Monthly Archives: May 2014

30 05, 2014

President Said to Be Planning to Use Executive Authority on Carbon Rule

By | May 30th, 2014|News|

President Said to Be Planning to Use Executive Authority on Carbon Rule Coral Davenport | May 30th, 2014 |Posted on www.nytimes.com WASHINGTON — President Obama will use his executive authority to cut carbon emissions from the nation’s coal-fired power plants by up to 20 percent, according to people familiar with his plans, which will spur [...]

29 05, 2014

Ohio Poised to Break From U.S. Push for Renewable Energy

By | May 29th, 2014|News|

Ohio Poised to Break From U.S. Push for Renewable Energy Mark Niquette | May 28th, 2014 | Posted on www.bloomberg.com Ohio is debating the sharpest break from a three-decade campaign by 29 U.S. states to reduce reliance on fossil fuels by promoting power from renewable sources. The state House of Representatives is weighing a bill that [...]

28 05, 2014

Three Myths About REC Purchasing

By | May 28th, 2014|Environmental Blog|

For the past 12 years, Renewable Choice Energy has been committed to providing alternatives to fossil fuel-based energy consumption. We understand that once consumers decide they would rather purchase renewable energy support fossil fuels, they have limited options to do so. These options include installing renewable resources onsite, entering into a power purchase agreement, buying [...]

27 05, 2014

Renewable Energy Provides 56% of Electrical Generation

By | May 27th, 2014|News|

Renewable Energy Provides 56% of Electrical Generation   Joanna Schroeder | Jul 22nd, 2014 | Posted on www.domesticfuel.com According to the latest “Energy Infrastructure Update” report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Energy Projects, solar, wind, biomass, geothermal, and hydropower provided 55.7% (1,965 MW of the 3,529 MW total installed) of new installed U.S. [...]

19 05, 2014

The Ins and Outs of REC Purchasing

By | May 19th, 2014|Environmental Blog|

Renewable energy generation isn’t easy. It requires a tremendous investment to build capacity, whether in wind farms, solar arrays, or elsewhere. As a result, few companies choose to generate renewable energy on-site, and a great alternative is to purchase RECs. A renewable energy credit (REC) represents the environmental attributes of one megawatt hour of electricity [...]

19 05, 2014

Vermont Tech to Offer Renewable Energy Degree

By | May 19th, 2014|News|

Vermont Tech to Offer Renewable Energy Degree   May 19th, 2014 | Posted on www.vnews.com Randolph — Vermont Technical College will launch a bachelor’s degree program in renewable energy this fall. David Blittersdorf, renewable energy entrepreneur and president and CEO of Williston-based AllEarth Renewables, has committed $120,000 to support the new program, which is designed [...]

16 05, 2014

B Lab Announces 1,000th B Corp Certification

By | May 16th, 2014|Environmental Blog|

This week, B Lab announced its 1,000th B Corp certification, a milestone that reflects the widespread adoption of a new style of business that aligns social and environmental responsibility with the historical business priority of economic return. The B Corp vision is simple yet ambitious: to create a new sector of the economy that uses [...]

15 05, 2014

For Release: Renewable Choice Energy CEO Quayle Hodek Named to Recharge4040

By | May 15th, 2014|News|

Renewable Choice Energy CEO Quayle Hodek Named to Recharge4040 Young executive recognized for his contributions to US clean energy market. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) May 15th, 2014-- Renewable Choice Energy today announced that CEO Quayle Hodek has been recognized by UK-based Recharge News as a young new-energy pioneer. The program selected 40 energy leaders from around [...]

15 05, 2014

Carbon Offsets and the Impacts of Air Travel

By | May 15th, 2014|Environmental Blog|

Air travel has evolved tremendously over the past 50 years. The ease with which we fly has led to countless human and business developments, and all indicators point to the continued growth in air travel and the industry that supports it. But along with this tremendous evolution has come a reduced awareness of its effects; [...]

14 05, 2014

Renewable Choice Client, Majid Al Futtaim Properties, achieves LEED EBOM Gold standard

By | May 14th, 2014|News|

    MAF Tower 2 achieves LEED EBOM Gold standard Gavin Gibbon | May 14, 2014 | Posted on www.constructionweekonline.com Majid Al Futtaim Properties has announced that its head office in Dubai, Majid Al Futtaim Tower 2, has achieved the Gold standard according to the requirements of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for the [...]