09 Aug '18, 10am

Apple, Akamai, Etsy and Swiss Re get together to buy clean power

Apple, Akamai, Etsy and Swiss Re get together to buy clean power

If you study lists enumerating corporate contracts to buy renewable energy, one thing becomes clear very quickly — it’s tough to find a deal for less than 20 megawatts of capacity, a factor that has discouraged many would-be buyers with loads far less than that amount. The smallest power purchase agreement listed on the GreenBiz quarterly tracker for Q2 , for example, was a 17 MW transaction by media organization Bloomberg. Indeed, it’s tough to find an arrangement smaller than the 5-MW contract announced in January between data center company Iron Mountain and Renewable Power Direct. But a groundbreaking deal disclosed this week by tech giant Apple, software concern Akamai, e-commerce pioneer Etsy and re-insurance pioneer Swiss Re promises to become an inspirational model for how like-minded businesses collaborate to add more clean power to the electric grid. Collectively...

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