PPA

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

28 10, 2016

What is the Difference between Direct and Financial PPAs for Corporate Buyers?

By | October 28th, 2016|PPA|

Author: Hans Royal helps the largest institutions and corporations transition to renewable energy. As the market for voluntary renewable energy buyers matures, commercial, industrial, and institutional (C&I) buyers desire a deeper understanding of how corporate renewable energy procurement differs from traditional energy sourcing strategies. Power purchase agreements (PPAs) are the most impactful route large corporations with [...]

6 10, 2016

Engaging Your Supply Chain on Renewable Energy

By | October 6th, 2016|Corporate Renewables, PPA|

Author: James Lewis is an expert in international renewable energy markets, with an emphasis on emerging markets in India Since Climate Week 2016 in New York City, the total number of RE100-pledged companies increased to 81.  Apple is one of the most recent – and interesting - additions.  Apple’s approach to achieving 100% renewable energy [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

17 08, 2016

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

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 [...]