Yearly Archives: 2017

21 04, 2017

Making a Difference on Earth Week: Small Actions With Big Impact

By | April 21st, 2017|Environmental Blog|

Author: Amy Haddon shares her expertise in communications and corporate sustainability. Earth Week is a special time of year for the Renewable Choice-Schneider Electric team. The values that embody Earth Day—conservation and climate action—are the same values that power our drive to make a difference in the world with the products and services we provide. This [...]

18 04, 2017

Blockchain: Digitization of New Energy Opportunities for More Efficient Transactions

By | April 18th, 2017|Corporate Renewables, New Energy Opportunities|

Author: Dominic Barbato, a self-proclaimed “cool nerd”, is passionate about energy, economics, and innovation. Asking “What is blockchain?” is like asking “What is the Internet?”— depending on who poses the question, the answer could mean absolutely nothing or literally everything. From a 10,000-foot view, blockchain technology is a distributed, digital ledger used to record and [...]

12 04, 2017

7 for 2017: Global Energy Market Trends

By | April 12th, 2017|Industry Trends, International|

The global energy landscape continues to evolve. Sometimes by the nanosecond, sometimes by the day. But there is no such thing as a glacial pace. So to keep up-to-date on the developments that will influence and shape the terrain, here’s the latest installment of our "Global Energy Market Trends". Topics for 2017 include: Renewable Energy [...]

6 04, 2017

The Value of Running a Competitive PPA process

By | April 6th, 2017|PPA|

Author: Sarah Wolf coordinates client PPA activities and RFP processes for Renewable Choice's Strategic Renewables team Your company just tasked you with finding ways to meet your company’s aggressive energy or environmental goals while minimizing costs. What do you do first?  The best initial step is to consider all your options. Energy efficiency is a tried-and-true [...]

4 04, 2017

3 Key Developments in Energy – FED, FERC, and Future Goals

By | April 4th, 2017|News, Policy|

Here are three new developments that will change the course of energy prospects and prices: Which States Are Working Toward a Greener Grid? Despite the dismantling of the Clean Power Plan and related federal regulation, many states are ambitiously forging ahead with their carbon reduction efforts. In fact, as of February 2017, nine states had [...]

28 03, 2017

Global Spotlight: Clean Tech Opportunities in India

By | March 28th, 2017|International|

This is the second blog in our Global Spotlight Series, which provides high-level overviews of emerging clean tech opportunities in various markets across the globe. Today we will explore opportunities in India. Aggressive national renewable energy targets across India indicate that the country is coming into a time of rapid and exciting growth in the [...]

22 03, 2017

Top 3 Renewable Energy Drivers in the Consumer Staples Sector

By | March 22nd, 2017|Corporate Renewables, industry drivers|

Author: Rita Reiser is a recognized expert on corporate renewable strategy with 12+ years of technical knowledge Companies across a diverse array of industries have come under pressure to adopt greener practices. Highly visible brands, being no exception to this trend, receive the brunt of demands for transparency and sustainability improvements from investors, NGOs, and [...]

17 03, 2017

How to Accelerate Your Decision-Making Process and Capitalize on New Energy Opportunities

By | March 17th, 2017|Corporate Renewables, New Energy Opportunities|

 Author: David Hughes  As the fossil fuel economy fades from its glory days, with coal-fired plants retiring across the globe, the opportunity to transition to a low-carbon economy is more tangible now than ever. The largest countries in the world are stepping up their investments in clean energy, and economics - not regulations - are [...]

14 03, 2017

Intersections: Clean Energy Jobs are Putting America to Work

By | March 14th, 2017|Corporate Renewables, Intersections|

This is the second blog in our Clean Energy Intersections Series, where we explore how renewable energy has the power to address and alleviate many social and environmental concerns, in addition to its power as a worldwide economic force. In this installment, Bridget Cameron examines the intersection of renewable energy and job creation: Author: Bridget [...]