International

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

12 04, 2017

7 for 2017: Global Energy Market Trends

By | 2017-05-15T10:33:52+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Industry Trends, International|

The global energy landscape continues to evolve. Sometimes by the nanosecond, sometimes by the day. But there is no such thing as a glacial pace. So to keep up-to-date on the developments that will influence and shape the terrain, here’s the latest installment of our "Global Energy Market Trends". Topics for 2017 include: Renewable Energy [...]

28 03, 2017

Global Spotlight: Clean Tech Opportunities in India

By | 2017-05-15T10:33:57+00:00 March 28th, 2017|International|

This is the second 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 opportunities in India. Aggressive national renewable energy targets across India indicate that the country is coming into a time of rapid and exciting growth in the [...]

8 03, 2017

#BeBoldForChange: Women in Energy and Sustainability

By | 2017-03-09T11:45:57+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Industry Trends, International|

Author: Lucie Frideling, International Marketing Manager, Schneider Electric March 8 is International Women’s Day, an occasion to “celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.” And the theme for this year’s celebration is #BeBoldForChange, urging women and men to become leaders within their spheres of influence by taking bold pragmatic action to accelerate gender parity. Why the [...]

27 02, 2017

Global Spotlight: Clean Tech Opportunities in Mexico

By | 2017-05-30T17:10:16+00:00 February 27th, 2017|International|

This is the first blog in our Global Spotlight Series, which provides high-level overviews of emerging renewable energy opportunities in various markets across the globe. Today we will explore opportunities in Mexico. Stay tuned for next month's spotlight on India. Now is the time to start considering renewable energy opportunities in Mexico in order to [...]

4 10, 2016

Introducing TIGRs: Tradable Instruments for Global Renewables

By | 2016-10-04T12:57:09+00:00 October 4th, 2016|International, News|

Author: Kevin Maddaford sources environmental commodities across the globe, including RECs, GOs, I-RECs, and now TIGRs. Renewables are taking off worldwide. Findings from the International Energy Agency indicate that last year wind and solar attracted over 2 ½ times greater investment than fossil fuel-based sources of energy, with a large portion stemming from non-utility energy [...]

27 09, 2016

Connecting the Dots: Common Questions about International Renewable Energy Markets

By | 2016-09-27T11:01:44+00:00 September 27th, 2016|connect the dots, Corporate Renewables, International|

Author: James Lewis is an expert in international renewable energy markets, with an emphasis on emerging markets in India. This is the third blog in our “Connect the Dots” series, intended to provide insight into how clean energy solutions connect companies to a variety of business advantages. In today’s installment, we will answer the most [...]

9 08, 2016

The Truth on Global Energy Markets: Corporates Shift Mindset Toward PPAs in New Regions

By | 2016-08-10T13:58:12+00:00 August 9th, 2016|International, PPA|

Author: James Lewis is an expert in international markets for renewables, with an emphasis on emerging markets in India. Comparing corporate power purchase agreements (PPAs) in emerging global energy markets to opportunities in the United States is like comparing apples and oranges. Global energy markets have significant differentiators from U.S. markets that can benefit corporate energy [...]

4 08, 2016

International EACs: A Fact Check from Trusted Experts

By | 2016-08-09T14:33:57+00:00 August 4th, 2016|Corporate Renewables, International|

Author: Lana Carmichael leads resource acquisition at Renewable Choice, securing high-quality EACs & offsets across the globe. The emergence of new renewable energy products, such as energy attribute certificates (EACs), in countries across the globe is an opportunity corporates are both excited, and cautious about. This sentiment is for good reason. International markets are complex and [...]

28 07, 2016

Renewable Choice Energy Expands International Portfolio of Products & Services

By | 2016-08-18T12:18:58+00:00 July 28th, 2016|International, News|

Award-winning firm advances global presence BREAKING: Renewable Choice Energy announced today that it has expanded its global portfolio of renewable energy products and services to include international power purchase agreements (PPAs).  The company already supplies global energy attribute certificates (EACs) and carbon offsets (emissions reductions) to its commercial, industrial, and institutional (C&I) customers.  The firm [...]

21 07, 2016

Across the Pond & Beyond: Corporations Move PPA Efforts Overseas

By | 2016-11-07T10:27:43+00:00 July 21st, 2016|International, PPA|

Author: Jenna Bieller assists Renewable Choice in providing market-based insights and analysis, as well as sustainability communications. 2015 was a hallmark year for renewables in North America. U.S. corporate buyers surpassed all previous records of green power purchasing, and renewable energy goals became more ambitious than ever. Corporations are looking to extend this momentum across U.S. [...]

12 07, 2016

PPAs in India: Renewable Energy Opportunities on the Sub-Continent

By | 2017-07-11T11:54:54+00:00 July 12th, 2016|International, PPA|

Update, July 2017: the window is closing for corporations to secure this rewarding energy opportunity in India.   Author: James Lewis's expertise is in international renewables, with an emphasis on emerging markets in India. India is the largest democracy on the planet, and home to many multinational companies’ Asian operations. With a population of approximately [...]

5 07, 2016

Mexico’s Energy Reform: 3 Reasons to Act Now on Renewable PPAs

By | 2016-11-16T17:14:10+00:00 July 5th, 2016|International, PPA|

Author: Ian Law is Renewable Choice's in-house expert on emerging markets for renewable energy in Mexico.  In January of 2016, the Mexican government began the process of deregulating its electricity market, previously mandated by a law (Ley de la Industria Electrica) passed in August, 2014. Until this year, the state-owned utility CFE owned the rights [...]

28 06, 2016

Clean Energy Reporting Considerations in Emerging International Markets

By | 2016-07-12T13:56:28+00:00 June 28th, 2016|Corporate Renewables, International|

Author: Aran Rice has a wealth of experience in corporate sustainability, renewable energy, and carbon markets. Renewable energy markets are swiftly evolving worldwide.  Dramatically falling prices – thanks to advances in technology and economies of scale – and shifting policy resulting from the Paris Agreement are leading to the rapid expansion of renewable generation across [...]

5 05, 2016

International Renewable Energy Markets: Driven by Corporate Demand

By | 2016-07-12T13:56:57+00:00 May 5th, 2016|Corporate Renewables, International|

Author: Aran Rice has over 10 years of experience in corporate sustainability strategy, renewable energy, and carbon markets, and is directly involved in helping RCE’s clients to achieve complex renewable energy and sustainability goals.  The last two years have seen an unprecedented increase in commercial, industrial, and institutional (C&I) demand for renewable energy both in the United [...]