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5 12, 2016

BREAKING: Extensions Under Consideration for Mexico Self-Supply Opportunity

By | December 5th, 2016|News|

Early in 2016, the Mexican government began deregulating its electricity market in accordance with Ley de la Industria Eléctrica.  For commercial, industrial, and institutional (C&I) organizations with electricity load in Mexico, this deregulation is outstanding news because it expands their capability to sign bilateral power purchase agreements (PPAs) directly with independent renewable power producers. As Mexico’s [...]

1 12, 2016

5 Reasons We Remain Confident in the Strength of the C&I Renewables Market

By | December 1st, 2016|Corporate Renewables, Industry Trends|

Author: Amy Haddon shares her expertise in the renewables market and corporate sustainability. There’s been recent speculation regarding the reason that corporate renewables uptake is slowing down; 2016 power purchase agreement (PPA) commitments are not on pace with 2015 (although announced deals have already surpassed 2014 totals).  The slowdown is almost certainly attributable to the Production [...]

29 11, 2016

Power Purchase Agreements—Not Just for Fortune 500 Giants Anymore

By | November 29th, 2016|Industry Trends, PPA|

Author: Jason Wykoff contracts for green power, including offsite PPAs, EACs, and carbon offsets, with some of the largest companies in the world. In 2010, Walmart and Google became the first commercial, industrial, & institutional (C&I) organizations to engage in a power purchase agreement (PPA).  Their landmark deals put corporate PPAs on the map, and [...]

21 11, 2016

Leading Global Firm Renewable Choice Energy to Sponsor Companies vs. Climate Change Conference

By | November 21st, 2016|Press Release|

Renewable Choice Energy announced today that it will join the inaugural Companies vs. Climate Change conference as a sponsor.  The event is the first of its kind, bringing together companies with the express purpose of talking about how to solve the climate crisis.  The event is being held in Ft. Lauderdale, Nov 30-Dec 2. Renewable [...]

18 11, 2016

Connecting the Dots: Common Questions About Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs)

By | November 18th, 2016|connect the dots, Corporate Renewables|

Author: Emily Beck is a vital member of Renewable Choice's Commercial Sales team, focused on domestic and global renewable energy sourcing. This is the fifth blog 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 [...]

15 11, 2016

What is a Fixed-for-Floating Swap?

By | November 15th, 2016|Business Blog, Corporate Renewables|

Author: Misti Groves works directly with project developers & purchasers to execute strategic customized contracting solutions. At industry events and in conversations with prospective clients, we hear this question often: what is a fixed-for-floating swap? A fixed-for-floating swap is a generic term for an advantageous financial arrangement between two parties whereby they agree to exchange [...]

11 11, 2016

How the 2016 Election Results May Impact Renewables

By | November 11th, 2016|News, Policy|

Just days after Donald Trump’s election victory, speculation on what may happen to the rapidly growing renewable energy market has been fierce.  In truth, neither we nor our partners in this space can accurately predict precisely how the new administration will affect this market. The good news is that we do know five key things: [...]

7 11, 2016

We’re Not an Energy Company…So Why Would We Want to Do a PPA?

By | November 7th, 2016|PPA|

Author: Jason Wykoff contracts for green power, including offsite PPAs, EACs, and carbon offsets, with some of the largest companies in the World. Periodically, our prospective clients ask us this question, or a variation on: “We’re not an energy company, so why would we want to do a PPA and find ourselves so intimately tied [...]

4 11, 2016

ALERT: Paris Agreement Enters Into Force

By | November 4th, 2016|News, Press Release|

192 countries sign, 87 countries ratify Paris Agreement ahead of predictions to propel global climate change movement. Less than one year after the Paris Agreement was adopted by the United Nations on December 21, 2015, at COP21, the global climate deal has been fast-tracked into action. Signed by 192 countries and ratified by 87 of [...]

2 11, 2016

4 Drivers for Renewable Energy in the Automotive Industry

By | November 2nd, 2016|Industry Trends, PPA|

Author: Drew Crowder is an industry leader with expertise in domestic and global renewable energy sourcing. We are witnessing a shift in the energy buying landscape. In the beginning, the corporate renewables revolution was confined to the most environmentally progressive companies looking to meet sustainability goals. The increasingly competitive price of renewable energy is now [...]