13 Jun '12, 3pm

Corporate users eye efficiency, renewables to reduce energy costs: Google, British Airways, FedEx and AT&T among...

Corporate users eye efficiency, renewables to reduce energy costs: Google, British Airways, FedEx and AT&T among...

As energy markets face volatility and unprecedented transformation, two recent surveys show how both corporations and utilities are dealing with new business complexities. Nearly three-quarters of corporations see energy costs rising over the next five years, and almost four in 10 expect increases of at least 15 percent, according to a new survey. Interviewing 100 companies with revenues of $1 billion or more -- including British Airways, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, China Southern Airlines and Marks & Spencer Group, among others -- the Ernst & Young survey sought to understand global corporate energy spending, efficiency measures, renewable integration and self-generating energy strategies. Some 68 percent of respondents purchase electricity generated from renewable sources. Big names include IKEA, Google, Toyota, Toshiba, Hertz, FedEx, AT&T, Audi and PepsiCo. Most imp...

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