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16 02, 2017

One Month After Inauguration: What’s in Store for Renewable Energy in the New Administration?

By | February 16th, 2017|Industry Trends, Policy|

Author: Jenna Bieller assists Renewable Choice in providing market-based insights, analysis, and sustainability communications. Down just 18% from its all-time high in 2015, renewable energy investment in 2016 turned out with impressive pace. Continued vigorous demand from non-utility entities, paired with the emergence of strong global solutions, indicate that clean tech progress in 2017 may be [...]

14 02, 2017

Why We Love Wind: A Tribute for AWEA’s #iHeartWind Month

By | February 14th, 2017|Environmental Blog|

Author: Bridget Cameron specializes in content & communications at Renewable Choice Love is in the air - literally! This Valentine’s Day, the team at Renewable Choice would like to show our appreciation for our long-time love affair with wind energy. In honor of #iheartwind month, presented by AWEA, we dedicate today’s blog to our favorite benefits [...]

9 02, 2017

Intersections: 5 Ways Renewables Can Address Environmental Racism

By | February 9th, 2017|Corporate Renewables, Intersections|

In our new blog series, we’ll 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, Amy Haddon examines the intersection of renewable energy and environmental racism: Recent world events have called attention to the social [...]

7 02, 2017

The Importance of Internal Stakeholder Engagement in Executing a PPA

By | February 7th, 2017|PPA|

Author: Misti Groves works directly with project developers & purchasers to execute strategic customized contracting solutions In this Q&A, Misti Groves, Senior Director of Business Development, addresses 4 primary stakeholder engagement considerations that commercial, industrial, and institutional (C&I) energy buyers face regarding power purchase agreements (PPAs). 1. Who and what departments are involved? Executing a successful [...]

1 02, 2017

Connecting the Dots: How to Design a Dynamic Clean Energy Strategy

By | February 1st, 2017|connect the dots|

This is the final 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 describe how a multifaceted clean energy strategy sets your organization apart in a competitive industry.  Click here to view all seven “Connect the Dots” blogs, [...]

30 01, 2017

The Value of an Independent Advisor

By | January 30th, 2017|Business Blog, Industry Trends|

Author: Hans Royal helps the largest institutions and corporations transition to renewable energy In the wake of our announcement that Renewable Choice has been acquired by Schneider Electric, we’ve received questions from the community about implications for service offerings for corporates, and in particular, whether we will maintain our independence as a renewable energy advisor. [...]

23 01, 2017

Reflections From Our Founder: How Renewable Choice Energy Made a Difference

By | January 23rd, 2017|Industry Trends, News|

Author: Quayle Hodek is the Founder & former CEO of Renewable Choice Energy, recently acquired by Schneider Electric Renewable Choice team circa 2001 Since finalizing the acquisition of Renewable Choice Energy by Schneider Electric earlier this month, I’ve been reflecting on my experience the past 15 years. Renewable Choice was a very large [...]

18 01, 2017

Schneider Electric Acquires Renewable Choice Energy

By | January 18th, 2017|News, Press Release|

Author: Pete Dignan, President and CEO at Renewable Choice We have some exciting news. We’re pleased to announce that Renewable Choice Energy has been acquired by Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, and a leader in energy and sustainability services. The acquisition is advantageous for both of our companies and our [...]

11 01, 2017

UPDATE: U.S. Tax Credit Impacts on the Financial Advantages of Renewables in 2017

By | January 11th, 2017|News, Policy|

Author: Jason Wykoff contracts for green power with some of the largest companies in the world Starting in 2017, the U.S. Production Tax Credit (PTC) begins its step-down, reducing the financial incentive provided to new wind projects to 80% of the full credit previously available in 2015/2016. The good news for commercial, industrial, and institutional [...]

4 01, 2017

Full Steam Ahead: The Outlook for Renewables in 2017

By | January 4th, 2017|Industry Trends|

Author:  Pete Dignan, President and CEO at Renewable Choice While it will be a few weeks until final 2016 wind and solar numbers are announced, the corporate, industrial, & institutional (C&I) news coming out of the year is purely positive.  Although overall power purchase agreement (PPA) contracts by U.S. C&I buyers in 2016 declined over [...]