A 12/22/19 email from GreenAmerica begins:
A lot can happen in a year…except at Verizon.
One year ago, the telecom giant quietly released its first major commitment to clean energy: to reach 50 percent clean energy by 2025.
Unfortunately, Verizon hasn’t announced any progress, meanwhile its competitors have made strides in clean energy.
This year, T-Mobile announced new wind and solar purchases that will bring the company to 95 percent of its 100 percent clean energy goal. AT&T announced two new deals and stated that its clean energy usage is equal to removing 690,000 cars off the road each year. Sprint also announced its first clean energy project this year, which will provide 30 percent of the company’s energy.
But renewables were a mere 1 percent of Verizon’s total energy use in 2018. Since it hasn’t announced any new contracts, it doesn’t seem promising that Verizon will reach its goal anytime soon.…
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