08 Aug '18, 5pm

Companies Collaborate to Accelerate Renewable Energy Development in Illinois and Virginia

Akamai, Etsy and Swiss Re previously had limited opportunity to access large renewable energy projects in the regions covered by the 13-state PJM wholesale electric market. By collaborating with Apple, these companies were able to access wind and solar power from the new projects at competitive prices and agreement terms. The companies stated, “collaborations like this accelerate the pace at which new renewable energy generation is built and brought online.” "As a leader in mitigating climate risk, Swiss Re aims to reduce its carbon footprint and support renewable energy, which is why we're so happy to be part of this collaboration," said Brian Beebe, Head of Origination North America, Weather and Energy, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions. The group, with technical assistance from 3Degrees, will collectively purchase 125 MW from a wind farm near Chicago, Illinois, and 165 MW fr...

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