Five EU countries call for 100% renewable energy by 2050

Luxembourg, Austria, Ireland, Lithuanian, Spain and Finland have joined in a call to a 100% renewable energy system, which includes heating, cooling, transport and other drains on power.

New Mexico, U.S. to pledge 100% carbon-free energy by 2045

New Mexico is the most coal-heavy U.S. state and yet it is going to commit to its energy mix be renewable by 2030 and 80 percent of the energy mix be renewable by 2040.

Chicago Latest U.S. City to Announce 100 Percent Zero-Carbon Goal

Chicago’s mayor announced the “Windy City” will make the transition to 100% clean, renewable energy in buildings community-wide by 2035.

Washington, U.S. to Go 100% Renewable by 2032

The commitment is part of the Clean Energy DC Omnibus Act of 2018, which also includes measures to reduce emissions from buildings and transportation.

Spain bans petrol cars, fracking, fossil fuel subsidies

Spain proposes new laws banning petrol vehicles, fracking, scraps fossil fuel subsidies and sets 2050 goal for 100% renewable power.

The ridesharing company vows to make itself 100% carbon neutral

Lyft has promised to achieve complete carbon neutrality, not just its rides, and will strive to use 100 percent renewable energy.

Facebook vows to be 100% renewable energy by 2020

Internet giant Facebook has vowed to source 100 per cent of its considerable electricity needs from renewable energy by 2020.

Greek island to run on wind, solar power

When the blades of its 800-kilowatt wind turbine start turning, the small Greek island of Tilos will become the first in the Mediterranean to run exclusively on wind and solar power.

Fujitsu Announces 100% Renewable Energy Target, Joins RE100

Japanese IT giant Fujitsu announced last week that it has committed to sourcing 100% of its needed electricity from renewable energy sources by 2050, coupled with its decision to join the RE100 initiative. 

Apple Now Globally Powered by 100% Renewables

In its continued efforts to "combat climate change and create a healthier environment," Apple announced Monday that its global facilities are now powered with 100 percent clean energy.

The cities leading the transition to renewables

More than 100 cities worldwide get at least 70 percent of their electricity from renewable sources, according to a new initiative. How did they manage and what can we learn from them.

Over 100 global cities now powered by at least 70% renewables

These cities have large populations, such as Seattle, Vancouver, Oslo, Auckland and Nairobi. The analysis also shows that 43 cities out of 102 have now reached the astounding feat of running on 100 % renewables.

Balearic Islands plan switch to 100 per cent renewable power

Ibiza, Menorca, Formentera, and Mallorca will transition to 100 per cent renewable electricity by 2050 under ambitious new climate law.

All electric trains in the Netherlands are now 100% wind-powered

The Netherland's national railway company, NS, has announced that all of its electric passenger trains are now 100 percent powered by wind energy.

University in Australia to go 100% solar powered

Few universities have gone as far as the University of New South Wales in Australia, which just inked an ambitious deal to get 100% of its energy from solar power.