Monthly Archives: December 2013

20 12, 2013

Renewable Choice Client, Advantest America, Receives Top Nod for Green Power Commitment

By | 2013-12-20T18:25:13+00:00 December 20th, 2013|News|

  Renewable Choice Energy Client Advantest America Receives Top Nod for Green Power Commitment Tech company recognized in Bloomberg’s Top 10 green power list Boulder, CO (PRWEB) December 20th, 2013  -- Renewable Choice Energy announced today that its client, Advantest America, Inc., has been recognized by Bloomberg as #2 on its list of publicly traded [...]

19 12, 2013

Approaching the Renewable Energy Tipping Point

By | 2013-12-19T23:53:20+00:00 December 19th, 2013|Environmental Blog|

This year, we were so pleased to share the news that we were involved with the documentary film Chasing Ice, providing offsets during filming to help reduce the climate impact of the production. The film is the story of one man’s mission to alter the course of history by gathering undeniable evidence of our changing [...]

18 12, 2013

Wind Power Rivals Coal With $1 Billion Order From Buffett

By | 2013-12-18T16:37:31+00:00 December 18th, 2013|News|

Wind Power Rivals Coal With $1 Billion Order From Buffett Ehren Groosens | December 17th, 2013 | www.bloomberg.com The decision by Warren Buffett’s utility company to order about $1 billion of wind turbines for projects in Iowa shows how a drop in equipment costs is making renewable energy more competitive with power from fossil fuels. [...]

17 12, 2013

The Intersection of Environmental and Social Justice

By | 2013-12-17T20:46:51+00:00 December 17th, 2013|Environmental Blog|

Like so many, I was deeply saddened by the passing of renowned leader Nelson Mandela. Whether or not you agree with Mandela’s politics, he was a passionate figurehead for social justice; an anti-apartheid revolutionary who overcame tremendous odds to become South Africa’s president in 1994 after nearly three decades in prison. Mandela’s passing reminded me [...]

16 12, 2013

Colorado's First Biomass Plant Begins Delivering Electricity

By | 2013-12-16T16:34:53+00:00 December 16th, 2013|News|

    Colorado's first biomass plant begins delivering electricity  December 16th, 2013 | Pat Mack | Colorado Public Radio Colorado's first biomass plant will make energy from beetle-killed trees. The $56 million facility in Gysum, Colo., begins delivering electricity for the first time today.   While some residents in the small Eagle County town worry [...]

12 12, 2013

The Great Christmas Tree Showdown

By | 2013-12-12T20:47:34+00:00 December 12th, 2013|News|

The Great Christmas Tree Showdown Heather Bailey | December 4th, 2013 | www.saveonenergy.com It's the time of year when everyone starts thinking about putting up a Christmas tree. Do you generally go with an artificial tree you pull out of the attic or do you drive down to the corner lot and pick a fragrant, [...]

9 12, 2013

Renewable Choice client, U. of Illinois' newly renovated Lincoln Hall receives highest 'green building' designation.

By | 2013-12-09T16:20:43+00:00 December 9th, 2013|News|

    U. of Illinois' newly renovated Lincoln Hall receives highest 'green building' designation December 28th, 2013 | Urbana, Illinois | Posted on www.therepublic.com A newly renovated, century-old landmark on the University of Illinois campus has earned the nation's highest "green building" designation for environmenatlly friendly design and cosntruction, thanks to efforts such as resusing wood trip [...]

6 12, 2013

Happy Holidays from Renewable Choice and Mosaic Labs!

By | 2013-12-06T17:31:52+00:00 December 6th, 2013|Environmental Blog|

Despite the increasing threat of climate change to our planet, we think we have a lot to celebrate this holiday season…renewable growth in the U.S. is at an all-time high…more and more companies are making considerable advances in their sustainability strategies…new technologies and innovative product and services offerings are delivering higher efficiency than ever before…the [...]

4 12, 2013

Renewable Energy Finance Tactic Changes the Game

By | 2013-12-04T21:00:11+00:00 December 4th, 2013|Environmental Blog|

A recent article by The Atlantic has brought attention to a finance strategy for solar power leases that could quite possibly change the game as we know it. Well-known solar company Solar City has announced plans to sell $54 million of its asset-backed securities, a significant move considering that they will have $54 million in [...]

4 12, 2013

Renewable Choice client, NOLS WYSS Wilderness Medicine Campus earns LEED Platinum Certification

By | 2013-12-04T20:03:57+00:00 December 4th, 2013|News|

    NOLS’s Wyss Wilderness Medicine Campus earns LEED Platinum Certification December 3rd, 2013 Posted on www.county10.com (Lander, Wyo.) — High Plains Architects of Billings, Mont., announced today that the Wyss Wilderness Medicine Campus has achieved LEED Platinum certification under the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED for New Construction and Major Renovation v2009 rating system. The building, [...]