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Leading Business Association Links Customers’ Access to Clean Energy to Economic Growth

Earlier this week, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) released a memo in response to request from Minnesota Senator David Osmek for more information on how to improve Minnesota’s business climate through clean energy. The memo explains why Minnesota ranks 31st in the RILA/ITI Clean Energy Procurement Index—in large part due to the lack …continue reading.

In the Spotlight: Former DGA Interns and Staff and Where They are Now

DGA is currently accepting applications for our fall internship program and all month, we will be showcasing the incredible work of our former DGA interns who have gone on to pursue exciting careers. Andy Barnes The first week, we are highlighting Andy Barnes, a former Research Assistant at David Gardiner and Associates. He worked at DGA during the …continue reading.

DGA Launches Customer Revolution Monthly: A Renewable Energy Policy and Market Action Alert Newsletter

Large institutional buyers are changing the energy landscape as we know it. David Gardiner and Associates is launching the Customer Revolution Monthly to identify and analyze the policy and market trends that define this historic change. In the last five years, Fortune 500 companies and other large institutions, such as the military and colleges and universities, have …continue reading.

Blog: Current Trends in Renewable Energy News

February was a big month for renewable energy. Several exciting new reports were released that demonstrate that renewable energy is increasingly in demand from large businesses and other large energy buyers, and is a significant source of job growth: 2017 Sustainable Energy in America Factbook from the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) and Bloomberg …continue reading.

DGA’s Top 5 Emerging Climate and Sustainability Trends

In the early stages of the Trump administration, DGA has identified these top five emerging climate and sustainability trends which we will be watching in 2017. The Manufacturing Sector: Clean Energy and Competitiveness As President Trump calls for making America’s manufacturing more competitive, clean energy represents a significant opportunity to do just that. The Alliance for …continue reading.

DGA Sends Letters About Large Customer Demand for Renewable Energy in North Carolina

Today, DGA sent letters to North Carolina Governor Cooper and Department of Environmental Quality Secretary Regan detailing the growing corporate demand for clean, cost-effective sources of energy in North Carolina and across the U.S. Access to renewable energy choices is key to meet the needs of companies with operations in North Carolina and to attract …continue reading.

Groundbreaking Study: States that Enable Customer Choice of Clean Energy Attracting Job-Creating Businesses

David Gardiner and Associates contributed to a groundbreaking study released today that ranks all 50 states based on the ease with which companies in the retail and information technology sectors can procure renewable energy and urges state governments to promote customer choice of renewable energy. The Corporate Clean Energy Procurement Index: State Leadership & Rankings, …continue reading.

18 of the Largest Electricity Consumers in Virginia Called on the Commonwealth to Expand Renewable Energy Choices

A group of 18 major corporations, including big names such as Microsoft, Walmart, Best Buy, Ikea, Staples and Mars Inc., among others, sent a letter to state lawmakers and the Virginia State Corporation Commission calling for “an explicit legal framework” to expand access to renewable energy from utilities and third-party sellers. Read more about the …continue reading.

VAEEC Featured Member of the Month

David Gardiner & Associates has been featured as the Virginia Energy Efficiency Council Member of the Month for October. The article highlights a new report by the Alliance for Industrial Efficiency (a project of DGA), which finds that Virginia could reduce carbon emissions by over 2.5 million tons annually by 2030 from industrial energy efficiency. You can read the full feature here.

Alliance for Industrial Efficiency Releases State Industrial Efficiency Ranking

The Alliance for Industrial Efficiency, a project of DGA, released an exciting new report that ranks states on their potential for industrial energy efficiency and CHP/WHP to reduce carbon emissions. The report – State Ranking of Potential Carbon Dioxide Emission Reductions through Industrial Energy Efficiency – demonstrates that states could help the industrial sector seize …continue reading.