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GHG Emissions  -  February 22, 2021

Carbon Credits' Role in Achieving Net Zero, Carbon Neutrality, and SBTi Targets

Type: White Paper
Date Published: 2/22/2021
Source: 3Degrees
Primary Topic: GHG Emissions

How can the most common GHG reduction targets (net zero, carbon neutrality, and science-based) work together to support significant emissions reductions today and over the long term? This white paper from 3Degrees, “The Evolution of Corporate Climate Commitments: The Role of Carbon Credits in Achieving Net Zero, Carbon Neutrality and SBTi Targets,” explores how carbon credits will play an essential role in meeting these goals and decarbonizing our economy.

Demand Management  -  February 12, 2021

Demand-Side Energy Management in the Time of COVID

Type: White Paper
Date Published: 2/12/2021
Source: CPower
Primary Topic: Demand Management

CPower’s latest ebook takes a peek into eight of the biggest commercial industries in North America and reveals key energy management strategies successful organizations executed during the wildest year of the young century. This book also breaks down the demand response and demand management programs available in five of the nation’s open energy markets as well as those offered by several of the largest electric utilities in U.S. deregulated markets. "Demand-Side Energy Management in the Time of COVID" is a must-have resource for any commercial and industrial organization striving to optimize its energy use and spend in 2021. Download your electronic copy today!

January 22, 2021

Enel X 2021 Energy Market Outlook

Type: White Paper
Date Published: 1/22/2021
Source: Enel X

In the 2021 Energy Market Outlook, Enel X’s team of experts offers insight into the national and regional trends that will shape energy markets in the coming year. The report covers topics like renewable energy, the Biden administration, and energy strategy amid the continuing pandemic. There are also regional analyses for California, Texas, the Midwest, New England, New York, and the Mid-Atlantic. Download now to learn more.

Energy Efficiency  -  January 8, 2021

NRDC's 8th Annual Energy Report: Slow and Steady Will Not Win the Climate Race

Type: White Paper
Date Published: 1/8/2021
Source: NRDC
Primary Topic: Energy Efficiency

NRDC presents its 2020 Annual Energy Report, for 2019 and part of 2020, highlighting both the progress made and challenges to face in transitioning to a carbon-free economy.

Distributed Energy Resources  -  December 23, 2020

2020 State of Distributed Energy Resources

Type: Research Study
Date Published: 12/23/2020
Source: Smart Energy Decisions
Primary Topic: Distributed Energy Resources

The 2020 State of Distributed Energy Resources Study, conducted by Smart Energy Decisions and sponsored by NRG, explores the usage, consideration, drivers, and barriers for DERs among large electric power users.

Sourcing Renewables  -  December 21, 2020

Solar for the Middle

Type: White Paper
Date Published: 12/21/2020
Source: Safari Energy
Primary Topic: Sourcing Renewables

You may think commercial solar is only for large, Fortune 500 companies with enough resources to afford millions of dollars in capital expenditures. The good news is that this is not at all the case. Safari Energy has put together this guide for mid-sized companies that are increasingly expected to put sustainability more front-and-center.

December 14, 2020

First-Ever Peace REC Transaction Drives Renewable Energy Development in Africa

Type: Case Study
Date Published: 12/14/2020
Source: 3Degrees

Microsoft recently executed the first-ever Peace Renewable Energy Credit (P-REC) transaction with Energy Peace Partners and Congolese solar developer Nuru, facilitated by 3Degrees. Learn more about this groundbreaking renewable energy transaction’s transformative impacts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

Microgrids  -  December 2, 2020

The Value of Microgrids: Challenges and Opportunities

Type: White Paper
Date Published: 12/2/2020
Source: Bloom Energy
Primary Topic: Microgrids

Today's energy landscape is riddled with challenges – which are unfortunately fitting with the many difficulties 2020 has delivered. The rising frequency and severity of extreme weather events in recent years have underscored the need for improved energy resiliency, while COVID-19 reminds us how vulnerable we are to disruptions that impact the production and distribution of goods and services. As this white paper from Bloom Energy notes, power outages have a huge impact on businesses, leading to tangible expenses and ongoing business disruption, so implementing localized microgrids is now a strategic imperative for businesses.

November 30, 2020

Navigating the Energy Transition

Type: White Paper
Date Published: 11/30/2020
Source: Priority Power

As commercial and industrial companies move to address sustainability, it is clear that historical methods of simply purchasing power are a thing of the past. This white paper from Priority Power explores market trends and how the energy transition is affecting commercial and industrial behavior when addressing energy supply solutions.

GHG Emissions  -  November 9, 2020

Finding Balance: The Yin and Yang of Sustainable Energy Management

Type: White Paper
Date Published: 11/9/2020
Source: Calpine Energy Solutions
Primary Topic: GHG Emissions

The challenge of harmonizing opposing forces should be familiar to corporate energy managers. As this presentation from Calpine notes, for years, they have been tasked with balancing the yin of fragmented market rules and extreme price volatility with the yang of disciplined governance and management practices.

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