Buying renewable energy should be easy — here’s one way to make it less complex

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article originally appeared on Microsoft Corporate Blogs, and is being republished with permission of the author.    It would be difficult to overestimate the impact that corporate procurement of renewable energy, primarily through power purchase agreements (PPAs), has had on the overall renewable market. In less than a decade, renewable energy created from corporate PPAs went…

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How Clean Energy Figured in State-level Midterm Elections

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article originally appeared on Coronal Energy Insights, and is being republished with permission of the author.    In the historic recent midterm elections—where seven governor’s seats and seven state legislatures switched from Republican to Democrat—voters continued to voice their strong support for renewable and advanced energy. In addition, voters split on several key ballot initiatives in…

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IBM on the Role of Blockchain for Renewable Energy
A Conversation with Neil Gerber, Global Director of New Energy and Blockchain at IBM

EDITOR’S NOTE: The role of blockchain applications for promoting a modern grid that values flexibility, competition, reliability and resilience will be among the many diverse topics of discussion at ACORE’s inaugural Renewable Energy Grid Forum, taking place on November 8 in San Francisco. For more information and to register, please visit: www.renewablegridforum.org.   Blockchain, the…

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Grid Flexible Solar
Key to Unlocking Clean Energy Grid of the Future

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article originally appeared in the September 2018 issue of Public Utilities Fortnightly. Posting with permission of the publisher. Today’s power grid is evolving. In recent years, a confluence of factors has fundamentally altered how electricity is generated, delivered, and consumed. Prices for utility-scale solar and other renewable resources have plummeted to the…

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