In Motor City, a Rising Industry Keeps the Lights On

Takeaways from the latest Business Renewables Center conference December 14, 2016  |  By Ali Rotatori  General Motors (GM), one of the world’s largest automotive companies, is bringing new energy to Detroit these days—literally. Just a week after the presidential election this year, …

A New Chapter for Renewable Energy Buyers

May 25, 2016  |  By Paolo Natali, Ph.D. and Lily Donge  More than 250 executives attended the 2016 Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) Summit at Microsoft’s headquarters in Redmond, Washington, last week, with the objective of accelerating corporate procurement of renewable energy. REBA is …

Business Renewables Center and RE100 Cement Partnership

May 2, 2016  |  By David Labrador  The Business Renewables Center (BRC) is working together with RE100, led by The Climate Groupin partnership with CDP, to accelerate the procurement of renewable energy by some of the world’s most influential companies. The partnership aims to increase renewable …

5 Ways to Sustain the Corporate Renewables Market

March 2, 2016  |  By Lily Donge and Paolo Natali, Ph.D.  The year 2015 represented a major turning point for electricity generation in the United States. The country retired 14 GW of fossil-fueled generation. Meanwhile, it brought online 16.4 GW of carbon-free generation, with …

BRC Companies Win EPA Green Power Awards

October 28, 2015  |  By David Labrador Early last week the EPA announced the 2015 Green Power Leadership Awards. At least five of the winners, who are recognized for achievements in advancing the nation’s renewable energy market, are affiliated with RMI’s Business Renewables Center (BRC). …