Monthly Archives: March 2016

30 03, 2016

For Health and Environment, Renewables Still Beat Natural Gas

By | 2016-03-30T15:55:45+00:00 March 30th, 2016|Climate Science, Corporate Renewables|

Author: Amy Haddon has extensive experience in renewable energy communications and providing business insights based on market trends.  Corporate purchasing of renewable energy is on the upswing, thanks in no small part to historic low prices in both wind and solar.  However, the price of renewable energy is only one variable impacting an organization’s choice to [...]

25 03, 2016

Renewable Choice Energy Recertifies as a B Corporation [Press Release]

By | 2016-05-18T14:01:48+00:00 March 25th, 2016|Press Release|

Leading renewable energy consulting firm to continue partnership with global movement.  March 25, 2016 (Boulder, CO)– Renewable Choice Energy today announced its recertification as a B Corporation, a new kind of company using the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. The company originally certified in 2011 and has renewed its certification for [...]

21 03, 2016

Growing your Brand Reputation from Renewable Roots

By | 2016-09-29T09:32:40+00:00 March 21st, 2016|PPA|

This blog is the final installment in a four-part series on mitigating power purchase agreement (PPA) risk. Each blog in the series focuses on a different risk: market risk, regulatory risk, execution and operational risk, and reputational risk (this blog). Author: Erin Decker is an industry-leading sustainability expert with extensive experience with renewable energy In a [...]

14 03, 2016

Favorable Electricity Markets are Good News for Corporate PPA Buyers

By | 2016-03-17T13:47:28+00:00 March 14th, 2016|Corporate Renewables, PPA|

Author: Misti Groves is a Senior Director of Strategic Renewables at Renewable Choice where she works directly with project developers and purchasers to execute strategic, customized contracting solutions. Renewables are surging in the US and abroad as traditional fossil fuel markets begin to lose ground.  Corporate buyers, in particular, are playing an increasingly powerful role [...]

10 03, 2016

3 Ways Business Buyers Can Mitigate PPA Operational Risk

By | 2016-09-29T09:33:37+00:00 March 10th, 2016|PPA|

This blog is the third in a four-part series on mitigating power purchase agreement (PPA) risk. Each blog in the series focuses on a different risk: market risk, regulatory risk, execution and operational risk (this blog), and reputational risk. Author: John Powers is an industry-leading authority on commercial renewables purchasing When approaching any long-term contract, [...]

7 03, 2016

5 Case Studies of How Corporations Use Carbon Offsets

By | 2016-03-07T11:22:48+00:00 March 7th, 2016|Business Blog, Case Study|

Author: Amy Haddon Corporate clean energy purchasing has been dominating Q1 energy news.  The recent uptick of organizational (i.e. non-utility) renewable energy buying via power purchase agreement (PPA) has garnered a lot of national attention.  Electricity isn’t all that corporations are interested in getting cleanly; these organizations have also made public commitments to reducing their [...]

3 03, 2016

Navigating Energy Market Regulation for the Savvy PPA Buyer

By | 2016-09-29T09:33:59+00:00 March 3rd, 2016|PPA|

This blog is the second in a four-part series on mitigating risk through your power purchase agreement (PPA) procurement process. Each blog in the series focuses on a different risk: market risk, regulatory risk (this blog), operational and execution risk, and reputational risk. Author: Misti Groves works directly with project developers & purchasers to execute strategic [...]