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28 07, 2016

Renewable Choice Energy Expands International Portfolio of Products & Services

By | July 28th, 2016|International, News|

Award-winning firm advances global presence BREAKING: Renewable Choice Energy announced today that it has expanded its global portfolio of renewable energy products and services to include international power purchase agreements (PPAs).  The company already supplies global energy attribute certificates (EACs) and carbon offsets (emissions reductions) to its commercial, industrial, and institutional (C&I) customers.  The firm [...]

26 07, 2016

Connecting The Dots: Common Questions About Corporate Power Purchase Agreements

By | July 26th, 2016|Corporate Renewables, PPA|

This blog is the first in our “Connect the Dots” series, intended to provide insight into how clean energy solutions connect companies to a variety of business advantages. In today’s installment, we will answer the most common questions about how corporate power purchase agreements (PPAs) work, and have the potential to advance your energy strategy. Stay [...]

21 07, 2016

Across the Pond & Beyond: Corporations Move PPA Efforts Overseas

By | July 21st, 2016|International, PPA|

Author: Jenna Bieller assists Renewable Choice in providing market-based insights and analysis, as well as sustainability communications. 2015 was a hallmark year for renewables in North America. U.S. corporate buyers surpassed all previous records of green power purchasing, and renewable energy goals became more ambitious than ever. Corporations are looking to extend this momentum across U.S. [...]

19 07, 2016

The State of Corporate Renewable Energy Purchasing: 2016 Mid-Year Update from Renewable Choice

By | July 19th, 2016|Corporate Renewables, Industry Trends|

Author: Bridget Cameron specializes in content & communications at Renewable Choice. The corporate renewable energy market is far from being saturated.   C&I buyers currently have 5GW of contracted capacity, and there is room to increase that number to 60GW by 2030.  Domestic opportunities exist for offsite PPAs as small as 25MW and onsite distributed generation of [...]

14 07, 2016

In the Age of PPAs, Renewable Energy Certificates Remain Critical

By | July 14th, 2016|Corporate Renewables|

Author: Amy Haddon shares her expertise in communications and corporate sustainability. Corporate and industrial (C&I) power purchasing agreements (PPAs) are on fire.  Although only a handful of companies, universities, and government agencies have executed on PPAs, interest in this contracting mechanism has exploded.  Just last week, Bloomberg shared its list of the top 20 institutional renewable [...]

12 07, 2016

PPAs in India: Renewable Energy Opportunities on the Sub-Continent

By | July 12th, 2016|International, PPA|

Author: James Lewis's expertise is in international renewables, with an emphasis on emerging markets in India. India is the largest democracy on the planet, and home to many multinational companies’ Asian operations. With a population of approximately 1.3 billion people, India provides great commercial opportunities, but also faces extraordinary social and environmental challenges. Acknowledging issues [...]

7 07, 2016

3 Benefits from Making Credible Clean Energy Claims

By | July 7th, 2016|Corporate Renewables|

Author: Bridget Cameron specializes in content & communications at Renewable Choice, including clean energy claims. Commercial, industrial, and institutional (C&I) buyers are rapidly emerging as powerful players in a growing renewables market, due to falling renewable energy prices and favorable public policy shifts.  In the last 1-2 years alone, 72% of companies surveyed by Pricewaterhouse Coopers claimed [...]

5 07, 2016

Mexico’s Energy Reform: 3 Reasons to Act Now on Renewable PPAs

By | July 5th, 2016|International, PPA|

Author: Ian Law is Renewable Choice's in-house expert on emerging markets for renewable energy in Mexico.  In January of 2016, the Mexican government began the process of deregulating its electricity market, previously mandated by a law (Ley de la Industria Electrica) passed in August, 2014. Until this year, the state-owned utility CFE owned the rights [...]

30 06, 2016

4 Reasons Corporate PPAs Still Make Sense with Low Natural Gas Prices

By | June 30th, 2016|Corporate Renewables, PPA|

Author: John Powers has sold more renewable energy to companies than anyone working today. In recent months, natural gas prices have hovered at historic lows.  As a result, some commercial and industrial (C&I) buyers have been more hesitant to commit to long-term renewable energy contracts in the form of power purchase agreements (PPAs).  PPA contracts [...]

28 06, 2016

Clean Energy Reporting Considerations in Emerging International Markets

By | June 28th, 2016|Corporate Renewables, International|

Author: Aran Rice has a wealth of experience in corporate sustainability, renewable energy, and carbon markets. Renewable energy markets are swiftly evolving worldwide.  Dramatically falling prices – thanks to advances in technology and economies of scale – and shifting policy resulting from the Paris Agreement are leading to the rapid expansion of renewable generation across [...]