Monthly Archives: June 2017

29 06, 2017

Regulatory Update: Suniva 201 Petition, Implications for Solar Buyers

By | 2017-06-29T15:52:01+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Policy|

Dubbed a doomsday scenario for U.S. solar by reporters at GTM Research, Suniva’s recent filing of a Section 201 petition could have broad, rippling effects on the utility-scale solar industry in the United States. If you haven’t heard of this yet, it’s time to listen up. To provide some background before we dive into the [...]

23 06, 2017

4 Tips For Improving Your Company’s CDP Climate Change Score

By | 2017-06-23T13:07:33+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Corporate Renewables|

With 2017 CDP climate change reporting season coming to a close, you may be wondering: What else can I do to improve my company's score in 2018? To give you a head start, we've teased out important considerations for four key responses in the CDP Climate Change Questionnaire. Using this guidance, and thinking critically about [...]

14 06, 2017

3 Ways C&I Energy Buyers Use Renewable Electricity 

By | 2017-06-15T10:26:57+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Corporate Renewables|

Most C&I purchasers will use at least some volume of Energy Attribute Certificates (EACs) at some point in their renewable energy journey. They are easy to obtain and highly credible when purchased from the right source. All buyers of renewable electricity — utilities, homeowners, and C&I purchasers — currently have three means to obtain this [...]

13 06, 2017

Microgrids: Decentralization of New Energy Opportunities, Take Back Control of Your Energy Strategy

By | 2017-06-13T15:12:55+00:00 June 13th, 2017|New Energy Opportunities|

This is the second 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: Tom Muddell is a clean tech subject matter expert with experience in smartgrids, demand response, and power markets [...]

2 06, 2017

In the Wake of the US Withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, Organizational Commitments to Climate Action are More Important than Ever

By | 2017-06-02T11:57:47+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|International, News|

Months of uncertainty surrounding the US administration’s position on the Paris Agreement have passed since the November 2016 election, culminating in yesterday’s announcement by Donald Trump that the US would prepare to exit the accord. Remarkably, this uncertainty has not slowed the rapid progress and advancement of global renewable energy.  If anything, we’ve observed that [...]