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Monthly Archives: August 2017

30 08, 2017

Energy Storage: Empowering Organizations to Decarbonize at Scale

By | 2017-08-30T10:47:55-07:00 August 30th, 2017|New Energy Opportunities|

Of the technology trends contributing to the current state of the commercial, industrial, and institutional (C&I) energy market, energy storage is one that has especially interesting implications for corporate energy strategies. Batteries and other types of energy storage play a key role in enabling companies to embrace clean, low-cost, renewable energy at a higher level. [...]

22 08, 2017

The 2017 Great American Eclipse: A Total Eclipse of the Grid?

By | 2017-08-23T10:43:26-07:00 August 22nd, 2017|News|

In most cases, claiming that an event which starts and finishes within a span of only three hours can rattle global energy markets would be a bit of a stretch. Of course, a total solar eclipse isn’t an average occurrence. And California, which was near the center of the eclipse’s path, does not have an [...]

16 08, 2017

Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP): New Reporting Framework Announced

By | 2017-08-16T16:51:07-07:00 August 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Last month, CDP launched the Reimagining Disclosure Consultation, proposing a new reporting framework based on recommendations provided by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure(TCFD). It also includes sector-specific disclosures and further harmonizes questionnaires across CDP programs. This consultation will be closed on Sept. 15 with the aim to publish updated guidance and questionnaires in December 2017. The new framework [...]

9 08, 2017

Renewable Retail: Target Hits the Mark

By | 2017-08-16T14:56:16-07:00 August 9th, 2017|News, PPA, Press Release|

Target, one of the leading and largest retailers in the U.S., is expanding its investment in renewable energy and sustainable operations. The company recently signed a long-term contract for 100 megawatts (MW) of new electricity generation capacity from the Solomon Forks wind farm in Kansas — enough energy to meet the average power needs of [...]

1 08, 2017

6 Common Pitfalls to Large-Scale Renewable Energy Procurement Success—and How to Avoid Them

By | 2017-07-28T14:53:50-07:00 August 1st, 2017|Corporate Renewables, PPA|

Adopting renewable energy at scale via power purchase agreement can be both challenging and rewarding. Renewables can add tangible brand and PR value, increase an organization’s resiliency to climate change, mitigate current and future risks such as energy price volatility and climate regulations including carbon taxes, achieve publicly committed renewable energy and carbon reduction goals, [...]