Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

New effort launched to connect US businesses with clean energy

By Rory Carroll SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Companies struggling to meet their renewable energy goals can now get help from a venture that aims to link up the biggest businesses in the United States with clean power. Nearly two-thirds of Fortune 100 companies have commitments to shift to renewable energy sources such as wind and solar, but many are failing to meet those targets because of high costs and the complexity of large-scale renewables transactions. Launched on Monday, the Business Renewables Center (BRC) will supply member companies with energy specialists to help them navigate the clean energy markets. If successful, it could lead to a doubling of renewable energy use in the United States by 2025, BRC officials said.


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