As Money-Losing Coal Plants Eye a Bailout, Solar Forges Ahead

Late last week, news broke that the Trump administration was planning to order grid operators—via “emergency measures” under the auspices of the U.S. Department of Energy—to buy electricity from struggling coal and nuclear power plants in the name of national security and reliability. Apart from those who would directly benefit from such unprecedented federal intervention…

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Forecasting the Future for Renewable Energy Procurement

Last month, ACORE hosted an executive roundtable in Washington, D.C. with prominent corporate procurers, financiers and developers in the renewable energy sector to discuss corporate leadership in the renewable energy economy. The roundtable highlighted the ongoing shift in purchasers’ interests from conventional agreements for their own operations to a broader push for renewable energy adoption…

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Five Ways Smaller Companies Are Accessing Renewable Electricity

The boom in corporate renewable energy buying over the past five years has changed the electricity landscape.  Thanks to rapidly falling prices in clean technologies—bolstered in the U.S. by the federal Production Tax Credit (PTC) for wind and the Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for solar—corporate offtake from new capacity projects has played a major role…

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