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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FERC Transforms the Role of Storage in Wholesale Markets

Last week, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) unanimously approved a rule that will break down barriers for energy storage deployment in wholesale energy markets. Current regional transmission organization (RTO) and independent system operator (ISO) rules for resource participation in wholesale electricity markets reflect the fact that for the last century electricity generation has been…

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2018 Outlook: Resilient Investors Cautiously Optimistic for New Year

The uncertainty surrounding tax reform kept many U.S. renewables investors in “wait-and-see” mode throughout 2017. Those brave enough to push forward despite the political backdrop did so vigilantly, with many expending additional financial and legal resources to keep their options open. Each legislative turn drove new scenarios and document drafts. Without a confirmed corporate tax…

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