MINNEAPOLIS — General Mills, Inc. has signed a 15-year power purchase agreement with Renewable Energy Systems (RES) for 100 megawatts of its Cactus Flats wind project. General Mills said the wind project will produce renewable energy credits that may be applied toward the company’s greenhouse gas emission reduction goals.
|John Church, executive vice-president of supply chain at General Mills|
“As we help mitigate the impacts of climate change, investing in wind energy is the right thing to do,” said John Church, executive vice-president of supply chain at General Mills. “This investment is another step toward reducing our energy footprint and achieving sustainable emission levels — in line with scientific consensus — by 2050.”