Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Sunnova doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 43

Sunnova has a DitchCarbon Score of 43 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability measures. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity level, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing environmental sustainability.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Sunnova is part of the energy generation and distribution industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of low. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Sunnova, located in the United States, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are positively influenced by the country’s relatively lower reliance on carbon-intensive energy sources.

...this company is doing 12.56% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Houston, Sunnova is a leader in the energy generation and distribution industry. The company specializes in providing rooftop solar services to homeowners both in the United States and internationally, leveraging a network of local sales and installation partners. Sunnova’s mission focuses on transforming the energy sector by offering cost-effective, hassle-free solar solutions that yield long-term financial benefits for customers and growth opportunities for partners.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Sunnova

Sunnova should foster collaboration with industry partners to exchange best practices and resources, which could potentially reduce their Scope 3 emissions by 35%.

Bad news, Sunnova hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Sunnova has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to limit warming.
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