Monthly Archives: May 2017

30 05, 2017

Global Spotlight: Renewable Energy Opportunities in Australia

By | 2017-06-01T08:32:55+00:00 May 30th, 2017|International|

This is the third blog in our Global Spotlight Series, which provides high-level overviews of emerging clean tech opportunities in various markets across the globe. Today we will explore renewable energy opportunities in Australia. Change is afoot in the Australian energy market. Like much of the world, energy generation is rapidly moving towards more decentralized capacity. [...]

26 05, 2017

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

By | 2017-06-09T10:18:31+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Corporate Renewables, Industry Trends|

Author: John Powers actively supports Global 500 companies in reaching renewable energy and sustainability goals In the past few 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 [...]

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 [...]