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Evaluating your offsite renewable energy options? Why direct access service may be the best option for your business

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Understanding and evaluating your options for offsite renewable energy solutions– which have never been more affordable, especially for C&I organizations – can be challenging. To demystify the process, JLL’s Lauren McAdam outlines why direct access service may be the best offsite renewable option for your business.

What does Direct Access Service entail?  

With Direct Access Service, organizations enter into an Energy Supply Agreement (ESA) with the Energy Service Provider (ESP) for their electric supply, and the Utility continues to deliver the electricity through its transmission and distribution systems.… Read More

Go off the grid with offsite renewable energy solutions

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Alternative energy is a hot topic these days. But did you know that you don’t necessarily need to produce renewable energy onsite to take advantage of the benefits? JLL’s Lauren McAdam explains what your options are for offsite renewable energy – and what you need to know when evaluating your opportunities. 

It’s no secret that renewable energy alternatives present attractive new options for commercial and industrial real estate owners and occupiers. But the reality is that most commercial and industrial (C&I) organizations can’t achieve their sustainability goals such as carbon reduction and energy savings solely through onsite renewable energy solutions – site size limitations, site intrusion, operational interruptions, contract commitment lengths, and other factors all can limit the opportunities.

Many large companies are increasingly looking to offsite renewable energy solutions as an alternative way to achieve their sustainability goals– and approximately 75% of S&P 500 companies have some form of sustainability goals.Read More

Solar Electricity Just Keeps Getting Cheaper and Cheaper

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Posted By: Dave Gralnik

Energy and Sustainability Services

 

In 1977, the average cost of solar panels was about $77/watt .

Today, the cost is a little over $.60/watt.

Utilities, commercial buildings and even home-owners are responding as you might expect … solar installations are booming.

In fact, for the first time ever, more new renewable electric generating capacity is being added to the world’s power grid (dominantly… Read More

Hedging Your Bets – EMR Update

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Dane Wilkins
Renewable Energy Capital, UK

In August 2013 DECC published further details on the draft contract terms it will offer investors in low-carbon energy projects under the proposed Feed in Tariffs with Contracts for Difference (“FiT CfDs”). The updated terms shed further light on the types of risk facing both developers and investors wanting to commission low carbon projects under… Read More

Strike prices take center stage

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Dane Wilkins
Renewable Energy Capital, UK

Last week the government announced the proposed strike prices for renewables up to 2020 that will help them contribute more than 30% of total power by 2020. The strike price for onshore wind, which will be £100/MWh for 2014-2017 and £95/MWh in 2017-2019, has been long awaited and will provide developers and investors with much needed… Read More

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