September 24th, 2019 | by The Beam
Commitment to sustainability has required untiring efforts from corporates. The race does not stop at 100% renewables. For taking up the sustainability reins, an attack is the best form of defense. At the beginning of this process, pragmatism was important. Corporate renewable energy pioneers were mainly focusing on standard corporate power purchase agreements (PPAs) and guarantees of origin (GOs). Now, sustainability leaders mainly focus on three areas: Location, supply chain, and synchronization of consumption and renewable energy supply
May 11th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston
The cost of commercial and industrial scale solar and wind power is still headed down. Power purchase agreement (PPA) contract prices examined in five independent energy distribution territories in the country showed indexed prices down by $0.39/megawatt-hour, or 2.3% during first quarter of this year compared with the fourth quarter of 2018, according to LevelTen Energy’s latest report in May
January 29th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Corporations in the United States led the way for corporate clean energy procurement in 2018, according to figures released today by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), with over 60% of the global 13.4 gigawatts (GW) signed, blowing away records set in 2017.
November 22nd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Internet giant Google announced on Tuesday that it will invest €600 million ($684 million) to build a new data center just outside the town of Frederica in western Denmark and that it is already seeking renewable energy Power Purchase Agreements to ensure the new project will be powered by 100% renewable energy
November 15th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
New research from Wood Mackenzie has found that solar loans were the preferred and dominant financing solution for residential solar systems in the United States through the first half of 2018, accounting for 42% and outperforming third-party-owned solar systems for the first time.
August 30th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Facebook announced that it was upping the environmental ante on Tuesday by committing to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 75% and power its global operations with 100% renewable energy by the end of
June 19th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
American telecommunications giant AT&T has announced it has signed a new 300 megawatt (MW) Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Florida-based electricity supplier NextEra Energy Resources to accompany a previous 520 MW deal signed in February.
June 5th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
A new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency has revealed that companies across 75 different countries sourced an impressive total of 465 terawatt-hours (TWh) worth of renewable energy in 2017, highlighting the continued interest in and support of corporate renewable energy purchasing.
April 30th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Swedish energy group and burgeoning renewable energy leader Vattenfall has announced this week it intends to offer British businesses the opportunity to secure corporate Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) direct from its 165 megawatt (MW) South Kyle Wind Farm from as little as 1 MW in a move that could revolutionize the idea of corporate PPAs.
April 29th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
With Google and Apple boasting they met their 100% renewable energy targets in 2017, here is a closer look at how big companies go about acquiring the necessary renewable energy, and the difference being "matching" your power and being "powered" by renewable energies.
April 11th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor
The cost of developing large-scale solar farms in Australia will fall to as low as $70-75/MWh for projects starting construction in 2018, the chief financial officer of the Australian Renewable Energy Agency says
July 25th, 2016 | by Aisha Abdelhamid
Originally published on Planetsave.com. In search of low-cost, fixed-rate electricity, great wind energy deals are swaying Fortune 500 companies and [&hellip
December 18th, 2015 | by Glenn Meyers
Renewable electricity power purchase agreements are looking quite attractive as a business model for corporations. Michael Evans, Baker & McKenzie [&hellip
November 30th, 2015 | by Rocky Mountain Institute
Originally published on RMI Outlet. By Peter Bronski On Tuesday last week, more than 160 executives—many of them from the [&hellip
November 3rd, 2015 | by Rocky Mountain Institute
Originally published on RMI Outlet. By Sarah Beth Penndorf Corporate power purchase agreements (PPAs) are being talked about everywhere—from water [&hellip
August 7th, 2015 | by Guest Contributor
Originally published on RenewEconomy. By Sophie Vorrath US Solar giant SunPower, which recently bought the American solar assets of Australian [&hellip
August 7th, 2015 | by Rocky Mountain Institute
Originally published on RMI Outlet. By Stephen Abbott Over the past two years, Microsoft has contracted for 285 MW of [&hellip
April 17th, 2015 | by Rocky Mountain Institute
Originally published on RMI Outlet. by David Labrador Utility-scale solar and wind power is the best source of cheap, large-scale renewable [&hellip
April 1st, 2015 | by Leon Kaye
Solar power never faced an outright ban in Georgia, but for consumers, the upfront costs made solar power installations unaffordable. [&hellip
July 1st, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan
Planetsave Solar leasing and solar power purchase agreements (PPAs)—in which homeowners don’t buy their solar power systems but simply the [&hellip
May 18th, 2014 | by Guest Contributor
By Jamie Evans There’s no question about it, studies have proven most Americans agree that renewable energy is crucial to our [&hellip
December 14th, 2012 | by Stephen Lacey
This article has been reposted from Climate Progress. Last year, $260 billion was invested in clean energy globally, marking the [&hellip
August 6th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan
Here’s a fun post from the folks over at Compare Electricity Prices (image added): Whether it’s the rising cost of [&hellip