Monthly Archives: January 2016

28 01, 2016

American wind power posts second strongest quarter ever, readies to help states meet Clean Power Plan affordably

By | 2016-03-03T10:46:19+00:00 January 28th, 2016|News, Press Release|

January 27, 2016 The American wind industry installed 5,001 megawatts (MW) during the fourth quarter of 2015, more installations than in all of 2014, according to data released by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today. Overall in 2015 the American wind industry installed 8,598 MW, the third largest amount ever installed in a year [...]

21 01, 2016

The Rise of the Corporate Energy Buyer

By | 2017-04-26T11:35:14+00:00 January 21st, 2016|Corporate Renewables, Industry Trends|

A sea change in the energy industry has happened as the momentum of renewable energy reached and surpassed a tipping point that many of us in the industry had envisioned but never fully realized would happen. Yet here we are. Rapid technological advancements, price parity, broad-based consumer and NGO support, and coal’s fall from supremacy finds [...]

18 01, 2016

Renewable Choice Energy Surpasses 1,000 MW Threshold

By | 2016-04-11T11:23:41+00:00 January 18th, 2016|Press Release|

Award-winning firm has provided advisory services on more than a gigawatt of new wind and solar   Renewable Choice Energy announced today that it has provided advisory services to its corporate and institutional clients on more than a gigawatt of new wind and solar power since the launch of its long-term renewables division.  From its [...]

15 01, 2016

2015 was a Record-Setting Year for Renewables. 2016 Promises to Maintain the Momentum.

By | 2016-03-03T10:48:18+00:00 January 15th, 2016|Industry Trends, Policy|

2015 in a Nutshell: Combined, utility-scale wind and solar made up more than 98,000 MW of new power capacity in 2015. Of this new renewable energy capacity, corporate buyers alone locked in over 3 GW of wind and solar through Power Purchase Agreements. A trifecta of regulations (The Clean Power Plan, Paris Agreements, and extensions [...]

5 01, 2016

Cloud Computing Company Salesforce Signs First Major Renewable Energy Transaction

By | 2016-07-12T13:58:19+00:00 January 5th, 2016|Corporate Renewables, PPA|

2014 was a record-breaking year for corporate renewable energy procurement and 2015 has already nearly tripled last year's total. Now, to cap what is already a banner year, a company recently signed another major PPA deal for 125,000 megawatt-hours of electricity annually. This “virtual” PPA contracts for energy from a wind farm being developed in [...]