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.
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.
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”).
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 (“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).
An Introduction to the Unified Approach to Energy Transformation
Leading companies are looking at energy as a strategic issue, a potential path toward growth and competitive advantage. In fact, some companies have found that treating energy as a low-level issue can be a costly mistake.
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.
George Favaloro | Managing Director at PwC Sustainable Business Solutions
The growth of the renewable energy marketplace in the last 24 months has been breathtaking. Billions of dollars have been invested in building renewable generating capacity, which is in turn, lowering costs and creating more demand.