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Shell Acquires Renewables-Only Power Retailer in UK

Oil major buys Hudson Energy, which supplies 200,000 households with power from renewable PPAs. Oil major Shell acquired another customer-facing electricity and gas provider in the U.K., potentially bolstering its green credentials and renewables procurement expertise in the country. The deal for Hudson Energy, which trades as Green Star Energy, will add 200,000 new customers […]

The Battle for Virginia’s Corporate Renewables Market Heats Up

Dominion Energy is challenging electricity providers that provide a 100% renewables option as it readies its own green offering. Tensions are escalating in Virginia between Dominion Energy, rival electricity suppliers and the state’s growing list of big corporations demanding renewable power. Direct Energy and Calpine, two competitive service providers (CSPs) working in utility Dominion’s Virginia […]

Vermont Utility Green Mountain Power Commits to 100% Renewables by 2030

Utility will “dramatically” boost its in-state renewables portfolio and increasingly lean on storage, expanding on its existing hydropower base. Green Mountain Power has joined the ranks of utilities like Xcel Energy that are working toward 100 percent carbon-free electricity. The Vermont-based utility will target 100 percent carbon-free by 2025 and 100 percent renewables by 2030. […]

New York Gov. Launches ‘Green New Deal’ With Accelerated Clean Energy Targets

Cuomo’s 2019 agenda calls for doubling distributed solar by 2025 and nearly quadrupling offshore wind by 2035. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the launch of a “Green New Deal” initiative Tuesday, responding to pressure for bold climate action from progressives and clean energy advocates. The plan, outlined in Cuomo’s 2019 Justice Agenda, calls for […]

2018: The Year of 100% Clean Energy

Policymakers and corporate leaders ignored the academic debate over 100% renewables, and went ahead with policies anyway. Last year, tense debate over the feasibility of 100 percent renewables entirely consumed the energy industry. Stanford professor Dr. Mark Jacobson stood on one side, arguing 100 percent renewables will be technically possible by 2050, while Dr. Christopher Clack led critiques picking apart that modeling. The […]