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26 05, 2017

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

By | 2017-05-26T10:54:59+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Corporate Renewables, Industry Trends|

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

23 05, 2017

The Energy Manager’s Dilemma, Part One: Too Many Provider Voicemails

By | 2017-05-24T16:39:34+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|New Energy Opportunities|

This blog is the first in a series where we introduce solutions to common pain points for corporate sustainability and energy managers. Schneider Electric's New Energy Opportunities Network™ was designed specifically to address each of these by providing action-oriented support and unparalleled market access compared to any other platform. Author: Jim Stanway connects NEO clients [...]

17 05, 2017

4 Reasons Your Renewable Energy Strategy Still Relies on RECs

By | 2017-05-17T15:55:57+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Corporate Renewables|

Author: Amy Haddon shares her expertise in communications and corporate sustainability. Falling prices, technology advancements, competitive pressures, and ambitious climate action goals have helped drive the rapid growth of renewable energy worldwide, dramatically boosted by the widespread adoption of renewables by organizations in the commercial, industrial, and institutional (C&I) sectors. C&I buyers have been particularly drawn [...]

11 05, 2017

Alexander Quarles Joins Renewable Choice Team, Enhancing Presence in EMEA

By | 2017-05-15T10:08:38+00:00 May 11th, 2017|International, News|

We’re pleased to announce that corporate sustainability champion Alexander Quarles, most recently of Climate Friendly, has joined our growing Commercial Sales division as a director of business development for global strategic renewables. Alexander helps large corporate, industrial, and institutional (C&I) buyers access renewable energy across international markets from our office in the Netherlands. “For over [...]

9 05, 2017

Sustainability Success Story: VMware’s Journey to Becoming a Sustainability Leader

By | 2017-05-15T10:33:43+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Case Study|

VMware is a pinnacle example of radical scaling of sustainability within a corporation. Their rapid rise to the top of the corporate sustainability ladder sends a message to other companies that it’s never too late to begin your renewable energy journey. In 2015, VMware dove head-first into their commitment to renewable energy. While the company’s [...]

2 05, 2017

Renewable Choice Energy Announces First-of-Its-Kind Offsite Renewable Energy RFI

By | 2017-05-15T10:33:44+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Press Release|

ALERT—Renewable Choice Energy, acquired earlier this year by Schneider Electric, has announced the release of a first-of-its-kind, comprehensive, offsite renewable energy request for information (RFI) for commercial and industrial (C&I) customers in North America. The RFI will allow the combined Renewable Choice Energy and Schneider Electric Energy & Sustainability Services (RCE-ESS) division to receive and [...]

27 04, 2017

Tell Your Story of 100% Renewable Energy – How to Accurately Report Claims to CDP

By | 2017-05-15T10:33:46+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Business Blog, Corporate Renewables|

Author: Amy Haddon shares her expertise in communications and corporate sustainability. We often receive the following question from clients, particularly as it relates to CDP reporting: What environmental claim(s) will we be able to make if we go 100% renewable, and what is the guidance from leading NGOs? Here is our typical response: When a company [...]

25 04, 2017

T-Mobile Goes Green with Renewable Energy

By | 2017-05-15T10:33:47+00:00 April 25th, 2017|News, Press Release|

T-Mobile, a leading wireless services provider, recently announced that the magenta-hued company is going green with the largest wind power deal ever by a US wireless enterprise. The Un-carrier signed a long-term agreement for up to 160 megawatts (MW) of capacity from the new Red Dirt wind project in Oklahoma. This arrangement will help T-Mobile increase efficiencies [...]

21 04, 2017

Making a Difference on Earth Week: Small Actions With Big Impact

By | 2017-05-15T10:33:49+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Environmental Blog|

Author: Amy Haddon shares her expertise in communications and corporate sustainability. Earth Week is a special time of year for the Renewable Choice-Schneider Electric team. The values that embody Earth Day—conservation and climate action—are the same values that power our drive to make a difference in the world with the products and services we provide. This [...]

18 04, 2017

Blockchain: Digitization of New Energy Opportunities for More Efficient Transactions

By | 2017-05-15T10:33:51+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Corporate Renewables, New Energy Opportunities|

This is the first blog in our New Energy Opportunities series that explores leading edge clean technologies that could revolutionize the way we buy and sell energy. To read other blogs in this series, click here. Author: Dominic Barbato, a self-proclaimed “cool nerd”, is passionate about energy, economics, and innovation. Asking “What is blockchain?” is like [...]