With solar declared the cheapest form of power in history, and wind prices following a similar trajectory, corporate energy users are buying renewable power and investing in new capacity at scale. But more companies need to step up. Governments around the world must remove policy barriers and open new markets to competition from renewables if we are to reach the scale of investment needed to achieve a 1.5-degree world, according to Sam Kimmins, the head of RE100.
About 40% of RE100 members say they want to increase self-generation, predominantly with onsite solar. U.S. food producer Clif Bar included a pollinator habitat at its onsite PV installation to support local biodiversity.
Image: Clif Bar
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