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.
The Chinese company has signed the agreement with local wholesale distributor of solar products DM Solar, for the company’s popular modules that will be mainly used for small and medium-scale projects, as Canadian Solar raises its profile in the Latin American country.
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.
Mexico has set an ambitious goal of switching to clean energy by 2024. Sources like wind and solar are expected to make up more than one-third of the country’s electricity. And foreign companies are playing a role to help meet that goal.
Suniva, Inc., a leading American manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells and modules, with headquarters in metro-Atlanta and manufacturing facilities in Georgia and Michigan, recently announced that Suniva’s Executive Vice President of Commercial Operations, Matt Card, has been appointed by the U.S. Departments of Commerce and Energy to the U.S. Section of the recently launched U.S.-Mexico Energy Business Council.
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).
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