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What is the company's total renewable energy consumption (in gigajoules)?
Metric Type
Researched
Value Type
Unit
Gigajoules
Options
Research Policy
Community Assessed
Report Type
Sustainability Report
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Corporate Social Responsibility Report
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Integrated Report

An organization can consume energy in various forms, such as fuel, electricity, heating, cooling or steam. Energy can be self-generated or purchased from external sources and it can come from renewable sources (such as wind, hydro or solar) or from non-renewable sources (such as coal, petroleum or natural gas).

Using energy more efficiently and opting for renewable energy sources is essential for combating climate change and for lowering an organization’s overall environmental footprint. 

Methodology

For this metric question you are being asked to identify the total renewable energy consumption of the organization for a specific year. Start by searching publicly available documents like Annual and CSR reports.  

Keywords and search terms for this metric

- Energy

- Renewable

- Solar

- Wind

- Hydro

Answers & Calculations

Once you have found the answer, make sure the unit of measurement fits to the question on WikiRate. If it does not, convert or calculate the answer and document your approach in the Comments field below. Select the 'Unknown' answer box if the company has not published the data.

Always include the page number where you found the answer in the Comments field below. 

Units

Companies may report energy consumption in hundreds, thousands or millions of gigajoules, joules, MWh or GWh. The answer for this metric must be entered into WikiRate in gigajoules (GJ). Make sure you check the unit of measurement and do any conversions necessary. Enter the full number into the answer field.

E.g. If the company reports its energy consumption as '500,000 MWh' the answer should be converted to GJ and entered on WikiRate as '1800000 gigajoules'