Renewable Energy

The wind industry is expected to deliver more than $85bn in economic activity by 2020.

General Mills signs 15-year deal for wind energy

By Beth Newhart

Food giant General Mills is making a commitment to sustainability and clean power by covering the electricity at its US facilities with renewable wind energy. It has signed a 15-year power purchase agreement with Roaring Fork Wind, LLC.

TINE's new dairy plant on the Norwegian coast runs on 100% renewable energy. Mayor Tove Heno wielded an axe at the opening to show the role of local wood chips in the plant.

New TINE dairy runs on wood and waterfalls

By Jim Cornall

The mayor of the Norwegian coastal municipality of Fræna, Tove Heno, used an axe at the official opening of TINE’s Elnesvågen dairy, which runs with 100% renewable energy.

Elopak first packaging company to join RE100 campaign

Elopak first packaging company to join RE100 campaign

By Jenny Eagle

Elopak is the first major packaging company and the first Norwegian company to join the RE100 campaign, in partnership with The Climate Group, to engage, support and showcase influential companies committed to using 100% renewable power.  

Commission says dairy may gain from sustainable commitments

Commission says dairy may gain from sustainable commitments

By Neil Merrett

While no one sector should bare the brunt of European initiatives to drive sustainable energy, the Commission suggests that the dairy industry could be one area to benefit in the medium and long term from green initiatives.