How Does Carbon Regulation Affect My Renewable Energy Purchase (and Vice Versa)?

  It’s no secret that corporate purchasing—from tech companies to financial institutions—is driving the global growth of renewable energy markets. Bloomberg New Energy Finance reports that 43 corporations signed 5.4GW of renewable energy contracts across 10 countries in 2017 (more than a 25% increase in capacity compared to 2016). While there are instances where renewable …

2016 Year in Review

Letter from the Executive Director This past year was one of great expansion for CRS. We expanded for the first time outside North America by developing ties to partners throughout Asia and Europe, including growing our certification programs and the protections they bring to new renewable energy buyers, many of whom will be able to …

2014 Year in Review

For those of us working in renewable energy, 2014 felt like The Confluence—a time when many events finally came together to build real momentum for renewable energy development. For example, the sudden falling cost of solar photovoltaic systems has led to a surge of installations across the country (and around the globe). Coupled with innovative …