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Chanel Commits $35 Million Toward Solar Energy Projects For Low-income Californians

When Karl Lagerfeld sent models down a solar panel runway against a backdrop of wind turbines for Chanel’s Spring 2013 show, the references to renewable energy seemed more about an aesthetic than anything else. But seven years later, the brand is investing in renewable energy for real. On Wednesday, Chanel announced that it would be committing $35 million toward […]

Statkraft to buy power from 35-MW UK solar park

Norwegian state-owned utility Statkraft AS will procure all the electricity generated by a 35-MW solar farm in England under a new hybrid power purchase and optimisation agreement. The company announced it signed the power purchase agreement (PPA) with Warrington Renewables (York) Limited, which is wholly-owned by the owner of the plant — the Warrington Borough […]

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Macron pledges €700m to solar energy projects

The French President’s announcement to increase France’s donations to the International Solar Alliance will bring the country’s total contributions to €1bn On March 11, President Emmanuel Macron announced that France will pledge €700m ($862m) to solar energy projects by 2022. The announcement was made during his trip to India at the first ever summit of […]