Enviva, a renewable energy company focusing on sustainable wood bioenergy, has set an aim to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions from its operations by 2030. While all of the fuel utilized in the pellets’ drying operations is already provided by 100 percent renewable resources, Enviva still uses electricity from the grid. The company intends to work with renewable energy suppliers to generate zero-carbon renewable energy for its operations.
As part of this goal, Enviva will reduce, eliminate or offset all of its direct emissions. It will work to minimise the emissions from fossil fuels used directly in its operations under Scope 1. To address the emissions arising from electricity purchases in its operations, its Scope 2 emissions, Enviva company plans to source 100 percent renewable energy for its operations by no later than 2030, with an interim target of at least 50 percent by 2025. The company plans to drive innovative improvements in its supply chain to address its Scope 3 emissions, which are emissions generated in its upstream and downstream supply chain. Enviva also plans to proactively engage with partners and other key stakeholders to adopt clean-energy solutions.
Enviva Holdings, LP is a producer of industrial wood pellets, a renewable and sustainable energy source used to generate electricity and heat. Through its subsidiaries, Enviva Holdings, LP owns and operates wood pellet processing plants and deep-water export terminals in the U.S. Southeast. Enviva exports pellets primarily to power plants in the United Kingdom, Europe and Japan that were previously fuelled by coal, enabling them to reduce their lifecycle carbon footprint by more than 85 percent.