Procuring Utility-Scale Solar Projects (Can You Really Afford Not To?)

Even before the introduction of the RE100, internal and external stakeholders have been pushing organizations to minimize their impact on the environment by embracing renewable energy options like utility-scale solar power. Today, companies are continuing to use renewable energy growth to differentiate themselves as leaders with... Read more »

What Is Utility-Scale Solar? An Overview

Answers to the question“what is utility-scale solar?” vary greatly within the solar project development industry. While there is no official utility-scale solar definition, most, if not all, large scale solar projects share common characteristics.  What is Utility-Scale Solar Power? The primary defining characteristic of utility-scale solar projects are... Read more »

Public Notice Crystal Hill Solar Facility

PUBLIC NOTICE CRYSTAL HILL SOLAR FACILITY A solar renewable energy project is proposed to be located on approximately 631 acres at 2235 Crystal Hill Rd, Crystal Hill, VA 24539.  The project has been approved by the Halifax County Board of Supervisors under a Conditional Use Permit.  The proposed... Read more »

What Is A REC & How Do They Work?

How Do Renewable Energy Certificates Work? When renewable energy is produced, it goes into the local power grid and becomes indistinguishable from energy generated by other non-renewable sources. Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) were created to help energy buyers distinguish between renewable and non-renewable energy sources, by accounting... Read more »

ITC Step Down: Understanding Solar Federal Tax Credits

The Federal Investment Tax Credit for solar energy is one of the most important federal policy initiatives to support the growth of renewable energy in the US. The ITC currently allows you to deduct 30% of the cost of installing a solar energy system, which has... Read more »

Sustainability Marketing: Promoting Your Renewable Energy Purchase

As concern for the environment grows, both consumers and stakeholders are pushing companies towards developing long-term sustainability goals. Organizations looking for innovative, economic, and impactful ways to meet major sustainability commitments has led to a rapid increase in corporate renewable energy procurement. But how can organizations... Read more »

What is a Renewable Portfolio Standard?

A Quick Rundown of Renewable Portfolio Standards  On Monday, April 8, 2019, on the last day of the Maryland Legislative Session, the Clean Energy Jobs Act was passed in both houses of the Maryland Legislature. The act requires an increase in the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) ... Read more »

The Growth of Corporate Renewable Energy Procurement

Corporate renewable energy procurement is growing rapidly. More and more companies around the world are voluntarily and actively purchasing renewable energy through traditional and virtual power purchase agreements. This trend is set to continue in the coming decade, as companies will need to buy significant amounts... Read more »

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