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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 former Founder & CEO of Renewable Choice Energy, recently acquired by Schneider Electric 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 part of my life.  My friend Kris [...]

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 [...]

21 12, 2016

Connecting the Dots: Common Questions About Carbon Offsets

By | December 21st, 2016|connect the dots|

Author: Sully Lineberger guides and advises clients on carbon management and corporate renewable strategies. This is the sixth 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 the most common questions about carbon offsets. [...]

20 12, 2016

Weighing the Co-Benefits of Renewable PPAs When Selecting a Project for Your Organization

By | December 20th, 2016|PPA|

Author: Amy Haddon shares her expertise in communications and corporate sustainability. Corporate, industrial, and institutional (C&I) buyers are choosing renewable energy power purchase agreements (PPAs) for three primary reasons.  First, current federal subsidies and technology improvements make both wind and solar PPAs financially attractive.  Second, PPAs can help companies manage risks associated with carbon, climate change, [...]

14 12, 2016

Case Study: How One Multinational Company is Addressing its Global Energy Load

By | December 14th, 2016|Case Study|

How does a multinational consumer products company, which has publicly committed to purchasing 100% renewable energy and achieving carbon neutrality by 2020, address its carbon emissions across a variety of geographies? The answer is innovative strategies and cross-functional stakeholder engagement. Achieving carbon neutrality is an ambitious goal that requires addressing both the emissions from company-controlled [...]

13 12, 2016

The Brand Value of Communicating Green Power Purchases

By | December 13th, 2016|Corporate Renewables|

Author: Bridget Cameron specializes in content & communications at Renewable Choice Whether your company utilizes clean energy in the form of a power purchase agreement (PPA), energy attribute certificates (EACs), or carbon offsets, you've taken a critical step towards reducing your organization's carbon emissions and promoting the growth of clean technologies. Advancing your sustainability strategy and [...]

8 12, 2016

The Outlook for Corporate Renewables in a Volatile Energy Market

By | December 8th, 2016|Industry Trends, PPA|

Author: Jay Pawlak has more than 9 years experience helping corporations enter the renewable energy market. Since the 2016 election, there have been concerns as to what the future holds for cleantech and the renewable energy market.  It’s becoming evident, however, that the sweeping changes proposed for the power sector under a Trump administration may [...]

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 [...]