World’s Largest Companies Push Record Growth in Renewable Energy

World’s Largest Companies Push Record Growth in Renewable Energy

The largest companies in the world are jumping into renewable energy big-time this year, and the proliferation of ambitious commitments all boil down to economics. As the Motley Fool just pointed out, “the dollars and cents make renewable energy a no-brainer.” The Guardian reported this … Read more…

Cost of Onshore Wind Energy Development Now Competitive with Gas in the UK

Cost of Onshore Wind Energy Development Now Competitive with Gas in the UK

If the UK wants to control energy prices for businesses, then the government should start encouraging onshore wind farm construction, a recent study commissioned by ScottishPower Renewables concluded. Engineering consulting firm Arup discovered that wind technology has dropped so much in cost that developers could … Read more…

Winery Solar System to Offset 95% of Utility Bill, Show Positive ROI in 7 Years

Winery Solar System to Offset 95% of Utility Bill, Show Positive ROI in 7 Years

Monticello Vineyards in Napa, CA, has installed a solar system expected to offset 95% of their utility bill and saving the company thousands each month in electricity costs. The solar PV system, provided and installed by SolarCraft, includes 540 SunPower 327-watt solar panels which will … Read more…

World’s Largest Lithium-Ion Battery from Tesla Will Keep Electricity Flowing in South Australia

World’s Largest Lithium-Ion Battery from Tesla Will Keep Electricity Flowing in South Australia

Businesses in South Australia may find themselves plagued by fewer weather-caused blackout issues, now that Tesla has won a government bid to build what would be the world’s largest lithium-ion battery. Tesla says the 100-megawatt energy storage solution will be completed by December, 2017. The … Read more…

Shift to Renewables Happening Faster than Most Business People Understand

Shift to Renewables Happening Faster than Most Business People Understand

Companies like Facebook, Microsoft and Google are increasingly excited about the use of renewable energy to power their data centers, and renewables account for more than half of new power sources going on line. With these evolvements in the renewable energy industry, argument like whether … Read more…

Owens Corning Continues ‘Full Steam Ahead,’ Declares Significant Emissions Reductions in 2016

Owens Corning Continues ‘Full Steam Ahead,’ Declares Significant Emissions Reductions in 2016

Owens Corning operates a lot of furnaces around the world that use a lot of energy. It is focused on energy reduction and on its greenhouse gas impact. And by the fall of each year, it identifies those projects where it can make such a … Read more…

Walmart and GM Becoming Biggest Purchasers of Wind Energy

Walmart and GM Becoming Biggest Purchasers of Wind Energy

Wind contracts among corporate power users have grown from 5% in 2013 to 40% in 2016, according to the American Wind Energy Association. Though tech companies like Google and Salesforce have long been using renewable energy, corporate giants such as Walmart and General Motors have … Read more…

Goldman Sachs Signs Long-term PPA, Predicts Mega Renewables Growth in Europe

Goldman Sachs Signs Long-term PPA, Predicts Mega Renewables Growth in Europe

Goldman Sachs has signed a long-term power purchase agreement with a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources to build a 68-MW wind farm in Pennsylvania. The move – moving Goldman Sachs closer to its goal of using 100% renewable energy – comes at a time when … Read more…

User Name :
Password :
 
If you've no account register here first time
User Name :
User Email :
Password :

Login Now