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22 09, 2016

Renewable Choice Team to Exhibit at 2016 Greenbuild

By | September 22nd, 2016|News|

The Green Building team at Renewable Choice is looking forward to joining the international Greenbuild Conference + Expo coming up the first week of October in Los Angeles.  This will be the 12th consecutive year that Renewable Choice has attended the event. Since 2002, Renewable Choice has been supporting the green building industry by providing [...]

14 09, 2016

The Economic Argument for Climate Action

By | September 14th, 2016|Climate Science, Environmental Blog|

Author: Jenna Bieller assists Renewable Choice in providing market-based insights, analysis, and sustainability communications. The largest companies in the world, including Walmart, Apple, and Google, are bringing sustainable business strategies to the forefront of corporate agendas. These strategies unfold in a variety of ways, including rooftop solar installations, energy efficiency upgrades, and green power procurement. Financial [...]

9 09, 2016

Why a Renewable Energy PPA is one of the Most Powerful Tools in Your Sustainability Toolbox

By | September 9th, 2016|Corporate Renewables, PPA|

Author: Amy Haddon shares her expertise in communications and corporate sustainability. If you’ve been paying attention, you know that seismic shifts have been underway in how we’re generating energy worldwide, and how those actions play into international goals around carbon emission reductions.  What you may not know is the important role businesses have played in [...]

1 09, 2016

Sustainability Success Story: City of Boston

By | September 1st, 2016|Case Study|

The City of Boston is one of America’s oldest cities, first founded in 1630, and is widely recognized as the economic and cultural hub of New England.  Since adopting its Executive Order on Climate Action in 2007, Boston has also risen as a national sustainability leader by improving energy efficiency, utilizing green power, and addressing [...]

30 08, 2016

Connecting the Dots: Common Questions about Energy Attribute Certificates

By | August 30th, 2016|Corporate Renewables|

Author: Drew Crowder connects some of the largest organizations to energy attribute certificates and carbon offsets. This is the second blog in our “Connect the Dots” series, intended to provide insight into how clean energy solutions connect companies to a variety of business advantages. To read the first installment on corporate power purchase agreements, click [...]

25 08, 2016

The Risk of Oversupply: Contracting for a Smart Renewable PPA

By | August 25th, 2016|PPA|

Author: Misti Groves works directly with project developers & purchasers to execute strategic customized contracting solutions. Why might the rapid penetration of renewables pose risks to corporate renewable energy power purchase agreement (PPA) buyers? We hear this question frequently within the commercial, industrial, and institutional (C&I) energy buying space. As the market for clean energy [...]

23 08, 2016

Renewable Choice Joins Infocast as Corporate Renewables 2016 Platinum Sponsor

By | August 23rd, 2016|Corporate Renewables, News|

Renewable Choice Energy announced today that it has joined leading event producer Infocast as a Platinum Sponsor for the upcoming Corporate Renewables 2016 conference. Billed as an event “by corporates, for corporates,” Corporate Renewables 2016 will be held September 26-28 in Washington, D.C. Renewable Choice was invited to join the Infocast event team to share [...]

17 08, 2016

The Price of the PPA Learning Curve: Why Use a Renewable Energy Adviser

By | August 17th, 2016|PPA|

Author: Erin Decker is an industry-leading sustainability expert with extensive renewable energy and PPA experience. Executing a successful renewable power purchase agreement (PPA) is a nuanced process that involves education, internal approvals, project selection and evaluation. With corporate energy buying on the rise, companies are increasingly interested in exploring how to secure a long-term contract for [...]

11 08, 2016

Accounting Considerations for PPAs: Q&A with John Powers

By | August 11th, 2016|Business Blog, PPA|

In this Q&A, John Powers, VP of Strategic Renewables at Renewable Choice Energy,  addresses the primary accounting considerations that commercial, industrial, and institutional (C&I) energy buyers face regarding power purchase agreements (PPAs). While we strive to provide the best and most up-to-date information, we’re advisors, not accountants or lawyers.  None of the following is intended [...]

9 08, 2016

The Truth on Global Energy Markets: Corporates Shift Mindset Toward PPAs in New Regions

By | August 9th, 2016|International, PPA|

Author: James Lewis is an expert in international markets for renewables, with an emphasis on emerging markets in India. Comparing corporate power purchase agreements (PPAs) in emerging global energy markets to opportunities in the United States is like comparing apples and oranges. Global energy markets have significant differentiators from U.S. markets that can benefit corporate energy [...]