under construction and expected online later this year.
In addition to PepsiCo, announced earlier this year, Target, a general merchandise retailer, and Hormel Foods, a global branded food company, have signed long-term agreements with Ørsted to purchase energy from the 298 MW Haystack Wind project in Nebraska.
"It's great to partner with Hormel Foods, PepsiCo, and Target as they work towards their renewable energy goals," said Vishal Kapadia, Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, at Ørsted Onshore.
by Lydia Miller, Senior Vice President at Dana Investment Advisors
The last decade was quite a remarkable period for renewable energy growth. In 2019, estimates indicate new capacity additions were slightly more than 70 percent renewables and over half of newly commissioned utility-scale renewable power generation provided electricity at a lower cost than the cheapest new fossil fuel powered source.
We are excited to announce that registration is now open for REM Asia, taking place at the Sofitel Singapore City Center on 28 April.
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Center for Resource Solutions looks forward to joining you for this groundbreaking inaugural conference focused exclusively on Asian renewable energy markets. REM Asia will be a regional one-day event that features keynotes and panel discussions offering in-depth exploration of key issues affecting the advancement of Asian voluntary renewable energy markets, including: