AVANGRID is leading the way toward a cleaner energy future by deploying wind and solar nationwide, pioneering the offshore wind in the U.S., and building a stronger, more resilient grid to enable the clean energy transition. The company has a forward-looking strategy focused on ESG+F – stewardship around the Environment, Society and the company's own Governance and Financial strength. AVANGRID was the first utility in the nation to announce a pledge to achieve generation-related carbon neutrality by 2035 and is the third largest wind and solar operator in the U.S.
PORTFOLIO-WIDE LEADERSHIP COMMITMENTS
50% GHG reduction by 2032
20% reduction in facilities' CO2 footprint by 2032
AVANGRID IS PARTICIPATING IN THE FOLLOWING DOE PROGRAMS:
|Better Climate Challenge|
AVANGRID is committed to achieving the Better Climate Challenge goal to reduce Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions by at least 50% by 2032 (compared to 2017). The company has committed to reducing its facilities’ CO2 footprint, which is 4,876,273 square feet, by 20% by 2032. AVANGRID plans to achieve these goals through continued deployment of renewable generation, enabling new technologies such as green hydrogen, renewable natural gas, and storage to reduce emissions, as well as converting 60% of its fleet to cleaner energy vehicles by 2030. The company is reducing emissions from its facilities by installing solar panels on the largest facilities, procuring renewable energy, and reducing the overall facilities footprint as part of the transition to a more flexible work environment.
|GHG Emissions Goals|
|50%Reduction in Scope 1 & 2 Emissions||Progress|