Sprint (NYSE: S) and Direct Energy Renewable Services announced today that all of Sprint’s more than 800 Virginia locations will now be served with 100% Renewable energy. This agreement includes Sprint’s retail locations, cell phone towers, and Sprint’s east coast corporate office in Reston, Virginia. These facilities will use more than 88,000 MWh per year. For Sprint, the effort is part of the recent corporate commitment to be carbon neutral across all of their operations by 2025.
As an active corporate renewable energy buyer with a long-standing commitment to environmental sustainability, Sprint is a trailblazer in Virginia, seeking to procure renewable energy.
Sprint recently announced two new Virtual Power Purchase Agreements which enabled new renewable development in Texas. Direct Energy has recently signed offtake agreements that enabled new solar developments in Canada, California, and Texas.