Monthly Archives: November 2014

25 11, 2014

A Reflection on Gratitude

By | November 25th, 2014|Environmental Blog|

As Thanksgiving rolls around this week, it’s an excellent time for all of us at Renewable Choice to reflect on what we’re grateful for. This week, we’re thankful that the Keystone XL pipeline project has been postponed, at least temporarily. This is a win for the climate, and we’re hopeful that the momentum developed by [...]

20 11, 2014

Renewable Choice Energy Receives EPA Green Power Leadership Award

By | November 20th, 2014|News|

Boulder, CO (PRWEB) November 20th, 2014 - Renewable Choice Energy announced today that it has received a 2014 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The annual awards recognize the country’s leading green power suppliers for their commitment and contribution to helping advance the development of the nation’s voluntary green power [...]

18 11, 2014

Major Wind Acquisition Makes SunEdison World's Largest Renewable Energy Developer

By | November 18th, 2014|News|

William Pentland | November 18th, 2014 | Posted on forbes.com SunEdison, the St. Louis, MO-based solar power juggernaut, said today that it would acquire First Wind, one of the largest wind power developers in the United States, for $2.4 billion. The acquisition of First Wind, which is based in Boston, MA, will make SunEdison the [...]

14 11, 2014

Wind energy fellowships

By | November 14th, 2014|News|

  Diane Kukich, University of Delaware | November 14th, 2014 | Posted on www.udel.edu The wind turbine on the University of Delaware’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes has yielded many benefits in its first four years of operation, including generating clean energy for the campus and community, helping train students in turbine maintenance, testing [...]

12 11, 2014

U.S. and China Reach Climate Accord After Months of Talks

By | November 12th, 2014|News|

  Mark Landler | November 12, 2014 | Posted on www.nytimes.com BEIJING — China and the United States made common cause on Wednesday against the threat of climate change, staking out an ambitious joint plan to curb carbon emissions as a way to spur nations around the world to make their own cuts in greenhouse [...]

6 11, 2014

Mosaic Labs Changes Name to Mosaic Sustainability

By | November 6th, 2014|News|

Boulder, CO (PRWEB) November 6, 2014 -- Sustainability consulting leader Mosaic Labs announced today that it has changed its name to Mosaic Sustainability, citing a clarified market focus and refreshed identity as the reasons behind the change. Over the past year, the company has significantly expanded its market reach, providing products and services to some [...]

5 11, 2014

EPA Green Power Partnership Announces Top Lists

By | November 5th, 2014|Business Blog|

Last week the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its list for the top 100 green power purchasers within the Green Power Partnership. The Green Power Partnership (GPP) is a voluntary program run by the EPA that recognizes companies across industries and institutions that invest in green power in order to reduce their environmental impact. Participation [...]

5 11, 2014

The Role of Community Wind

By | November 5th, 2014|Business Blog|

A recent initiative in the UK will soon provide local residents the opportunity to purchase shares in new renewable energy projects. With a mandate for renewable energy companies to offer at least 5% of the business to locals with a possible annual return rate of 6-9%, the initiative aims to garner further local support for [...]

4 11, 2014

New Hydroelectric Plant to Be Built for New York

By | November 4th, 2014|News|

  Sam Roberts | November 4th, 2014 | Posted on www.nytimes.com It seems as natural as, well, water: Harness the energy potential of a 95-billion-gallon reservoir to run four turbines and generate electrical power cleanly and at a profit. Having overcome potential hurdles ranging from drought-stricken rafters on the Delaware River to the endangered dwarf [...]

4 11, 2014

SunEdison’s Terraform Buys $250 Million of Solar Farms

By | November 4th, 2014|News|

Ehnren Goosens | Published: November 4th, 2014 | Posted on www.bloomberg.com TerraForm Power Inc. (TERP), the company that owns and operates solar farms mainly built by parent SunEdison Inc. (SUNE), will pay $250 million to Capital Dynamics U.S. Solar Energy Fund, L.P. for solar projects in five U.S. states. TerraForm will buy the 39 projects [...]