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Big US businesses are turning to solar power, according to new report

Big US businesses are turning to solar power, according to new report

Big US businesses are turning to solar power, according to new report by Anmar Frangoul Thursday, 20 Oct 2016  Francis Dean | Corbis News | Getty Images A new report has placed a leading retailer at the top of U.S. businesses embracing solar power. The Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) Solar Means Business 2016 report found that… READ MORE

72% of Corporations Are Actively Procuring Clean Energy

72% of Corporations Are Actively Procuring Clean Energy

by Katherine Tweed  |  June 21, 2016 Corporations are far more interested in buying their own renewables than they were even one year ago. Cheaper renewable energy is allowing more corporations to look at options for generating their own power. But corporate sustainability mandates, rather than price alone, remain the primary driver of those purchasing… READ MORE

iDEAL Energies makes 2016 Top Developer and Commercial Solar Contractor list by Solar Power World

iDEAL Energies makes 2016 Top Developer and Commercial Solar Contractor list by Solar Power World

iDEAL Energies proudly announces that it has made it as a Top Solar Developer and Top 500 Commercial Solar Contractor of North America for 2016 by Solar Power World! Solar Power World is the leading online and print resource for news and information regarding solar installation, development and technology. Since 2011, SPW has helped solar… READ MORE

Minnesota recognized as a national leader in solar and wind energy

Minnesota recognized as a national leader in solar and wind energy

Minnesota is not too shabby when it comes to clean energy these days. Below are recent reports from two national organizations, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), highlighting Minnesota’s place in the solar and wind energy landscape. SEIA 2015 Report Minnesota expected to crack top 10 states for… READ MORE

Big Corporations Are Starting to Ditch Their Power Providers. A Sign of the Utility Death Spiral?

Big Corporations Are Starting to Ditch Their Power Providers. A Sign of the Utility Death Spiral?

By Stephen Lacey  May 26, 2016   The Energy Gang discusses MGM Grand’s decision to stop buying electricity from Nevada Power. The beginning of a scary trend for power providers?   Nevada Power is likely doing a lot of soul-searching. Last week, two of the biggest Las Vegas casino companies — MGM Resorts and Wynn —… READ MORE

Solar Means Business 2015: Top U.S. Corporate Solar Users

Solar Means Business 2015: Top U.S. Corporate Solar Users

Download Report More of America’s businesses are choosing to install solar than ever before. Walmart once again took the top spot among America’s businesses in the electric generation capacity of its solar investments and number of solar projects. The big box retailer, based in Bentonville, Ark., boasts a robust 142 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaic… READ MORE