Posts Categorized ‘Renewable Energy’

The RE 100: 100 Companies Strong and Growing
By Holly Testa, Director, Shareowner Engagement

The RE 100 – a global initiative launched in September 2014 by the CDP and Climate Group – has quickly reached critical mass. RE100 galvanizes corporations to commit to a time-bound goal to power the entirety of their operations with renewable energy, and offers technical and educational assistance to help make the goals reality. Over Read more »

Posted: August 18, 2017

Are Coal Companies in a Death Spiral?
By JJ Jahania

The First Industrial Revolution in the United States, between about 1820 and 1870, was a period of extraordinary growth. Our nation's entire economy transformed dramatically as technological developments allowed businesses to expand their production systems in a big way. Traditional hand tools and other manual processes were replaced with powerful machinery. Of course, a reliable Read more »

Posted: July 18, 2016

Record-Breaking Global Investments in Renewables
By Ahnika LeRoy, Contributor

Last year was a record-breaking year for new renewable energy installations. According to a report conducted by Frankfurt School UNEP Collaborating Centre, investments in renewable energy were up 17% from 2013 to $270 billion globally in 2014. Investments in solar and wind accounted for over 90% of all investments focused on the clean energy sector. Read more »

Posted: May 4, 2015

Renewable Energy Attracts Major Corporate Investments
By Ahnika LeRoy, Contributor

For quite some time, renewable energy has been a series of relatively small scale enterprises. But renewables have developed into industrial strength solutions that some large companies are utilizing to lower their costs for electricity. The United States now has two of the world’s largest solar plants, Desert Sunlight and Topaz, which both have the Read more »

Posted: April 24, 2015