Monthly Archives: June 2014

27 06, 2014

American, George Washington, GWU Hospital form pact to buy solar power for next 20 years

By | 2014-06-27T16:32:26+00:00 June 27th, 2014|News|

American, George Washington, GWU Hospital form pact to buy solar power for next 20 years Steven Overly | June 27th, 2014 | Posted on www.washingtonpost.com American University, George Washington University and George Washington University Hospital plan to power a significant portion of their campuses using solar energy in the next 20 years, after signing a [...]

26 06, 2014

Germany’s Solar Record Calls for Leadership from U.S.

By | 2014-06-26T20:11:53+00:00 June 26th, 2014|Environmental Blog|

On Monday, June 9th, Germany broke a solar record by meeting over 50% of its electricity demand with solar capacity. This accompanied another world record set by Germany the previous week, as 24.24 GW was generated by solar during a one hour period. These are impressive feats, considering that over 90% of the world’s population [...]

19 06, 2014

Renewable Choice Launches Planet Bluegrass Webpage

By | 2014-06-19T16:44:31+00:00 June 19th, 2014|News|

  Renewable Choice Launches Planet Bluegrass Webpage June 19th, 2014 | http://www.renewablechoice.com/planet-bluegrass.html Since 2003, Renewable Choice Energy has been providing green power in the form of renewable energy credits (RECs) to Planet Bluegrass to offset the environmental impact of its annual Colorado-based music festivals. To date, Planet Bluegrass has purchased more than five million kilowatt hours [...]

17 06, 2014

Renewable Choice Energy Offsets FIFA World Cup Stadiums

By | 2014-06-17T17:23:21+00:00 June 17th, 2014|Environmental Blog|

We’ve been involved in some pretty cool projects, and somehow, they just seem to get cooler. Today, we announced our partnership with two stadiums playing host to the World Cup in Brazil to aid in achieving LEED building certification. The stadiums - Arena Pernambuco and Estiod Beire Rio - will purchase a total of 10,145,850 [...]

17 06, 2014

For Release: Renewable Choice Energy to Offset FIFA World Cup Stadiums

By | 2014-06-17T15:38:44+00:00 June 17th, 2014|News|

Renewable Choice Energy to Offset FIFA World Cup Stadiums Renewable energy provider helps stadiums to achieve LEED® certification. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) June 17th, 2014  -- Renewable Choice Energy today announced its partnership with two of the stadiums playing host to the World Cup in Brazil this month in their attempt to achieve LEED® (Leadership in [...]

11 06, 2014

Buffett to double down on solar and wind investment

By | 2014-06-11T17:56:56+00:00 June 11th, 2014|News|

Buffett to double down on solar and wind investment The U.S. tycoon revealed he is ready to pour another $15 billion into his Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s renewable energy interests, taking expenditure to $30 billion. June 11th, 2014 |Posted on www.pv-magazine.com American tycoon Warren Buffett has spoken this week of his desire to double the level [...]

11 06, 2014

For Release: Renewable Choice Energy Partners with Telluride Bluegrass Festival for 12th Consecutive Year

By | 2014-06-11T15:37:23+00:00 June 11th, 2014|News|

Renewable Choice Energy Partners with Telluride Bluegrass Festival for 12th Consecutive Year Colorado-based companies continue long-standing partnership in sustainable “festivation.” Boulder, CO (PRWEB) June 11th, 2014  -- For the 12th consecutive year, Colorado-based Renewable Choice Energy will provide emission reductions and green power in the form of wind power and carbon offsets to the Telluride [...]

10 06, 2014

The United States Midwest: A Leader in Clean Energy

By | 2014-06-10T15:32:09+00:00 June 10th, 2014|News|

The United States Midwest: A Leader in Clean Energy Ben Paulos, Eric Heitz, Gregg Ander | June 10th | Posted on www.renewableenergyworld.com  A long-term commitment to energy policy in the Midwest is transforming the region’s energy system, economy, and environment. By tapping into its enormous renewable energy potential and manufacturing know-how, the Midwest is poised [...]

9 06, 2014

First Annual Sustainable Energy for All Forum

By | 2014-06-09T17:58:12+00:00 June 9th, 2014|Environmental Blog|

Last week New York City played host to the first annual Sustainable Energy for All Forum, an event held to discuss the previously established SE4ALL initiative for a global energy revolution and the measures necessary for its success. The event brought together leaders from around the world to discuss the energy issues facing both developed [...]

5 06, 2014

Renewable Choice client, Hub Group Receives LEED Gold Certification For New Headquarters

By | 2017-08-29T13:29:26+00:00 June 5th, 2014|News|

June 5th, 2014 | Oak Brook, Illinois | Posted on www.prnewswire.com Hub Group (NASDAQ: HUBG), a leading provider of intermodal, truck brokerage and logistics services, announced today that it has received LEED® Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for its new headquarters in Oak Brook, Ill. The LEED rating system is the [...]

5 06, 2014

The Water-Energy Nexus

By | 2014-06-05T16:28:32+00:00 June 5th, 2014|Environmental Blog|

When assessing energy use in both business and personal life, it is essential to consider all of the different processes that require energy. The use of water for various processes is especially energy-intensive, and is therefore a significant consideration for both domestic practices and for supply chain operations in many industries. This “water-energy nexus” is [...]

4 06, 2014

Developing nations’ policies push renewable energy capacity to record high, says UN-backed report

By | 2014-06-04T16:18:46+00:00 June 4th, 2014|News|

  Developing nations’ policies push renewable energy capacity to record high, says UN-backed report June 4th, 2014 | posted on www.un.org The number of developing countries with policies in place to support renewable energy has increased six-fold in just eight years, resulting in one-fifth of the world’s power production now coming from renewable sources, according [...]

3 06, 2014

Coal Plant Regulations to Affect Renewable Energy Sector

By | 2014-06-03T18:35:30+00:00 June 3rd, 2014|Environmental Blog|

Yesterday the Environmental Protection Agency published its proposal for a regulation to limit carbon dioxide emissions from existing coal plants by 30% from 2005 levels by the year 2030. The existing 523 coal plants across the U.S. currently account for 38% of the nation’s carbon dioxide emissions, making it the largest emitter of carbon dioxide [...]

2 06, 2014

EPA to Seek 30% Cut in Emissions at Power Plants

By | 2014-06-02T17:04:44+00:00 June 2nd, 2014|News|

EPA to Seek 30% Cut in Emissions at Power Plants Amy Harder, Reid J. Epstein, and Kristina Peterson | June 2nd, 2014 | Posted on online.wsj.com WASHINGTON—The Environmental Protection Agency will propose mandating power plants cut U.S. carbon-dioxide emissions 30% by 2030 from levels of 25 years earlier, according to people briefed on the rule, [...]