Today marks my one-year anniversary of joining EDF Climate Corps, where I’ve spent the last 12 months helping companies think through the strategies for meeting – or setting – their climate goals. What I’ve learned in this short time is that companies are going beyond the “safe bet” to tackling bigger and more impactful projects.More
Energy efficiency is a key part of General Motors’ strategy for a future with zero emissions. Last week, the automaker received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence award for the seventh consecutive yearMore
As businesses look at transitioning to more sustainable practices, a top-down, bottom-up approach to going green can prove beneficial. For a true sustainable approach to business, sustainability must be ensconced within the company’s cultureMore
Data centers are a fast-growing source of energy consumption. While today they consume 2% of the electricity in the US, by 2030 that figure is expected to grow to 10%. Switch, a technology infrastructure corporation, wants to ensure this tremendous growth in energy consumption occurs in the most sustainable wayMore
How can companies take advantage of changes in the power market to create opportunities to reduce energy costs and generate revenue? This column, presented by EDF Renewable Energy, explores potential solutions, particularly in onsite, behind-the-meter (BTM) storage and battery programs.More
When President Trump announced his intention to pull the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Accord, there were concerns that America's utilities would abandon action on climate. Instead, as this column from Sheryl Carter and Elisheva Mittelman at NRDC reports, utilities are standing by--and increasing--their commitments to clean energy.More
This column from Rafael Soltanovich, Vice President, Software Development, discusses Hulu's partnership with Switch to migrate their existing data centers to a new renewable energy facility in Las VegasMore
January 18, 2018 - By Peyton Boswell
With the first major overhaul of the U.S. tax code in over 30 years, changes to tax policy are having a significant impact on the feasibility of companies “going solar” in the U.S. This column from EnterSolar discusses key impacts of the new tax code on corporate solar projects.More
The growth in the renewables industry and the push for corporate sustainability has led to a huge range of PPA options in terms of, amongst other factors, type, structure, pricing and duration. This column from Helen Wallace-Fisher of Accenture outlines a simple matrix that can be used to help corporations design a framework for finding power purchase agreements that best suit its needs.More
As corporations continue to sharpen their focus on carbon reduction, interest in using solar thermal collectors to generate the heat needed for industrial processes and applications has grown. This column from Bill Guiney explains why.More
Check out some of the key moments at SED's Innovation Summit!
- What is Efficiency-as-a-Service?
- Solar Tax Credits Are Stepping Down Next Year: What Does This Mean for Corporate Solar Projects?
- Top 3 corporate sustainability trends all business leaders should be watching in 2019
- The Blind Spot in Efficiency Management
- How to Get Utilities and Regulators to Provide Renewable Energy Options that Work for Your Company
- Are You Still Manually Collecting Energy Data? Three Ways it Will Cost You