Royal Philips, a Netherlands-based technology company, will use wind energy for all of the electricity used at the company’s 133 North American sites by the end of 2016. Under a deal with EDP Renewables North America, Royal Philips will purchase 250,000 megawatt-hours of electricity per year over the next 15 years from the Hidalgo Wind Farm in McCook, Texas. This deal will help Royal Philips to reduce its global carbon footprint by 8.6 percent. In addition, Royal Philips is a member of the RE100, a collaborative initiative to encourage companies to commit to 100 percent renewable electricity. Between 2008 and 2014, Royal Philips has increased its use of renewable energy from 8 percent to 55 percent.