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Monthly Archives: February 2016

25 02, 2016

The Uncertain Cost of Energy: PPA Risk and Opportunity

By | 2017-09-20T15:04:16-07:00 February 25th, 2016|PPA|

This blog is the first in a four-part series on mitigating risk through your power purchase agreement (PPA) procurement process. Each blog in the series focuses on a different risk: market risk (this blog), regulatory risk, execution and operational risk, and reputational risk.  Author: Hans Royal helps the largest institutions and corporations transition to renewable wind [...]

23 02, 2016

Growing Sophistication of the Renewable Energy Buyer

By | 2016-03-03T10:50:19-07:00 February 23rd, 2016|Corporate Renewables, Industry Trends|

When I began my career at Renewable Choice Energy almost a decade ago, the idea of companies buying renewable energy was in its infancy. Renewable Choice had only just completed the brokerage of the Whole Foods 100% wind power deal, which at the time was the first of its kind (we went on to receive [...]

19 02, 2016

Renewable Choice Energy to Host Interactive Tutorial at GreenBiz 2016

By | 2016-03-03T10:43:39-07:00 February 19th, 2016|Press Release|

Award-winning firm will share insights at GreenBiz 2016 on renewable energy procurement with sustainability officers.   BOULDER, CO (2/19/16)—Renewable Choice Energy announced today it will host an interactive, pre-conference tutorial on renewable energy procurement at the upcoming GreenBiz 2016 event. The session, entitled A CSO’s Guide to Renewable Energy will be led by John Powers, [...]

18 02, 2016

Green House Data: Renewable Choice Energy Client Leads the Way in Sustainability

By | 2016-04-25T15:45:47-07:00 February 18th, 2016|Business Blog, Case Study|

Data centers across the United States collectively consumed 91 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity in 2013. That number is poised to jump to 140 billion kilowatt-hours by 2020, according to the NRDC. And, while media attention focuses on high profile data center efficiency projects owned by innovative tech giants like Google and Facebook, small to mid-sized [...]

11 02, 2016

What’s the Difference Between a Traditional and Renewable PPA?

By | 2016-03-03T10:44:40-07:00 February 11th, 2016|Business Blog, PPA|

A Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) is a broad term which covers many types of contracts involving the purchase of energy between two parties. When we talk about renewable PPA deals, we're specifically talking about long-term, on- or off-site purchases of energy and RECs from a renewable energy project which is not yet built. Conversely, traditional power purchasing [...]

4 02, 2016

Renewable Choice Energy Announces Divestiture of Mosaic Sustainability

By | 2016-03-03T10:51:10-07:00 February 4th, 2016|Press Release|

Award-winning firm forges new partnership with Anthesis Group   BOULDER, CO (2/4/16)—Renewable Choice Energy announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Mosaic Sustainability, has been acquired by the Anthesis Group, an award-winning global sustainability consultancy that provides financially-driven sustainability strategy services. Mosaic Sustainability was the result of organic growth within Renewable Choice, driven initially by consumer [...]

1 02, 2016

Market Predictions Come True for Renewable Energy

By | 2016-04-11T11:20:05-07:00 February 1st, 2016|Industry Trends, PPA|

Early predictions of what is to come for the renewable energy industry resonate clearly today, as wind energy rides the tailwinds of success from 2015 into the new year. Almost 6 months ago to a T, Renewable Choice Energy CEO Quayle Hodek spoke on a panel with Chadbourne about the prospects for corporate PPAs. In [...]