Tag: Renewable Energy

Why a Renewable Energy PPA is one of the Most Powerful Tools in Your Sustainability Toolbox

By: Amy Haddon, VP of Communications & Engagement, Renewable Choice Energy

If you’ve been paying attention, you know that seismic shifts have been underway in how we’re generating energy worldwide, and how those actions play into international goals around carbon emission reductions.  What you may not know is the important role businesses have played in the renewable energy tipping point or why corporations are pursuing renewables so doggedly.

Regulated & Deregulated Energy Markets

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By: Customer First Renewables

If your company operates in more than one state, or electricity grid, you might also be operating in both regulated and deregulated energy markets. When you are making decisions about purchasing energy, it is important to know the difference between these markets and develop a plan that will make sure your company gets the right renewable energy solution.

CEQ Issues Final Greenhouse Gas Guidance Directing Federal Agencies to Consider Climate Change in their NEPA Reviews

By: Craig P. Wilson, Cliff L. Rothenstein, Sandra E. Safro, Ankur K. Tohan, David L. Wochner, Michael L. O’Neill, K&L Gates |

On August 2, 2016, the White House Council on Environmental Quality (“CEQ”) published a final version of its guidance to federal agencies requiring the consideration of greenhouse gas (“GHG”) emissions and effects on climate change when evaluating potential impacts of a federal action under the National Environmental Policy Act (“NEPA”). 

How to Succeed at Renewables Procurement

Brian Carey, George Favaloro | PwC

A renewables purchase can save companies money and help transform our collective energy system. But it introduces new technologies and unfamiliar contracting approaches to an organization that may lack renewables procurement knowledge and expertise.

Puget Sound Energy Reports to the Washington UTC on the Progress of its Efforts to Join the CAISO Energy Imbalance Market; CAISO Releases Study Chronicling Benefits of a Regional Energy Market

Eric Jay and Kari Vander Stoep | K&L Gates

Puget Sound Energy (“PSE”) recently presented to the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (“WUTC”) regarding the steps it is taking to join the California-based Energy Imbalance Market (“EIM”) this coming fall. WUTC Docket No. 151425 (July 20, 2016).

A Corporate Renewables Q&A with John Powers of Renewable Choice Energy

In this blog, we’re talking to John Powers, VP of Strategic Renewables at Renewable Choice Energy, and a speaker at our upcoming Corporate Renewables 2016 event.

John, what’s happening today in the corporate renewables landscape?

Globally, thousands of companies are pursuing renewable energy as a means to meet their economic and environmental goals. 

Corporate PPAs: Market Trends and Opportunities

Giji John, Rohit Sachdev, Les Sherman, David Spielberg | Orrick

Corporate and industrial buyers have dramatically increased their purchases of renewable energy in recent years, with contracted capacity under corporate power purchase agreements (PPAs) doubling year-over-year from 2012 to 2015.